At present, the Sylo Protocol provides confidential communication as a utility to the Sylo Application (App). The Sylo Protocol acts as the confidential networking layer for the Sylo App, creating peer-to-peer (P2P) connections and providing an efficient way for users to interact and exchange data confidentially over the network.
The Sylo Protocol is being developed to provide completely decentralised confidential communication as a utility to all connected applications within the Sylo ecosystem. Powered by the blockchain and combined with other decentralised technologies, the Sylo Protocol will act as the networking layer for the Sylo decentralised app (DApp) and third-party connected apps, while also providing charging options for specific communications and services over the network.
The Sylo DApp is to become the decentralised communication and calling application built on the Sylo Protocol. The Sylo DApp will be the first application built on the blockchain-based Sylo Protocol and will use technology already commercialised in the Sylo App which is currently available from the Apple App Store and the Google Play Store. Sylo DApp was released in closed alpha in August, and will be released in public beta in Q4 this year.
For users, Sylo will be the hub of their decentralised application ecosystem; a single application from which they can safely communicate with others, interact with businesses, plus find and access further decentralised functionalities provided by other connected apps. Sylo will also be the user’s ‘source of truth’ for all their interactions within any connected app. The Sylo DApp will bring together a user’s contacts, communications and saved data from other connected apps, providing a single place from which to manage their profile information, relationship permissions, and generic settings across all connected apps that they are associated with.
As the key connector for users and connected apps in the Sylo ecosystem, the Sylo DApp will provide the backbone for a new user-first way for parties to converse safely, exchange value and work together for the mutual benefit of all involved. By bringing together familiar interaction components, new token models and easy to use decentralised technologies, the Sylo DApp will seek to empower the user and mainstream a decentralised way for real people and real businesses to interact.
The Sylo Protocol will be an autonomous communication network that remunerates resources with SYLOs in exchange for facilitating confidential networking, communication and storage functions. Connected apps will use the communication aspects of the Sylo Protocol as an at-cost utility, with an application fee contributing to platform maintenance. The Sylo Protocol will also ensure standardised data formats for applications as they interact with users and Sylo Storage. This allows for ‘complete interoperability’; a key component to facilitate functionality and value sharing between connected apps within the Sylo ecosystem.
The tech that helps you stay you
In a world of mindless browsing and intrusive advertising, Sylo puts you back in control of your own digital world. It’s a community of like minded people and businesses, who want full control over how they communicate and the information they share online.
Talk and act freely online
- Secure connections with your peers
- Confidentiality of communications
- Decentralised storage of information
- Unfiltered, and uninterrupted
The Sylo Protocol
At present, the Sylo Protocol provides confidential communication as a utility to the Sylo
App. The Sylo Protocol acts as the confidential networking layer for the Sylo Application,
creating peer-to-peer (P2P) connections and providing an efficient way for users to interact and exchange data confidentially over the network.
The Sylo Technology
The Sylo Protocol consists of client-side APIs and services that allow Connected Applications to confidentially perform communication functions with other users on the network. The decentralised aspects of the Sylo Protocol will be performed by two distributed services enabling confidential communication and data transfer functions; from wallet address to wallet address:
1. Decentralised Signalling: P2P Connection Establishment; Messaging; Push Notifications.
2. Decentralised Storage.
Sylo Storage will append user details (when appropriate) to specific content such that users of Connected Applications retain ownership of all of their decentralised
information. Full transparency of saved data can be provided to the users of Connected
Applications. In addition to storage of user related content, Connected Applications
within the Sylo ecosystem will be able to use Sylo Storage for anything else they may require.
The Sylo App
The Sylo App is to become the decentralised communication and calling application built on the Sylo Protocol. The Sylo Application will be the first application built on the blockchain- based Sylo Protocol, and will use technology already commercialised in the Sylo Application which is currently available from the App Store and the Google Play Store.
Sylo contains a token wallet where Plug tokens, Ether, and ERC20 tokens can be stored and sent. The Sylo Wallet doubles as a business directory for Connected Applications. From here, users can browse other DApps, purchase and trade tokens and move from one application to another with a single action.