Blockstream to Unveil New Multisignature Standard

As reported, MuSig is a new Schnorr multisignature scheme for more compact and private multisig transaction
19 February 2019   319

The Blockstream company introduced a solution code called MuSig, which allows developers to test the technology of Schnorr signatures and find possible errors.

We’ve been turning MuSig from an academic paper into usable code, and this week we merged that code into secp256k1-zkp, a fork of secp256k1, the high-assurance cryptographic library used by Bitcoin Core, which we’ve extended to add Confidential Transaction support for Elements and Liquid.

Andrew Poelstra

Blockstream Team

The Blockstream developers posted the MuSig code, written in C, on GitHub and expressed the hope that the community would test a new solution and leave their feedback about it.

Schnorr Signatures - one of the most anticipated updates for the Bitcoin network. This solution can increase the confidentiality of transactions and improve the scalability of the first cryptocurrency.

The concept of signatures Schnorr involves the merging of signatures into one data input instead of processing each of them separately. Thus, by reducing the storage space on the blockchain, network bandwidth increases.

GStreamer 1.16.0 Framework to Rolled Out

It's a cross-platform set of components for creating a wide range of multimedia applications, like media players or audio/video file converters, to VoIP apps
22 April 2019   58

After more than a year of development, GStreamer 1.16 was released. It is the C written cross-platform set of components for creating a wide range of multimedia applications, from media players and audio / video file converters, to VoIP applications and streaming systems. The GStreamer code is distributed under the LGPLv2.1 license.

Updates for the plug-ins gst-plugins-base, gst-plugins-good, gst-plugins-bad, gst-plugins-ugly, as well as the gst-libav to 1.16 is available. At the API and ABI level, the new release is backward compatible with branch 1.0. Binary assemblies will soon be prepared for Android, iOS, macOS and Windows (Linux is recommended to use packages from the distribution).

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