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510.651.0888 CES Booth South Hall 4/35962
InterVideo and Ulead Demonstrate Blu-ray Authoring, Burning, Navigation and Playback Solutions at CES
Deliver High-definition Video Quality and Enhanced Interactivity
without the Complexity
LAS VEGAS, NV — January 5, 2006 — InterVideo, Inc. (NASDAQ: IVII) and its partner Ulead Systems, Inc. announced today that that they will demonstrate their Blu-ray (BD) authoring, burning, content navigation and playback software at their CES Booth #35962 in South Hall 4 this week. As active members of the Blu-ray Disc Association (BDA), InterVideo and Ulead BD products will also be featured at the BDA Pavilion, CES Booth #9444 in the Central Hall.
InterVideo BD software products include:
InterVideo WinDVD BD — Recognized as the world’s leading DVD playback software, InterVideo WinDVD was the first product of its kind to provide a complete navigation and playback solution for the Blu-ray format, including BDAV (video file in BD format). InterVideo WinDVD BD fully supports the advanced interactive features of BDMV (movie) titles as well as the BD-J specification. This specification allows movie enthusiasts to take advantage of all BD disc interactive playback features including subtitles, play modes, angles and direct Internet connectivity for content updates.
InterVideo MediaOne Gallery — This powerful digital media software suite which delivers nine multimedia solutions in one convenient package, will enable users to record crystal-clear High Definition Video (HDV) content directly to a BD RE disc.
InterVideo is also adding BD support to InterVideo Home Theater, a complete solution for watching and recording TV programs, viewing BDs/DVDs/VCDs, creating personal music libraries and producing photo slide shows with background music.
Ulead BD software products include:
Ulead DVD MovieFactory software with BD support enables users to quickly and easily carry out the complete post-production movie process including editing, authoring, burning, backup and, if desired, content protection.
Ulead BD Direct Disc Recorder captures content from HDV camcorders as well as DVB-T or ATSC HDTV tuners and records the content directly to a BD-R or BD-RE disc in the BDAV format via UDF2.5. The new software provides a fast, easy way to capture HDV, DVB-T and ATSC content as MPEG-2 video and can even be used to append data to open media.
“InterVideo and Ulead share a common vision for bringing BD solutions to consumers and making them easy to use,” said Steve Ro, CEO and president of InterVideo. “Through our collaboration, we are leveraging the synergy of Ulead’s advancements in HD-DVD technology and InterVideo’s strengths in
Blu-ray technology. Because our areas of expertise complement one another, they are helping us accelerate the development of complete, easy-to-use applications that will set the pace for next-generation DVD technology.”
Easily integrated with PCs, notebooks, barebone systems and TV tuners, InterVideo and Ulead BD products are ideal for OEMs that need robust, next-generation home creativity and entertainment solutions to quickly differentiate their products. The release of InterVideo and Ulead BD products to the retail market will coincide with the release of BD drives and media.
Ulead Systems, Inc. (TSE:2487), a leading developer of innovative video, imaging and DVD authoring software for desktop, server, mobile and Internet platforms, is majority owned by InterVideo, Inc. (NASDAQ: IVII). Ulead software empowers users of all levels with the tools to easily and affordably personalize, manage and share digital content. Ulead is a member of the DVD Forum and general member of the HD DVD promotion group. For more information on Ulead, its products and services; visit www.ulead.com.
About InterVideo, Inc.
InterVideo is a leading provider of DVD software. InterVideo has developed a technology platform from which it has created a broad suite of integrated multimedia software products that allow users to capture, edit, author, burn, distribute, and play digital video. InterVideo’s software is bundled with products sold by the majority of the leading PC OEMs. The company is headquartered in Fremont, CA with regional offices in Europe, Taiwan, China and Japan. For more information, contact InterVideo at 510-651-0888 or visit the company’s Web site at www.intervideo.com.
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Safe Harbor Statement
Except for the historical statements contained herein, the foregoing release contains forward-looking statements, including statements regarding InterVideo WinDVD, MediaOne Gallery and InterVideo Home Theater products. These forward-looking statements are subject to risks and uncertainties, and actual results could differ materially due to several factors, including but not limited to the ability to forecast customer behavior and recognize or respond to emerging trends, changing preferences or competitive factors, the market acceptance of our new products and product enhancements, the resolution of any notices of claims regarding alleged infringement of third parties’ intellectual property rights, the ability to maintain or expand our relationship with PC OEMS and other risks and uncertainties. Please consult the various reports and documents filed by InterVideo with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, including but not limited to InterVideo’s Form 10-Q for other risk factors that could cause actual results to differ. All forward-looking statements are made as of the date hereof and InterVideo disclaims any responsibility to update or revise any forward-looking statement provided in this news release.
InterVideo and WinDVD are registered trademarks and MediaOne Gallery and InterVideo Home Theater are trademarks of InterVideo, Inc. All other trademarks are the property of their respective holders.