dotBC and Digimarc have partnered to add Digimarc's Barcode for Audio watermarking technology to the dotBC offering. This will connect the metadata and rights ownership information supplied by artists, songwriters and rights holders to the audio file itself.
This collaboration will enable the industry to easily and accurately identify blockchain addresses and the most up to date rights ownership data through audio files delivered to digital service providers like Spotify, Apple, Amazon, Pandora and others.
"This partnership enables all music industry businesses, independent creators and unsigned artists globally, to incorporate the ability to tag their audio with ownership details at the time of creation, providing an immutable connection between the audio and the always current ownership data,” said dotBC CEO Ken Umezaki. “The addition of Digimarc’s technology to our robust suite of opt-in services and solutions provides the music industry with a powerful and diverse range of choices for audio identification integrated with the blockchain.”
”dotBC combined with Digimarc Barcode for Audio provides a reliable and effective rights management solution for the music industry,” said Bruce Davis, CEO Digimarc Corporation.
“The partnership between our companies showcases the power of Digimarc Barcode for Audio combined with blockchain, to ensure that rights ownership is properly and securely associated with copyrighted content.”