SHAWN C. STEINER, EXPLORA:
Cryptocurrency is all the rage these days, with prices skyrocketing and everyone wanting to get in on the action. But even then, hearing that Kodak is one of the brands releasing its own coin, named KODAKCoin, is one of the most surprising things to emerge from CES this year. By working with WENN Digital, Kodak has developed the KODAKOne platform as a method for photographers to track rights of digital files/images using the blockchain technology made famous by cryptocurrencies. It appears that KODAKOne will become a licensing platform for photographers, but with added security and insurance that photographers will get paid immediately for use of their work. Along with this, the platform will monitor the Web for unlicensed usage and help photographers get the compensation they deserve.
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