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Roadmap 2024

Check out our plans for the year ahead as we scale up our network, tools and apps, explore new use cases, and realise our promise of making Decentralised Identity mainstream!

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January - March 2024
PoC for Credential Payments in fiat currency
Proof-of-concept for verifier-pays-issuer credential verification payment flow using fiat currency

Status: Complete

Explore Use cases in AI (vAI) and Ad-Tech for credentials
 

Exploratory partnerships to uncover applications of credentials to post-cookie ad-tech industry and Generative-AI training data - verifiable AI (vAI).

Status: Complete

Research on-chain activity credentials
Exploratory partnerships to uncover applications of credentials issued based on  on-chain behaviour

Status: Complete

Cosmos SDK Mainnet Upgrade
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Upgrade of Cosmos SDK to 0.47, enabling us to stay up to date with latest functionality and leverage all the Cosmos has to offer

Status: Complete

On-chain Proofs enabling Interchain Credentials
Implement community-funded work of Vectis DAO to offer on-chain proofs of off-chain credentials, offer cheqd identity capabilities to other IBC-enabled projects

Status: Complete

APRIL - JUNE 2024
Credential Service self-serve dashboard
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Launch web application for Credential Service, to streamline onboarding and user experience

Status: In Progress

Update transaction costs
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Review the cost of DIDs, Resources and fees to optimise the amount of tokens burnt and rewards distributed through increased network utility.

Status: In Progress

Fee abstraction
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Pay for Creds, DIDs & gas in other cosmos tokens which are then resolved to $CHEQ on the fly.

Status: In Progress

Create on-chain Trust Registry’s
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Offer trust-registry/create API to allow customers to create trusted issuer or verifier lists

Status: In Progress

Identity feature payments in Noble USDC & other Cosmos tokens
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Enable verifiers to leverage the studio to verify credentials

Status: In Progress

Offer Selective Disclosure Credentials (SD-JWT) to Creators
Offer increased privacy and ownership to Collectors through EU approved Selective Disclosure credentials

Status: Not Started

JULY AND ONWARD
Implement Advanced tokenomics
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EIP 1559 style burn to counterweight inflation more effectively

Status: Not Started

Enable multi-wallet issuance
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Integrate OpenID4VC protocols into did-provider-cheqd to enable issuance to other wallets

Status: Not Started

Implement Skip MEV Capture
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Complete SKIP MEV implementation to return internal revenue to treasury & improve general CHEQ tokenomics

Status: Not Started

Upgrade Cosmos SDK to version 0.50
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Cosmos SDK 0.50 enables ABCI++ which enables a tighter coupling between the consensus layer and the app layer

Status: Not Started

Explore running nodes on third party networks
Exploration of running nodes on other major networks to improve adoption of cheqd functionality, including LACCHAIN and KERI.

Status: Not Started

Update Credential Service APIs with additional functionality
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Add additional functionality to Credential Service APIs for schemas, templates and governance.

Status: Not Started

Creds Based Governance using ABCI++
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Integrate with leading governance platforms to offer programmatic governance proposals based on creds held

Status: Not Started

Advanced Commercial Models
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Explore advanced commercial models using CosmWasm to expand Credential Payments beyond the existing functionality

Status: Not Started

Credential Service Verifier Portal
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Build a portal and interface for verifiers to pay for verifying credentials issued by credential service and integrate business rules and logic into their own applications for payment-gating.

Status: Not Started

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