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Faceware Technologies software protected by CodeMeter

February 18, 2015 - Faceware Technologies is the most innovative and most experienced facial motion capture technology provider in the world. They believe the best facial animation comes from the combination of cutting-edge technology and an intuitive artist-friendly workflow. By empowering artists with easy-to-use products, Faceware provides complete solutions for the interactive entertainment, film, video game, television, and commercial markets.

Protecting intellectual property from counterfeiting and reverse engineering is paramount. When evaluating licensing and IP protection vendors, Faceware Technologies, Inc. turned to Wibu-Systems’ CodeMeter to protect their valuable intellectual property that was years and over $40 million USD in the making.

Faceware chose Wibu-Systems’ CodeMeter protection platform because of its proven security features, ease of use, ability for trial licenses, and secure license management system. CodeMeter protected software has never been compromised in global hackers contests. And, with the inherent flexibility of the CodeMeter License Central management system, Faceware Technologies is able to incorporate trial licenses and pay per feature into their business models to reach new markets.

Since implementing CodeMeter protection, Faceware Technologies has not detected any counterfeit copies of the current software release on the open market, thus protecting and maximizing their license revenues. Utilizing features in CodeMeter, they also have been able to expand their market opportunities by offering “lite” versions of their high end software to make it cost effective for Independent filmmakers and mobile studios.

 “With CodeMeter, I rest easy knowing that our technology is completely secure from hackers and reverse-engineering. With this weight lifted off my team, it allows us to focus on what’s most important in software development: creating great products.”

Faceware Technologies, Inc. is the pioneer in video-based facial animation. Faceware’s hardware and software represent complete solutions for the interactive entertainment, film, video game, television, and commercial markets for clients such as Double Negative, ILM, Digital Domain, Blur Studios, Activision-Blizzard, Rockstar Games, Microsoft, 2K Sports, Electronic Arts, Ubisoft, Sega, Sony, Bethesda, and Moving Picture Company. Their products have been used on over 90 titles, including an Oscar-winning feature film and multiple video games that have won ‘Game of the Year’.

Wibu-Systems, a privately held company founded by Oliver Winzenried and Marcellus Buchheit in 1989, is an innovative security technology leader in the global software licensing market.

Wibu-Systems’ comprehensive and award winning solutions offer unique and internationally patented processes for protection, licensing and security of digital assets and know-how to software publishers and industrial manufacturers who distribute their applications through PC-, embedded-, mobile- and cloud-based models.

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