Theta: New development tools for video platform integration, launch of test channel with MBN
Biweekly update 23rd October — 6th November
The Theta team will be at the Samsung Developer Conference in San Francisco, November 6th through 8th.
Late Q3 — Wallet Client
The wallet will be a secure, multi-platform wallet for sending and receiving Theta protocol-related currency. Users will be able to view a history of the transactions they have made. Front end UI and API wrapper will be done and prototype testing of wallet will follow.
Late Q4 — Public Devnet / Mainnet
The Native Theta network on our new blockchain. Current Theta ERC-20 tokens will be exchanged 1:1 for Theta blockchain tokens.
Partnerships and team members
Theta Labs announces launch of test channel with Korean cable news network Maeil Broadcasting Network (MBN): the launch of the 3rd Theta test channel — MBN news network, the largest business news channel in South Korea.
More Korean coverage of the Theta-MBN test channel on News.mk.co.kr.
Telegram group — Trading Places (admin): “I know that there has been interest and there have been meetings and follow up meetings with potential partners. But coming to an agreement and having someone decide to integrate their business will take time.”
Theta token (THETA): Theta Labs set to Revolutionize Entertainment with Blockchain Based VR Technology: review on Cryptorecorder.com.
Telegram group — Wes Levitt (Head of Strategy, admin): “There will be a token swap to the native Theta blockchain when the mainnet launches, projected for Q4”.
Social media metrics
Official Telegram group — discussions on testnet, price, possible partnerships, etc.
Facebook — 15–25 likes per publication, 1–5 shares.
Twitter — average number of retweets is 35–40 for one post.
Bitcointalk.org — since November 23rd, 2017. Discussion on price, roadmap. Last publication — September 21st, 2018.
There is a slight growth in Theta community over time. The graph above shows the dynamics of changes in the number of Theta Reddit subscribers, Twitter followers and Facebook likes. The information is taken from Coingecko.com.