Industry Associations

Working to enhance our industry

Industry Associations

As an industry leader, Civolution works with associations and industry peers to pursue excellence and best practice.

AudioVisual Anti Piracy Alliance

AAPA represents companies involved in the provision of protected audiovisual services, security technology for such services, and the manufacturing of products which facilitate the delivery of such services. AAPA’s mission is to enable the fight against piracy where this involves the development, promotion, distribution, application or use of technologies resulting in the unauthorised use of protected audiovisual content, by co-ordinating intelligence and action supported by effective legislation and its implementation.

Media and Entertainment Service Alliance - MESA

The MESA mission is to:

- support service providers in building efficiencies in the creation, production and distribution of physical and digital media and entertainment.
- foster end-to-end collaboration among entertainment service providers, their customers and trading partners.
- promote its members and provide face-to-face meeting opportunities.
- provide tangible benefits to members including: market intelligence, research initiatives, industry advocacy and collaborative workgroups.

Digital Watermarking Alliance

The Digital Watermarking Alliance (DWA) is an international alliance of industry leading organizations that deliver valuable digital watermarking solutions to a broad range of customers and markets around the world. Members include aquaMobile, Civolution, Digimarc (Nasdaq: DMRC), ISAN-IA, MarkAny, Media Science International, Université catholique de Louvain, and Verimatrix.

Entertainment Identifier Registry

The Entertainment Identifier Registry Association (EIDR) is a not-for-profit industry association that was founded by Movielabs, Cablelabs, Comcast and Rovi to meet a crucial need across the entertainment supply chain for universal identifiers for a broad array of audio visual objects.

Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers

The Oscar® and Emmy® Award-winning Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE), a professional membership association, is the worldwide leader in developing and providing motion-imaging standards and education for the communications, technology, media, and entertainment industries. An internationally recognized and accredited organization, SMPTE advances moving-imagery education and engineering across the broadband, broadcast, cinema, and IT disciplines.

The Celtic-Plus H2B2VS Project

The Celtic-Plus H2B2VS project aims at investigating the hybrid distribution of TV programs and services over heterogeneous networks: Broadcast and Broadband networks, using the future video compression standard: HEVC. Thanks to this project Civolution is preparing its next generation of forensic watermarking solutions.

The ITEA 2 ICARE project

The ITEA 2 ICARE project proposes an alternative solution for TV entertainment using network cloud architecture to allow distributed, scalable and adaptive solutions: content can come from anywhere in the cloud and go everywhere, whatever the format of audio or video, together with multi-screen data and entertainment services. Thanks to this project Civolution is preparing a new generation of forensic and synchronization services hosted in the Cloud.