A Ripple executive has unveiled a payments platform based on XRP that will work in popular web browsers.
- Payburner, a personal project of Dewitt's, is a non-custodial XRP wallet designed to operate as a plug-in within the Chrome and Brave web browsers.
- DeWitt told CoinDesk in direct messages the plug-in is an example of a "growing XRP ecosystem" that leverages Xpring.
- Xpring is a Ripple project that provides tools and funding for developers and startups working with XRP.
- Payburner, currently in beta release, allows users to send and receive payments worldwide and instantaneously, Dewitt said.
- The beta version builds on an earlier Payburner plug-in by integrating PayID, an identifier for payments used by entities such as banks.
- Payment requests with encrypted peer-to-peer (P2P) messaging and PayID network searches are some of the new features in the beta release.
- DeWitt said Payburner is expected to make a profit by charging a 1% merchant fee on XRP e-commerce sales.
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