From all of us at BLOCKv, we wish you a Happy New Year.
As our attention turns to 2019, the team at BLOCKv is excited to unveil the progress we are making in expanding our platform and technology solutions across key industries such as retail, advertising and marketing, and gaming.
The hard work of our technology and partner team will come to fruition in early January with the launch of a strategic alliance between BLOCKv and one of the world’s leading technology companies, Intel, along with the announcement of a new partner to the BLOCKv ecosystem.
On January 12th in New York City Project NGAGE will launch at the National Retail Federation Big Show (NRF). Project NGAGE is an Intel-led initiative, bringing together BLOCKv, CataBoom, and leading retail brands to demonstrate how gamified digital objects on blockchain deliver more engaging customer experiences with improved metrics and longer-term customer value.
BLOCKv has partnered with Intel, game design company CataBoom and London-based virtual and augmented reality company Austella, to develop a showcase retail experience that includes a customized viewer and a new type of Vatom utilizing smart brain functionality. With the help of Intel, we have brought on dozens of major technology and retail brands to participate in Project NGAGE at NRF from January 12th through the 15th.
Also in January, we’ll announce a new BLOCKv partner founded by three digital advertising and blockchain pioneers. Their offering will target the advertising industry with a focus on disrupting conventional digital media and social marketing practices using Vatoms. With BLOCKv APIs and expanding development tools, they will bring a new asset class to advertisers to help solve pressing industry issues related to privacy, security, audience engagement and declining ROI.
Finally, at the end of January, BLOCKv will exhibit at the Blockchain Gamer Connects and Pocket Gamer Connects conferences in London on the 21st and 22nd respectively. These conferences are aimed at the emerging and vibrant blockchain gaming development community in the UK. If you are planning to attend the conference, BLOCKv will present our platform to attendees on the Blockchain stage on January 21st. And we look forward to meeting all of you to discuss the next generation of gaming.