Posted on April 27, 2018
The Aion network is a multi-tier blockchain network designed to support a future where many blockchains exist to solve unique industry problems and to power the services of the modern world. Aion will become the common protocol used for these blockchains, enabling more efficient and decentralized systems to be built.
Users will be able to deploy adjacent participating networks suitable for their own use cases and communicate with other networks through an accountable routing architecture. Users ranging from large enterprises hosting consortium networks to community-oriented open networks are all welcome to participate. In the future, decentralized applications could sit on top of the connecting network with logic driven by integrating data from a multitude of blockchain networks.
At the root of the network is a purpose-built, public, third-generation blockchain called Aion-1. Designed to connect other blockchains and manage its own applications, Aion-1 also provides the economic system that incentivizes interoperability in the ecosystem.
- Allows private blockchains to be connected to public blockchains
- dApps built on Aion-1 can operate on and tap into the best features of any other blockchain
- Interoperability allows IFTTT logic between different blockchains
- When Aion switches from PoW to hybrid PoS, it might bring complications or even a hard fork
The Aion network went live on April 25th, 2018.
2018: Phase 2 – Denali
Aion Virtual Machine (AVM) Version 1
Aion Scripting Language
Proof-of-Intelligence Consensus Algorithm
2019: Phase 3 – Everest
Participating Network Bridging
Complete Validator Nomination
Aion Virtual Machine (AVM) Version 2
The consensus mechanism that will be used by Aion blockchain is a hybrid staking and proof-of-intelligence system. Every single node in the network can submit themselves as a candidate and become backers for a candidate. Backers can be stakers or solvers. The candidates with the highest set of backers are chosen as validators for that term. The validators generate blocks and get proportional block rewards.
Similar to ICON and Wanchain since their main goal is to connect different blockchains together.
Aion is partnered with many companies including SingularityNet, Metaverse and TMX Group.
Traded on Binance, Ethfinex and Kucoin.
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