Global Blockchain, a lead investor in the KODAKOne Platform, Announces Plan To Enable the Future of Fan Engagement and Image Protection Through the KODAKOne Platform
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, June 28, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- GLOBAL BLOCKCHAIN TECHNOLOGIES CORP. (CSE:BLOC) (CSE:BLOC.CN) (CSE:BLOC.CNX) (FSE:BWSP) (OTC:BLKCF) ("BLOC" or the "Company"), a lead investor in the KODAKOne platform, is pleased to announce that WENN Digital, Inc., has today announced that they have agreed in principle with the two-time Formula 1 World Champion and World Endurance Championship (WEC) driver, Fernando Alonso, to protect his professional and personal images and videos. As part of the partnership, KODAKOne Platform, an image rights management and protection platform secured in the blockchain, will become the exclusive image registration, protection and license-monitoring solution for certain images and videos of Alonso – including currently archived items and images and videos taken in the future.
The agreement between Alonso and WENN Digital will provide an opportunity to Alonso’s global fan base to access the to-be-launched KODAKOne Platform – enabling them to not only upload, register and protect their own photos and videos of their favorite F1 driver, but be rewarded for doing so in certain instances.
“We live in a world driven by content distribution across different channels, especially during such large events as F1 and WEC,” said Alonso, who just won the 24 Hours of Le Mans race in Le Mans, France. “I’m very excited to know that I have the ability to reward my fans and professional photographers for their creativity, and that the content they produce can be protected by a single platform.”
As part of this new level of fan engagement and rewards, Alonso and WENN Digital also intend to build a platform that will reward fans and media content producers for an array of products and services around Alonso
Shidan Gouran, President & CEO of the Company said, “BLOC partners and strategically invests in companies who are committed to innovating and developing technology to improve and change industries. The announcement of KODAKOne becoming the exclusive image registration, protection and license-monitoring solution for all of Alonso’s images and videos reinforces our investment in KODAKOne, which should position itself as a dominate force in the digital image economy.”
“This solidifies our vision of the opportunity KODAKOne has in the global market. This is a real issue for high-profile public figures and their ability to control their own IP. ICOx Innovations goal is to create crypto economies that have a real impact for people, business or charitable organizations,” said Cameron Chell, Chairman of ICOx Innovations.
More information about KODAKOne’s features and capabilities can be found at: www.kodakone.com
On behalf of the Company:
Shidan Gouran, President and CEO
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IRTH Communications, LLC
About Global Blockchain Technologies Corp.
The Company provides investors access to a basket of direct and indirect holdings within the blockchain space, managed by a team of industry pioneers and early adopters of all major cryptocurrencies.
The Company is focused on streamlining the currently arduous, lengthy, and complicated process that interested investors must undergo in order to gain exposure to the cryptocurrency space, with a view to becoming the first vertically-integrated originator and manager of top tier blockchains and digital currencies.
BLOC is listed on the Canadian Securities Exchange (“CSE”) and its common shares trade under the ticker symbol "BLOC." Additional information relating to BLOC is available on SEDAR at www.sedar.com, the CSE at www.theCSE.com, as well as on the Company's website at www.globalblockchain.io.
About WENN Digital
WENN Digital, in partnership with Kodak, is the creator and operator of the KODAKOne Platform and the KODAKCoin tokens. WENN Digital and its advisors are an experienced development and operations team with expertise in proprietary blockchain development, big data, copyright law, AI-enabled image recognition and post-licensing monetization systems.
About ICOx Innovations
ICOx Innovations, Inc. provides a platform for the design and creation of crypto economies that solve real-world problems with established organizations that can benefit and grow their businesses through the use of blockchain technology and crypto-currencies. The ICOx Innovations ICO platform is compliance driven and combines rigorous strategic planning, capital structure, technical integration and token-economics model development designed to create sustainable economies for its ICO clients. www.icoxinnovations.com Have a question for the management of ICOx? Join our ICOx Investor Group
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