Verance Corporation is a developer of technologies and solutions that protect, manage, and enhance the use of premium entertainment content. Verance holds a significant portfolio of pioneering watermarking technologies that have been deployed globally in film, music and television content across multiple distribution platforms.
Verance is the creator of Cinavia®, the worldwide standard for protection of filmed entertainment content. Cinavia identifies and protects against motion picture and home video piracy threats and has been adopted as an essential component of the content protection architecture for the Blu-ray DiscTM format. Prior to the introduction of Cinavia, Verance developed VCMS/A, the industry standard for protection of recorded music within DVD-Audio, SD-Audio and SDMI formats, and the ConfirMedia® broadcast monitoring service.
Verance technologies and solutions have been employed in dozens of major motion pictures, over 50 million DVDs and Blu-ray Discs, 100 million television and radio broadcasts, and over 40 million consumer electronics devices. Current customers include Sony Pictures Entertainment, Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation, Universal City Studios, Warner Bros. Entertainment, Broadcom, Intel, Microsoft, Panasonic, Renesas Electronics, Sharp, Sigma Designs, Sony Corporation, and Toshiba.