SOURCE: USA Video Interactive Corp.

November 28, 2005 09:00 ET

USVO Educates the Public About SmartMarks

OLD LYME, CT -- (MARKET WIRE) -- November 28, 2005 -- USA Video Interactive Corp. (OTC BB: USVO) (TSX: US) (BSE/Frankfurt: USF) released its "SmartMarks™ In Action" video on its website. The video discusses the problems of piracy, what SmartMarks are, and how SmartMarks combat piracy, showing the movie trailer for the SmartMarked release "Aunt Agatha's Apartment," from FilmMates Entertainment.

The video was showcased at Lightning Media's anti-piracy event November 3, 2005. It describes the details of the SmartMark Enhanced Duplication service now available at Lightning Media in Hollywood.

"This short video provides a visual demonstration of our product and services. Our product can have many different applications to help the owners of video property deter piracy and enable the entertainment market," said Edwin Molina, CEO of USVO. "We are using the visual medium to communicate our message to our customers, investors, and the public about how our products serve the owners of visual media."

The video can be viewed at USVO's website by going to:

About SmartMarks™:

SmartMarks are invisible, unremovable, forensic "digital watermarks" embedded in every video frame to protect digital video from piracy. SmartMarks work with existing production and distribution technology to protect copyrighted material without requiring new equipment in the distribution or playback environment. Like embedding a forensics team inside video content, SmartMarks give enforcement agencies the proof they need to stop piracy.

About FilmMates Entertainment:

FilmMates Entertainment, the Los Angeles-based film finance, production and distribution entity, acquires projects in various stages of production and assures their worldwide sales and distribution via its in-house sales department. FilmMates Entertainment was founded in November 2001 as a fund acquiring films from promising young directors. Its business model has quickly evolved as FilmMates Entertainment started acquiring film libraries, entertainment companies and theatrical feature film projects. For more information, visit

About Lightning Media:

Lightning Media services duplication and new media needs from Hi-Def and video duplication to DVD authoring and replication, audio and video compression, and internet design and development. Three full service facilities cater to a vast client base ranging from leading motion picture studios, television production companies, independent filmmakers and web video producers to film students and an array of corporate and consumer clients. For more information, visit

About USA Video Interactive Corp.:

USA Video Interactive Corp. ("USVO") designs and markets technology for delivery of digital media. USVO developed its MediaSentinel™ and SmartMark™ digital watermarking technology to provide a robust means for producers and distributors to invisibly protect their content. USA Video Technology Corp., a wholly owned subsidiary of USVO, holds the pioneering patent for store-and-forward video, filed in 1990 and issued by the United States Patent and Trademark Office on July 14, 1992; it has been cited by at least 165 other patents. USVO holds similar patents in Germany, Canada, England, France, Spain, Italy, and Japan. For more information, visit

USA Video Interactive Corporate Headquarters Office: 83 Halls Road, Old Lyme, Connecticut, 06371 Telephone (860) 434-5535; Facsimile (860) 434- 5782; Canada Office: 507 - 837 West Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC V6C 3N6. Trading symbol on the OTCBB: USVO; Trading symbol on the TSX Venture Exchange US; Trading symbol on the Berlin and Frankfurt Stock Exchanges: USF. CUSIP 902924208. For more information contact Blue-Sky Solutions, LLC, Jon Caserta, (877) 425-8347,

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