IOTA Price (MIOTA)
IOTA Price Chart (MIOTA/USD)
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MIOTA Price Statistics
- IOTA Price Now $0
- 24h Low / 24h High $0 / $0
- Trading Volume $6,436,118
- Market Cap Rank #95
- Market Cap $526,256,374
- Volume / Market Cap 0.0122
Dec 19, 2017
Mar 13, 2020
IOTA: A New Generation of Distributed Ledger
IOTA is a revolutionary new transactional settlement and data transfer layer for the Internet of Things (IoT). It's based on a new distributed ledger technology, the Tangle, which overcomes the inefficiencies of current Blockchain designs and introduces a new way of reaching consensus in a decentralized peer-to-peer system.
What is IOTA?
IOTA was designed to enable the 'paradigm shift' to the Internet of Things by establishing a 'de facto standardized 'Ledger of Everything''. This means it aims to offer a way to process transactions between devices on the IoT ecosystem.
Key Features of IOTA
Unlike traditional blockchains, IOTA uses a directed acyclic graph (DAG) called Tangle. This eliminates the need for miners and ensures zero-fee transactions, making IOTA an optimal solution for microtransactions. It also promises improved scalability, and transactions per second (TPS) should increase as more participants use the network.
The IOTA token is used for value transfer in the IOTA ecosystem. Given that there are no transaction fees on the IOTA network, the IOTA token enables frictionless micropayments for IoT, opening up new business models.
Building with IOTA
IOTA presents a platform for developers to create new applications, such as smart energy systems, supply chains, and IoT-based technology. With its open-source initiative, IOTA aims to promote the widespread adoption of its platform across various sectors.
IOTA's unique architecture and design position it as an exciting player in the blockchain space, particularly for the IoT industry. However, as with all cryptocurrencies, it is important for potential users and developers to do their own research and understand the associated risks.