Niveus Media Announces Support for HD -DVD High Definition DVD Format

On display at this week's Electronic House Expo, the Intel® Viiv™ Technology-based Niveus Media Center will begin shipping with HD-DVD support in mid-2006.

Santa Clara, 29 March 2006 - Niveus Media, Inc., manufacturer of media entertainment devices for the high -end audio/video market, has announced that it will support the HD -DVD format and will begin shipping the technology in its line of Niveus Media Centers which utilize Intel® Viiv™ technology platform, designed to enhance and help manage the enjoyment of digital entertainment in the home.


"While we may have additional announcements later this year regarding the Blu -Ray disc format, we are ready to announce that product development is well underway to deliver HD -DVD in the award -winning Niveus Media Center by mid -2006" said Tim Cutting, CEO & Founder, Niveus Media. "By combining our award winning ISF -certified Niveus Media Center, with HD -DVD and Intel Viiv technology, Niveus Authorized Dealers will have a powerful solution to bring their clients into the high definition DVD era. We're looking forward to being one of the first to offer dealers an HD -DVD experience in a Intel Viiv technology based system. "

"Niveus Media's move to incorporate a high definition HD player into their Intel® Viiv™ technology -based platform demonstrates how the home entertainment PC continues to evolve and provide consumers with compelling home entertainment experiences, including breathtaking High Definition video playback," said C.J Bruno, director Americas Marketing, Intel.

The Electronic House Expo Spring 2006 is being held in Orlando from March 30 - April 1. Niveus Media will be demonstrating the Intel Viiv technology -based Niveus Media Center featuring HD -DVD in Demo Alley, Room 203A. More information available at: www.ehxweb.com.

About Intel® Viiv™ technology
Intel® Viiv™ technology is Intel's new branded computing platform for the digital home, designed to make it easier for people to enjoy, manage and share digital entertainment in the home. Increasingly, people are downloading their digital entertainment (movies, music, games, and photos) on -demand through the Internet. Intel Viiv technology delivers the multitasking power of a dual -core processor to support these emerging digital entertainment needs.

About Niveus Media, Inc.
Founded in 2002, Niveus Media, Inc. is a Santa Clara, California OEM manufacturer, specializing in media entertainment devices for the consumer electronics market. Niveus Media is dedicated to delivering innovative, integrated consumer electronics devices for the networked home. Additional information can be found at: www.niveusmedia.com.



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