ShapeShift Rolls Out Revamped CoinCap Crypto Tracking Platform

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ShapeShift announced the launch of the redesigned platform which offers real-time market data for digital assets. According to the Swiss company, the completely revamped service features a streamlined and simplified design, improved functionality, vastly improved data reliability and transparency, as well as enriched real-time cryptocurrency market data.

“There is a need for reliable, transparent and usable pricing for cryptocurrency, and CoinCap has built the most robust and reliable service among competitors,” said Erik Voorhees, CEO and Founder of ShapeShift AG. “By collecting trading data from exchanges around the world to offer the most real-time view of cryptocurrency pricing, our users can be confident that they are getting the best information to stay on top of the latest market activity.”

In addition to improved navigation and search capabilities, the redesigned CoinCap platform includes:

  • Real-time price and market changes
  • Exchange pair and volume listings allowing users to explore the industry
  • TradingView — granular candle charts that offer users ability to manipulate and investigate the trends
  • A comprehensive new API with more endpoints such as /rates, /exchanges, /markets, and /candles
  • Timestamped status updates identifying the freshness of data feeds
  • Mobile-friendly design for effortless viewing on any device
  • Dark mode for easy viewing
  • Clean and clear user-interface with no ads

CoinCap’s brand has been updated as well to reflect the more professional technology upgrade, while redesigned mobile apps for iOS and Android are expected to be released by the end of 2018.

“CoinCap’s new web and API service, built entirely from the ground up, is another way we are committed to creating the best experience for our users. This is the next step in a product delivering reliable and transparent crypto market data,” added Erik Voorhees.

The release follows the launch of a membership program for ShapeShift users earlier this month, a move that caused plenty of controversy within the community.

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