In today’s article we will be talking about why the Corazon is the most secure and durable Bitcoin & crypto hardware wallet in the market.
The Corazon is an official collaboration between the Trezor and GRAY® families designed to represent the excitement and the great potential of the entire crypto industry. These hardware wallets are built upon the same software and electronics of the Trezor Model T and housed in an aerospace grade titanium case CNC machined and assembled by GRAY®. Therefore, apart from its exterior housing, how the Corazon works is exactly how a Trezor Model T works.
Open-sourced and Transparent Security Model
Since the Corazon is built on the Trezor Model T, it is open-source to be fully auditable unlike other competitors in the market who take on a different approach using a close-source secure element. Everybody can look at the code used in the Corazon and verify its integrity, look for vulnerabilities, or come up with improvements and integrations.
More importantly our partner Trezor is the pioneer of the entire hardware wallet industry releasing the world’s first hardware wallet the Trezor One in a kickstarter crowdfunding campaign back in 2013. They have proven themselves over the years to be one of the most trusted and transparent companies in the crypto industry and is currently lead by cypherpunks and original crypto pioneers, Marek Palatinus and Pavol Rusnak based in the Czech Republic.
Another thing we love about Trezor is that they are first and foremost a community backed venture, it is a product that was funded by the community, built by the community, and for the community. This led them to make their source code for the Trezor platform entirely open sourced, all the components that store and manage the private keys to your cryptocurrencies and digital identities are transparent; any developer can read and verify for you what the device does on their GitHub. How Trezor operates is in the true spirit of the crypto industry, where openness, trust and community collaboration is celebrated. These exact values were what built bitcoin and the industry from literally nothing to what it is now.
Made in Titanium for Extreme Durability
The Corazon’s exterior case is CNC machined from a solid block of aerospace grade titanium (Grade 5, 6Al4V to be exact) while each case takes up to 12 hours to machine by GRAY® 's most experienced engineers. Apart from the Corazon titanium, it also comes in a stealth and gold finish, limited to 500 and 100 pieces worldwide respectively. The stealth and gold finishes are made from base material titanium and coated in a process called PVD (Physical Vapour Deposition), this coating is known to be the most durable coating possible on titanium and is popularly used in the luxury watch industry. As such expect the Corazon to be the most durable hardware wallet you will ever have, it would probably survive after being run over by a car.
Enhanced hardware security
Due to GRAY® 's expertise in design and engineering, they were able to add additional security measures as compared to the original Trezor Model T made in plastic.
The Corazon features an anti-tamper proof design incorporating the use of hooks and latches, once the titanium cases have been snap fitted onto the electronic components, it is not removable anymore without someone seriously damaging the outer shell, in which case you would know that it has been tampered with. This method of assembly is actually very costly for GRAY® as any unit that has not been perfectly assembled has to be discarded.
Another unique security improvement would be the Corazon’s mechanically textured surface which serves as an anti-cloning fingerprint or a mechanical hologram. This texture is the result of specially engineered cutting tools and a uniquely program CNC machine tool path that GRAY® can identify adding an additional layer of security to the device.
Using the software and electronics of the Trezor Model T which is Trezor’s flagship and most advanced product to date in addition to the enhanced durability and security as a result of its mechanically textured titanium shell, we believe that the Corazon is indeed the best Bitcoin and crypto hardware wallet in terms of durability and security.
The GRAY® brand, founded and based in Singapore, owes much of its distinctive character to the city that we call home. Inspired by the technologically advanced city-state, GRAY® was born to be the periscope into the future, to inspire those who will shape it. Rebels at heart, our designs have no history as our heritage is the future, our creations are daring experiments in mechanical artistry, engineered with the most advanced technical materials possible. To date we have created the most exclusive and luxurious tech accessories for the iPhone, Samsung & Macbook, cryptocurrency hardware wallets, and a range of daily accessories such as writing instruments and card wallets. We have been featured prominently on Business Insider, The Verge, Bitcoin.com, Hypebeast, Highsnobiety, Unbox Therapy and many more publications.