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…
Hydra for Payments – introducing developer tooling to unlock micropayments on Cardano
A guest blog post by the Obsidian Systems Hydra team
10 November 2022 6 mins read
IOG is collaborating with the Obsidian Systems team to drive the development of use cases based on the Hydra Head protocol. Hydra for Payments is one such use case.
Scalability is key to ensuring that a blockchain can process millions of transactions without large increases in fees and transaction settlement times. Addressing scalability issues was one of the founding principles of Cardano and is the focus of the Basho…
Announcing IO ScotFest: the age of Voltaire
Join IOG to celebrate Cardano’s achievements and find out more about the future plans
4 November 2022 4 mins read
Edinburgh – Scotland’s capital and the birthplace of Cardano’s Ouroboros protocol – will be the venue for IO ScotFest: the age of Voltaire this month. Hosted at the city’s famous university on November 18th and 19th, the Input Output Global (IOG) team will live-stream speeches, presentations, project updates, and announcements from a special virtual event to celebrate Cardano…
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…
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