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To: richardred who wrote (203)5/26/2019 5:58:23 PM
From: rogermci®
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I don't have an answer for that. Hope you can listen to the business update Wednesday and if not then, there should be a transcript available afterwards. They should discuss prospects for plastics recycling. I would be interested in your thoughts.

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To: rogermci® who wrote (204)5/28/2019 1:18:03 PM
From: richardred
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I'll most likely take a look when I have time and post thereafter. Meanwhile some related news

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oldie- RE-plastic waste

To: richardred who wrote (2246)5/28/2018 1:09:08 PM
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EU moves to ban single-use plastics.

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Commission on Monday proposed banning single-use plastic products such as cotton buds and plastic straws and putting the burden of cleaning up waste on manufacturers in an effort to reduce marine litter.
FILE PHOTO: Drinking straws protrude from a glass in a illustration picture in Loughborough, Britain April 19, 2018. REUTERS/Darren Staples/File Photo

Under the proposal, single-use plastic products with readily available alternatives will be banned and replaced with more environmentally sustainable materials.

The proposal also requires EU countries to collect 90 percent of single-use plastic drink bottles by 2025 and producers to help cover costs of waste management and clean-up.

“Plastic waste is undeniably a big issue and Europeans need to act together to tackle this problem, because plastic waste ends up in our air, our soil, our oceans, and in our food,” said EU Commission Vice President Frans Timmermans.
FILE PHOTO: European Commission First Vice President Frans Timmermans arrives to address a news conference during a European Union's General Affairs Council in Brussels, Belgium, February 27, 2018. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir/File Photo

Plastic accumulating in the world’s oceans has become a major policy issue for governments, with scientists warning of their effect on the food chain.

Research published in the online journal Scientific Reports estimates a garbage patch of some 79,000 metric tonnes - 1.8 trillion pieces - of plastic has formed in the Pacific Ocean, mainly consisting of fishing nets, plastic containers, packaging and ropes.

Earlier this year, Britain also said it planned to ban the sale of plastic straws and other single-use products.

The Commission proposal will still need to be approved by the European Parliament and Council, and the Commission said it hoped for it to be given the green light before the European elections in May 2019.

Reporting by Megan Dollar; editing by Robert-Jan Bartunek and Alison Williams
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To: richardred who wrote (205)5/28/2019 3:52:38 PM
From: rogermci®
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Interesting. With DMRC moving up on anticipation of a good news business update, undoubtedly some profit taking is likely. Then we can discuss and wait until things settle down.

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From: richardred5/29/2019 11:38:21 AM
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Digimarc Barcode Scores High on Recycling



PR NewswireMay 29, 2019

Pioneer Project HolyGrail reveals promising results for the use of digital watermarking technology to reduce plastic waste in the environment

BEAVERTON, Ore., May 29, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Digimarc Corporation ( DMRC), inventor of the Intuitive Computing Platform (ICP™), has recently completed its participation in Pioneer Project HolyGrail initiated by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation's New Plastics Economy. Digimarc Barcode was shown in testing to overcome many current limitations in plastic sorting technology, making it easier to accurately identify plastics that qualify for recycling and prevent their unnecessary disposal into landfills or incinerators.



Digimarc The Barcode of Everything(TM)

Pioneer Project HolyGrail was a three-year initiative and full-value chain collaboration project led by Procter & Gamble with 29 participating partners, including consumer brands L'Oreal, Danone, Nestlé, PepsiCo, Henkel and retailer Carrefour. In a published report, the tests show that Digimarc Barcode, by turning plastic containers into "intelligent objects," could accomplish sorting techniques that have been impossible for the industry to achieve. By accurately distinguishing between food-grade versus non-food grade containers, Digimarc Barcode addresses one of the industry's greatest unmet challenges to date, and could have a major impact on developments in recycling in the near future. In addition, it identifies flexible packaging, carbon-black packaging, the composition of plastic types in multi-layers and detects the proper separation and sorting of full-body shrink-sleeved containers.

Digimarc Barcode provides a unique, scannable 3D identity when applied in plastic substrates. The dataset carried by the code can convey a wide range of attributes, including the waste item's manufacturer, product SKU, and manufacturing facility. Digimarc Barcode automatically instructs sorting mechanisms to separate the plastic waste for higher quality and quantity of recyclable materials, helping to ensure that manufacturers can meet their public commitments for use of recycled content and to comply with government mandates. The scanning capability can also be retrofitted into existing sorting facilities upon commercialization.

Digimarc Barcode can also be applied to shrink sleeves and paper labels providing opportunities for increasing the likelihood of identification and the amount of data that can be obtained. The multiple layer enhancement supports many other efficiencies in manufacturing, supply chain, retail operations and consumer engagement. Digimarc Barcode can provide a broader role in the Circular Economy, for instance, allowing environmentally-conscious consumers to scan products with smartphones to learn how to properly separate plastic objects in conformity with their curbside waste service provider.

