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Our roadmap

Hedera has an audacious but simple vision: to build a trusted, secure, and empowered digital future for all.

About us Our journey
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Q2 2022

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Decentralization

Mirror Node Explorer

Provides community and users more visibility by adding support to view and make staking elections, smart contract traceability, transaction explorer, and dapps insights.

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Smart Contracts

Create2 (HIP-329)

Let a smart contract be deployed to a predictable address on Hedera (HIP-329).

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Smart Contracts

Ethers.js

A complete and compact library for interacting with the EVM and its ecosystem on Hedera.

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HIPs & Features

Approval & allowance API for Hedera Token Service (HIP-336)

Allowances grant another account the right to transfer hbar, fungible, and non-fungible tokens from your account (HIP-336).

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Smart contract-owned tokens

Ownership of fungible and non-fungible tokens by a smart contract.

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Smart Contracts

ERC-like tokens (HIP-218)

Allow the Hedera Smart Contracts to interact with Token Service accounts as though they were ERC-20 and ERC-721 accounts (HIP-218).

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Performance & Scale

Mirror node data scalability

Support big data size volume between consensus and mirror nodes.

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Decentralization

Additional network automation

Nodes on the Hedera mainnet, testnet, and previewnet will have further reduced downtime windows for network maintenance.

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Smart Contracts

Deployment tools

Development of deployment tools for Hedera Smart Contracts.

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Q3 2022

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Decentralization

Staking Phase 1

Improving network security by enabling protocol level staking to the nodes and then subsequently using these stakes to weigh the consensus.

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HIPs & Features

Ethereum Signed Transactions (HIP-410)

Creating RPC support so that dapps, tools, and services can communicate between Hedera and other EVM compatible chains (HIP-410).

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Introduction of Blocks (HIP-415)

As part of broader RPC support, adding mechanisms to support a block construct thereby improving compatibility with tools and services from other EVM compatible chains (HIP-415).

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HIPs & Features

Random Number Generator (HIP-351)

Provisions new transaction and precompiles to provide a native capability to dapps such as Gaming and NFT collections to generate a pseudo-random number (HIP-351).

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Smart Contract renewal / expiration

Enable expirations and renewal of Smart Contracts on Hedera.

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Smart Contracts

Smart Contract Record Stream (HIP-449)

Provide record stream to externalize the state changes associated with the lifecycle of smart contracts (HIP-449).

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HTS Precompiles for Token management (HIP-514)

Additional HTS precompile support to allow for Pause, Freeze, and Wipe operations (HIP-514).

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Q4 2022

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HIPs & Features

Longer-term scheduled transactions (HIP-423)

Extends the capability of scheduled transactions to support executing transactions at an arbitrary time in the future and allowing more types of transactions to be scheduled (HIP-423).

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Performance & Scale

Chatter Protocol

The protocol improves gossip scalability by improving synchronization, re-establishment, negotiation, and handling of orphan events and tasks.

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Smart Contracts

Smart Contract Access List

Improves performance and costs of smart contract operations by enabling a smart contract call to specify the keys that will be accessed, allowing them to be pre-warmed, and cost less than a cold read.

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Developer Ecosystem

Swift SDK

Support for the Swift programming language.

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HIPs & Features

OptIn Merged Scheduling (HIP-173)

Improves creation and operation of Scheduled transactions by permitting duplicate identical scheduled transaction and merging the provided signatures into the same scheduled transaction (HIP-173).

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Performance & Scale

Additional NFT and entity scalability

Support for more NFT IDs and additional entities on Hedera.

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Decentralization

Enable community nodes

Continue on Hedera’s path to decentralization through the introduction of a set of permissioned, community-run mainnet nodes.

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Smart Contracts

Smart Contract Usability Improvements

Additional support for ECDSA keys and ETH addresses to reduce friction in using ETH tooling and wallets.

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Decentralization

Network Monitoring Tools

In preparation for community operated nodes, creating tooling to support operation, and monitoring of the community nodes.

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HIPs & Features

EVM ARCHIVE NODE

Add support to the mirror node to query the state of a smart contract with initial support for eth_Call and eth_getGasEstimate.

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Extend Scheduled Transactions

Enable support for CryptoApproveAllowance via scheduled transactions.

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PAYER SPONSORED ACCOUNT CREATION (HIP-542)

Supports auto-creation via HTS assets by charging the account creation fee to the payer of the triggering CryptoTransfer (HIP-542).

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BLOCK EXPLORER

Provide a block explorer capability, similar to EIP-3091, which can be used by ETH tools and wallets to view transactions on HashScan.

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Performance & Scale

MIRROR NODE

Subset of Data: allow dapps running their own mirror nodes to configure the subset of data for entities and events which might be stored in their MirrorNode.

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Smart Contracts

Smart Contract traceability (HIP-260)

Improves the usability, auditability, and debuggability of smart contract transactions by providing traceability into smart contract internal calls and state changes (HIP-260).

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Q1 2023

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Performance & Scale

NFTs on Virtual Merkle

Improve network scale and enable support for theoretically unlimited NFTs by adopting merkle structure.

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HIPs & Features

Multi-Token Standard

Enabling additional behaviors and capabilities in HTS to natively support use-cases from ESG, Finance, Gaming, Securitization, etc (HIP-410).

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Decentralization

Staking Optimizations

Enhancement to Hedera native staking functionality to support dynamic consensus weight.

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Smart Contracts

SMART CONTRACT SOLIDITY VERIFICATION

Allow dapp to upload the Solidity code to HashScan and receive a verification against the deployed bytecode, allowing the community to view the solidity of the deployed mmart contract.

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