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Teletrax Launches TV Synced Ads Campaign Analytics Service

June 24, 2015

We’re very pleased to today launch a new insights-driven analytics service which helps clients easily connect results from TV and online campaigns to better measure campaign performance. This new Campaign Analytics tool provides advertisers and agencies with a deeper understanding of the performance of TV Synced Ads campaigns as well as audience scale and engagement […]

Teletrax TV Analytics Solution enables Accurate Decision Making for Twentieth Century FOX Licensing Business.

June 16, 2015

Teletrax, a Civolution company and the leading provider of real-time TV analytics and TV synchronized ads, today announced that Twentieth Century FOX Television Distribution has renewed its contract for international broadcasting monitoring services that provide real-time data on Twentieth Century FOX content airing on TV. Twentieth Century FOX Television Distribution staff, including marketing, research and […]

Pirates are live re-streaming HD video

April 2, 2015

Thomas Campbell from IP&TV News interviewed Pascal Marie, Product Management & Partners, NexGuard: IP&TV News: What are the main content protection challenges presented by the need to deliver content to multiple devices? Pascal Marie: The world we now live in demands a seamless experience across all devices including tablets, PCs, connected TVs and beyond. In order to […]

Secure Premium UltraHD Content for your Service

March 31, 2015

Content is Key for OTT or VoD Services Viewers’ appetite for premium and UltraHD content on demand at home continues to grow. To respond to this demand, cable/satellite TV and OTT operators are competing to offer the most attractive line-up of premium movies and TV shows. The studios want to make this content available, but […]

NexGuard to showcase Forensic Watermarking Solutions for Movies and Live Sports at NAB 2015

March 30, 2015

Eindhoven, The Netherlands, March 26, 2015 – NexGuard, a Civolution company and the leading provider of forensic watermarking technology and solutions for protecting media content against illicit redistribution, today announced that it will showcase the latest developments of its NexGuard™ media protection solution at NAB 2015 (NAB booth SU3424). Visitors to the stand will see […]

Enhanced protection of live content against illicit re-streaming

March 23, 2015

New threats to premium live content Internet streaming piracy has reached unprecedented levels and is disrupting the growth of Pay TV and OTT services. This new threat is particularly challenging for live sports, for which pirate services now provide easy access to high-value events in HD quality. In order to protect the distributors’ substantial investment […]

NexGuard to Showcase Anti-piracy Watermarking Solutions at CABSAT 2015

February 26, 2015

The leading provider of forensic watermarking announces opening of NexGuard office in Dubai Eindhoven, The Netherlands, February 26th 2015 – NexGuard, a Civolution company, the leading provider of forensic watermarking technology and solutions for protecting media content against illicit redistribution, today announced that it will showcase the latest developments for its NexGuard media protection solution […]

CSI Magazine – NexGuard Forensic Watermarking Technologies for 4K/UHD Content Security

February 25, 2015

The CSI Magazine , the Leading Magazine for Content Delivery, unveils in its February 2015 Digital Edition how forensic watermarking technologies can be used as anti-piracy measure, to identify and shut down illigitimate redistribution of 4K/UHD content. The article also presents two recent major breakthroughs in 4K/UHD content protection with the integration of the NexGuard forensic watermarking […]

Cable Congress – Extend content protection beyond conditional access and DRM

February 14, 2015

Meet Civolution’s NexGuard team at Cable Congress 2015, March 11-13, The Square, Brussels   Ubiquitous access to high-speed internet services is transforming the global PayTV environment, and brings new challenges in protecting premium content from piracy: Distributors of premium sport channels must contend with illicit live re-streaming on the internet; Presentation of UHD VOD feature […]

CabSat – Protect your media assets throughout their entire lifecycle with NexGuard

February 14, 2015

Meet Civolution’s NexGuard team in the Content Delivery Hub at CabSat 2015, March 10-12, Dubai World Trade Centre NexGuard, a Civolution Company, is the leader in forensic watermarking technology. NexGuard’s solutions are used worldwide every day to protect operators against illicit redistribution of live (e.g., sports) or VOD (e.g., movies) content. At CabSat, we will […]

Teletrax Identifies Top 5 Super Bowl XLIX Advertisements That Generated The Most Television Coverage Internationally

