Obsidian is a proof-of-stake (PoS) blockchain running since mid-2017.
Our flagship mobile application is the Obsidian Secure Messenger, an anonymous, encrypted communications application which makes use of the Obsidian blockchain.
Improvements across all things Obsidian are being worked on, and feedback is highly encouraged. We seek further collaboration from developers, organizations and blockchains.
OSM is developed and maintained by a globally active development team.
Many individuals, groups of developers, advisors, agencies, community members and contractors have helped us across all areas of Obsidian.
The current active Obsidian team maintains the Obsidian blockchain, wallets, and other related technologies. If you would like to join us, get in touch on our community channels.
Staking is a process which ODN holders can easily implement in an official Obsidian wallet, and is a method used by proof-of-stake (PoS) blockchains to secure the network.
In very simple terms, staking can be thought of in a similar way to mining, in that staking periodically generates coins as a reward to the wallet, (also known as a node), that is staking.
You do not need a supercomputer or specialist graphics card to stake Obsidian coins. In fact, you can stake ODN on a low-cost Raspberry Pi. A very small amount of energy is required to facilitate staking Obsidian coins.
The more ODN you hold in your wallet, the more staking rewards you will earn. It does not matter how powerful your machine is.
There are a few options if you want to get some Obsidian (ODN) coins, and more coming soon. First of all, register on an official, well-known exchange such as Altilly, and on there you can trade fractional amounts of Bitcoin (BTC) for Obsidian (ODN) coins.
You can also earn ODN by completing community bounties. Join our community channels to find out more. If you already have ODN coins, stake them in official Obsidian wallets to earn more ODN over time.
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