Bitcoin hardware wallet KeepKey announces partnership with ShapeShift

Announcements | August 22, 2016 By:

KeepKey has announced that it has partnered with ShapeShift to create the first fully trustless and highly secure process for trading cryptocurrencies.

According to the official announcement, users can now be able to simply exchange between cryptocurrencies stored on KeepKey, without putting their private keys at risk. This can be achieved by using KeepKey Chrome extension. During the launch, digital currencies like bitcoin, Litecoin and Dogecoin are included and the company plans to add more cryptocurrencies soon

ShapeShift CEO Erik Voorhees said the joint effort between his team and KeepKey will provide significant advantages for both early adopters and newcomers to the world of cryptocurrency. “Simple and convenient security is paramount for the growth of this industry. KeepKey is wisely bringing that ethos to greater circles of digital asset users with the ShapeShift integration.”

KeepKey is a Washington-based bitcoin hardware wallet provider. ShapeShift is a crypto-to-crypto digital currency exchange.