USL Integrates Civolution NexGuard Watermarking Technology in its IMB

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Wed, 05/30/2012 - 20:00 -- Nick Dager

Civolution’s NexGuard - Digital Cinema forensic watermarking technology has been incorporated into the latest Integrated Media Block product a central element of the digital theater equipment from USL Inc. Civolution's NexGuard meets all current requirements from Digital Cinema Initiatives and helps producers distributors theater chains and anti-piracy agencies deter camcording piracy and restore lost revenues across the industry. The film industry is impacted by billions of dollars in lost revenues due to the illicit recording and redistribution of movies still in their theatrical release windows says Jack Cashin president at USL. By integrating Civolution's NexGuard - Digital Cinema forensic watermarking technology into our IMB product we can now offer content owners the strongest content protection and piracy deterrence system available and help decrease these lost revenues. Theft and illicit redistribution affect the movie industry from top to bottom says Jean-Michel Masson senior vice president watermarking operations Civolution. At the initiative of Hollywood Studios the use of forensic watermarking has been made a key element of the specifications put forth by the Digital Cinema Initiative aimed at curbing still-rampant camcording piracy. Civolution is proud to be empowering film producers distributors anti-piracy agencies and theater chains in their fight against content theft. Civolution