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“Sparkle Coin with their VCoinMall provides a seamless buying experience with major retailers like Amazon and Target and leveraging their proprietary crypto payment gateway the retailers receive the orders paid in fiat. In the traditional model of buying from Amazon, no matter how many dollars you spend, the value of the dollar never goes up. The value of Sparkle Coin is in direct proportion to the volume of sales in the VCoinMall, so if you own Sparkle Coin when it opens, it will appreciate in value the more you buy using it, and everyone else.”
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Watch the Sparkle Coin ICO presentation from TechCrunch’s Disrupt where I discuss the new High Efficiency, Low Drag cryptocurrency-based economy we just created and provide answers to questions you may have about Sparkle Coin!
SPARKLE COIN, INC. LAUNCHES NEXT GENERATION CRYPTOCURRENCY
First cryptocurrency asset-backed by GIA certified diamonds
CHICAGO, Ill. — September 6, 2017 – Sparkle Coin, Inc. today introduced its eponymous cryptocurrency, the first of its kind backed by diamonds, as the initial step toward the company’s goal of creating more efficient global economic growth to promote societal advancement by developing a platform that brings cryptocurrencies into the mainstream business and consumer markets. Sparkle Coin is a hybrid cryptocurrency possessing the best qualities of both POW (Proof of work) and POS (Proof of stake), providing rapid adoption through mining of Sparkle Coin as well as long-term sustainability through minting.
Founded by business and technology veterans, Sparkle Coin is designed to be a part of a new economic ecosphere, built on a solid foundation of proven business fundamentals essential for real-world transactions.
“Cryptocurrencies were always envisioned to revolutionize global financial markets and the way consumers and businesses transact,” said Victor Wong, founder and CEO of Sparkle Coin, Inc. “Sparkle Coin bridges the gap between cryptocurrencies and traditional business by developing an economic ecosphere comprised of an asset-backed cryptocurrency, transacted through a powerful currency exchange, with an outward facing cryptocurrency payment gateway allowing virtually all merchants to accept cryptocurrency though an online shopping mall or directly on their own websites.”
After the initial coin release (ICO), Sparkle Coins can be transacted on VCoin Exchange, an advanced currency exchange that allows for trading with other cryptocurrencies and fiat currencies. VCoin Exchange also provides software and payment gateways for virtually any merchant to accept Sparkle Coin and other cryptocurrencies as payment for products and services.
Online shoppers can use their Sparkle Coins as well as other cryptocurrencies to purchase products directly from their favorite stores including Amazon, Walmart, Target, Toys R Us, Bed Bath & Beyond, Staples and more via VCoinMall.com, a front-end order management and payment processing service.
Together, Sparkle Coin, VCoin Exchange and VCoinMall.com make up a unique economic ecosphere that connects the latest blockchain technologies with existing business platforms and networks to drive adoption of cryptocurrencies for real business transactions.
“Cryptocurrencies have struggled in the past to be widely adopted because the technologies were still being developed and the necessary infrastructure was not in place yet,” said David Chen, vice president of financial strategy, Sparkle Coin, Inc. “Sparkle coin represents the second generation of cryptocurrencies that will push through the barriers because it’s already fully funded, asset-backed and easy to integrate with existing payment infrastructure.”
Sparkle Coin’s hybrid POW and POS algorithm is the latest technology for cryptocurrency, providing a rapid ramp up of miners and subsequently processing power for the network to create extremely powerful encryption and security, and accelerated transaction processing.
Sparkle Coin is the only company in the blockchain and cryptocurrency world to incorporate a fund set aside for the operation of the company for 100 years. In addition, the public will be able to mine for approximately 1,000 Sparkle Coins a day for the same 100-year period to further increase the size and stability of the network. This approach, along with minting, creates stability, longevity and managed growth.
