Bitcoin Optech's perspective on how high-frequency spenders can use the scaling technique of payment batching to reduce transaction sizes and fees by about 75% in practical situations.
As business travel remains on hold in many parts of the world due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we're temporarily pausing our membership model. We'll continue to provide high-quality online technical material for engineers working on Bitcoin.
A field report, based on research from Veriphi, showing how full segwit and batching adoption could have saved users nearly half a billion dollars in Bitcoin network fees.
A field report about how River Financial uses Partially Signed Bitcoin Transactions (PSBTs) and Output Script Descriptors in its wallet software.
A field report about how Suredbits uses Eclair, AWS, and a remote PostgreSQL database to operate an LN node with fast failover capability.
Announcement of a new index of topics frequently mentioned on the Optech website with an initial set of 40 topics and a plan to expand that over the next year to 100 topics.
A self-study course for learning about the schnorr/taproot softfork proposal.
A field report about how BTSE uses Bitcoin technologies to improve their exchange operations.
Announcing a new compatibility matrix on the Bitcoin Optech website, providing documentation of different wallets' and services' support for scaling technologies.
Videos and slides from the Bitcoin Optech Executive Briefing on May 14th, 2019.
Copies of all published parts of our 24-part weekly series on bech32 sending support from March 19th to August 28th, 2019.
A study of usability concerns among wallets and block explorers that support opt-in RBF (BIP125).
Bitcoin Optech reviews our 2018 accomplishments and summarizes our plans for 2019.
Introducing the Bitcoin Optech Dashboard, which contains live-updated statistics about consolidations, payment batching, RBF, segwit adoption, and more.
A field report from Anthony Towns, a developer at Xapo, about how they consolidated around 4 million UTXOs to prepare for potential future fee increases.
Today we’re announcing our new project, Bitcoin Operations Technology Group (Optech). We want to help Bitcoin companies adopt the best scaling techniques and technologies available to make efficient use of the blockchain, and thereby help Bitcoin to scale to more users and use cases.