TORONTO, CANADA – March 27, 2018 – ARHT Media Inc. (“ARHT” or “the Company”) (TSXV:ART), a global leader in the development, production and distribution of high quality hologram content through its patented Augmented Reality Holographic Telepresence technology, today announced that Anthony Diiorio, co-founder of Ethereum and CEO and founder of Decentral and Jaxx, has joined its Board of Advisors. Mr. Diiorio was also the lead order in ARHT’s most recent private placement financing, and brings his expertise in blockchain technology and business development to ARHT.
Under a recent agreement, Mr. Diiorio will lead ARHT’s marketing and promotion of its holographic telepresence platform in the blockchain and cryptocurrency marketplace. Mr. Diiorio plans to deploy 20 purchased ARHT holographic display portals around the world to facilitate an ongoing dialogue with the growing community interested in expanding the adoption of blockchain and cryptocurrency platforms. This is the largest single order of ARHT holographic display portals in the history of the Company.
Mr. Diiorio will be joining other esteemed advisors to ARHT, including business magnate Carlos Slim; television and radio host Larry King; actor, director, and producer Jason Bateman; singer and songwriter Michael Bublé; entrepreneur, investor and television personality Kevin O’Leary; and The Right Honourable Brian Mulroney, Former Prime Minister of Canada.
“ARHT is delighted to welcome Anthony, one of the most renowned figures in the blockchain and cryptocurrency industry, and Canada’s technology space, to our prestigious Board of Advisors. His visionary thinking and track record of building highly successful and disruptive technology companies will be instrumental in ARHT’s continued development and innovation,” commented ARHT CEO, Larry O’Reilly, “In addition to bringing his strategic counsel to the Board of Advisors, Anthony will promote ARHT Media’s holographic telepresence platform within the cryptocurrency and blockchain space, starting with a purchase of 20 ARHT Engine and Display portals. Especially given the high demand globally for his speaking engagements this deployment will allow him to showcase ARHT’s patented telepresence over IP system in his upcoming speeches.”
Mr. Diiorio noted: “ARHT’s human holograms, called HumaGrams™, provides a best-in-class experience. As a great believer in pushing the envelope and having personally used ARHT technology for successful live, interactive hologram events in the past, I look forward to incorporating ARHT HumaGrams™ in more major events. Much like Decentral and Jaxx, this platform is about being able to better connect with people, all around the world.”
Rene Bharti, co-founder of ARHT, said: “Anthony is a revolutionary figure in blockchain and crypto technologies. We are proud that he will be using the ARHT platform to reach ever-growing audiences around the world. Anthony thinks very much outside the box, and together we have many exciting and revolutionary uses for the technology planned.”
About ARHT Media
ARHT’s patented Augmented Reality Holographic Telepresence technology is the world’s first complete end-to-end solution for the creation, transmission, and delivery of lifelike digital human holograms. The Company’s technology is protected by U.S. Patent No. 9,581,962.
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