At launch, each Sparkle Coin is backed by $5 worth of GIA certified diamonds, procured through established diamond wholesalers, which can be immediately redeemed the day after the Sparkle Coin ICO in increments of $500. By backing Sparkle Coin with diamonds, which have been shown to steadily increase in value over time more than other assets such as gold, early adopters have a safety net for their participation in this new economic ecosphere
When the price of Sparkle Coin reaches $25 per coin, there will no longer be any need to back the coins with diamonds as the worth generated by the economy built around Sparkle Coin will have proven itself, thereby providing Sparkle Coin with its own intrinsic value five times greater than the initial price.
The Sparkle Coin ICO will occur at TechCrunch’s Disrupt in San Francisco, Calif. on Sept. 20 at 1:00pm PDT. Interested parties are encouraged to set up their pre-funding accounts at SparkleCoin.com in advance to purchase Sparkle Coins as soon as they are available.
For more information about Sparkle Coin and to create and pre-fund your account for the purchase of Sparkle Coins during the ICO, visit www.SparkleCoin.com.
About Sparkle Coin, Inc.
Sparkle Coin, Inc. is a managed cryptocurrency company founded by business and technology veterans to rapidly increase adoption of and promote long-term sustainability of cryptocurrencies for real-world business transactions through a new economic ecosphere including Sparkle Coins; VCoin Exchange, a powerful currency exchange and VCoin Mall, an online marketplace that connects consumers with millions of online retailers. As the first cryptocurrency backed by diamonds, Sparkle Coin is a hybrid of POW (Proof of work) and POS (Proof of stake) software, providing rapid adoption through mining of Sparkle Coin as well as long-term sustainability through minting.
For more information please visit: http://www.SparkleCoin.com
Perfection Diamonds releases new line of MV-Series watches and opens “dealer-only” website to the public.
Perfection Diamonds is proud to offer this one-of-a-kind Modern Vintage timepiece. The MV-Series is our modern interpretation for legendary movements produced by the best watchmakers in history dating back over a century.
Each movement was painstakingly produced by hand, taking unsurpassed skill and many months of hard work. These movements, usually from the earliest time keeping pieces which were pocket watches, have been professionally and lovingly reconditioned back to original factory specifications and then placed into brand new custom cases. They have been created by some of today’s most talented jewelers and then enhanced with the finest genuine natural diamonds to create a one-of-a-kind modern MASTERPIECE that anyone would be proud to wear.
A time piece with such history and modern styling, graced with high quality diamonds, is sure to set you apart from everyone else.
Be the next chapter in the legacy of these treasured historical movements. With our pledge to offer Ultra-high-end luxury items at more affordable prices, Perfection Diamonds is offering these unique pieces for a fraction of the cost for a new model, without the history or the masterful additional sparkle of brilliant diamonds.
These watches are something special for sure.
New location coming soon!
The is the new office building for Music Computing under construction. Phase 1, building 1. There will be a Phase 2, building 2 right after this is completed.
Blue reflective glass-curtain wall exterior with bright silver metal surfaces. Energy neutral with solar panels and wind generators. Internally the building will have a mezzanine overlooking the production floor and real carbon fiber support structure. (Yes, part of the building will literally be built using carbon fiber.) Concrete flooring with glass railings and offices.
On the frontage road of Highway 130, Austin, Texas atop a hill overlooking the highway.
Thank you for the many years of beautiful music.
Thank you for using my keyboards on multiple tours and the Super Bowl.
Thank you for having me at your home, rehearsals and shows.
Thank you for keeping the custom 24K gold keyboard I built for you in your bedroom.
Thank you for everything and so much more. You will be missed.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
MUSIC COMPUTING RELEASES KAMI MUSIC KEYBOARD PROUCTION STATION.
More power, more controls, the modern studio in a box.
Keyboard music production stations are complete professional studios integrated into a compact all-in-one form factor.
Unlike traditional keyboard workstations or synthesizers, keyboard production stations are much more powerful and allows you to use music production software and plugins to compose, record, mix and master complete songs ready for radio play or internet streaming.
Kami is the culmination of over 15 years of experience in producing world-class computer-enhanced products that have been used in the studio by super producers including Timbaland, Lil Jon, Teddy Riley, Polow Da Don and many others.
These keyboard production stations have even been on numerous world tours with artists and bands including Madonna, Prince, Maroon 5 and Korn. In fact, products we have designed helped usher in the use of computers for music production and performance that is so common today.
The main design goal for Kami was to produce the de-facto category killer for music production systems…essentially the end-game product.
The mandate for this goal was for Kami to be the last keyboard production station or computer you will ever need to purchase for music production for the rest of your life…and possibly your children’s.
Starting with the power-plant, Kami can be equipped with dual Xeon 12-core processors for up to 24-cores.
Kami is also able to fully use up to 512GB of RAM, essentially allowing you to load anything you want into memory such as multiple large sampled libraries for instant access.
4 hard drive storage bays are available that can be outfitted with SSD or SSHD hard drives for up to 14TB of storage.
Kami’s video section can support up to 4 video monitors running at 4K resolution.
Finally, a built-in DVD burner allows you to burn your own CDs or DVDs right from the keyboard
To put things into perspective, just for fun…we loaded over 5,000 tracks with effects into various DAWs and watched them implode. The software literally didn’t know what to do any more and just started to glitch out, with the Kami running at about 50% usage.
Another way of looking at this is that Kami is so powerful, you can easily edit 8K video with it using an appropriate video card. Something you can’t do with the vast majority of the personal computers out there today.
However, power without control is not a total solution. This is why we have included a wide variety of devices to offer you maximum control.
Kami is available in 61 or 88 semi-weighted key versions. The keybed feels great and is ultra-durable. Standard pitch and mod wheels are included as well as transpose buttons. LED backlighting for the piano keys are available, which can be set to virtually any color you desire with the ability to fade, blink or react with sound. A remote control is provided for easy access.
Many of you have asked for an X/Y pad and controller ribbon so we have added them both into Kami. The X/Y pad can be used in 3 different modes including: as a KAOS pad, as a note trigger and as a drum trigger.
New to any music instrument is the interactive LED button pad that allows you to program each of the 15 buttons with a unique image that can then be used as a hotkey, app launcher, to send out a string command, as a macro, to control your multi-media or even as a reminder.
Unlimited preset banks can be created and saved in the Kami, which can be loaded in real time with the images for the buttons and functions changing instantly, which are then ready for immediate use.
Video-wise, the Kami is available with either a 22” 10-touch touchscreen (1080p) or a 28” 4K video monitor (without touch), which will allow you to see 4 times more content than a standard 1080p monitor, perfect for DAW and plugin use. The height and tilt adjustable monitor arm allows you to adjust the monitor placement to ensure full access to all your controls.
16 professional quality velocity sensitive full size drum pads and 6 mappable knobs round out the controls on the Kami.
Another thing people have asked for in the past is world-class audio interfaces for our products. With the dual 1U rack bays, you can put any number of audio interfaces into KAMI such as the UAD Apollo quad shown here.
With this ability you can have the highest audio quality found in any professional studio at your fingertips in your home or private studio.
With keyboard production stations like the Kami, you are of course open to the world of VST instrument and effects.
However, using auto-sampling software, you can clone any hardware keyboard and use the sampled sounds also.
Recently, others have started to offer presampled keyboard sounds for sale that can be used right out of the box in a sample player such as Kontact.
Virtually every keyboard ever produced is available and the samples sound great as many of them have been processed through SSL consoles.
They are extremely affordable at $5 to $25 for each keyboard, all of which you can download and use instantly in Kami.
Finally, for those of you who prefer the real-thing, you can integrate hardware tone generators like the Yamaha Motif XS into Kami as shown.
With all these options, it is conceivable Kami can literally replace every keyboard ever created by assimilating it in software or hardware form.
The entry level i7 process based Kami starts at $5999. The Xeon dual processor version starts at $8999.
An overview video of Kami can be found here: https://youtu.be/W6gtcNjDt_s