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Civolution acquires Thomson STS

July 22, 2009

Civolution, a provider of technology and services for identifying, managing and monetising media content, has acquired the Software & Technology Solutions (STS) watermarking business from Thomson.

With this acquisition Civolution says it will be able to offer a broader and richer portfolio of content identification and tracking technologies to enhance its current technologies, products and services. The combination of the two businesses will generate a unique technology and service solutions provider that will benefit media content owners and distributors in the growing market for audio and video content tracking, management and monetisation. As a result of this amalgamation, Thomson will become a shareholder in Civolution.


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