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Press Release: Atypon Systems Inc. acquires eMeta from Macrovision Inc.

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Atypon Systems Inc. acquires eMeta from Macrovision Inc.

Santa Clara, California, November 17, 2008 - Atypon Systems, 
Inc., a leading provider of e-publishing solutions, announced 
today the acquisition of the eMeta operation, a provider of 
access control, subscription management and commerce software, 
from Macrovision Solutions Corporation.

The acquisition of this operation from Macrovision supplements 
Atypon's existing technologies and services and creates a broader 
proposition focused exclusively on the licensing and online 
delivery of publisher content. It creates a single entity 
dedicated to providing innovative content production, marketing, 
ecommerce and e-rights management tools to the publishing 
industry. Through the acquisition of the eMeta operation, Atypon 
has expanded its highly experienced technical team and added a 
publishing services consulting team to the company's existing 

Georgios Papadopoulos, CEO of Atypon commented:

"Atypon has a strong reputation for developing innovative and 
creative solutions that meet the increasingly complex and 
sophisticated needs of scholarly publishers. This acquisition 
expands the range of services we can offer to our existing market 
while at the same time allowing us to sell our technology 
services to a wider range of publishers."

Atypon will add eMeta to its operations to create a single entity 
of over 100 people with offices in Santa Clara, New York, Athens 
- Greece, and Oxfordshire UK.

About Atypon Systems, Inc.

Since 1996, Atypon Systems, Inc. provides software, hosting, and 
systems development to the information industry, allowing 
publishers to grow their business by providing superior 
technology and service that supports the electronic exchange of 
scholarly information. Atypon's solutions include Atypon Premium, 
a complete e-publishing solution for publishers who wish to 
manage the entire process of delivering and managing their 
content online, and Atypon Link, a cost effective, aggregated 
hosting platform for publishers who require a well managed, 
outsourced e-publishing service. For further information visit 

For further information, please contact:

Atypon Systems, Inc
Nash Pal
Phone: +44 (0) 870 350 2032
E-mail: npal@atypon.com