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4thTech Fintech  | Journey of innovation

The fundamental work began already in 2017 and lead to 2022. 4thTech fintech journey of innovation is far from over. A structured list of past, present and future technical project development milestones and ground-breaking events.
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TBA R&D

2017 | 4thTech concept research & development

Q4

dMail protocol concept R & D
Initial research and concept development behind blockchain-based wallet-to-wallet dMail led to the BETA; (1) FOURwaL; (2) FOURdx Protocol, and; (3) UI-platform.

2018 | FOURwaL, dID, dMail & 4thTech UI-platform

Q2

Release of the Google Chrome FOURwaL with Ethereum MainNet support (version BETA)
FOURwaL serves as a blockchain gateway, a tool for 4thTech UI-platform access and provides a secure way to connect to the 4thTech dMail and other services.

Q2

FOURdx Smart Contract Kovan TestNet deployment
Deployment of the FOURdx Protocol Smart Contracts on Ethereum Kovan TestNet enables 4thTech dMail testing.

Q2

FOURdx Smart Contract Ethereum MainNet deployment
Deployment of the FOURdx Protocol Smart Contracts on Ethereum MainNet enables 4thTech dMail interoperability with the EVM framework. 
4thTech roadmap 2018 illustration

Q2

Release of the 4thTech UI-platform (version BETA)
The 4thTech UI-platform serves as an onboarding hub accessed by the user via a web browser with an installed FOURwaL blockchain wallet add-on. It connects and hosts all the deployed 4thTech protocols and services in one ecosystem, giving the user all in one access.

2019 | FOURwaL & 4thTech update

Q2

FOURwaL update (BETA 1.1)
The 4thTech team worked on design improvements and resolved stability issues with the 4thTech blockchain gateway.

Q2

4thTech web platform update (version BETA 1.1)
As part of the BETA 1.1 update, the 4thTech web platform improved its stability and connection.

2020 | dID, dMail, dNotary & 4thTech Wiki

Q3

FOURdx Smart Contract SI-Chain deployment (i.e., HashNet protocol)
SI-Chain is a national blockchain pilot infrastructure that offers EMV smart contracts and Ethereum compatible dApp environment. Built based on the HashNet protocol it explores supporting tools for implementing Blockchain services and outlines the technology infrastructures.

Q3

4thTech UI-platform update (version 1.1)
As a part of the update, the 4thTech web platform now adds the eNotary service. The FOURns Protocol leverage the power of blockchain to facilitate source and time confirmation for any data files exchanged within the 4thTech ecosystem.

Q4

4thTech UI-platform update (version 1.2)
The update adds the X.509 digital certificate standard support. FOURid Protocol can now provide wallet address verification of an individual or an organisation by creating a link between an X.509 digital certificate user’s online identity and blockchain wallet address.

Q4

Release of 4thTech Wiki (version 1.0)
Documentation library serves as a guide for developers and solutions users that are getting started with 4thTech. The documentation library also serves as a location to explore and understand the solutions and all the different resources available that can assist with integration or system usage.

2021 | FOURwaL, dMail, 4thTech Wiki &  UI-Platform

Q1

FOURwaL production release (version 1.0)
Besides the extensive redesign, the FOURwaL update adds support for Firefox and all Chromium-based browsers, while the extension enables account support for Ethereum, HashNet and Substrate. All connections to blockchains are now part of the platform.

Q1

FOURdx Smart Contract Edgeware MainNet deployment
Deployment of the FOURdx Protocol Smart Contracts on Edgeware network enables 4thTech dMail interoperability with Substrate framework. 

Q1

4thTech UI-platform update (version 2.0)
Version 2.0 adds the Polkadot Edgeware Substrate support. The codebase was rewritten with TypeScript and has overgone the crucial performance upgrade from Vue 2 to Vue 3.
Polkadot
Allows each chain in the network can be optimized for a specific use case.
TypeScript
A superset of Javascript that supports a type system and compiles to plain Javascript.
Vue 3
Unlike other monolithic frameworks, designed from the ground up to be adoptable.

