Macrovision moves to acquire Midbar group

Copy protection leader Macrovision has unveiled plans to acquire Israeli competitor Midbar Technologies in a deal worth $17m.

In a parallel move - which was announced to the US Nasdaq market last Tuesday - Macrovision will also take over the music copy protection and digital rights management (DRM) assets of TTRE Technologies.

The deals will enable Macrovision to offer music companies one-stop solutions for copy protection and DRM systems, says Brian McPhail, vice president of Macrovision's music and consumer software ...

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