MusicBeetle - Intelligent Music Royalties Collection and Distribution System

Carlos Serrão, Hélder Carvalho, Nelson Carvalho

Abstract

Music industry has been completely disrupted by a range of new online digital services and social networking systems that has forever changed the way users and businesses experience and use music. This had a tremendous impact on the established music business models that had guided a dozen year-old industry. On what concerns business music users, i.e. businesses that make use of music as part of their own business model, and on the business relation they establish with author societies or their representatives, they are required to pay royalties for the use of music. These royalties need to be distributed and authors will have the opportunity to see their work rewarded properly. The proper distribution of royalties is a non-transparent and complex process. In this paper, the authors present a system, called MusicBeetle that enables the identification, collection and distribution of music royalties through the usage of decentralised system and low cost hardware devices.

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Serrão C., Carvalho H. and Carvalho N. (2015). MusicBeetle - Intelligent Music Royalties Collection and Distribution System . In Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Cloud Computing and Services Science - Volume 1: CLOSER, ISBN 978-989-758-104-5, pages 406-413. DOI: 10.5220/0005486304060413


in Bibtex Style

@conference{closer15,
author={Carlos Serrão and Hélder Carvalho and Nelson Carvalho},
title={MusicBeetle - Intelligent Music Royalties Collection and Distribution System},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Cloud Computing and Services Science - Volume 1: CLOSER,},
year={2015},
pages={406-413},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0005486304060413},
isbn={978-989-758-104-5},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Cloud Computing and Services Science - Volume 1: CLOSER,
TI - MusicBeetle - Intelligent Music Royalties Collection and Distribution System
SN - 978-989-758-104-5
AU - Serrão C.
AU - Carvalho H.
AU - Carvalho N.
PY - 2015
SP - 406
EP - 413
DO - 10.5220/0005486304060413