The MCL library greatly improves the speed of which xNAV transactions are created and verified. An increase in speed of 200% is expected once the library is implemented.
Using navcoin-js, NavCash will add support for xNAV and thus enable its users to make private transactions on Navcoin's network, even from a mobile device.
A social mining platform is in the works to allow Navcoin to reward people carrying out actions of value to the network. E.g. by sharing Navcoin's message on social media, or by creating promotional content for the project.
A proposition to burn transaction fees and remove them from the circulating supply, as opposed to what happens in the current protocol, where fees from a transaction included in a block are added to the staking reward.
A proposition to optimize the cryptographic verification protocol of the transaction candidates used in the xNAV mixing protocol resulting in a greatly reduced network load along with significant improvements to the performance of the nodes.
A proposition to introduce dotNAV, an on-chain naming service where one can buy a name with the .nav suffix, and then associate it to their NAV or xNAV address, or perhaps an internet resource that they own. On-chain trustless trades of names will be possible via Atomic Swaps and BLS signatures.
Adding support for the SQLite wallet database greatly improves the efficiency and performance of the Navcoin Core wallet.
Integrate NAV as a payment method on the popular BTCPay Server.
A new website for Navcoin has been created to better help people learn about Navcoin and to educate themselves on the tools that Navcoin has to offer.
Using navcoin-js, NEXT will add support for xNAV and thus enable its users to make private transactions on Navcoin's network, even from a mobile device.
A wrapped version of Navcoin (wNAV) allows us to bring the value of the NAV and xNAV technologies, and its privacy-enhanced features, to the vibrant world of DeFi and the Avalanche ecosystem.
A wrapped version of Navcoin (wNAV) allows us to bring the value of the NAV and xNAV technologies, and its privacy-enhanced features, to the vibrant world of DeFi and the Solana ecosystem.
A wrapped version of Navcoin (wNAV) allows us to bring the value of the NAV and xNAV technologies, and its privacy-enhanced features, to the vibrant world of DeFi and the Polygon ecosystem.
A wrapped version of Navcoin (wNAV) allows us to bring the value of the NAV and xNAV technologies, and its privacy-enhanced features, to the vibrant world of DeFi and the Ethereum ecosystem.
A wrapped version of Navcoin (wNAV) allows us to bring the value of the NAV and xNAV technologies, and its privacy-enhanced features, to the vibrant world of DeFi and the Binance Smart Chain (BSC) ecosystem.
A new set of logos for Navcoin has been created and approved by the network through Navcoin's DAO. The new logos will be replacing the legacy ones.
One-Way Aggregatable Signatures and BLS Signatures allow to combine multiple signatures into a single aggregated signature, improving on scalability and privacy.
blsCT is a new privacy protocol that is currently being worked on. Combining the advantages of BLS signatures with Confidential Transactions (CT), blsCT is confidential, untraceable, unlinkable, and improves scalability.
An electrum-based light wallet with support for the Ledger Nano S hardware wallet. Cold-staking configuration is made easy with a walk-through setup wizard.
Extending the Navcoin Community Fund capabilities beyond fund management to include advanced DAO features like network consultations, dynamic funding amounts and malleable consensus rules.
Introduces support for Dandelion, a system to enhance privacy by sending transactions through an anonymity phase before diffusing them throughout the network.
A non-custodial staking pool to help you stake your coins, earn an interest on them and participate in the governance of the network.
Updating the Navcoin Core wallet interface with new icons, vertical menu, multi theme support and more improvements.
Improving the graphical interface to make it even easier to create, browse and vote on Community Fund proposals and payment requests.
As a replacement for the secondary NavTech blockchain, a new privacy solution is being developed to work at the protocol level called ZeroCT.
Modifying the block reward from percentage based to static in an effort to increase network security and align Navcoin with the PoSv3 specification.
Allowing for NAV, which are stored offline, to sign staking inputs that greatly increase the security of funds used for staking.
An easy-to-use block explorer with access to real-time data on blocks, transactions, proposals, consultations and other on-chain activity.
OpenAlias is an open standard that allows users to transform a lengthy alphanumeric wallet address into a form that’s much easier to read, write, and remember.
Modifying the community fund contribution from 0.25 NAV to 0.5 NAV to retain the 80:20 ratio when static block rewards are activated.
Navcoin's network voted to reduce the staking reward to 4% and include 0.25 NAV per block for the Community Fund. This consensus change was activated on the 3rd of July 2018 and the Community Fund has been steadily accumulating since.
Navcoin’s Community Fund enables anyone to get paid by the network for their contributions to the Navcoin ecosystem. Projects are funded and approved by the decentralized network with no central authority.
Navcoin Core now makes it mandatory to clock sync against an NTP server on launch. This was introduced to prevent stakers creating blocks with incorrect timestamps which was causing block spacing issues for the network.
After rebasing to Bitcoin 0.13, Navcoin's network voted on implementing SegWit transactions. The vote succeeded and SegWit was activated on 25 December 2017 and SegWit transactions can now take place on the network.
Navcoin Core was upgraded to align with the Bitcoin 0.13 source code to increase Navcoin's stability, functionality and the ability to integrate with other software including the Insight API.
After rebasing the Navcoin protocol in 2016, BIP32 was implemented in Navcoin Core. Addresses are now generated deterministically from a master private key, removing the requirement to frequently back up your wallet.
Navcoin's blockchain was reset in May 2016 as part of a rebase to an updated blockchain format. This is why although Navcoin has been around since 2014, the genisis block of our current blockchain was mined in 2016.
Navcoin's mainnet was launched in July 2014. Navcoin launched as a community driven project with no ICO or pre-mine. The community’s focus was on creating a privacy centric, proof of stake cryptocurrency which was fast, cheap and secure.