Our Mission

TSC promotes technical excellence and further increases Bitcoin SV’s utility by enhancing interoperability through standardisation, by facilitating industry participation in the development of global standards and ensuring technical standards are maintained and freely available.

How technical standards advance the blockchain industry​

What inspires developers, business owners and executives to participate in the Technical Standards Programme?

We spoke to five TSC members and technical standards programme contributors to gain insight into the value they see in the programme.


The path to standardisation

Bitcoin SV Technical Standards programme provides a process, tooling, guidance and resources for industry participants who, in response to a perceived need, wish to come together to standardise some aspect of the utility of Bitcoin SV.

Develop your knowledge and skills

Gain a competitive edge by contributing to the technical standards programme

Propose a new topic for standardisation

Do not leave topics that are important to you to others, but proactively join in shaping them. We welcome applications from experts across the industry.

Participate in standards development

Stay close to the cutting edge of the industry’s development by joining a working group as a reviewer or author.

Input to standards in
public review

Provide your opinion on the standard and help shape its final outcome and ensure it solves the need of the wider industry.

From newly elected to founding members and contributors of the TSC for Bitcoin SV, discover why these five blockchain entrepreneurs consider their contribution to the TSC a worthwhile investment.

Implement a standard

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The Merkle proof is fundamental to the Simplified Payment Verification (SPV) model that underpins bitcoin scaling.

The Envelope Specification provides a common system for identifying the protocol used to encode data, encrypting and decrypting that data, and identifying MetaNet hierarchy and ownership of the data in an unspendable output script.

Paymail standardises a communication protocol that offers global user-memorable handles backed by service discovery, feature negotiation, and an extension mechanism for communication between Bitcoin wallets and applications.

Latest technical news

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Webinar: ‘Show me the code’

Explore the technical intricacies of the BSV blockchain in a recent webinar by TSC members James Belding and Jack Davies. Discover key implementations, developer services, and valuable tools within the BSV ecosystem.

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How the TSC drives collaboration for Blockchain standards

The Technical Standards Committee (TSC) plays a pivotal role in the BSV Blockchain Association’s mission to enhance interoperability across the entire blockchain ecosystem. As part …

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Collaborating with the BSV Ecosystem – Introducing the three new members of the Technical Standards Committee

The Technical Standards Committee (TSC) of the BSV Blockchain Association plays a crucial role in developing and implementing technical standards that promote interoperability and innovation …

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Getting Bitcoin Business Ready – a Bitcoin Builder’s Perspective

As part of the Member Election Campaign of the Technical Standards Committee, we spoke to Committee Member, Lin Zheming. Read more to learn about DotWallet, BSV Mining in China and about the work in the TSC.

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Industry insight from a Venture Capital Perspective 

The TSC is seeking up to four new members. To help you gauge whether you might be a good candidate, we take this opportunity to introduce you to Alex Fauvel, a founding member who is currently up for re-election.

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Calling All Technical Experts: The Technical Standards Committee Seeks Up to Four New Members

The TSC is looking for up to four individuals to join its committee. This is an exciting opportunity for passionate individuals to join a high-standard international committee and make impactful contributions to the BSV ecosystem. 

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