FAQ

FAQs

What is the ArtChain Global platform?
ArtChain Global is a secure, trusted, decentralised database and online portal for the registration, tracking, protection and accountability of original artwork and collectibles. Based on open extendable blockchain technology, the ArtChain Global system synchronizes digital and offline artworks for anyone involved in trading, collecting or producing works of art.

 

Who should sign up to use the ArtChain Global platform?
ArtChain Global is built for the entire art ecosystem, anyone involved in or interested in art at any level. It is the destination of choice for emerging artists, art collectors and investors, gallery owners, curators, art dealers, art buyers and fans, art lawyers, art institutions, art academics, copyright organisations, government organisations and those providing services to the art industry for example insurance companies and asset backed lenders.

 

How does the ArtChain Global platform work?
The platform is built using blockchain and contains a decentralised database of artwork and collectables, recording and tracking their images, history of ownership (provenance), background story and any other information uploaded by the artist or owners.

It also uses Artificial Intelligence, blockchain protocol and Internet of Things (IoT) tracking devices to ensure that each piece represented online is the real item.

ArtChain Global contains a registry of artists, galleries and auction houses and is a safe and secure environment for people to buy and sell in the knowledge that the latest in technology is protecting each and every transaction.

 

What is ACG token?
ACG is the native cryptocurrency of the ArtChain Global system. It is a digital or virtual currency and acts as a medium of exchange, powering the transactions and transfer of title within ArtChain Global. It uses cryptography to secure and verify transactions.

 

How do I get started?
When the ArtChain Global platform is ready, you will need to register an account to log in.

 

What am I registering for now if the ArtChain Global platform is not ready?
You are expressing your interest to be in the first group of people invited to join the platform.

 

When will the ArtChain Global platform be ready?
The ArtChain Global platform will be ready late 2018.

 

Is it free to register an account?
Yes it is free to register for an account when the platform is live, it is also free for those uploading artwork.

 

Who can I contact to find out more about ArtChain Global platform?
Email info@artchain.world