25 Jun '14, 10pm

Skyhook Ships 150 Open-Source Bitcoin ATMs in First Month

Skyhook Ships 150 Open-Source Bitcoin ATMs in First Month

Open-source bitcoin ATM manufacturer Skyhook has announced that it has shipped 150 units since its May launch, and that 70 units have been sent to customers since the beginning of June alone. Skyhook is unique within the bitcoin ATM ecosystem for its low-cost, portable alternative to more well-known brands like Lamassu and Robocoin . First launched in mid-May, Skyhook is based out of Portland, Oregon. In an announcement on its official blog , the Skyhook team said that demand has been steadily rising for its open-source ATMs. The company now aims to complete 1,000 sales before 2015. Skyhook also hopes to continue its mission of providing small-scale bitcoin entrepreneurs with the means to establish ATMs and create grassroots-level exchange locations. The company wrote: “Our goal with Skyhook has been to make it possible for everyone to become a bitcoin exchange, so that th...

Full article: http://www.coindesk.com/skyhook-ships-150th-bitcoin-atm/

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