OriginTrail Alpha Network deployed and tested. What are the next steps?

Branimir Rakic
Feb 1, 2018 · 4 min read
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Alpha Network is Up and Running

OriginTrail decentralised protocol is being built on several years of experience and work in the supply chains giving us a strong foundation in understanding as well as a codebase moving forward. As outlined in the roadmap, our current focus was on setting up the pilot that was using the alpha version of the protocol upon which a consumer-facing application for product journey will be created. The network at this stage consists of 5 nodes that are all managed by our tech team performing the following functionalities:

  • connecting them based on the implemented GS1 standards,
  • storing the connected data in a graph database,
  • performing basic consensus checks on selected variables (timestamp and encrypted quantity)

OriginTrail testnet and mainnet

The next development milestone is the launch of the testnet which will be utilizing test tokens. The main challenges of this stage will be perfecting the compensation mechanisms within the network nodes, as well as testing the first implementations of the zero knowledge tier in the data layer.

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XML snippet showcasing the data structure following EPCIS standard

Growing the Team

The team behind OriginTrail has been a multinational (might I say decentralized? :) ) crew of friends since the beginning of our work in food supply chain transparency in 2013. We have been growing steadily in numbers and are proud to have a great team, an amazing advisory board and support by a great community of contributors.


OriginTrail

OriginTrail is an ecosystem dedicated to making supply…

Branimir Rakic

Written by

Builder, explorer and a glass-half-full type of a person. Into social empowering technologies & art. Co-founder and CTO at @origin_trail

OriginTrail

OriginTrail is an ecosystem dedicated to making supply chains work together since 2011, contributing to a more transparent, fair, and trusted global supply chain.

Branimir Rakic

Written by

Builder, explorer and a glass-half-full type of a person. Into social empowering technologies & art. Co-founder and CTO at @origin_trail

OriginTrail

OriginTrail is an ecosystem dedicated to making supply chains work together since 2011, contributing to a more transparent, fair, and trusted global supply chain.

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