Halo Arc for Zcash proposed for release later this year
NU5 will move Zcash to the Halo proving system, representing the continual evolution of our zk-SNARK technology stack. Unified addresses introduce a future-proof address format that prioritizes shielded adoption.
Bringing Halo 2 to Zcash
As the first implementation of Halo within Zcash, this would serve as a catalyst for Zcash user confidence and scalability, while making the protocol more attractive, faster and less expensive for others to build on.
Technical explainer: Halo on Zcash
The Halo 2 zero-knowledge proving system, invented and developed at Electric Coin Co. (ECC), eliminates the trusted setup, reducing the attack surface of the Zcash protocol and improving assurance about ZEC supply integrity.
The Pasta Curves for Halo 2 and Beyond
For the Halo 2 project, we have designed a new cycle of elliptic curves, Pallas and Vesta, which we collectively refer to as the Pasta curves.
Explaining Halo 2
Last year, our team announced a collection of discoveries and research milestones as part of our Scalability 2021 mission for […]
ECC releases code for Halo 2
Electric Coin Co. (ECC) today opened the source code we are developing for Halo 2, an updated, more efficient version […]
ECC scaling research: 2019 research & development milestones
Scaling is a central discussion for blockchain teams and a critical issue that needs to be addressed as this technology […]