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Thursday, April 15 2021 - 22:30
Practical Methods Offers Anti-Counterfeiting and Traceability Solutions with Digimarc
BEAVERTON, Ore., Apr. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire-AsiaNet/ --

  -- Extends Digimarc Barcode into South Korea under edgecode(R) brand

Digimarc Corporation ( 
) (Nasdaq: DMRC), creator of the Digimarc Platform for digital identification 
and detection, announced today an agreement with Seoul, South Korea-based 
Practical Methods to license the edgecode offering, which provides serialized 
Digimarc Barcode on packaging for anti-counterfeiting, supply chain visibility 
and consumer engagement initiatives. Practical Methods specializes in segments 
within the cosmetics, pharmaceutical, healthcare, consumer packaged goods, 
sports, apparel and food industries.  

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"We're excited to offer Digimarc Barcode to our customers under the edgecode 
brand, and we see a huge potential for growth, particularly in the brand 
protection space," said Practical Methods founder and CEO, Howard Kim. "Our 
customers see the value of using Digimarc over other symbologies and brand 
protection solutions."

The edgecode with Digimarc Barcode is a fully-serialized solution for connected 
packaging and variable data printing solutions. The edgecode mobile app is 
powered by Digimarc Discover software and is optimized for the varied workflow 
requirements and scanning device diversity found in the Asian marketplace.

Practical Methods is one of the largest suppliers of variable data barcodes to 
the cosmetics sector. The company also partners with an Asian professional 
sports league, adding edgecode to game tickets to prevent counterfeiting and 
protect the league's brand reputation.

"Practical Methods is a passionate advocate for Digimarc Barcode and connected 
packaging, and their anti-counterfeiting and traceability solutions are 
critically needed in the markets they serve," said Scott Wilcox, VP, Client 
Services, Digimarc. "We're proud our technology can support edgecode and help 
key industries, such as pharmaceutical and healthcare, gain visibility into 
their supply chains, protect customers and preserve their brand's reputations." 

Find out more about Practical Methods' solutions ( 
) and learn about the traceability benefits of Digimarc ( 

About Digimarc
Digimarc Corporation (NASDAQ: DMRC) is a pioneer in the automatic 
identification of media, including packaging, other commercial print, digital 
images, audio and video. The Digimarc Platform takes industry beyond the 
barcode, providing innovative and comprehensive automatic identification 
software and services to simplify search and transform information discovery 
through unparalleled reliability, efficiency and security. The Digimarc 
Platform enables applications that benefit retailers and consumer brands, 
national and state government agencies, media and entertainment industries, and 
others. Digimarc is based in Beaverton, Oregon, with a growing supplier network 
around the world. Visit: and follow us on LinkedIn ( 
) and Twitter ( 
) to learn more about The Barcode of Everything(R).

SOURCE: Digimarc Corporation

Digimarc company contact: 
Heidi Dethloff
Vice President
Marketing & Corporate Communications