What is Skynet Project?

What is Skynet Project?

Skynet is a company, currently at the ICO stage which aims to resolve the issues of blockchain adoption and the functionality of the Internet of Things (IoT). The team at Skynet aim to deliver an end-to-end system that includes a hyper-scalable IoT blockchain network and the first blockchain chip in the world. The project includes billions of blockchain chips that do not require licenses and will deploy to devices worldwide, connecting via the Skynet blockchain network.

Skynet, an end-to-end protocol combining a neural processing blockchain core and a Byzantine fault tolerant infinity-chain infrastructure to create the new intelligent planet.

To provide a scalable network that supports workloads from billions of different IoT devices, Skynet provides an infinity-blockchain architecture that enables instantaneous transaction speeds and unlimited throughput. As the network only tracks the amount of tokens on each blockchain, Skynet enables the creation of an endless number of independent application specific sidechains that remain connected to pools of other networks. Skynet also contains a virtual application layer which devices can query to access decentralized applications that support the intelligent machine economy such as: decentralized identities, distributed storage, digital currencies, node discovery, distributed computation, and decentralized machine learning.

Finally, in order to provide the real-world infrastructure for cryptocurrency adoption, the usability of decentralized applications, and accelerated processing for deep neural networks, Skynet contains a license-free modular SoC core optimized for blockchain and artificial intelligence. With an embedded crypto hardware wallet, tensor processors, and hash accelerators, the blockchain SoC core will enable the mass production of low-cost smart IoT devices that could securely sign transactions, learn advanced neural network models, and leverage the utilities of distributed ledgers. All the cores can be immediately connected by its native network and allow hosted devices to begin interacting over its scalable frameworks.

Skynet Core

Skynet Core is the Risc-V Blockchain Chip that is license free and a key part of Skynet. This blockchain chip can replace an existing CPU and features a core optimized for blockchain technology as well as the Internet of Things. SC-1000 is a 32-bit RISC-V Blockchain Core featuring hardware wallet blocks and CPU for use on standard IoT devices. SC-2000 is the 64-bit version that includes tensor processing, hash acceleration, and the hardware wallet, all for Edge Intelligence. Finally, SC-3000 is another 64-bit RISC-V Blockchain Core, this one with a tensor processor array, AI-protected cold storage, and hash acceleration for complex intelligence.

Features Of The Upcoming Skynet Product

The white paper of the company envisions a network that can work together with its core to form a disruptive machine ecosystem. In this ecosystem, the devices will interact with each other with an almost human-level performance.

Skynet promises automated transactions signings that will be made to make transactions faster and more secure, embedded crypto wallet that will let the users be more secure, hash accelerators that will provide users with more opportunities to work faster than ever before and blockchains with a high performance that will make the devices connected all the time instead of having sporadic connections.

Hash Acceleration

The Skynet Core will deliver SHA-256 crypto engines specifically designed to run high-speed distributed applications or blockchains. The core should deliver a decryption and encryption rate that is quicker than 20 MBS half duplex.

Automated Transaction Signing

The AI processors in Skynet core allow for automated transaction signing. The processors utilize a patent-pending design that verifies the outgoing transactions automatically for efficiency.

Skynet Neural Net Processing Unit

Skynet Core delivers advanced core designs that can accelerate deep learning applications on blockchain networks. The project will form partnerships with various semiconductor companies as a way to embed tensor processors into the design of Skynet Core, with a focus on 8-bit precision arithmetic. These embedded tensor processors will allow any IoT device to learn advanced neural networks to allow for human-scale intelligence.

To make this more possible, Skynet Core will include targeting of matrix multiplications. These will deliver tens of tera-operations each second, a rate which is 50x higher TOPS/Watt than on the NVIDIA K80 GPU for deep learning. The design of Skynet Cores makes it possible to execute programs that are identical in a distributed and synchronous manner. This makes it possible to reduce the operations performed following every training batch on the cores.

Skynet Core also features a brain on-chip system thanks to its ability to feature a brain-like microprocessor with programmable synapses that allow devices to copy how human brains process information. The Skynet Cores are highly customizable overall, with the option of adding them to any Neural Processor, Tensor Processor, or Graphics Processor. This allows for the creation of a blockchain System on Chip used to target AI applications plus devices for IoT.

How Will Skynet Impact Internet of Things Devices on the Blockchain?

One of the biggest impacts of Skynet will be that on blockchain IoT devices. Essentially, Skynet aims to revolutionize the use of IoT devices via its ability to combine blockchain networks and accelerated artificial intelligence processing.

The design of Skynet Core is modular making it possible to embed along with any SoC to create new blockchain chips. This chip design makes it possible to embed Skynet chips into small IoT edge nodes or servers. The result is the ability to implement Skynet Core worldwide with a connection to a blockchain network.

Just a handful of the potential applications of Skynet on blockchain IoT devices include smart cities, blockchain wearables, blockchain smartphones, soft robots, connected cameras, and self-driving cars.

What Is Skynet Open Network?

Skynet Open Network (SON) claims to be the fourth generation of the Internet of Things blockchain. This is an IoT optimized network, which is infinitely scalable. It will also allow for transactions between various intelligent devices. The billions of Skynet Cores deployed to devices worldwide will all include the native cryptocurrencies of SON, allowing the Skynet Open Network to become the most adopted of all blockchain networks instantly.

SON utilizes a unique infinity-chain blockchain architecture that allows for chaotic subsystems and scalability in IoT devices. The system provides benefits like instant finality, infinite sharding, cross-chain communication, BFT Delegated Proof of Stake, and a decentralized exchange. It also provides hyper-scalability for IoT platforms.

Skynet Roadmap:

December 2018

Phase 1: Genysis

Skynet Open Network Testnet

August 2019

Phase 2: Evolution

Skynet Open Network Mainnet

December 2019

Phase 3: Salvation

Skynet Core FPGA

December 2020

Phase 4: Singularity

Skynet Core SoC

August 29, 2022

Phase 5: Judgement Day

Billions of connected devices

Token Sales Detail:

Ticker: SON

Token type: ERC20

ICO Token Price: 1 SON = 0.00035 USD

Softcap: 3,000,000 USD

Hardcap: 38,000,000 USD

Total Tokens: 1,000,000,000,000 SON

Available for Token Sale: 20%

Bonus available: up to 50%

Each SON token will be swapped to one of each of the three tokens in the Skynet ecosystem: Skynet, Light, Singularity.

Skynet will be running a bounty campaign, but there is no information on it yet.

For more information:

Website : https://skynet.co

Whitepaper : https://skynet.co/img/lightpaper.pdf

Reddit : https://www.reddit.com/r/SkynetProject

Twitter : https://twitter.com/OpenSingularity

Telegram : https://t.me/SkynetOpenNetwork

Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/OpenSingularity

Btt ANN : https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=4641725

Linkedin : https://www.linkedin.com/company/opensingularity-foundation

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