MOUNTAIN VIEW, CALIF., August 16, 2007 — OPPO Digital, Inc. (www.oppodigital.com), an award winning consumer electronics manufacturer, today announced that its DV-981HD up-converting DVD player has been named Product of the Year 2007 by Electronic House. Winning products were selected by editors of Electronic House’s four magazines based on technological innovation, overall value, and simply outstanding features. Winners will be officially announced at CEDIA Expo 2007, a leading consumer electronics show held September 5-9, 2007.
This award follows in an extensive list of industry accolades for the DV-981HD, including Best DVD Player for 2006 by DigitalTrends.com, Reviewers’ Choice by SoundStage AV, and Best Entry Level DVD player for 2006 by Secrets of Home Theatre and High Fidelity.
Designed for HDTV enthusiasts, the DV-981HD extends the lifespan of the home DVD collection — especially critical now, while HD-DVD and Blu-Ray vie for ownership of the next-generation video format. By up-scaling standard DVD to 720p, 1080i and even true HD 1080p output resolutions, the OPPO DV-981HD is an excellent match for any large screen flat panel TV’s and projectors. The DV-981HD’s HDMI output, combined with award-winning DCDi video processing technology by Faroudja, breathes new life into the home theatre experience with vivid color, fine details, and life-like picture quality.
“We are thrilled by this latest recognition for the DV-981HD. Electronic House caters to the serious technophile, providing top-rated, objective information on home theatre systems and more. That makes this award all the more special for us,” said Jason Liao, vice president of product development for OPPO Digital. “We’re committed to providing the industry with high quality products that deliver top-level performance and versatility without the high price tag.”
The DV-981HD is an ideal choice for custom home theater installers. It is a key component for a solid home theater by offering exceptional core video and audio performance. Support for discrete remote control codes makes the DV-981HD easy to integrate into a customized home theater environment. The player also offers tremendous versatility–compatible with high-resolution audio formats such as DVD-Audio and Super Audio CD (SACD), DivX video, Kodak Picture CD, Windows Media Audio (WMA) and many types of recordable discs.
The award-winning DV-981HD is available today at an estimated retail price of $229 and can be ordered directly from OPPO Digital’s web site www.oppodigital.com or through many custom home theater installers.
About OPPO Digital, Inc.
Based in the heart of Silicon Valley, award winning OPPO Digital, Inc., manufactures and markets high quality digital electronics that deliver style, innovation, value, and performance to A/V enthusiasts and savvy consumers alike. The company’s leading R&D, high-performance products, and strong customer focus distinguish it from traditional consumer-electronics brands.