An address routing service allowing users to own human readable addresses for their Cardano wallets; simplifying the sending and receiving of ADA.
$handles act like usernames for your Cardano wallet and can be used in-place of the cryptographic hash addresses we currently use. This means turning this type of address:
into this type of address:
Each $handle is a unique NFT and the wallet that holds the NFT for a particular $handle is the wallet where the funds sent to that particular $handle are received.
In order for the $handle service to be useable wallets and projects must integrate the functionality into their platforms. There are plans to release an API that simplifies $handle integration for projects.