Q3

4thTech Wiki update (version 1.2.0)
Built-in the Markdown format the all-new WIKI project documentation library serves as a guide for developers and solutions users that are getting started with 4thTech.

Q4

FOURwaL update (version 1.1)
FOURwaL 1.1.0 update adds the Solana account support

Q4

4thTech UI-platform update (version 2.1)
As a part of the 2.1 update, the 4thTech web platform adds Solana blockchain support and enables the FOURim protocol.

Q4

FOURdx Program Solana DevNet deployment
Deployment of the FOURdx Protocol programs (i.e. smart contracts) on Solana DevNet enables 4thTech dMail testing.

Q4

FOURim Program Solana DevNet deployment
Deployment of the FOURim Protocol programs (i.e. smart contracts) on Solana DevNet enables 4thTech dChat testing.

Q4

4thTech Governance
4thTech Governance is designed to enable FOUR token holders to signal their preferences on the project proposals and to gain insight into the most impactful decisions concerning the development and multiverse expansion.

2022 | Solana MainNet, Web Platform, FOUR Token Staking, decentralization & decentralized storage R&D

Q1

FOURim Program Solana MainNet deployment
Deployment of the FOURim Protocol programs (i.e. smart contracts) on Solana MainNet enables E2EE on-chain wallet-to-wallet 4thTech dChat.

Q1

FOURdx Program Solana MainNet deployment
Deployment of the FOURdx Protocol programs (i.e. smart contracts) on Solana MainNet enables E2EE wallet-to-wallet Solana 4thTech dMail.

Q1

4thTech Discord Server
With the recent community and user rise, a more structured and spam resistant communication ecosystem had to be developed.

Q1

4thTech Staging
4thTech Staging brings Kovan, SI-Chain and Solana DevNet support, enabling developers to test drive the protocols in a separate non-production environment.

Q1

dMail & dChat White-label availability (version 1.0)
4thTech white-label Web3 communication kit enables partner platforms, DAOs and protocols to focus on developing their core solutions while enabling the community Web3 dMail & dChat layer all under their own brand.

Q4

FOURwaL update (version 1.2.0)
FOURwaL 1.2.0 update brings design unification and includes numerous technical updates

Q4

4thTech UI-platform update (version 3.0)
The 3.0 update brings design unification accompanied by a set of new dMail & dChat features, while the platform front-end and back-end will be separated to achieve the first steps toward platform decentralization. 
New Design
A new platform design with an updated user interface packed with additional features and step-by-step onboarding. 
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Tokenization & Staking
$FOUR is used as the primary means to enable software licence. To achieve this staking models will be utilised.
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Decentralization
Platform front-end and back-end will be separated to achieve the first steps toward platform decentralization. 

R&D | Decentralized storage, Mobile App, Desktop Client, 4thTech AP

TBA

4thTech web platform update (version 4.0)
The 4.0 update brings full web platform decentralization; (1) separating frontend and backend (part of the web platform 3.0 update); (2) deployment of the front-end client on the decentralized storage, and; (3) moving public key repository from database to the decentralized storage.

TBA

FOURdx & FOURim decentralized storage R&D
Currently, the FOURdx encrypted data files are being stored temporarily on the 4thTech cloud storage, while the FOURim short messages are temporarily stored on the Solana blockchain itself. We aim to enable users to permanently store their data files or short messages on decentralised data storage where data isn't stored in centralized data centres but encrypted and split into pieces, and distributed into different chunks and stored inside various nodes of a peer-to-peer (P2P) network.

TBA

4thTech Mobile App
Developed for mobile users, the 4thTech cross-platform mobile app (i.e., android, ios) will act as a multi-chain wallet, data file exchange and short messaging service.

