Newton Project aims to build infrastructure for a community-based economy through the provision of services around governance, collaboration, and incentives, Newton comprises an underlying public chain (New Chain), distributed storage service (New Net), and New IOT (which covers more than a dozen sensors). Its main net was launched in Dec 2018, which reportedly features a “Main chain and Sub chain” structure, POA consensus mechanism.
Newton also has a Hyper Exchange Protocol, which is intended to DApps in areas such as digital identity, credit, supply chain, and digital marketing. The first dApp running on Newton is New Mall, an online chain retailer. Newton also intends to support applications in fields such as agriculture, supply chain, payment, public welfare, and games.