Media and industry analysts judged the entries based on innovation, functionality, technological importance, implementation and overall "wow" factor
Beaverton, Ore — March 29, 2011 — Digimarc Corporation (NASDAQ: DMRC) and its Digimarc Discover™ Platform won third place in the Social Networking, Content, and Entertainment category of CTIA’s annual Emerging Technology (E-Tech) Awards competition. The 2011 CTIA E-Tech Awards honored the most innovative new products in 14 categories spanning the areas of mobile apps, consumer electronics, enterprise and infrastructure. The winners were announced Wednesday, March 23rd at International CTIA WIRELESS® 2011, which took place at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida.
"The Digimarc Discover Platform faced formidable competition by technology heavyweights such as Intel, Samsung and Verizon," commented Bruce Davis, Chairman and CEO, Digimarc. "We are pleased to have our innovation recognized by the judging panel of such a well-reputed organization as CTIA International. We believe it is further evidence that our technology is likely to play a significant role in enabling pervasive intuitive computing."
More than 300 entries were judged by a panel of media and industry analysts and scored on innovation, functionality, technological importance, implementation and overall "wow" factor.
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Digimarc Corporation (NASDAQ:DMRC), based in Beaverton, Oregon, is a leading innovator and provider of enabling technologies that create digital identities for all forms of media and many everyday objects. The embedded digital IDs are imperceptible to humans, but not to computers, networks and devices like mobile phones, which can now use cameras and microphones as sensory inputs to "see, hear and understand" the world around them within the context of their environment. Digimarc has built an extensive intellectual property portfolio with patents in digital watermarking, content identification and management, media and object discovery to enable ubiquitous computing, and related technologies. Digimarc develops solutions, licenses its intellectual property, and provides development services to business partners across a range of industries. For more information, please visit www.digimarc.com.
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