Steinberg has announced that it has acquired the eLicenser technology of
crypto and security solutions provider Syncrosoft Hard- und Software
GmbH for an undisclosed sum. The assets acquired from Syncrosoft
include the development team and know-how behind the successful
USB and Soft-eLicenser products used by Steinberg and several
other companies. Steinberg will offer the eLicenser solutions to third
parties, which will continue to utilize the MCFACTâ„¢ technology.
Andreas Stelling, Steinberg's General
Manager had this to say, "We're very pleased to open up a new area of business for Steinberg,
namely to offer an outstanding eLicensing solution to the audio
industry and beyond. We want to add further services to the existing solution,
and in doing so to offer more benefits for end customers. We're
looking forward to working with all current Syncrosoft eLicenser
customers, and to expanding this platform over the long term.
Steinberg software customers will also benefit from this acquisition, as
it will improve the integration of the eLicenser solution within our