A watermark is a visible embedded overlay on a digital photo consisting of text, a logo, or a copyright notice. The purpose of a watermark is to identify the work and discourage its unauthorized use. A visible watermark can't prevent unauthorized use. But it makes it more difficult for people who want to claim someone else's photo or artwork as their own.
Another type of watermark is the digital watermark, which Digimarc Corporation pioneered. Digimarc offers a service for embedding digital code into photos and other media that is undetectable during normal use, but enables tracking and identification of the media.
There are three options for using watermarks with Scene7: