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Pyth Network

Pyth Network is a decentralized oracle system that specializes in providing real-time financial market data. It's primarily designed for the DeFi space and delivers high-fidelity, low-latency price feeds. Pyth aggregates price data from various first-party sources like exchanges, market makers, and financial services providers. This data is essential for DeFi protocols to accurately price assets and manage risks.
One of the key features of Pyth is its low-latency pull oracle system. This setup allows users to "pull" price updates on-chain as needed, ensuring that the data is both timely and relevant.
For developers, Pyth offers comprehensive documentation and integration guides, facilitating the integration of Pyth data feeds into various blockchain platforms including Evmos.

How Tashi Uses Pyth Network

Tashi leverages Pyth's price feeds for various functionalities within its platform. These include:
  1. 1.
    Evaluating Platform Assets: Pyth's price feeds are used to assess the value of assets on the Tashi platform in real-time. This is crucial for maintaining the solvency and health of the lending and borrowing system.
  2. 2.
    Instant Liquidity Management: Tashi's liquidity market uses Pyth's data for optimizing asset management, allowing users to contribute to and withdraw from the liquidity pool seamlessly.
  3. 3.
    Over-Collateralization and Borrowing: Borrowers on Tashi can access capital securely using an over-collateralized approach, underpinned by the accurate pricing of collateral, made possible by Pyth's data feeds.
  4. 4.
    Risk Management: Pyth's data aids Tashi in managing risks associated with lending and borrowing activities by providing real-time market information.

Incentivizing Decentralization

Pyth Network incentivizes decentralization by engaging various market participants to contribute data, thus diversifying the sources of information and reducing reliance on any single provider. This broad participation enhances the robustness and reliability of the data feeds, making them more suitable for DeFi applications that require high-quality, tamper-resistant market information.

Documentation and Resources

For more in-depth technical details and documentation on Pyth Network, you can visit their official documentation.