February 4, 2015

New York, NY, February 4th, 2015 – The results are in, and T-Mobile’s Super Bowl commercial, “Kim’s Data Stash” ad which stars Kim Kardashian West appealing to consumers to “Please, help save the data” in a mock-PSA promoting T-Mobile’s data-rollover plan generated the most TV coverage internationally, as analysed by Teletrax*. This form of earned media adds […]

Nearly a third of TV viewers jump online during ad breaks

February 4, 2015

Online marketing technology company, Rocket Fuel, studied the lift in ad impressions they saw on Christmas day during the ad breaks of the most popular TV shows of the day. The Coronation Street Christmas Day episode was the most popular commercial TV programme of the day with 6.41 million tuning in to see Tracy and […]

Fighting Sports Content Piracy – IBC 2014 Panel Discussion

December 4, 2014

Today live redistribution of content over the Internet is becoming an increasing problem for content service providers and content owners. As the technology becomes easier to operate and the internet has facilitated streaming of high-quality video content making it simpler and cheaper to consume content, including live TV, a new generation of sophisticated video pirates […]

Civolution and Bleiberg Entertainment Partner on America’s First Second-Screen-Enabled Feature Film

October 13, 2014

Civolution, the leading provider of technology and solutions for identifying, managing and monetizing content, and Bleiberg Entertainment, a Beverly Hills-based film production company, today announce their partnership on “i-LIVED”, the first American feature film to be supported by a synchronised second-screen application for use in the cinema and at home. “i-LIVED” is a tech-based thriller […]

Four ways in which premium sport channels can combat piracy

October 8, 2014

Piracy is a real threat for Pay-TV service providers that invest significant budget in acquiring exclusive broadcast rights to offer major local and international sport events on premium TV channels. Increasingly, such content is distributed on OTT and TV-Everywhere services, which enables them to offer high quality content on a variety of devices, from set-top […]

Civolution Introduces Category Targeting To Real-Time TV-Synced Ads Platform

September 30, 2014

Civolution, the leading provider of technology and solutions for identifying, managing and monetizing content, today announced that its award-winning real-time TV-Synced Ads platform has been extended to offer category targeting across all top product categories, including automotive, pharmaceutical, entertainment, quick-service restaurant (QSR), fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) and consumer packaged goods (CPG), and more. Civolution’s TV-Synced […]

Welcome to Ellen Sync!

September 16, 2014

If you love Ellen, you will love the brand new app. It is loaded with everything you love about her show. Plus, open the app while you’re watching “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” for a fully synchronized experience with live behind-the-scenes footage, fun facts, closer looks and so much more! Find out more or download the […]

Civolution and Gigigo Power Second Screen Synced App for Coca-Cola Spain’s ‘SmileWorld’ Community

September 13, 2014

London, September 13th, 2014 – Civolution, the leading provider of technology and solutions for identifying, managing and monetizing content, and Gigigo, experts in mobile marketing and app development, today announced that they have worked together to create an enhanced user experience for Coca-Cola Spain’s ‘SmileWorld’ app by using Civolution’s ACR SyncNow®solution to synchronize the app with the TV […]

DivX and Civolution Partner to Offer Secure Watermarking Solution for High-Quality Over-the-Top Video Distribution

September 11, 2014

DivX, LLC, a leading provider of next-generation digital video solutions, and Civolution, the leading provider of technology and solutions for identifying, managing and monetizing media content, today announced that the two companies will work together to incorporate Civolution’s NexGuard video watermarking technology into the newly launched DivX® OmniView™ solution that enables the preparation, secure delivery […]

Civolution’s SyncNow Is Selected For Leading Japanese Broadcaster Wowow’s New English-Language TV-Syncronized App

September 8, 2014

Tokyo, Japan, September 8th, 2014 – Civolution, the leading provider of technology and solutions for identifying, managing and monetizing content, WOWOW Inc., Japan’s first 24/7, three-channel, full high-definition broadcaster, and IT Access., Co., Ltd., distribution partner of Civolution in Japan today announce the launch of TV-companion application Drama de Eigo. WOWOW viewers using the new […]

Civolution Co-Hosts Multiscreen Salon Event to Highlight Growing Value of the Second Screen Space at IBC

