Spectrum - Decentralised Digital Assets Catalogue

About Us

Spectrum is an exploratory project that aims at testing how Blockchain based technologies can simplify digital creative assets administration.

Spectrum is a D-DAC (Decentralised Digital Assets Catalogue) that explores sustainable alternatives for resolving digital media industry complexities at the various stage of digital goods life cycle: creation, production, distribution and archiving.

Target audience: Digital creatives (Music, Video, Picture, Gaming, Computer Assisted Design, digital fabrication), creative content production companies, aggregators and distributing agents.

Vision

Consolidate digital creative partners and upgrade Spectrum laboratory to a massive proof-of-concept of a D-DAC in relevant operational use-cases, large data acquisition and user feedback to feed-up:

  • Business Modelisation: actors, needs, and capacities, as upgraded specifications for the D-DAC
  • Business Intelligence: tools for managing the D-DAC, from history to statistics – Blockchain explorer for business-suited data mining
  • D-DAC management: define a sustainable model for the D-DAC as an operational, interoperable, decentralised, and community-based digital asset registry.

What we do

We propose a service of exploring how Blockchain can be relevant to Creative Businesses - from proof-of-paternity on creation up to digital creative asset valorization, as well as production process in itself.

  • Aggregation of actors from different digital creative ecosystem: institutional, public and private entities as well as artists and creators, in music, photo, video, gaming, computer assisted manufacturing... industries.
  • Task force aligning business specifications and technological opportunities in corresponding digital environments.
  • Elaboration of new models for digital asset valorization.
  • Study of the relevance of Blockchain as a trusted and efficient tool for sharing data and value in each peculiar context.
  • If interest confirmed: definition, development and analysis of Blockchain-based proof-of-concepts, and scaling-up if applicable.

We are looking for field partners: any actor involved in Creative Business, from solo creator to major company, to explore together the premise of Blockchain and determine where, and how, it can be used as a true data and value management tool in a worldwide context.

Our network of experts make all together a suited environment for modelizing future business ecosystems, defining operational specifications for model testing, and execute related studies and development.

Contact us for more information.

Time line

  • 24 Hrs Electronic, Luxembourg

    Spectrum v0.1: a tool (basic Digital Audio Workstation, or DAW) for simulating co-authoring process in Computer Assisted Music.

    www.24electro.lu

  • Sonic Visions Panel, Luxembourg. Presentation: Creativity + Technology = new opportunities?

    Field analysis of digital music creation process.

    http://www.sonicvisions.lu/

  • EU Creative Hubs network, Edinburgh. Music creators

    Formalisation of initial digital assets life cycle in music production.

    https://www.creativehubs.eu/hub/creative-edinburgh/

  • 10th edition of Luxembourg Intellectual Property Day

    Technology vs practices: state-of-the-art.

    https://www.iprhelpdesk.eu/event/3993-luxembourg-intellectual-property-day

  • 24 Hrs Electronic demo, Luxembourg

    Spectrum v0.1: connecting to Fablab, a digital asset creator. Sound wave materialized, machine to machine communication from DAW to Kuka robot for light painting show.

    www.24electro.lu

  • 1535°C Creative Hub demo, Luxembourg

    Spectrum v0.1: connecting to Fablab, a digital asset creator. Sound wave materialized, machine to machine communication from DAW to laser cutting machine.

    https://www.1535.lu/creative-hub

  • Sonic Visions demo, Luxembourg. Transforming DRM, from sound to Blockchain

    Spectrum v0.2: proof-of-concept of a "Push-to-Blockchain" function embedded in a DAW. In the same software:

    •Audio track is co-created,

    •Attributes (meta-data) are linked to the creation,

    •Resulting digital asset (creation and meta-data) are pushed to the Blockchain in one single touch

    •Digital asset can now be worldwidely consulted, traded, downloaded, with proof-of-paternity witnessed.

    http://www.sonicvisions.lu/

  • 11th edition of Luxembourg Intellectual Property Day

    Spectrum v0.2 on Microsoft Surface ©

    https://ipil.lu/fr/event/journee_pi_2018/

  • ICT Spring, Luxembourg

    Spectrum v0.2 – Digital Arts as a technological laboratory.

    http://www.ictspring.com/

    24 Hrs Electronic, Luxembourg

    Flatrunner v0.1 :

    * Multi-player sound game with touch+gesture and smartphone interaction. Full sync using Ableton Link © protocole in combination to Unity engine.

    * Mixing game design and hardware manufacturing via 3D printing (wearable device for the smartphone).

    •A multi-dimension digital asset (game, soundtrack, graphical, wearable) ready for Blockchain-test.

    www.24electro.lu

  • Sonar+D Market Lab, Barcelona

    Spectrum v0.2, a demonstrator of using Blockchain as a D-DAC - Decentralised Digital Assets Catalogue.

    https://sonarplusd.com/

    EBN Congress 2018, Luxembourg

    Spectrum v0.2, a demonstrator of using Blockchain as a D-DAC - Decentralized Digital Assets Catalogue.

    http://ebncongress.eu/

  • Open Living Lab Days, Geneva

    Workshop and paper presentation on blockchain cultures and integration of blockchain technology in value chains. Spectrum project intro.

    https://openlivinglabdays.com/

    Research Paper link

  • Sonic Visions Music Lab & Festival - TechBrunch, Luxembourg

    Spectrum v0.3, A smart portfolio for digital creators to convert creative contents into digital assets. Pitch, booth, demo showcase A set of panels and talks about innovative tools and technologies for digital media & entertainment and music industry.

    http://www.sonicvisions.lu/2018/11/08/tech-brunch-by-technoport/

  • First web app release

    Demo: Spectrum v0.3, the smart portfolio for digital creators to convert creative contents into digital assets.

    https://www.slush.org/

  • First web app release

    Spectrum v0.3 – Digital creatives wanted! Be a Spectrum Smart Portfolio POWER USER!

Partners

Project lead by DX-Studio of Technoport SA in collaboration with:

  • Sonopraxis a digital art & science consultancy company
  • Scrybto the spectrum asset fingerprinting and smart contact management provider
  • Bitbank a Luxembourg Blockchain start-up that builds decentralised applications and provides consultancy services
  • APLA and EGAAS a blockchain platform for organizing economic, public and social activities through smart laws and smart contracts

This collaborative initiative is supported by the Infrachain Network and the Digital Luxembourg.

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Contact us

If you have any question on Spectrum, or want to be one of our partner, please feel free to contact us:


You can also write us mail at: contact@spectrumddac.lu

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