We address the Global Stock Images Market which includes photos, illustrations, videos and other digital visual content. Estimated market size is $3.5-6 bln for the end of 2016 and according to forecasts it is going to grow up to $10+ bln by 2022.
No universal source of copyright proof, no authenticity guarantees, no licensing history, no protection from lawsuits. Each agency has its own isolated and non-transparent database.
Up to 70% of each license payment goes to intermediaries dominating the market. Consumers and content providers (authors) suffer.
Content owner has to manage his portfolio on many marketplaces and try to protect his copyright separately on each of them.
IPStock orchestrates a blockchain registry of visual digital content copyrights and provides a platform for its management by smart-contracts (smart-licenses)
Big DataProcessing millions of IP objects with hundreds of different attribute to provide full scale analysis for the users
Computer VisionProtection against copyrights violation and authenticity confirmation
BlockchainDistributed registry to protect and confirm rights of IP owners
Smart contractsTo verify if the terms of transaction of IP rights are fulfilled (exclusive sale, RF, RM, etc.)
IPSTOCK platform will be using IPS which is the utility token exclusively used to pay platform’s transactional & service fees. Tokens are used as a mean of exchange in copyright smart-licenses.
More content brings more choices and product opportunities for consumers, buyers and agencies, which means overall positive network effect.
The more transactions they generate, the more commissions in the system, and the more the IPS Token demand increases.
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