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Blockstream is the leading provider of blockchain technologies, on the forefront of work in cryptography and distributed systems.

Blockstream provides a range of software and hardware solutions and expert professional services to companies deploying new blockchain-based networks. Elements, our core software platform, was released as part of the open source Elements Project; it's currently one of the most mature protocols for blockchain developers. We also offer Liquid, which is built using the Elements platform and is the world's first federated sidechain that enables rapid, confidential, and secure bitcoin transfers.

Together with DG Lab, PwC, and a growing network of partners, we combine our technical depth with world-class domain expertise to deliver solutions that cross industries and use cases.

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Blockstream Satellite Stories: Japan (Dec 7th, 2018)

The Blockstream Satellite network broadcasts the Bitcoin blockchain around the world 24/7 for free, protecting against network interruptions and providing anyone in the world with the opportunity to use Bitcoin.

Watch two Bitcoin users in Japan describe their satellite dish hardware, how the satellite's broadcast is received, and how they envision Blockstream Satellite connecting people and economies around the world.

To learn more about Blockstream Satellite visit our page here: https://blocks...


Blockstream CEO Adam Back on the Blockchain X-Border Tech panel at FINSUM (Oct 22nd, 2018)

Watch Blockstream CEO Adam Back talk on the Blockchain X-Border Tech panel at FINSUM about programmability on the Bitcoin blockchain and how exchanges can utilize it to enable trustless trading.


Blockstream Reveals New Advances in Block Detection (Apr 1st, 2018)

Blockchain is complex and blocks can be hard to find, but fear not, the team at Blockstream is always working hard to research new techniques for finding blocks to keep them flowing!


Lightning Jukebox in action (Mar 28th, 2018)

Our week of LApps ends with a fun diversion: the Lightning Jukebox demonstrates how to reimagine an anachronistic device with cutting-edge Lightning Network technology.


Streamlined Nanopos LApp Offers Point-of-Sale Simplicity (Mar 26th, 2018)

Today is the fifth day of our week of LApps and Blockstream is excited to announce the simple point-of-sale solution called Nanopos. With Nanopos, vendors can sell physical items in-person and accept Lightning payments instantly via a simple graphical display that is easily configurable by sellers.


Real-time Demonstration of Liquid Beta (Mar 13th, 2018)

Liquid offers traders the opportunity to rapidly, securely, and confidentially move bitcoins between member exchanges, with a transaction finality of less than two minutes. This demonstration video shows how this might look to a trader who wishes to move funds between two exchanges, explaining many of the concepts underlying the Liquid sidechain functionality.


From Space (Aug 13th, 2017)

It's coming...


Adam Back - Enabling a Better World with Blockchain Tech (Apr 25th, 2017)

Enabling a Better World with Blockchain Tech
Rearchitecting finance networks with trust automation
2016 New Context Conference Tokyo