Advancing node syncing time with Mithril
Mithril is a light, fast, and efficient solution for secure bootstrapping of Cardano nodes
11 January 2023 4 mins read
Mithril is a solution that enables users to obtain the current state of the Cardano blockchain without retrieving its full history. Previous posts discussed how the Mithril protocol works and updated the community on the release of the proof of concept.
At IO ScotFest at Edinburgh, Jean-Philippe Raynaud, technical lead at PaloIT, and Iñigo Querejeta Azurmendi, Cardano lead cryptography engineer at IOG, presented Mithril revealing more…
What IOG has delivered for Cardano
Cardano’s development is guided by a methodical, research-based, and deliberate approach to innovation. Over five development phases, IOG introduced innovations, new functionality, and novel features, with each phase building upon the previous phase's achievements
18 November 2022 11 mins read
This paper has been written by Fernando Sanchez and Olga Hryniuk with input from all IOG teams.
Toil without song is like a weary journey without an end
The development of the Cardano blockchain is guided by a methodical, research-based, and deliberate approach to innovation. Since Cardano’s first iteration as a federated network of just seven nodes, Input Output…
ZK-Lab – investigating the foundations of zero-knowledge proofs
ZK-Lab is a sister lab to the Edinburgh Blockchain Technology Laboratories collaborating with IOG on the delivery of high-assurance blockchain solutions
18 November 2022 3 mins read
As a leading blockchain research and development company, Input Output Global, Inc. (IOG) cooperates with top universities and research hubs to investigate distributed technology and deliver secure blockchain solutions.
A recent post discussed how IOG established a network of institutions and laboratories committed to the investigation of blockchain technology based on…
What is SECP and how it drives cross-chain development on Cardano
New cryptographic primitives are coming to Cardano to enable secure, cross-chain DApp development
3 November 2022 3 mins read
Cryptography plays an integral role in the blockchain space, ensuring trust and security between network participants.
DApp developers can use cryptographic primitives as the building blocks to create secure transactions containing sensitive data, develop custom encryption and decryption algorithms, and validate such by using digital signatures.
In recent decades, Elliptic…
How IOG’s research spans the academic world
As a leading blockchain infrastructure and engineering company, IOG is dedicated to tackling the industry’s difficult questions
25 October 2022 11 mins read
IOG has made its reputation building and maintaining Cardano and ada – its first native cryptocurrency. Academic research has been the foundation for a secure, decentralized, and scalable ledger that has led the way in proof-of-stake blockchains for five years.
Collaborating with researchers and top universities across the globe, IOG is dedicated to tackling difficult research…