Elements blockchain platform
This is the integration and staging tree for the Elements blockchain platform, a collection of feature experiments and extensions to the Bitcoin protocol. This platform enables anyone to build their own businesses or networks involving sidechain pegged Bitcoin or arbitrary asset tokens.
The latest feature in the Elements blockchain platform is Confidential Assets, the ability to issue multiple assets on a blockchain where asset identifiers and amounts are blinded yet auditable through the use of applied cryptography.
- Announcement of Confidential Assets
- Confidential Assets Whitepaper to be presented April 7th at Financial Cryptography 2017 in Malta
- Confidential Assets Tutorial
- Confidential Assets Demo
Features of the Elements blockchain platform
Compared to Bitcoin itself, it adds the following features:
Previous elements that have been integrated into Bitcoin:
Elements deferred for additional research and standardization:
What is the Elements Project?
Elements is an open source collaborative project where we work on a collection of experiments to more rapidly bring technical innovation to the Bitcoin ecosystem.
Learn more on the Elements Project website.