September 4, 2014

Eindhoven, The Netherlands, September 4th, 2014 – Civolution, the leading provider of technology and solutions for identifying, managing and monetizing content, today announced that it will co-host the Multiscreen Salon at IBC 2014 alongside deltatre, Ex Machina, Piksel, Triple IT and VAST MEDIA. The Multiscreen Salon, produced in association with the Second Screen Society, provides […]

Televes integrates Civolution’s NexGuard Forensic Watermarking to protect Pay TV delivery for MDU

September 4, 2014

Eindhoven, The Netherlands, September 4th, 2014 – Civolution, the leading provider of technology and solutions for identifying, managing and monetizing content and Televes, a manufacturer of equipment for the reception and distribution of television signals, today announced the integration and deployment of Civolution’s content protection technology NexGuard with Televes multi-dwelling unit (MDU) broadcasting signal distribution […]

Civolution and Applicaster Offer TV Sync To Drive Truly Interactive TV Shows and Commercials

September 3, 2014

September 3rd, 2014 – London and Tel Aviv –Civolution, the leading provider of technology and solutions for identifying, managing and monetizing content, and Applicaster, a cutting-edge provider of broadcast solutions for cross-screen TV experiences, have integrated technologies allowing broadcasters to launch second screen activities synced with content and ads being watched on TV, whether live […]

Civolution Appoints US and EMEA Ad Tech Veterans to Boost its TV-Synced Advertising Business

September 2, 2014

Eindhoven, The Netherlands, Sept 2nd 2014 – Civolution, the leading provider of technology and solutions for identifying, managing and monetizing media content, today announced the appointments of Volker Ballueder as Director Sales Advertising Solutions EMEA and Joe Krokus as Senior Commercial Director Advertisting Solutions US. These appointments will spearhead Civolution’s expansion in TV synchronized advertising in […]

Civolution to Showcase Cross-Screen Synced Advertising at dmexco

July 24, 2014

Civolution, the leading provider of technology and solutions for identifying, managing and monetizing content, today announced that it will showcase the latest version of its industry leading TV-Synchronised Ads solution, at dmexco (September 10-11,stand Hall 6/E39b Cologne, Germany). Civolution’s solution enables advertisers, their agencies and media buyers, to increase return on investment of their ad […]

Civolution to Demonstrate Real Time Solutions for Second Screen Interactivity and Next Generation Content Protection at IBC

July 23, 2014

Civolution, the leading provider of technology and solutions for identifying, managing and monetizing content, today announced that it will showcase the future of Automatic Content Recognition (ACR) and latest advances in content protection at IBC 2014, Hall 2, Stand B41. Highlights at the show include the latest developments in Civolution’s award-winning SyncNow ACR technology and […]

Gory Games Play-along App-Surpass CBBC Expectations with 15% Viewer Conversion

July 21, 2014

SyncScreen™, innovators in the creation and delivery of harmonised two-screen TV experiences and Civolution, the leading provider of technology and solutions for identifying, managing and monetizing content, today announced that the Gory Games Play-Along app developed by SyncScreen and powered by Civolution’s Automatic Content Recognition (ACR) technology, SyncNow, has surpassed CBBC expectations. Speaking at the […]

Tagvance Launches First TV Series App in Turkey Using Civolution’s SyncNow

July 1, 2014

Civolution, the leading provider of technology and solutions for identifying, managing and monetizing content and Tagvance, the project house providing ready-to-operate second screen solutions through Ideate-Motivate-Activate process, announce the launch of the first Turkish cross-TV-channel, cross-screen app for mobile devices. In partnership with Samsung Electronics Turkey, for the Galaxy S5, the app has been produced […]

Warner Bros. France Deploys Civolution’s SyncNow and Builds an Enriched Home Video Experience.

