AntChain Launches Video Copy Detection Solution to Protect Creators From Copyright Infringement

HANGZHOU, CHINA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–AntChain, the flagship technology brand of Ant Group, today launched a new video copy detection solution to help make copyright protection technologies more effective and accessible to content creators.

Thanks to newly developed algorithms, AntChain’s new solution can accurately identify and locate violations in video segments that are difficult for the human eye to detect. The solution can also accurately detect segment pairs copied between frame-by-frame videos in seconds.

In 2020, AntChain unveiled its blockchain-based digital copyright services platform, which enabled content creators to quickly authenticate and verify a variety of original works, including videos, audios and pictures. With the release of the video copy detection solution, the platform now offers creators additional features to protect against copyright infringement.

“The new solution has about a 99% chance of accurately detecting copied video segments with different transformations, including video trimming and pattern (text/image) insertion, among others,” said Hui XU, vice-president. President of Digital Technologies at Ant Group. “Our new solution will make copyright protection technologies more accessible to content creators and intellectual property owners.”

Online copyright infringement remains a problem for creators around the world. According to a study by the Global Innovation Policy Center, digital video piracy is responsible for at least $29.2 billion in lost revenue for the US economy each year.

As of March 2022, the AntChain-powered digital copyright platform has supported over 1 million content creators and helped protect over 80 million original works.

About AntChain

As Ant Group’s flagship technology brand, AntChain is dedicated to building the foundation of trust with innovative technologies such as blockchain, internet of things, data analytics and intelligent risk management. It aims to develop mutually reliable and high-efficiency technical solutions for the Industrial Internet, and to support industrial collaboration and value creation. AntChain was ranked first in China’s blockchain-as-a-service market in 2020, according to market intelligence provider IDC.

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