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Today we are excited to share the launch of VideoCoin 101, an all-new “learn and earn” platform.

What is VideoCoin 101?

VideoCoin 101 is a platform for education and advocacy where users can earn tokens for participating in lessons about the VideoCoin Network. VideoCoin 101 offers lessons on the basics and fundamentals of the VideoCoin Network. After taking the lesson, such as watching a video or reading a blog, fill out a short form and earn your VID tokens.

At launch, the VideoCoin 101 series has three lessons available. …


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This week a community-driven effort led by Santiago Velez, Research & Development Lead at Block Digital Corporation, has increased the online worker nodes on the VideoCoin Network by 400%.

The VideoCoin Network set out a goal of decentralization through global worker hubs with computers and servers from around the world. This gives ownership and rewards to the participants that help build a strong and reliable video delivery ecosystem that competes with alternative solutions that are costly and centralized.

This wave of new workers is a tremendous milestone for the network. It showcases that the technology for onboarding new workers, The…


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Video streaming takes up approximately 80% of all internet data¹ usage worldwide. That is a huge number, considering that a decade ago, a majority of quality video content was distributed through traditional broadcast media channels. The rapid changes in technology have not yet caught up to the demands of internet users and content consumers worldwide.

Even as sophisticated as video streaming technology comparatively seems today versus a decade ago, it is still way behind the demands and needs of users worldwide. On-demand video streaming has come a long way almost keeping up with broadcast speed.

Live streaming is a subset…


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On December 22, 2020, the VideoCoin Network team participated in community AMA, or Ask Me Anything, on the VideoCoin Official Telegram Channel to discuss the latest updates for the VideoCoin Network, and dive into an outlook of what’s to come next.

Here is a recap of the AMA with Live Planet CEO, Halsey Minor, CTO Devadutta Ghat, Director of Ecosystem Development Kellam Ames, and moderator and host Lawrence Tilli, of BBGA.

*This AMA has been edited for clarity.

Jason Garcia: Welcome to another VideoCoin AMA!

Joining us on this AMA is Live Planet Founder & CEO Halsey Minor, CTO Devadutta…


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While work moves forward to create demand on the network, the team has been hard at work developing deep partnerships for the supply side.

Today we are pleased to announce an expansion of workers on the network, led by Santiago Velez, Research & Development Lead at Block Digital Corporation. Block Digital is a group of Boston-based global innovators who help support blockchain-enabled permissionless and decentralized ecosystems.

With these new workers, the network is poised to take on work from around the globe. …


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VideoCoin Announces Company Token Lockups For 12 Months

Summary:

  • The VideoCoin Development Association optimizes project tokenomics by locking company VID tokens until January 1, 2022
  • Changes apply immediately and impact over 90 million tokens, 76% of non-circulating supply
  • Remaining supply to support VideoCoin Network utilization demand and growth initiatives during the lockup period

As the VideoCoin ecosystem continues to grow and expand, the VideoCoin Development Association (VDA) continues the process of optimizing its token metrics to ensure an appropriate supply of VID tokens is available in the market to enable utilization of the VideoCoin Network. As you may recall, when…


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Launching a brand new, cutting-edge product has its challenges. One of the biggest hurdles is bringing an innovative, first-of-its-kind product to market and driving growth. As we shared in a previous post, the network is growing and being explored. The great news is that we are now entering our next phase of growth.

While we have been quiet these past few months, we have not been inactive. Far from it! While we continue to battle to gain market share on the bleeding edge of blockchain innovation for traditional media companies, the core development team has been extremely busy expanding partnership…


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With VideoCoin Network, you can livestream videos and recorded content at substantially lower costs compared to centralized solutions and with our partners at Storj, you can further reduce your cost to store and serve this content at dramatically lesser costs. We will discuss cost performance metrics of livestreaming with Storj and VideoCoin Network in upcoming blogs. Today, let us see how to integrate Storj into your video workflows.

VideoCoin Network simplifies the creation of HTTP Live Streaming(HLS) Protocol streams and stores them in ephemeral storage until these streams are moved to a CDN or permanent storage. …


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Earlier today, it was shared that AWS suffered an outage, affecting millions of users across the globe as multiple applications like Roku and Adobe, which utilize the service, went down as well. Amazon has stated that the outages were caused by problems with their service that processes large streams of data, Kinesis.

Last year, millions of users were also affected when a similar situation caused Google Cloud Services to go down.

We believe that these mass outages will always be a threat to vital services as long as organizations continue to rely on the dominant centralized providers.

“The beauty of…


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It’s been just two weeks since we announced the partnership with Storj, but work is well underway to integrate their storage solution into the VideoCoin Network service. We’d like to take a moment and outline the phased plan for this integration.

Phase 1 — Initial Integration

In phase 1, which is currently advancing, the VideoCoin Network development team will be building tools to allow for the storage of video files, made capable by Storj. This is the critical first step in building the technical foundation needed to integrate key features via this partnership.

The development work being done includes feature…

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