News
Catch up with our journey journey so far, recorded in press releases and blog posts.
Biometry and why we use it
26.11.2018
height, hair color or hair consistency are physiological characteristics of the individual that are distinctive and unique. These are joined by fingerprint, face geometry, iris pattern, hand geometry, hand or retina vein geometry, heart rhythm and footprint as physiological biometrics. Behavioral biometrics sample non-visible characteristics of the person like typing rhythm, walking gait, and voice patterns.
Atomic Swaps
12.11.2018
in this post, we aim to explain how cryptocurrencies can be exchanged without the need of a trusted third party through what is known as “atomic swaps”.
Forks, and why we use them
05.11.2018
The word “fork” is going to be used to describe what a software fork is, why someone would fork software, what a blockchain fork is, and differentiate the different types of forks used to fork blockchain protocols.
Identity: the ‘OS layer’ of an economy
29.10.2018
All transactions are based on trust. It is the simple bedrock of any economic system.
Exchanges: Centralized vs Decentralized
26.10.2018
The following is a brief description meant to help readers understand the subtle differences that make these two exchange types distinguishably different and outline the pros and cons of each.
Which type of wallet should I use?
19.10.2018
When first introduced to distributed technologies and cryptocurrencies, many people are curious about safe storage practices.
Ghosts in the machine: the billion people locked out of the global economy
12.10.2018
Who are you? How would you answer that question if your passport, driving license, social security number, or the deeds to your house had been stripped away?
The blockchain engine is the consensus algorithm
05.10.2018
Just like a sewing machine pulls forward a little bit of thread from the last stitch, a blockchain uses the hash of the previous data chunk (a derived fingerprint of the data) as a piece of the calculations to make the next block of data.
Creating sustainable and inclusive growth via blockchain technology
28.09.2018
The Sustainable Development Goals project is a series of objectives set out by the United Nations designed to help humanity prosper peacefully whilst preserving the planet for future generations.
How the blockchain and tokens power DApps
24.09.2018
Blockchains and tokens power a new type of application, the DApp, learn more here.
Interview – Bullish Podcast – 20 September 2018
21.09.2018
Crypto Commission, Let's Talk Coin - Bullish Podcast interview with Bob Reid, Everest CEO
The digital revolution: Accessing the economy without a smartphone
20.09.2018
Owning technology shouldn't prevent anyone from participating in the digital economy - find out how Everest solves this and other problems.
“Cryptocurrency vs. Token, What’s the Difference?”
14.09.2018
How cryptocurrencies and tokens are different conceptually and examples of those differences are highlighted in this blog post.
Interview – Ledger Status Podcast – 8 September 2018
08.09.2018
Ledger Status interview with Everest CEO Bob Reid
Blockchain Vs Cryptocurrency
08.09.2018
A blockchain is related to cryptocurrencies - but they are not the same thing - learn about those differences here.
Interview – Crypto Street Podcast – 4 September 2018
04.09.2018
Everest CEO Bob Reid interviewed on Crypto Street Podcast
Hitting Zero: Reducing risk through biometric value transfer
25.08.2018
Transferring value to aid recipients who are biometrically verified changes fundamental aspects of aid delivery.
Introducing Everest Platform and Protocol
15.08.2018
A discussion of the three components of the Everest platform: EverID, EverWallet and EverChain, and how they combine power various applications.
Cash Transfer:
Cross Border:
Micro-finance:
ID verification:
Medical records:
Land:
Micro-insurance: