Company, Winklevoss IP, which belongs to the brothers Winklevoss (Winklevoss) sent a patent application for the technology, “secure storage of digital assets.” Cointelegraph reported, citing a document published by the patent and trademark office on 4 September this year.
A patent is a technology for safe storage of cryptocurrency through separation of accounts of digital assets “in many segments of the private keys”. It is called “Systems and methods for storing digital assets, which are based on calculations using a secure portal”.
“For private keys with a lot of signatures are created backups are stored in a secure location with limited access. You can get them only in case of loss more easily accessible keys” the application says.
At the moment the number of assets that can be stored in such a way, belong to bitcoin,ether, litecoin and ripple.
It is worth noting that the brothers Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss are constantly working on new technologies to improve the cryptocurrency ecosystem. For example, this spring Winklevoss IP received a patent for a trading system based on cryptocurrency, which can be used to make payments on exchange traded products (ETP). At the same time, the company received another patent on the system, which using the principle of cryptographic encryption enhances the security of digital transactions.