NIX Platform Roadmap

Explore our milestones and roadmap of the future

Roadmap 2.0

CompletedQ1-Q3 2020

Research of MW/Lelantus and Similar Protocols

Explore external solutions to further enhance the Ghost Protocol. Additional key aspects include amount privacy without the use of denominations.

CompletedQ2 2020

Mobile Wallet LPoS Support

Extending LPoS to mobile support.  Trustless staking is now integrated into Flare Wallet. Read more.

CompletedQ3 2020

Marketplace Expansions

NIX is an amazing cryptocurrency and we’re always striving to get integrated into external marketplaces in addition to the currently integrated WooCommerce and SwirlPay ecommerce plugins.  NIX is now integrated into Particl’s decentralized marketplace – you can read that announcement here!

CompletedQ3 2020

Research interoperability solutions for privatizing external entities.

The goal of NIX Platform has always been to bring privacy to external blockchains, tokens and assets. Research methods and entities with the main of bringing this goal into fruition. An agreement was reached with publicly listed Blockchain Foundry to create the NIX Bridge. [Stock exchange announcement].

In ProgressQ4 2020

Launch NBT ERC20 Token for NIX Bridge Governance

NIX Bridge Token (NBT) is the governance system for the NIX Bridge DAO, incentivizing holders to propose & vote on the consensus mechanism of the bridge while receiving incentives for providing liquidity. Click here for the NBT website!

In ProgressQ4 2020 - Q2 2021

Development of the NIX Bridge interoperability infrastructure

Development commences with Blockchain Foundry to create the NIX Bridge which is the infrastructure allowing interoperability between NIX and external blockchains, tokens and assets. Starting with ERC20 integration, this is being built in a modular way to allow quick addition of other asset types for example Polkadot, Cardano, Tezos. For more details refer to this article.

In ProgressQ4 2020 - Q1 2021

Enhanced Privacy in the Ghost Protocol

NIX blockchain is being upgraded to have Sapling and Halo 2 from Zcash/ECC to bring improvements required for interoperable privacy. These changes will bring benefits to the network including speed, security, scalability, removes denominations as well as ensuring transaction amounts are hidden, all while keeping a trustless setup.

Future DevelopmentQ2-Q3 2021

DApp Development on the NIX Bridge interoperability protocol

Development of decentralized applications on the NIX network that take advantage of interoperability features of the NIX Bridge combined with the advanced privacy features of the Ghost Protocol.

Future DevelopmentQ3 2021

Ghostnode Data-Manager Side Chain Research & Development

As we approach this point, we will let you know what this is exactly about. Exciting times ahead!

Roadmap 1.0

CompletedJun 27, 2018

Launch Mainnet

Deploy the NIX mainnet coupled with the Ghost Protocol and active Ghostnodes.

CompletedSept 12, 2018

PoS Consensus Model

Switch NIX’s current consensus model from Proof-of-Work to Proof-of-Stake to satisfy network requirements.

 

CompletedSept 12, 2018

Launch One Way Privacy: NIX Ghost Vault

Launch NIX Ghost Vault. A technology that provides privacy to either the sender or the receiver.

CompletedNov 5th, 2018

NIX 2-Way Ghosting with Commitment Key Packs

Launch our breakthrough 2-Way Ghosting technology which enables full sender/receiver privacy in one transaction.

CompletedNov 6, 2018

Launch NIX UI with Ghost Vault

Release user friendly and highly adaptable UI for consumer use / First utlization of the Ghost Protocol which allows for click and point transaction privacy adding to the ecosystem for Ghost Node Fees.

CompletedDec 15, 2018

Lease Proof of Stake Consensus Model

Allows for a smart-contract leasing of coins.

CompletedJan 10, 2019

Android mobile wallet

SPV Android wallets with basic transaction functions.

CompletedJan 17, 2019

iOS mobile wallet

SPV iOS wallets with basic transaction functions.

CompletedFeb 7, 2019

Hardware Wallet Ghostnode Support

Add cold storage Ghostnode management to Ledger/Trezor based wallets.

CompletedMay 16, 2019

Exchange listing – KuCoin

Listed on KuCoin exchange, paired with BTC and ETH.

CompletedMay 25, 2019

Decentralized Off-Chain Governance

An off-chain governance model that gives equal power to stakers and Ghostnodes.

CompletedMay 25, 2019

Sigma Protocol Integration

A new highly scalable zero-knowledge privacy protocol to be integrated into the Ghost Protocol.

CompletedJun 8th, 2019

Exchange listing – CryptoBridge

Listed on CryptoBridge exchange, paired with BTC and ETH.

CompletedAugust 29, 2019

Flare Wallet Privacy Swap Proof Of Concept

Help aid development towards the first third party dApp on the NIX network – Flare Wallet.

CompletedOctober 2nd, 2019

Developer SDK

Couple smart contracts with Ghost Protocol mechanisms and offer tools and REST API services for developers.

In ProgressQ3, 2019

Hardware Wallet LPoS Support

Add LPoS contract management to Ledger/Trezor based wallets.

Future DevelopmentQ3/Q4, 2019

Sidechain development and research

Develop sidechain tools and resources on NIX mainnet.