London, England - July 25, 2002-Macrovision Corporation (Nasdaq: MVSN) announced today that Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment, a division of Sony Pictures Entertainment, Inc., has signed a multi-year contract renewal to utilize Macrovision's DVD copy protection technology.
"Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment (CTHE) has several hit titles due for home video release in the next several months including Spiderman, Stuart Little 2, Men in Black II, and XXX. By continuing to use our technology to thwart unauthorized consumer attempts to make DVD-to-VHS and DVD-to-recordable DVD copies, CTHE is making a very strong statement about protecting its intellectual property and supporting the retail channels," said Bill Krepick, President and CEO of Macrovision.
Macrovision develops and markets copy protection, rights management and electronic license management technologies for the home video, consumer interactive software and enterprise software markets. Macrovision has its corporate headquarters in Santa Clara, California, with European headquarters in London and Asia-Pacific headquarters in Tokyo.
Motion picture studios, cable and satellite TV operators, consumer electronics companies and personal computer manufacturers use Macrovision's video copy protection technologies to prevent the unauthorized duplication, reception or use of copyrighted video materials.
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