Japanese electronics giant has built a new block-chain based digital rights management that is yet to see commercial roll-out.
According to a press release from firm, the yet to roll-out system will serve to mange copyright related information for digital content. This system is targeting educational content primarily. The company stated that this system will solve the problem faced by organisations where content management is largely managed manually.
This unnamed system is compatible for digital content such as ebooks, music, video, virtual reality content. Though the system is similar to the system developed previously, Sony expressed:
“The new system will be a more efficient way of managing and demonstrating ownership of copyright-related information for written works.”
The new platform lets the participants to share and verify information such as date and time creation including author’s details. Further, Sony added:
“Booting up this system will automatically verify the rights generation of a piece of written works, which has conventionally proven difficult.”
According to a research by iPR Daily, Sony is one among top 30 companies for blockchain related patents. Sony filed at least 20 applications. Hence, Sony is no new to blockchain platform and seems to pioneer more blockchain based services soon.