Definition of digital watermarking in English:

digital watermarking


mass noun
  • The fact or process of embedding a piece of code in a digital image, video, or audio file in order to provide copyright information.

    ‘73.1% of respondents rated digital watermarking as an important weapon in the fight against piracy’
    • ‘The use of digital watermarking technology is making these entertainment experiences more secure, interactive and fulfilling.’
    • ‘This is one of the first wide-scale adoptions of a digital watermarking system that's tightly tied to specific customer data.’
    • ‘Digital watermarking and other content ID technologies have been integrated into the system in order to boost rights management.’
    • ‘Tagging things may be achieved through such technologies as near-field communication, barcodes, QR codes and digital watermarking.’
    • ‘Of course we now have digital watermarking in pre-release review copies of films, television programs and music etc.’