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Copia Partners with Catch Media, Creating Anytime/Anywhere/Any Device Social Music Platform 
Enhanced Platform Allows Users to Listen to Music Purchased Through Any Source, on Any Device, Anywhere in the World — All While Taking Advantage of Copia's Rich Social Features

New York, NY, January 1, 2012  –  Copia Interactive, LLC, creator of one of the largest, independent, full-featured digital content platforms, announced today a partnership with Catch Media, Inc. to enhance Copia's social content platform with Catch Media’s Play Anywhere technology, allowing allow music-lovers to access their entire music collection from any device, anywhere and at any time, while enjoying all the social features Copia brings to digital content.

Copia is a single software platform that unites content, community, collaboration, and commerce to deliver digital content across an array of devices. It is the only platform designed to provide a single portal to all of a users’ digital content and social activity, creating a unified experience unrivaled in the market. In addition to Tier-1 content availability, Copia users enjoy a richer experience and deeper engagement with content and community, driving greater consumption — and greater revenues for Copia and its partners. Copia’s "Powered by Copia" white-label solutions bring the advantages of its platform to Copia’s partners in the media, hardware, telecom and other related industries.

With features such as a digital store with a music catalog of over 9 million songs, in-song note-taking and sharing, group chat, shareable playlists, playlist comparison, activity feeds, unique self-publishing tools, user recommendations, a proprietary community value system, and more, Copia users enjoy a singular, wholly shareable on-line experience — all their media, all their friends, all in one application.

With the addition of Catch Media's Play Anywhere technology, Copia offers its users new features for legally acquiring new music, accessing their existing music library, streaming it to any supported device, and synchronizing the library among all the user’s devices.

"Our partnership with Catch Media creates an in-depth listening experience that is bolstered by a community of involved and excited users", states Ben Lowinger, EVP of Copia Interactive. "It’s a forum for people who wish to truly engage with their music, both socially and personally", he adds.

"By teaming up with Catch Media, Copia is offering the most robust music listening experience around", says Yaacov Ben-Yaacov, founder and CEO of Catch Media, adding, "Copia is the perfect platform for Catch Media’s already impressive cloud music experience".

Copia is an agnostic platform: multiple devices offer the same content experience, and users can choose their own hardware. Users can access content on all their devices, and Copia keeps everything up to date through the cloud. Copia is available now on a multitude of devices, including desktop readers, iPad, Windows 7 touch, Android tablets, and the Blackberry Playbook.

About the Catch Media
Founded in 2003, Catch Media (www.catchmedia.com) has continually invested in the development and deployment of its proprietary (and patent-pending) Play Anywhere® Smart Cloud digital content technology. Play Anywhere is a revolutionary platform that allows users to listen to, watch, read, and play their digital content in whatever format, whenever they like, and wherever they are. Play Anywhere works across multiple devices, allowing users to share content and to seamlessly, conveniently, and legally access digital files via the Play Anywhere Smart Cloud.

Catch Media is exhibiting at the 2012 International CES in Las Vegas.  Please email CES@catchmedia.com to arrange a personal demonstration.

About Copia Interactive
Copia (www.thecopia.com) unites content, community, collaboration, and commerce in a single software platform to deliver multi-genre digital media across an array of computing, mobile, personal entertainment, and eReading devices. With Copia, users engage more deeply with content and community through an innovative, rich, and unified interface — all their media, all their friends, all in one application. Copia also provides highly customized, co-branded, white-label solutions through its "Powered by Copia" program.

The Copia platform is developed by Copia Interactive, LLC — a portfolio company of DMC Capital Funding, LLC (www.dmccapitalfunding.com), the venture capital arm of the DMC group of companies. The DMC group comprises top enterprise and consumer technology companies with a heritage that spans more than 50 years' investing in, developing, manufacturing, and distributing market-leading consumer-electronics products. 

Copia is exhibiting at the 2012 International CES in Las Vegas at booth 11612 in the Central Hall.

Copia Interactive, LLC
Ben Lowinger, Executive Vice President

Catch Media, Inc.
Yaacov Ben-Yaacov, Founder & CEO