he tracking of IP via blockchain is set to shift the fortunes of content makers and platforms. In a keynote address at IBC 2018 in Amsterdam, Singular DTV co-founder Kim Jackson revealed that her company will next year launch an ecosystem-based around blockchain that enables its users to generate smart contracts and tokens that can be embedded with IP, rights information and value.
The telecommunications and OTT sector’s most inclusive technology and media show IBC2018 is set for record attendance this month in Amsterdam with 57,000 attendees from 170 countries.
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