Technology

Fast, decentralized and open network with a focus on accessibility, security and easy integration
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Leased Proof-of-Stake
Cost-efficient and sustainable algorithm with leasing option for improved network security
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Waves-NG
On-chain protocol to address the speed and throughput challenges common for blockchains
Waves Protocol
Ride programming language
Smart contract language designed to improve development speed and avoid serious mistakes
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Easy token operations
Unique token architecture enables straightforward use of digital assets. Transfer, exchange and create custom scripted tokens suitable for any need
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Oracles
Connect with real-world data. Explore existing oracles or build your own
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waves-keeper

Waves Keeper

Browser extension for secure interaction with Waves-enabled web services and dApps
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waves-wallet

Waves Wallet

Secure, multi-platform blockchain client for accessing the full range of Waves’ asset management functionality
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Roadmap

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ICO

ICO

Waves held a successful token sale that collected $18 million in BTC, making it the second-largest ever ICO at that time.

Private blockchain

Private blockchain

The early Waves network was controlled by the Waves company until the software to launch a decentralised MainNet was ready.

Waves Explorer

Waves Explorer

The first block explorer was launched, enabling users to check the balance of addresses and transaction ids.

The First Wallet

The First Wallet

A basic wallet was released, allowing the community to store, send and receive WAVES coins.

TestNet Launch

TestNet Launch

The first version of the core Waves software was released on TestNet, paving the way for the launch of a fully decentralised MainNet.

Public Blockchain

Public Blockchain

Waves Node v1.0 was released, enabling the community to run nodes, maintain the network and collect fees from block generation.

DEX

DEX

The first iteration of Waves’ built-in decentralised exchange was launched, enabling users to trade tokens trustlessly, directly from their Waves wallet.

Partnership: National Settlement Depository

Partnership: National Settlement Depository

Waves entered a partnership with the National Settlement Depository, the central depository for the Moscow Stock Exchange, to develop a solution for serving digital assets

WAVES Leasing

WAVES Leasing

New functionality enabled community members to lease their WAVES to full nodes, helping to secure the network and enjoying a share of the rewards from transaction fees.

Microsoft Azure Integration

Microsoft Azure Integration

Waves was added to the Azure platform, allowing anyone to launch a public node or their own private version of the Waves blockchain in a few clicks.

The First Mobile Wallet

The First Mobile Wallet

The Waves client was adapted for mobile devices, offering access to key functionality on the move.

Partnership: Deloitte

Partnership: Deloitte

Waves entered another flagship partnership, this time with Deloitte, aimed at shaping the evolving regulatory landscape around token issuance.

Waves NG

Waves NG

The Waves network gained a boost from the release of its new consensus protocol, which supports throughput of thousands of transactions per minute.

BetterTokens

BetterTokens

The Token Standardization Authority, operating under the BetterTokens brand, launched to provide due diligence and advise on best practice for Waves token issuers.

Smart Accounts

Smart Accounts

The first phase of Waves’ smart contracts enables users to apply conditions to individual addresses, protecting their funds with multi-sig functionality and other features.

Gaming Initiative

Gaming Initiative

Understanding that videogaming will be one of the first and largest use cases for blockchain tokenisation, Waves announced a $2 million initiative to encourage developers and studios to the platform.

LiquidWave

LiquidWave

A new project seeks to improve liquidity by undertaking market-making activities on DEX.

Smart Assets

Smart Assets

Another milestone in Waves’ smart contracts implementation offers the ability to apply conditions to token transfers, enabling powerful new use cases.

Waves Keeper

Waves Keeper

A browser extension, similar to Ethereum’s MetaMask, is launched for Waves - dramatically improving the ease and security of engaging with web-enabled blockchain apps.

Tokenomica

Tokenomica

The fully compliant Malta-based cryptocurrency trading platform launched.

Mobile Wallet 2.0

Mobile Wallet 2.0

An updated version of the Waves mobile application for Android and iOS is released, bringing new levels of usability, reliability and simplicity to the community.

RIDE for dApps

RIDE for dApps

A new release of a purpose-designed programming language is announced, offering a native on-chain computation layer for dApps.

ERC-20 Gateway

ERC-20 Gateway

Addition of an ERC20 token gateway to the Waves ecosystem, meaning that popular Ethereum tokens can be traded on the platform.

Custom Gateways Framework

Custom Gateways Framework

Release of a gateway development kit that allows anybody to create and deploy a gateway for the Waves ecosystem, for any crypto token.

Open Oracle Protocol

Open Oracle Protocol

A protocol that enables anyone to create Data Oracles on the Waves blockchain. These provide external data from third-party sources for dApps and any other applications that require such data to function.

Waves IDE UX/UI Update

Waves IDE UX/UI Update

Waves’ indispensable tool for coding with RIDE language will get an update, intended to dramatically improve user experience and ease of use, adding drag-and-drop tools for setting up conditions for execution by smart asset or account.

Non-fungible tokens (NFTs)

Non-fungible tokens (NFTs)

Updated functionality sees unique, trackable tokens (similar to ERC-721) that can be transferred and traded, bringing new opportunities to the platform - not least in the gaming sphere.

Mobile SDK and JS library improvement

Mobile SDK and JS library improvement

A Software Development Kit and JS library for developers that will simplify mobile development and give a comprehensive description for methods of interacting with the Waves blockchain.

Waves Keeper Mobile

Waves Keeper Mobile

An extension for the current mobile app that will enable Waves Keeper functionality for mobile Waves-enabled dApps.

Multiple Accounts

Multiple Accounts

The ability to switch easily between multiple accounts within one wallet app.

2FA

2FA

Two factor authentication for Waves products.

DEX update

DEX update

A stunning new update for Waves’ decentralised exchange, with improved speed, stability and user experience, new gateways and support for market orders.

Voting platform

Voting platform

The Waves blockchain voting tool enables polls to be held by token balance or other criteria, facilitating fair, trustless, community-led decision-making.

Sidechains

Sidechains

Waves’ custom implementation of a so-called side chain — a mechanism that enables the blockchain network to process transactions securely on a parallel chain, dramatically improving scalability.

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