This is the third update of IRISnet in 2019. IRISnet is designed to be the foundation for next generation distributed business applications. It is a BPoS blockchain, built with Cosmos-SDK, that enables cross-chain interoperability through a unified service model. You can find more details about IRISnet here.
- IRIS mainnet was successfully launched on March 1st 5:30 GMT, reaching ~40,000 block height within a month. Around 90 active validators is on the network, the average BP time is ~6.7s, and the delegation rate is ~26%.
- Cosmos mainnet was launched on March 13th 23:08. The core team of IRISnet Bianjie is one of the validators. Please delegate your ATOM to Bianjie as your trusted Cosmos validator. :-)
- Rainbow App released; 153,000 IRIS airdroped to 8,000+ new users.
- Exclusive interviews with major blockchain media, sharing the values of IRISnet as interchain service hub, Cosmos open architecture and double hubs of Cosmos ecosystem.
- Cosmos & IRISnet Mainnet Launch Party was hosted on March 31th; the CEO of Wanxiang Blockchain Xiao Feng delivered the opening speech.
- IRIS mainnet was launched at 5:30, March 31th GMT with 58 validators participated. The genesis block produced at 5:35 marked the birth of the first self-evolutionary BPoS blockchain.
- The mainnet run smoothly for a week by the date of March 8th, with the block height of 92509, 77 validators and 12.7% bonded tokens.
- The block height hit 100000 at 7:27, March 8, 2019.
- By the end of March, the mainnet has run smoothly with the block height of 392595, 90+ active validators, 6.7 seconds of average BP time and ~26% bonded tokens.
🔗IRIShub & Cosmos -SDK
- Query interface for profit added.
- Pagination params for lcd validators query added.
- The init value for metrics reset.
- Validator existence and status checked before getting its pubkey.
- The memory leakage of Tendermint p2p solved.
- Size limit for transaction in Tendermint added.
- IRIShub v0.13.0-rc0, v0.13.1 released.
- Rainbow App officially released. It’s available to download Android APK package / IOS EE through official website.
- Current version supports creating/managing IRIS mainnet address, transaction and withdrawing.
- It’s available to check the information of validators and delegate the tokens to them to share some rewards. More info here.
- To further protect your digital assets, you are recommended to use cold wallet and watch wallet. More info here.
- IRISplorer for IRIS mainnet released.
- Transcation display of SetWithdrawAddress fixed.
- Display of bonded rate and other datas on home page optimized.
👉🏼IRISnet in the Media
The launch of Cosmos and IRISnet double hubs in March, received wide media attention. IRISnet Founder — Harriet recieved a series of in-depth interviews and shared the values of IRISnet as interchain service hub, Cosmos open architecture and double hubs of Cosmos ecosystem.
✔️Exclusive Interview of CCvalue
In the interview, Harriet shared her insights about what will Cosmos bring to the whole industry. She also introduced the innovations of these two hubs and invited more developers to join the development of the ecosystem.
✔️Exclusive Interview of Odaliy
On March 25th Odaily (36Kr’s partnership media) conducted an exclusive interview with IRISnet founder Harriet. She shared the technology features of Cosmos SDK and explained why IRISnet decided to use it for developing interchain services as well as advanced BPoS features including complex on-chain governance module as well as software upgrade module. During AMA, she also compared the technology differences between Cosmos and other projects like EOS and Polkadot.
Live AMA session with Cosmos 📍Korea
On March 6th, Harriet was invited by Cosmos Korea to introduce IRIS’s cross-chain service and onchain governance model to Korean community.
Launch Party in 📍 Shanghai
On the last day in March, Cosmos & IRISnet Mainnet Launch Party was hosted in Shanghai. The CEO of Wanxiang Blockchain — Dr. Xiao Feng, who is the pioneer of Chinese blockchain industry, delivered an opening speech for this memorable event. He congratulated the launch of Cosmos and IRISnet Hub which opens a new era of blockchain technology applications. More details here.(加待审链接：https://medium.com/p/adb9c2db4e0a/edit)