TBA

4thTech Desktop Client
Developed for more demanding users, the 4thTech cross-platform desktop client (i.e., win, os, Linux) will act as a multi-blockchain based digital identity, data file exchange,  decentralized data storage and instant messaging software.

TBA

4thTech AP
The AP will provide 4ThTech services access and will serve as a connection point between existing enterprise IT infrastructure and the blockchain network of choice.
4thTech Research & Development
4ThTech ill focus its development based on the service demand, enterprise client acquisition and grant funding.

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TBA 2023 |  dMail decentralized storage research & initial concept development
While exchanging data using dMail, we would like to offer users two solutions: (1) existing GDPR compliant temporary cloud storage, and (2) decentralized data storage where encrypted data is spread between the network of nodes.
TBA 2023 | 4thTech UI-platform update (version 4.0)
The 4.0 update brings full web platform decentralization; (1) separating frontend and backend (part of the web platform 3.0 update); (2) deployment of the front-end client on the decentralized storage, and; (3) moving public key repository from database to the decentralized storage.
Q4 2022 | 4thTech UI-platform update (version 3.0)
The 3.0 update brings design unification accompanied by a set of new dMail & dChat features, while the platform front-end and back-end will be separated to achieve the first steps toward platform decentralization.
Q4 2022 | FOURwaL update (version 1.2.0)
FOURwaL 1.2.0 update brings design unification and includes numerous technical updates. 
Q1 2022 | dMail & dChat white-label (version 1.0)
Deployment of white-label Web3 communication community dMail & dChat layers for partner platforms, DAOs and protocols.
Q1 2022 | 4thTech Staging
Deployment of 4thTech Staging environment with Kovan, SI-Chain and Solana DevNet support.
Q1 2022 | 4thTech Discord Server
Development of spam resistant Discord communication 4thTech ecosystem with structured channel structure.
Q1 2022 | FOURdx Program Solana MainNet deployment
Deployment of the FOURdx Protocol programs (i.e. smart contracts) on Solana MainNet enables wallet-to-wallet Solana dMail.
Q1 2022 | FOURim Program Solana MainNet deployment (version 1.1)
Deployment of the FOURim Protocol programs (i.e. smart contracts) on Solana MainNet enables wallet-to-wallet dChat.
Q4 2021 | 4thTech Governance
4thTech Governance is designed to enable FOUR token holders to signal their preferences on the project development proposals. 
Q4 2021 | FOURdx Program Solana DevNet deployment
Deployment of the FOURdx Protocol programs (i.e. smart contracts) on Solana DevNet enables dMail testing.
Q4 2021 | FOURim Program Solana DevNet deployment (version 1.0)
Deployment of the FOURim Protocol programs (i.e. smart contracts) on Solana DevNet enables dChat testing.
Q4 2021 | 4thTech UI-platform update (version 2.1)
As a part of the 2.1 update, the 4thTech UI-platform adds Solana blockchain support and enables E2EE on-chain instant messaging between wallets (i.e. dChat)
Q4 2021 | FOURwaL update (version 1.1.0)
FOURwaL 1.1.0 update adds the Solana account support.
Q3 2021 | 4thTech Wiki update (version 1.2.0)
Built-in the Markdown format the all-new WIKI project documentation library serves as a guide for developers and solutions users that are getting started with 4thTech.
Q1 2021 | The 4thTech UI-platform client update (version 2.0)
As a part of the 2.0 update, the 4thTech UI-platform now adds the Edgeware Substrate support. The codebase was rewritten with TypeScript and has overgone the crucial performance upgrade from Vue 2 to Vue 3. New features and functions are embedded, so the user experience can be as intuitive as possible.
Q1 2021 | The FOURwaL client update (version 2.0)
Besides the extensive redesign, the FOURwaL 2.0 update offers support for Firefox and all Chromium-based browsers, while the extension enables the support for Ethereum, HashNet and Substrate accounts. All connections to blockchains are now part of the platform.
Q1 2021 | FOURdx Smart Contract Edgeware MainNet deployment
