We are proud to announce that today’s xAsset hard fork is complete and working well!
As a reminder, the new assets (referred to as xAssets) launched today are private, synthetic representations of real-world assets, traditional currencies, and other financial instruments. When used within the Haven Vault, xAssets will always maintain their intended value due to Haven’s “mint and burn” protocol and the use of decentralized pricing oracles.
Below are some key details about today’s launch:
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Haven — the world’s first ecosystem of private stable assets — is now trading live on Polarity Exchange!
The XHV/USD trading pair can be found here.
Polarity is the first decentralized exchange to support Haven. Polarity offers exceptional wallet security, low fees and no KYC. Trading fees are flat and fixed at $0.01, and the exchange offers consistent liquidity, 2FA multisig, personal seed management and encryption, and more.
For more information, check out our announcement about the Polarity listing here.
It has been another incredibly busy month for the Haven team. We have lots to report on:
Following on from a successful testnet we have now carried out a hard fork to launch Haven ‘Artemis’ 1.2.0. This brings many upgrades to the codebase including an update to Monero v0.16. It allows us to lay the foundations for having multi-assets on the network as well as starting integration work on ThorChain cross-chain liquidity. It improves daemon and tx processing performance as well as letting us re-release the Web Vault with xUSD conversion functionality.
We are in the process of greatly expanding…
The Haven team is proud to announce a new listing with KuCoin! The XHV/USDT trading pair on will go live on December 16, 2020.
12:00 UTC+8 (04:00 UTC) on Dec 16 — KuCoin will open deposits
18:00 UTC+8 (10:00 UTC) on Dec 16 — Trading will start on https://trade.kucoin.com/XHV-USDT
22:00 UTC+8 (14:00) on Dec 16 — Withdrawals will be available
KuCoin is a global exchange, registered in the Seychelles since 2017. …
Haven has now exceeded block height 741,957 and the Monero v0.16 fork ‘Artemis’ has been successfully deployed on mainnet!
The Artemis release lays the foundations for all of Haven’s future development, including integration with Thorchain and the addition of xGOLD, xSILVER, xEUR and xCNY early in 2021.
Many thanks to those in the community who took the time to support the team with testing.
v0.14 binaries are not compatible with v0.16 code. Please download the latest CLI binaries from here:
We are pleased to…
After successful testing of the new code, we are pleased to announce Haven’s mainnet will upgrade to Monero v0.16 by conducting a hard fork at block height 741,957 or approximately 14:30 GMT on December 8, 2020.
This date has been selected to give pool operators and exchanges two weeks to prepare for a smooth transition. This release will be known as Haven ‘Artemis’ v1.2.0. You can find the source code on GitHub here.
This exciting step for the Haven team and community moves the protocol forward on multiple fronts:
An updated version of the Haven Web Vault will go live…
Haven Protocol will be conducting a hard fork on December 8, 2020 to implement a number of major upgrades.
The hard fork will upgrade Haven’s codebase to Monero v0.16, allowing for faster daemon performance and improved transaction verification.
These upgrades will also allow for the re-launch of the Haven Web Vault with complete functionality for xUSD conversions and transactions. An updated Haven Desktop Vault will also be released shortly after the fork is complete.
Regarding Haven’s fees: after extensive testing and community feedback, we’ve identified opportunities to further improve the Haven 2.0 fee structure announced in September. The hard fork…
As always it’s been another busy month building Haven’s ecosystem of private assets. Here’s a brief overview of what’s been going on:
v0.16 Codebase Testnet
As part of the preparations to upgrade the Haven codebase to Monero v0.16 we have conducted multiple testnets. These have provided valuable data and feedback to the devs to ensure a smooth fork and subsequent running of the network.
Among other items we have tested the following:
We’re pleased to announce that Haven has partnered with Band Protocol to integrate an additional decentralized oracle price feed into the Haven network.
Band Protocol will initially provide a USD price feed for XHV to allow for in-Vault conversions to xUSD. We are already working closely with Band Protocol to integrate and test additional price feeds for our upcoming xAssets (xGOLD, xSILV, xEUR, and xCNY) in phase two.
The Band Protocol oracle is currently being utilized in testnet, and will go live on Haven’s mainnet after the hard fork implementing the v0.16 upgrade. …
Ecosystem of private stable assets. Based on Monero. The world's first private stablecoin xUSD is now live.