Forensic Watermarking

Share:

Share on facebook
Facebook
Share on twitter
Twitter
Share on linkedin
LinkedIn

Forensic Watermarking

Date Last Updated: April 15, 2021

Forensic watermarking is intended to provide a means to identify the source of leaked content at the distributor level, at the more granular device level or even the session/subscriber level. When leaked content is found on piracy sites, it can be analyzed for any embedded marks which, when extracted, can provide chain of custody through to device/subscriber identification depending on the marks present. This information can then be employed by investigative teams to locate the leak source and act to stop future piracy. Imperceptible watermark should be used as best practice.

Source:

Term Details

Publish Date

April 15, 2021

Category

Version

1.0

Related Terms

Other Names

Abbreviation

Find out How You Can Contribute!

This glossary is developed and maintained by the Streaming Video Alliance Industry Resources Committee. If you have questions about the glossary or the Alliance, you can contact the organization.