"Digimarc Barcode is unique because it creates 'intelligent objects' that provide 'hyper sorting' in recycling facilities," said Larry Logan, Chief Evangelist, Digimarc. "The HolyGrail test results demonstrate a viable path towards much greater plastics recycling, leading to reduced waste, and validates our engagement with the Ellen MacArthur Foundation's New Plastics Economy Global Commitment. It's gratifying to see how these capabilities can be readily applied for social good in support of a Circular Economy for plastics."

The Global Commitment aims to build a Circular Economy for plastics by bringing together key stakeholders to rethink and redesign the future of plastics, which Digimarc signed in April 2019. Larry Logan will be presenting the company's approach to plastics recycling and how it can help reduce plastic waste in oceans and landfills at two upcoming conferences – June 4 at 10:20am EDT at the Active & Intelligent Packaging Summit Americas in Jersey City, New Jersey, and on June 18 at 11:50am CEST he will be co-presenting with Procter & Gamble's Gian de Belder at Plastics Recycling Technology in Dusseldorf, Germany.

Watch a brief video featuring Gian de Belder, Project Leader, Pioneer Project HolyGrail.

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Digimarc Corporation ( DMRC) is a pioneer in the automatic identification of everyday objects such as product packaging and virtually any media, including print, images and audio. Based on the patented Intuitive Computing Platform (ICP™), Digimarc provides innovative and comprehensive automatic recognition technologies to simplify search, and transform information discovery through unparalleled reliability, efficiency and security. Digimarc has a global patent portfolio, which includes over 1,100 granted and pending patents. These innovations include state-of-the-art identification technology, Digimarc Barcode, as well as Digimarc Discover® software for barcode scanning, image recognition, as layers of its ground-breaking Intuitive Computing Platform. Digimarc is based in Beaverton, Oregon. Its Platform is used by major retailers and consumer brands, global banks, U.S. states, film companies and professional sports franchises, among others. Visit digimarc.com and follow us @digimarc to learn more about The Barcode of Everything®." data-reactid="34">About Digimarc
Digimarc Corporation ( DMRC) is a pioneer in the automatic identification of everyday objects such as product packaging and virtually any media, including print, images and audio. Based on the patented Intuitive Computing Platform (ICP™), Digimarc provides innovative and comprehensive automatic recognition technologies to simplify search, and transform information discovery through unparalleled reliability, efficiency and security. Digimarc has a global patent portfolio, which includes over 1,100 granted and pending patents. These innovations include state-of-the-art identification technology, Digimarc Barcode, as well as Digimarc Discover® software for barcode scanning, image recognition, as layers of its ground-breaking Intuitive Computing Platform. Digimarc is based in Beaverton, Oregon. Its Platform is used by major retailers and consumer brands, global banks, U.S. states, film companies and professional sports franchises, among others. Visit digimarc.com and follow us @digimarc to learn more about The Barcode of Everything®.

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Digimarc Corporation ( DMRC) is a pioneer in the automatic identification of everyday objects such as product packaging and virtually any media, including print, images and audio. Based on the patented Intuitive Computing Platform (ICP™), Digimarc provides innovative and comprehensive automatic recognition technologies to simplify search, and transform information discovery through unparalleled reliability, efficiency and security. Digimarc has a global patent portfolio, which includes over 1,100 granted and pending patents. These innovations include state-of-the-art identification technology, Digimarc Barcode, as well as Digimarc Discover® software for barcode scanning, image recognition, as layers of its ground-breaking Intuitive Computing Platform. Digimarc is based in Beaverton, Oregon. Its Platform is used by major retailers and consumer brands, global banks, U.S. states, film companies and professional sports franchises, among others. Visit digimarc.com and follow us @digimarc to learn more about The Barcode of Everything®." data-reactid="34">

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To: Glenn Petersen who wrote (195)5/30/2019 4:09:07 PM
From: rogermci®
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Your prayers have been answered! I added at the close under 53. The sell the news reaction is quite welcome. And expected as I mentioned Tuesday.

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To: richardred who wrote (207)5/30/2019 4:18:12 PM
From: rogermci®
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The inevitable profit taking today as I mentioned Tuesday. Nothing really that new in business update other then they raised $13 million of the $30 million shelf they filed. It was an "at the market" offering and shares were sold in 7 days at an average price of 63. Nothing like a $10 discount to that price! Like shopping at Dollar General. LOL!

Of course raising capital this way precludes the dreaded secondary.

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From: Piece of beef6/11/2019 1:46:48 PM
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Adobe and DigiMarc working closely together. I would think DigiMarc might make a nice addition to their portfolio.

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To: Piece of beef who wrote (210)6/17/2019 1:41:59 PM
From: rogermci®
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The only thing I can tell you is the next bit of news will lift the stock. The one thing I can't tell you is when that might be. In the meantime, volume has become a nothing burger.

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To: Piece of beef who wrote (210)7/16/2019 6:39:58 PM
From: rogermci®
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Right you are!

Earnings conference call next Wednesday after the close. Look for some good news.

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From: rogermci®2/5/2020 3:44:26 PM
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Buying DMRC on an imminent break above 50 day DMA and in anticipation of bullish MACD crossover. Powder keg potential with 23% of the float sold short.

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