NU5 Proposed Features

Zcash Improvement Proposals (ZIPs) for Network Upgrade 5 (NU5), projected to be August 2021. ECC's proposals for inclusion of the ZIPs outlined here are subject to the outcome of security audits, the results of which will be published as soon as they’ve been completed and reviewed.

NU5 Proposed Features

Network Upgrade Pipeline 2.0

Our goal in creating the NUP was to introduce synchronization points for Zcash protocol developers outside of ECC, ensure that future network upgrades continued to meet our historic standards for safety and quality, and allow plenty of time for ecosystem partner testing and integration.

Network Upgrade Pipeline 2.0

New Release: 4.0.0

Network Upgrade 4: Canopy The 4.0.0 release supports the Canopy activation on mainnet, which will occur at a block height […]

New Release: 4.0.0

Celebrating Canopy and Community

Zcash might have the most diverse community of any crypto ecosystem.  It includes world-class cryptographers and engineers, leaders from other […]

Celebrating Canopy and Community

New Release 3.1.0

Network Upgrade 4: Canopy The code preparations for the Canopy network upgrade are finished and included in this release. The […]

New Release 3.1.0

NU4 feature selection

As part of the Zcash Improvement Proposal and Network Upgrade Pipeline, Electric Coin Co. (ECC) is publishing our commitment of […]

NU4 feature selection

Mine to Shielded Coinbase

As part of the Heartwood network upgrade, Zcash miners and mining pools will have the option to mine directly to […]

Mine to Shielded Coinbase

Explaining FlyClient

One of the key improvements in the Heartwood upgrade is FlyClient support, ZIP 221. In this post, we’ll explain the […]

Explaining FlyClient

Introducing Heartwood

Heartwood, the next major Zcash network upgrade, improves interoperability through Flyclient support and gives miners the option to immediately shield […]

Introducing Heartwood

Blossom upgrade improves speed, scalability, capacity

Blossom, the next major upgrade of Zcash, is scheduled to activate on or around Dec. 11, 2019, at block height […]

Blossom upgrade improves speed, scalability, capacity

New Release: 2.1.0

Blossom network upgrade The mainnet activation of the Blossom network upgrade is supported by this release, with an activation height […]

New Release: 2.1.0

The Zcash Network Upgrade Pipeline

With the successful activation of Sapling, the Zcash Company engineering team is focused on two strategic priorities in 2019: facilitating […]

The Zcash Network Upgrade Pipeline