State of the Layer: All Hands – Mar 13 2018


After nearly a month of dedicated work we are pleased to provide this months update.  As promised our initial 2018 roadmap is now complete and available below. Along with this we are also excited to announce updates for several of our hosted projects.

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Project Updates


The first phase of the redesigned Omni Explorer is now complete and in final review/testing. We anticipate it should be ready for release tomorrow. Built on react boilerplate this is a ground up rebuild. Designed to have a minimal initial load, data is loaded from our api server as needed. The next phase will finish the majority of the ‘coming soon’ placeholders. But for now the core dataset (address balances, history, transaction details, and property information) is available. Here is a little sneak peak of what to expect with the release:



Now operational, our hosted api service is feeding data to the newly redesigned OmniExplorer. Over the next several days we will be updating and documenting available routes, endpoints and example calls to provide integrators with initial access to protocol data.


In preparation for the new explorer, our backend parser (omniEngine) has been updated and now supports unconfirmed/pending network transactions. This data is accessible and usable by both the new api server as well as Omniwallet. Users should notice pending transaction data a little more quickly now within wallets when receiving transactions from outside services.


As previously stated we are currently looking for additional c++ developers familiar with bitcoin technology who would like to participate in and contribute to the project.  Any interested applicants can contact

  • Omni Core
    • Fees distributed to Omni holders from decentralized exchange
      • Decentralized trades not involving Omni are subject to a 0.05 % fee
      • This fee is distributed to all Omni holders
    • Optimizing transaction size
      • Shorter marker
      • Merging version and type fields
      • Using LEB128 to compress numbers
    • Non-fungible tokens
      • Creating, managing and sending uniquely identifiable tokens
    • Send-to-many transactions
      • Allows to bundle transactions
      • Requested by and very useful for exchanges
    • Crowdsales supporting bitcoin
      • Currently only tokens can be collected
      • Opens the road for native bitcoin based ICOs
    • Updating the architecture of Omni Core
      • Useful for thin clients
      • Paves the way for verification with VerSum or similar
  • Omni API
    • Update api documentation
    • Improve/add
      • Exchange information
      • Statistics and usage information
  • OmniExplorer
    • Refine UI/Styling
    • Improve Mobile design/rendering/size
    • Evaluate reporting/graphing/statistics/info options
  • OmniWallet
    • Refactor to use new OmniAPI
    • Enable better portability/usability in stand alone configurations
    • HD address/wallet support with recovery phrase
    • Hardware wallet integrations
  • Other items
    • Possible Electrum integration
      • Show token balances
      • Create and transfer tokens


State of the Layer: All Hands – Feb 13 2017

State of the Layer: All Hands – Mar 13 2018