InterVideo HD DVD Solutions Highlight High-definition Technologies
SHANGHAI, CHINA - April 20, 2006 - - InterVideo®, Inc. (NASDAQ: IVII) and its partner Ulead® Systems, Inc. (TSE:2487), industry leaders in video, image and DVD software, members of the HD DVD Promotion Group, today announced that they will showcase their complete HD DVD solutions, from authoring and burning to playback, at the HD DVD seminar in Shanghai, China on April 22rd.
HD DVD has been selected by the DVD Forum to be the next -generation, post -DVD standard for high -capacity, high -definition HD DVD discs. In addition to DVD's MPEG -2, HD DVD also adopts core video formats such as H.264/AVC and VC -1 as well as advanced technologies for enhanced disc interaction.
The global HD DVD seminar is held for its members to exchange views and to share technological advances. It aims to encourage the broad acceptance of HD DVD on a world -wide basis among members of the group, related industries and the public. Attendees of the seminar include Toshiba, NEC, Sanyo, Memory -Tech, Ulead and InterVideo.
During the HD DVD seminar, InterVideo will give a presentation entitled "HD DVD Solutions for Personal Computers". There will also be presentations on the latest consumer HD -DVD authoring and playback solutions - Ulead DVD MovieFactory 5 and InterVideo WinDVD HD DVD.
"The hardware and software that will drive the high -definition revolution is ready to go to market," said Steve Ro, Ulead Chairman and CEO and President of InterVideo. "It is very exciting for us to be a part of that movement, offering total solutions to consumers who want to author, burn and play HD DVDs."
Features that make WinDVD the best choice for HD DVD playback, include:
* Standard / advanced (HD playback) HD DVD title playback
* HD DVD content protection: AACS / COPP / HDCP
* Hardware Motion Compensation for H.264 on high -end VGA cards
* Multithreaded decoding technology
DVD MovieFactory 5 is consumer disc authoring and burning software. Its wizard -based approach provides easy and fast disc authoring capabilities for everyone. Features include:
* Capture support for HDV camcorders, as well as most digital transmissions
* Trimming and editing tools, including Ad -Zapper for removing commercials
* Disc authoring templates for standard and high -definition menus
About InterVideo Ulead
InterVideo, Inc. (NASDAQ: IVII) is a leading provider of DVD software and 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. 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. Ulead software empowers users of all levels with the tools to easily and affordably personalize, manage and share digital content. InterVideo and Ulead are members of the DVD Forum and are general members of the HD DVD promotion group. InterVideo and Ulead are also Contributor members of the Blu -ray Disc Association. For more information on Ulead, its products and services; visit www.ulead.com. InterVideo's worldwide headquarters is located at 46430 Fremont Blvd, Fremont, CA., 510 -651 -0888. InterVideo has major offices in Taiwan, Japan, Mainland China and around the globe. For more information, visit 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. 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.
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MAJOR OFFICES: InterVideo's Japan office is located at Queen's Tower C -12F, 2 -3 -5 Minatomirai, Nishi -ku, Yokohama, Kanagawa, 220 -6212. The firm's Taiwan facilities are at 7F, No. 399, Rueiguang Rd, Neihu District, Taipei City, Taiwan 114, R.O.C. InterVideo has development facilities at 6/F,South -west Software Building 461# Hongcao Road, Caohejin Hi -tech Park, Shanghai and B -2nd Floor Qin Feng Ge Xi'an Software Park, Keji2nd Road, Xi'an High -tech industries Development Zone, Xi'an.