June 25, 2014

Civolution, the leading provider of technology and solutions for identifying, managing and monetizing content, today announced that its SyncNow® Automatic Content Recognition (ACR) technology synchronizes Warner Bros. France’s ‘My Warner’ second screen app with Warner content, including DVDs, BDs, VODs and TV programming. Consumers increasingly use a companion screen while viewing content, often to find […]

SyncScreen™ and Civolution partner to power Gory Games Play-along App for CBBC

June 19, 2014

SyncScreen™, innovators in the creation and delivery of harmonised two-screen TV experiences, has partnered with Civolution, the leading provider of technology and solutions for identifying, managing and monetizing media content, to deploy its Automatic Content Recognition (ACR) technology, SyncNow, at the core of the company’s proprietary synchronisation engine, the SyncScreen™ Framework for the first ever […]

New case studies show power of digital ads synced to TV spots

June 16, 2014

Digital ads synced to TV spots increase brand awareness, amplify reach and lift campaign CTR (Click Through Rates).  Using Civolution’s SyncNow, brands, agencies and social marketers can leverage the combined firepower of TV and digital, in real time and at scale.  We’ve put together three case studies which show the potency of this technique, and […]

Resolution Media Partners with Brand Networks and Civolution for TV-synced Ads on Twitter: Pilot Sees 250% Campaign Lift

June 16, 2014

Cannes Lions Festival, June 16, 2014 – Civolution, the leading provider of technology and solutions for identifying, managing and monetizing content, and Brand Networks, the leading provider of data-driven social marketing solutions, today announced a partnership allowing brands and agencies to buy Twitter ads in complete synchronization with TV commercials. Brand Networks and Civolution worked […]

Civolution turned 65,000 Concertgoers Into One Giant Live Synced Smartphone Lightshow Experience

June 11, 2014

Civolution, the leading provider of technology and solutions for identifying, managing and monetizing content, today announced that its award winning SyncNow® Automatic Content Recognition (ACR) was used for the first time in a live concert event at the “Toppers in Concert 2014”. The concert’s mobile app, “Toppers Live,” was available for download on both iOS and […]

How to combat live streaming piracy webinar

June 4, 2014

Over the past five years there has been a marked shift in the way that Pay-TV content is pirated. Viaccess-Orca (VO) is hosting a webinar on Thursday 5 June which will explore this new trend of piracy, focusing on how it impacts the sports content business, as well as how it can be monitored, counter measured, […]

Enhancing Content Security Throughout TV Production Workflows

May 29, 2014

For content creators, forensic watermarking is an invaluable tool in the battle against content piracy, providing a proven method for tracing the illegal use of digital content without impacting the consumer experience of viewing it. This white paper focuses on four areas in the typical TV production workflow where forensic watermarking can be used to […]

Goal!!! Civolution Offers Live Contextual Ad Placement During the World Cup

May 19, 2014

Civolution, the leading provider of technology and solutions for identifying, managing and monetizing content, today announced that its award winning SyncNow® Automatic Content Recognition (ACR) and real-time Ads platform has been extended to offer TV synced contextual multi-screen advertising during live matches during the World Cup soccer starting June 12th. For the first time advertisers can […]

Come see Civolution’s innovative technologies and solutions in action

April 28, 2014

We’re exhibiting a range of Civolution’s portfolio at key industry shows across the globe this week. Our NexGuard forensic watermarking team will be at The Cable Show  – one of the cable industry’s largest annual trade show and conferences – in Los Angeles from 29 April – 1 May.  Please drop by out booth ES46 […]

In partnership with Civolution, Xaxis Links Broadcast Television and Mobile Device Advertising with Launch of Xaxis Sync

April 22, 2014

Xaxis, the world’s largest programmatic media and technology platform, announced today the launch of a real-time, multi-screen advertising technology called Xaxis Sync, which has been developed in partnership with Civolution. See here for the news. See also this video which explains how Xaxis helped its client Activision re-engage with its lost TV GRP simultaneously on […]

How Civolution’s sync helps drive cross-screen ad campaigns

April 17, 2014

Reporting on the joint Resolution Media, Brand Networks and Civolution presentation during the recent ad:tech conference in San Francisco, Mobile Marketer ran a piece which outlined how TV Synced Ads drive synchronized, cross-screen campaigns. Titled ‘Resolution Media exec sees opportunity with log-in to improve mobile video tracking‘, it highlights how synchronized TV and digital campaigns […]

AdTheorent® Partners with Civolution to Release Market’s First Media Mix Correlation Study for Brands

