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Getty Images, Inc.Â is aÂ stock photo agency, based inÂ Seattle, Washington,Â United States. It is a supplier of stock images for business and consumers with an archive of 80 million still images and illustrations and more than 50,000 hours of stock film footage. It targets three marketsâcreative professionals (advertising and graphic design), the media (print and online publishing), and corporate (in-house design, marketing and communication departments).
Getty has distribution offices around the world and capitalizes on theÂ InternetÂ andÂ CD-ROMÂ collections for distribution. As Getty has acquired other older photo agencies and archives, it hasÂ digitisedÂ their collections, enabling online distribution. Getty Images now operates a largeÂ commercial websiteÂ which allows clients to search and browse for images, purchase usage rights and download images. Costs of images vary according to the chosenÂ resolutionÂ and type of rights associated with each image. The company also offers custom photo services for corporate clients.
AXN (short for AXioN) is a Pay television, cable and satellite television channel owned by Sony Pictures Entertainment, which was first launched on May 22, 1997. The network is now spread across several regions in the world, including Japan, Europe, other parts of Asia and Latin America. Funded through advertising and subscription fees, AXN delivers 24 hours a day of action TV series, movies, animations and adventure-reality and lifestyle sports programmes. In the United States, AXN is used as a brand name for the streaming of Sony’s television library on streaming service Joost.