Our Mission

TSC promotes technical excellence and further increases Bitcoin SV’s utility by enhancing interoperability through standardisation, by facilitating industry participation in the development of global standards and ensuring technical standards are maintained and freely available.

How technical standards advance the blockchain industry​

What inspires developers, business owners and executives to participate in the Technical Standards Programme?

We spoke to five TSC members and technical standards programme contributors to gain insight into the value they see in the programme.

 

The path to standardisation

Bitcoin SV Technical Standards programme provides a process, tooling, guidance and resources for industry participants who, in response to a perceived need, wish to come together to standardise some aspect of the utility of Bitcoin SV.

Develop your knowledge and skills

Gain a competitive edge by contributing to the technical standards programme

Propose a new topic for standardisation

Do not leave topics that are important to you to others, but proactively join in shaping them. We welcome applications from experts across the industry.

Participate in standards development

Stay close to the cutting edge of the industry’s development by joining a working group as a reviewer or author.

Input to standards in
public review

Provide your opinion on the standard and help shape its final outcome and ensure it solves the need of the wider industry.

From newly elected to founding members and contributors of the TSC for Bitcoin SV, discover why these five blockchain entrepreneurs consider their contribution to the TSC a worthwhile investment.

Implement a standard

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The Merkle proof is fundamental to the Simplified Payment Verification (SPV) model that underpins bitcoin scaling.

The Envelope Specification provides a common system for identifying the protocol used to encode data, encrypting and decrypting that data, and identifying MetaNet hierarchy and ownership of the data in an unspendable output script.

Paymail standardises a communication protocol that offers global user-memorable handles backed by service discovery, feature negotiation, and an extension mechanism for communication between Bitcoin wallets and applications.

Latest technical news

How the Paymail protocol improves the Bitcoin SV user experience

Xiaohui Liu, Founder and CEO at sCrypt, outlines how Paymail helps improve the user experience and why it’s a good fit for some businesses working on the BSV blockchain.

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The benefits of participating in the technical standards programme

From newly elected to founding members and contributors of the Technical Standards Committee (TSC) for Bitcoin SV, discover why these five blockchain entrepreneurs consider their contribution to the TSC a worthwhile investment.

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Angus Brown to improve collaboration and make TSC more accessible as new Chair

Bitcoin Association is pleased to announce Angus Brown as the new Chair of the Technical Standards Committee.

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FATF ‘Travel Rule’ Survey

The TSC conducted a survey in May 2022 to test attitudes towards the ‘Travel Rule’. Angus Brown member of the TSC and sponsor of the ‘Travel Rule’ standard share the survey conclusions.

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How BSV standards enhance profitability, growth, sustainability of businesses, and the BSV ecosystem

To give you insight into how the Bitcoin SV technical standards programme contributes to the profitability, growth, and sustainability of the entire ecosystem, we spoke to five TSC members and technical standards programme contributors.

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How technical standards advance the blockchain industry

What inspires developers, business owners and executives to participate in the Technical Standards Programme? We spoke to five TSC members and technical standards programme contributors to gain insight into the value they see in the programme.

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