Facebank, Inc. is a technology-driven intellectual property company engaged in the development and promotion of human likeness technologies, for celebrities and consumers, for applications in entertainment, artiﬁcial intelligence, personal productivity and social networking.
Facebank is likely the world’s ﬁrst company to treat human likeness, such as one’s face and body, as intellectual property assets, worthy of protection, and capable of creative extension and commercial monetization.
FaceBank’s goal is to collect, protect and activate the world’s faces, quite possibly the world’s largest conceived intellectual property portfolio.
fuboTV Media, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of fuboTV, Inc. (formerly known as Facebank Group)
fuboTV is the leading sports-first, live TV streaming platform, offering subscribers access to tens of thousands of live sporting events annually as well as leading news and entertainment content. As of June 30, 2020, we feature more top Nielsen-ranked channels in our base package than any other live TV streaming service. fuboTV’s platform allows customers to access content through streaming devices, and on SmartTVs, mobile phones, tablets and computers. fuboTV launched in 2015 and today is a leading independent virtual multichannel video programming distributor, or vMVPD, in the United States. In 2020 fuboTV merged with Facebank Group, a technology-driven IP company focused on sports, movies and live performances, to enhance its position in the industry. fuboTV competed the 2nd quarter of 2020 with 285,000 paid subscribers and expects to grow to more than 400,000 paid subscribers by the end of the 3rd quarter. Over the course of 2019, fuboTV’s paid subscribers and free trial Users streamed 299 million hours of content on our platform, a 210% increase over 2018.
Pulse Evolution Corporation, a majority owned subsidiary of Facebank Group, is a technology and intellectual property company, and the most globally recognized developer of hyper-realistic digital humans – computer generated assets that appear to be human and can perform in live shows, virtual reality, augmented reality, holographic, 3D stereoscopic, web, mobile, interactive and artificial intelligence applications.
Founded by the world’s leading executives and producers of photorealistic digital humans, such as the lead character from the film “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button” and the concert experience “Tupac at Coachella”, Pulse Evolution is most popularly known for producing the animated digital likeness of the late Michael Jackson that appeared in a live performance of the Billboard Music Awards in 2014, seen by more than 11 million television viewers and generating more than 2,400 news articles and 98 billion Internet impressions. More recently, Pulse Evolution worked with legendary producer and Pulse beneficial shareholder Simon Fuller, to conceive and develop Virtual ABBA, the hyper-realistic digital human alter egos of the iconic Swedish pop group ABBA. Pulse Evolution also licensed its leading human animation technology to ABBA’s production company, for completion of Virtual ABBA, expected to appear for the first time in late 2019.
The Company has a multi-year revenue share agreement with the Estate of Michael Jackson and the Company also counts the estates of Michael Jackson, Elvis Presley and Marilyn Monroe as significant shareholders.
The Interface of Artificial Intelligence
A development stage company focused on the adaptation and development of human animation technology to enable diverse artiﬁcial intelligence platforms to interact with consumers in the relatable form of a human face. Founded by an established and globally recognized pioneer in the ﬁeld of hyper-realistic human animation, Evolution|AI intends to develop a robust library of fully functional human faces, and human characters, that will allow people to communicate with leading artiﬁcial intelligence platforms, such as IBM’s Watson or Facebook’s Jasper, just as they would expect to communicate with another human being.