Singapore – 25th October 2018 – Enjin Smart Wallet has announced that its next update will enable users to melt down ERC-1155 tokens into Enjin Coin (ENJ), allowing developers to back their assets with ENJ and companies the ability to mass produce completely unique tokens.
Every token created using Enjin’s development platform is imbued with an amount of Enjin Coin (ENJ) which is locked up within it. This attached ENJ guarantees the token’s base value, acts as a certificate of authenticity, and serves to curb hyperinflation of the growing digital asset market. Users will now be able to melt down and effectively destroy their ERC-1155 tokens to retrieve the attached ENJ. This is the first time ever that users will have the power to seamlessly control these robust smart contracts with an Android or iOS app.
“The ability to melt down ERC-1155 tokens into ENJ is a major step in the adoption of Enjin as the primary crypto wallet. This feature will not only allow early adopters to swap tokens with one another but also help developers to build blockchain-based assets in a totally unique way,” says Witek Radomski, Co-Founder & CTO of Enjin.
With the wallet’s new ERC-1155 send/receive functionality, companies can produce an unlimited number of completely unique tokens, while users can freely buy, sell, trade, give, or hold them forever. Not only does Enjin decentralise the ownership of virtual assets in games, but it also means that users can log into many games using their blockchain address and see all their on-chain items appear.
Additionally, tokens can be minted in bulk in one simple transaction, rather than needing to deploy separate smart contracts for each individual item. For example, a seamless user experience for managing mass produced, unique tokens is a key requirement for blockchain adoption by the retail market, which brings in a whopping $24 trillion in sales per year.
Utilising branded blockchain assets such as custom-made collectibles, vouchers, points, memberships, and rewards can enable businesses of all sizes to boost customer retention through automated systems—and create viral marketing effects by distributing assets that can move peer-to-peer seamlessly.
The MacCoin, a limited edition coin released in August enabled customers to buy a free Big Mac to mark the 50th birthday of its most famous burger. This is an excellent example of how an ERC-1155 digital souvenir could be used by retailers and traded by collectors in the future.
Enjin’s newly launched functionality comes hot on the heels of another recent update that showcases rich data and images for ERC-721 and ERC-1155 tokens, which will serve as a blueprint for Ethereum tokens in the future.
Featuring a clean and intuitive interface, one-touch fingerprint login, and the ability to monitor and manage unlimited blockchain addresses, the wallet also implements more vigorous security measures than most banking and finance apps, utilising NSA-grade AES-256 encryption, ARM Compiler, RAM and hardware encryption, and a keylogger-proof keyboard.
In addition to feature updates, the Oru Security team’s third-party audit of the Enjin Wallet has been successfully completed and released. In summary, the report stated that the “overall security posture of the wallet application and the backend API is solid” and “the software is developed according to best practices.”
The Enjin Wallet will now also support ERC-721 collectibles for two more popular blockchain games, Blockchain Cuties and Axie Infinity, in addition to already supported assets from Gods Unchained, and CryptoKitties. To celebrate the substantial update to the Enjin Wallet, the Blockchain Cuties team is also creating a custom Enjin-themed Cutie as a salute to Enjin’s community.
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