Atomic Swaps and Their Importance in Blockchain Space

The increase in the number of cryptocurrencies affords the consumer a more extensive choice of coins to use. However, exchanging them when the need arises proves a tedious affair due to the different blockchain technologies.  Usually, the parties will have to find a third entity such as a cryptocurrency exchange, to act as the transaction's trustee. Consequently, it could be both expensive and time-consuming as not all cryptocurrency exchanges support all coins. Migration of accounts or sourcing for intermediary currencies…