Giovanni™;: Technical Specifications

8 bit to 256 bit payload

Embedded with a symmetric key which creates an embedding mask. The watermark is placed in a subset of the available locations, known only to the keyholder

Payload contains an additional 64 to 256 bits of a hash (MD5) created from the message and the key, so that messages cannot be falsified without possession of the key

Average detection window 15 - 60 seconds

Encoding at mastering studio in ~2x real-time on PIII 600

Encoding at mastering studio in ~2x real-time on PIII 600