Hardened Whole-Home Media System Now Available with Industry-Leading Blu-Ray
San Jose, Calif., May 20, 2008 - FUZE Media Systems, makers of the industry's most hardened whole -home media system, today announced that it has partnered with ArcSoft for Blu -Ray playback. Following the company's recent OEM software announcement, ArcSoft is the first announced software partner that will be leveraged in both FUZE Media Systems and OEM partner media devices.
Adding Blu -Ray disc playback is the latest in feature enhancements for the appliance -like media system that delivers whole -home live & recorded TV, traditional DVDs, home movies, digital photos, and music. The selection of ArcSoft highlights that organization's software leadership in Blu -Ray playback.
"FUZE has come to represent the vanguard in whole -home media," said Bob Silver, Vice President of Sales and Marketing at FUZE. "In the past year, we have continued to enhance our whole -home media solution to make it even more desirable, and this partnership with ArcSoft is a logical next step for us. Arcsoft has proven its Blu -Ray leadership, and our partnership has enabled us to rapidly implement for our dealer network and our OEM partners."
Michael Downs, VP of Marketing & Business Development at ArcSoft, added, "This is an exciting announcement for us. FUZE has delivered an entirely different sort of media system to market -one that is simplified, robust, and delivers a performance that functions more like an appliance than a computer. This is a powerful force for the industry, and we are confident that ArcSoft's Blu -Ray software will play a key role in improving whole -home media distribution moving forward."
Both companies noted that the Blu -Ray capability has been implemented and is immediately available for sale.
About FUZE Media Systems
FUZE Media Systems shatters conventional notions about home entertainment. FUZE is the first media -driven, whole -home entertainment software solution that leverages the power of Microsoft's Media Center platform. Built from the ground -up to manage media, FUZE delivers a complete solution that stores, manages, organizes, and distributes all digital media -to any part of the home. Equally important, FUZE serves as the home's portal for the next generation of direct -to -consumer downloadable media content. To learn more, visit www.fuzeav.com.
ArcSoft, Inc. is an industry leading software developer of multimedia technologies and applications across desktop and embedded platforms. Working closely with OEM manufacturers, ArcSoft offers imaging and video solutions that enhance the features, performance, and user experience of mobile phones, digital cameras, optical drives, personal computers, and consumer electronics. Visit www.arcsoft.com.