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Divitel teams up with Ledger Leopard for blockchain tech

Digital video distribution technology specialist Divitel has teamed up with Ledger Leopard, a blockchain enterprise solutions provider, to implement blockchain technology to the its managed video distribution operational processes. 

The project will be fully operational and ready to market by end of end of 2022, according to Divitel.

The company says that Divitel video carrier customers will be offered the option to include this blockchain module on top of their ecosystems. In addition, video carriers who outsource their daily video distribution operations to Divitel, will also be able to opt for this new module to be deployed.

The project is backed by the Dutch province of Gelderland through the MIT R&D collaboration programme.

“This project is part of our ongoing innovation efforts as we strive to apply the newest technology like machine learning and others, in order to offer our customers a way to remain one step ahead of their competitors, reduce operational costs and increase operational margin,” said Divitel CEO and founder Hans Kornmann.

Denkhan Samilgil, product leader at Divitel, said: “Leveraging Ledger Leopard’s expertise and solutions around Self Sovereign Identities (SSI), in combination with the immutability of blockchain registers, represent an excellent fit to our data driven video distribution approach, assuring transparency while supporting the operational needs of our customers.”

Olivier Rikken, CEO of Ledger Leopard said: “It is extremely exciting for us to witness every day a new use-case and implementation area for blockchain. With Divitel, we will be able to venture our SSI solutions into yet another domain, the video delivery industry.”