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Blockchain platform NEM’s iOS app now available on Apple App Store

NEM.io Foundation, a Singapore-based non-profit organization set up to promote the NEM blockchain technology, has received Apple’s approval to launch the mobile application on its App Store.

NEM team earlier this week announced the release of NEM iOS app on Apple App Store, which followed an intensive test phase and loads of feedback from the community. This iOS app compliments the Android counterpart launched on the Google Play Store last year. Both the apps allow users to import account information, transaction invoices, and wallets via QR from NEM’s NanoWallet.

“The iOS app is the next step in the NEM wallet suite. Now, almost all smartphone users can have a mobile wallet that works in conjunction with their desktop app. We are looking forward to adding more features to this app and even releasing additional apps later this year”, NEM Foundation Vice President Jeff McDonald said in a statement.

With the new NEM iOS app, users will be able to manage multiple NEM accounts on their phone easily. NEM community members can now send/receive XEM and messages, sign multi-signature transactions and even edit multi-user and multi-sig accounts on their iOS and Android-powered handheld devices. In particular, NEM iOS App features include:

  • Locally encrypted storage of all private keys and other important data
  • Generate, import and export NEM accounts
  • Option to edit multi-signature contracts and account management
  • Managing multiple accounts and local address books
  • Display account information
  • Interactive messaging interface to display recent transactions
  • Encrypted and plain text messaging
  • Allows users to sign multi-signature transactions
  • NEM “lite” client supported by NEM APIs eliminates the necessity to download NEM blockchain
  • Read and create NEM addresses with QR codes
  • Shows XEM Harvesting status along with details
  • No in-app purchases, advertisements or data sharing. Ensures high standards of privacy

NEM.io Foundation is now seeking feedback and suggestion from the community and said that it plans to it extend its offering by adding additional functionalities and introducing new applications to provide a much richer NEM mobile experience.

Launched in March 2015, NEM is an out-of-the-box blockchain platform, with some of the best-designed blockchain features which include multi-signature account contracts, customizable assets, a naming system, encrypted messaging, and an Eigentrust++ reputation system. The NEM blockchain software and its successful permission-chain adaptation – ‘Mijin’ are being tested by financial institutions and private companies in Japan and internationally.

The NEM.io Foundation Ltd. was set up in December and is now officially registered in Singapore. The first Annual General Meeting to kick off the foundation was held on 05 March 2017. The first officers of the foundation are Lon Wong (President), Jeff McDonald (Vice President), Ronel Li (Secretary), and Ken Chan (Treasurer).

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