April 8, 2014

April 8, 2014 –New York, NY —AdTheorent, Inc., the largest 2nd generation mobile ad network, and Civolution, the leading provider of technology and solutions for identifying, managing and monetizing media content, today announced a partnership in which AdTheorent will use Civolution’s real-time TV monitoring network to track TV  frequency for brands.  As a result of this […]

Civolution’s SyncNow To Power Second Screen Apps Worldwide For Global TV Format Powerhouse Talpa

April 7, 2014

Talpa provides real-time sync capability for its TV programs and apps to clients in multiple formats and territories. MIPTV, Cannes, France, April 7, 2014 – Civolution, the leading provider of technology and solutions for identifying, managing and monetizing content, today announced that Talpa has licensed its  SyncNow® Automatic Content Recognition (ACR) technology and can now […]

Packed program for Civolution at NAB 2014

April 4, 2014

Civolution is in Las Vegas for NAB 2014. It’s shaping up to be a great show.  We have senior executives from Sony, Microsoft and Brand Networks presenting live on our stand, our leadership is speaking at multiple conference sessions, we’ve got great new product demos, and we’re part of NAB’s coveted Sprockit program.  Phew! So, […]

‘Facebook touts benefits of TV ads synchronized with social media’ says report citing Civolution and Optimal campaign

March 31, 2014

Research and consulting firm Rethink Technology Research has issued a note about how, although Facebook’s video ads service has been available for over three months, the greatest interest is coming from the potential to synchronize with traditional TV spot ads. Rethink reports comments from Nicola Mendelsohn, VP EMEA, Facebook, in a keynote speech at the […]

Going to NAB?

March 28, 2014

We’re off to Las Vegas soon for NAB, the biggest broadcast show of the year. We’ll be exhibiting in South Upper Hall at stand SU3224.  Come visit us to see great demos on the power of Content Protection, Second Screen and TV Synced advertisements.  Let us know if you’d like to meet during NAB: schedule […]

All roads lead to San Francisco

March 21, 2014

It’s conference season, so another busy week coming up. We’ll be at the ad:tech San Francisco conference at the Moscone Center West from on 26-27 March. Our CEO Alex Terpstra will be speaking in a strategy session titled ‘Selling Sweaters in Summer: Dos and Don’ts of Contextually Relevant Advertising’ at 1:15pm on Thursday 26 March.  […]

Hear and Meet Civolution

March 14, 2014

Busy week ahead!  We’ll be at the Next TV Summit at the Grand Hyatt hotel in New York on 18-19 March. Our CEO Alex Terpstra will be speaking on a panel about ‘Advertising and Brands Powering Internet TV and OTT Content‘ at 4:20pm on Tuesday 18 March.  Come say hi. More details: http://www.nexttvsummit.com/agenda/ We’ll also […]

Civolution to Demonstrate Innovative Content-Aware Production, Distribution, and Consumption Technologies at 2014 NAB Show

March 11, 2014

Eindhoven, The Netherlands, March 10, 2014 – Civolution (NAB stand SU3224), the leading provider of technology and solutions for identifying, managing and monetizing content, today announced that it will return to the NAB Show with a host of innovative demonstrations that showcase the latest deployments of both its NexGuard media protection and SyncNow media interaction […]

Tagvance Unveils First Turkish Cross-Channel App Using Civolution SyncNow Technology

March 4, 2014

Eindhoven, The Netherlands, March 2, 2014 – Civolution, the leading provider of technology and solutions for identifying, managing and monetizing content, Tagvance, an innovation project house, and Monterosa, one of the world’s most awarded second screen specialist, today announced the launch of the first Turkish cross-TV-channel cross-screen app compatible with mobile devices. The ‘umbrella’ app […]

New To This Year’s Mipcom: Second Screen Square

October 3, 2013

Cannes, France, October 3, 2013 – Leading second screen pioneers Civolution, Ex Machina, Madeforsecondscreen, Mass Relevance and Watchwith have joined forces to show and tell MIPCOM 2013 visitors all about the latest in second…

Civolution Adds Senior Sales Veteran Dennis Guiry

January 4, 2013

Former Technicolor, Microsoft, GE Executive to Strengthen Global Reach of Leading Content Identification Company New York, NY, January 4, 2013 – Civolution, the leading provider of technology and solutions for identifying,…