Deployment of the FOURdx Protocol Smart Contracts on Edgeware network enables dMail interoperability with Substrate framework. 
Q1 2021 | FOURwaL production release (version 1.0.0)
Besides the extensive redesign, the FOURwaL update offers support for Firefox and all Chromium-based browsers, while the extension enables the support for Ethereum, HashNet and Substrate accounts. All connections to blockchains are now part of the platform.
Q4 2020 | Release of 4thTech Wiki (version 1.0)
The documentation library serves as a guide for developers and solutions users that are getting started with 4thTech. The documentation library also serves as a location to explore and understand the solutions and all the different resources available that can assist with integration or system usage.
Q4 2020 | The FOURid Protocol update (MVP version 1.0)
The update adds the X.509 digital certificate standard support. Attached with a specific blockchain wallet address dID the data can now be verified, while the X.509 digital certificate standard provides the off-chain connection with individuals and organizations.
Q3 2020 | Deployment of the FOURns dNotary Protocol with Ethereum MainNet support (MVP version 1.0)
FOURns dNotary Protocol leverage the power of blockchain to facilitate source and time confirmation for any data files exchanged within the 4thTech ecosystem. 
Q3 2020 | FOURdx Smart Contract SI-Chain deployment (MVP version 1.0)
Deployment of the FOURdx Protocol Smart Contracts on SI-Chain enables 4thTech dMail interoperability with HashNet-based protocols.
Q2 2019 | 4thTech UI-platform update (version BETA 1.1)
As part of the BETA 1.1 update, the 4thTech UI-platform improved its stability and connection.
Q2 2019 | FOURwaL update (BETA 1.1)
The 4thTech team worked on design improvements and resolved stability issues with the 4thTech blockchain gateway.
Q2 2018 | Release of the 4thTech UI-platform client (Version BETA)
The 4thTech UI-platform serves as an onboarding hub accessed by the user via a web browser with an installed FOURwaL blockchain wallet add-on. It connects and hosts all the deployed 4thTech protocols and services in one ecosystem, giving the user all in one access.
Q2 2018 | FOURdx Smart Contract Ethereum MainNet deployment (version BETA)
Deployment of the FOURdx Protocol Smart Contracts on Ethereum MainNet enables 4thTech dMail interoperability with the EVM framework. 
Q2 2018 | FOURdx Smart Contract Kovan TestNet deployment (version BETA)
Deployment of the FOURdx Protocol Smart Contracts on Ethereum Kovan TestNet enables dMail testing.
Q2 2018 | Release of the Google Chrome FOURwaL client with Ethereum MainNet support (version BETA)
FOURwaL serves as a blockchain gateway, a tool for 4thTech UI-platform access and provides a secure way to connect to the 4thTech dMail and other services. 
Q4 2017 | dMail & FOURdx Protocol concept research & development
Initial research and concept development behind blockchain-based wallet-to-wallet dMail led to the BETA; (1) FOURwaL; (2) FOURdx Protocol, and; (3) UI-platform.
2008 | Blockchain is invented
The first blockchain was conceptualized by a person (or group of people) known as Satoshi Nakamoto in 2008. Nakamoto improved the design in an important way using a Hashcash-like method to timestamp blocks without requiring them to be signed by a trusted party and introducing a difficulty parameter to stabilize rate with which blocks are added to the chain.
1989 | World Wide Web is invented
Tim Berners-Lee, a British scientist, invented the World Wide Web (WWW) in 1989, while working at CERN. The Web was originally conceived and developed to meet the demand for automated information-sharing between scientists in universities and institutes around the world.
1767 | Electricity is discovered
Most people give credit to Benjamin Franklin for discovering electricity. Benjamin Franklin had one of the greatest scientific minds of his time. He was interested in many areas of science, made many discoveries, and invented many things, including bifocal glasses. In the mid-1700s, he became interested in electricity.
Creation of the Universe
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