Avalanche is a consensus algorithm that the eCash protocol will integrate into its network.
By doing so, it will enable eCash to provide faster transactions than Bitcoin (in >3 seconds), enhance safety and privacy during the entire process.
Avalanche Algorithm Stages
Avalanche is developed by team Rocket. You can download and read the Avalanche algorithm white paper here.
Recently, the eCash & BitcoinABC team launched a user-friendly website that tracks the development progress of the Avalanche algorithm integration into the eCash network. The Avalanche tracker can help you figure out when will Avalanche roll out to the eCash network.
Check the Avalanche Tracker here: Avalanche.cash