New DVD Players and a DVR Available in 2005
Las Vegas, NV (January 6, 2004) — Nero Inc., leaders in digital media technology and developer of award-winning Nero applications and Apex Digital, one of the world’s top manufacturers of consumer electronics products, announced today the introduction of three new DVD players with Nero Digital support that will be available in 2005.
The new line of Nero Digital certified Apex Digital DVD players include the AD2800X, a DVD player available in February; the AD8050X, a networkable DVD Player available in March; and the DRV9400, a DVD player/recorder and Digital Video Recorder with a Hard Drive available in March.
“We are proud to be working with Apex Digital to deliver Nero Digital technology to consumers in the US”, said Udo Eberlein, President of Nero Inc. “Taking Nero Digital video content from the PC to the living room is something that has been long requested, so the new Apex Digital players will find huge acceptance with Nero users worldwide.”
By offering industry compliance with the MPEG-4 standard including AAC, Apex Digital’s line of DVD players will support the Nero Digital Standard Decoding Profile for unbeatable video and audio performance.
“With 160 million Nero users worldwide, the Apex customer will benefit greatly by our support of Nero Digital,” said Stephen Brothers, SVP Product Strategy & Business Development, Apex Digital. “This installed base will be able to playback all Nero Digital files on their Apex Digital player.”
Nero Digital is a standard based audio and video solution featuring superior quality MPEG-4 video and AAC audio. By offering chapters, subtitles and multi-channel surround-sound support, Nero Digital represents one of the very few ‘all in one’ solutions in the World of A/V compression.
To license Nero Digital for embedded solutions, Consumer Electronics manufacturers should visit www.nerodigital.com/embedded.
On the global digital media market, Nero offers the most reliable CD/DVD-software applications in the entire industrial segment. Since the company was founded in 1995, its leading product, Nero, has established a loyal clientele of more than 160 million users throughout the world.
Nero’s award-winning flagship product, Nero 6, includes all the applications and functionalities needed in the digital media field. Other Nero products and technologies include Nero Digital (audio/video technology), Nero PhotoShow Elite (a simple and complete photo solution), SIPPS (VoIP Software), and across (professional computer-aided translation software).
Nero products are globally distributed by leading hardware manufacturers, international distribution partners and online portals, as well as directly via www.nero.com. Nero Inc. in Glendale, California/USA and Nero K.K. in Yokohama, Japan are subsidiaries of Nero AG, based in Karlsbad, Germany.
About Apex Digital Inc.
Headquartered in Ontario, California, Apex Digital Inc. is one of the country’s leading manufacturers and marketers of DVD home entertainment players, analog and digital televisions, as well as portable DVD players. Founded in 1999 by David Ji and Ancle Hsu, privately held Apex Digital, Inc.’s products are now carried in over 25,000 retail outlets nationwide. For more information about Apex Digital Inc. go to www.apexdigitalinc.com.
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