Chrysalis Protocol Upgrade (IOTA)
A complete overhaul of the IOTA protocol and node software with much improved stability, throughput and usability.
A native desktop app for IOTA asset management with software and hardware wallet support. Earn staking rewards and participate in governance votes.
A lightweight mobile wallet for sending and receiving IOTA assets on the go. Highly secure and easy to use, with mobile-specific functionality.
IOTA 2.0 Devnet
A testbed for IOTA 2.0 (informally known as coordicide). A fully functional and constantly-evolving testnet for experimentation and finalisation of the IOTA 2.0 protocol, running on the GoShimmer node software.
Plugin-based node software
The node software (Hornet) has been rearchitected to delegate optional non-core tasks, like indexation, to a plugin system. IOTA node extension (INX) plugins provide more flexibility in node setup and a lighter core.
Shimmer Network Launch
Shimmer is the staging network for IOTA. All new features are first implemented and tested on Shimmer before being later ported to IOTA.
Stardust Protocol Upgrade (Shimmer)
The largest utility upgrade in IOTA’s history, first being deployed with the Shimmer network launch. Bringing Layer 1 native tokens and NFTs, smart contract chain anchoring, storage deposits, improved microtransactions and more.
The first IOTA Smart Contract chain anchored in the Shimmer tangle. A hotbed for community innovation around defi, P2E games and much more.
Seamless Protocol Upgrades
A new system for node software updates that results in zero downtime from protocol upgrades.
Stardust Protocol Upgrade (IOTA)
The largest utility upgrade in IOTA’s history will first be deployed on Shimmer, before later being ported to IOTA. Bringing Layer 1 native tokens and NFTs, smart contract chain anchoring, storage deposits, improved microtransactions and more.
IOTA 2.0 Protocol Upgrade
Step-by-step IOTA 2.0 will be implemented and tested until a point where we no longer rely on the coordinator for the protection of the network.
Secure Layer 2 smart contract chains with dynamic validator groups.
Scalability improvements to the IOTA protocol, including scaling the Layer 1 tangle through sharding.