Rawtx Lightning Network Mobile Wallet Released

Developers used the LND open source protocol from Lightning Labs, which was adapted for mobile devices and equipped with a user interface
14 June 2018   1864

Rawtx lightning network wallet for iOs is now available at iTunes. Developers used the LND open source protocol from Lightning Labs, which was adapted for mobile devices and equipped with a user interface. The rawtx application also has open source software.

These are the features of the app:

  • sending and receiving lightning-payments in the test network
  • two accounts support (Lightning network account and account for savings in the main Bitcoin network)
  • opening / closing payment channels
  • generation of QR code and invoices
  • provision of Lightning Network network statistics and maintenance of technical data for network hosts

The developers are planning to update their wallet for operations in the main Lightning network, add a diagnostic system and integrate the lightcoin support.

Lightning Network Wallet by Breez to be Out For iOs

Solution is based on the lightweight client called Neutrino and it wallet supports Submarine Swaps technology
18 June 2019   215

The Breez payment platform introduced a non-custodial wallet for iPhone that supports the Lightning Network protocol.

The basis of the new product is a lightweight client Neutrino. It is also known that the wallet supports Submarine Swaps technology, which makes it possible to conduct transactions between online addresses and the Lightning Network.

The company's blog says that immediately after installation, the application automatically connects the channel to the so-called Breez hub connected to other Lightning nodes, which allows the user to conduct transactions with any participants in the second-level network. In addition, according to the founder of the company, Ron Scheinfeld, the possibility of a refund is provided in the event of challenging purchases.

In a Lightning economy, people trade money for goods and services. Intermediaries — banks, credit cards, online payment processors, and custodians of any kind — are obsolete. All that remains are the people, trading with each other anywhere, anytime, free to do what each of them thinks is best with their own money. Scale is no longer a concern. Transactions are virtually instantaneous and practically free. The people are free too. Finally.

Roy Sheinfeld
Co-Founder and CEO, Breez

The company also noted that within only two months after the release of the version for Android, Breez benefited from "hundreds of users." Currently, the wallet is in beta.

On the eve of the release of the iOS application, the startup managed to attract $ 500,000 from Recruit Strategic Partners and Fulgur Ventures. The funds will be used to develop an application for merchants, allowing them to accept Lightning-payments.