SyncTV Demonstrates Proof -of -concept Hardware for Viewing HD Downloads on TVs

SyncTV (www.synctv.com) will demonstrate a proof-of-concept device that will play downloads, including 1080p HD video content on a television set at this year's CES show.

SyncTV Demonstrates Proof -of -concept Hardware for Viewing HD Downloads on TVs


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CES, LAS VEGAS, NV - January 7th, 2008 - SyncTV (www.synctv.com) will demonstrate a proof -of -concept device that will play downloads, including 1080p HD video content on a television set at this year's CES show.

The device is one example of how SyncTV will be integrated into a variety of Consumer Electronics devices, as well as work on Windows PCs, Macs and Linux PCs. SyncTV has an open -standards approach which facilitates third -party hardware manufacturers developing compatible devices www.synctv.com/standards. Other devices that SyncTV could be integrated into include television sets, in -car video systems and other portable players.

SyncTV is an unlimited TV download service that launched in private beta in November 2007. The service allows users to download entire seasons of home theater -quality TV shows at a low monthly subscription fee. As well as subscriptions, SyncTV also supports purchase and rental models for TV content. Pricing and channel line -ups will be announced when the service enters a public beta later in Q1. During the private beta, channel subscriptions will be available for free to users. Users can request participation in the SyncTV beta program at www.synctv.com.

The video and audio quality of SyncTV programming will be the highest available through Internet download. The minimum video quality of all the content is comparable to the same content on DVD, and where possible, HD content will be available across the different channels. SyncTV will also have programming available in discrete 5.1 Dolby® Digital Plus surround sound. SyncTV has a flexible usage model, allowing playback on up to five home devices, such as PCs, set -top boxes or TVs as well as up to ten portable devices.

John Gildred, President of SyncTV commented: "This is just the start of the SyncTV ecosystem. We only use open standards for all communication protocols and data formats, which makes it easier for developers to create devices which support the service. As more compatible devices are developed by manufacturers, people will see the benefits of the flexible playback model that we 'baked in' to the service."

To stay in touch with SyncTV news, including details of new channels and new device compatibility, subscribe to the SyncTV blog at http://www.synctv.com/rss/SyncTV_blog.rss.


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