Tech Trends for the Entertainment Industry

Using blockchain to kill unauthorized use, VR to increase attendance and engagement, AI to enhance creativity, and blanket licensing to broaden distribution.

Dianna Labrien has a good piece at Blockchain, Virtual Reality, and Others Disrupting the Music Industry. The innovations she mentions — blockchain, virtual reality, artificial intelligence, and blanket licensing models — all are poised to play important roles in the successful futures of music, film, and video.

Bonus links, two music labels using innovative licensing strategies to broaden their reach: