Hillcrest Labs Selected by Lenovo to Bring Motion, Gesture and Cursor Control to Smart TVs

- Hillcrest's Freespace(R) MotionEngine(TM) to Power Lenovo's Android(TM) Smart TVs -

Rockville, MD -- April 22, 2014 -- Hillcrest Labs announced today that

Lenovo's new line of Smart TVs is using Hillcrest's patented Freespace(R)
in-air pointing and motion control software. Freespace enables
point-and-click, gesture and motion control of Smart TVs through simple
in-air movements of a remote control. Lenovo's Freespace-enabled Smart TVs
include the new S9 Smart TV that was unveiled on April 16 for sale across

Freespace will form the foundation of Lenovo's Smart TV user experience and
enable improved content navigation, better gaming options, and simple Web
browsing. It provides simple to use point-and-click controls and 3D motion
tracking optimized for consumers in the living room environment. This is
particularly important for Android(TM) TVs, as the technology replicates the
touch and tilt based controls commonly used by Android apps on other

"We are very proud that Lenovo has chosen Freespace motion interface
technology as the foundation of its Smart TV user interface," said Dan
Simpkins, CEO of Hillcrest Labs. "A strong brand, spirit of innovation and
focus on quality will undoubtedly establish Lenovo as a Smart TV market
leader. We are pleased that our products and intellectual property will be
used throughout Lenovo's impressive Smart TV product line."

"Smart TV adoption continues at a tremendous pace, and we fully intend to
take a leadership role in this market," said Xiong Wen, General Manager of
Digital Home Business Unit at Lenovo. "Hillcrest is a proven global leader
in motion-enabled TV products with essential intellectual property that
enables key features in these products. Moving forward, Freespace will be a
core technology for our Smart TVs. Together, we will deliver the best user
interfaces for TV, Web, and apps across Smart TVs."

Lenovo's choice of Freespace is further evidence of the technology's
importance across advanced Smart TV platforms. It also marks another major,
Asia-based consumer electronics OEM to adopt Hillcrest's technology. To
support this growing market, Hillcrest also announced today that it will
open a new regional office based in Taiwan, which will address the local
demand for Freespace in Smart TVs, smartphones, tablets, wearable
electronics, and more. The office will consist of both sales and technical
support staff to support Hillcrest's growing customer base in the region.

Hillcrest has a commanding worldwide intellectual property portfolio that
includes over 110 granted out of over 220 total filed patents exclusively
owned by Hillcrest Labs. This includes patents which are critical to the
orientation compensation, automatic calibration and intelligent motion
stabilization features that ensure motion control technology is simple and
intuitive to use on Smart TVs.

Additional information about Lenovo Smart TVs can be found at:
tv.lenovo.com.cn. Additional information about Hillcrest Labs can be found
at: www.HillcrestLabs.com.

About Hillcrest Labs:
Hillcrest Labs is the leading global supplier of software and hardware for
motion-enabled products. Our FreespaceR technology transforms human movement
into high quality, application-ready motion information. With a decade of
development and many unique patented features, products come to life with
Freespace motion. Companies that have licensed or use Hillcrest's motion
technology include: Atmel, Eastman Kodak, Hisense, Intel, Lenovo, LG
Electronics, Logitech, Oppo, Roku, SMK Electronics, Sony Computer
Entertainment Inc., TCL Multimedia, Universal Electronics (UEI), and others.

Hillcrest has received numerous awards and recognitions including the
prestigious CES Innovations Honoree Award multiple times, IMS Research's TV
Innovation Awards, EE Times' ACE Award, PC World's 100 Best Products and
Greatest Tech Designs, Popular Mechanics' Editors Choice, ECN's Reader's
Choice Tech, and many others. Additional information about Hillcrest's broad
portfolio of motion control products is available at: www.HillcrestLabs.com.
Follow Hillcrest on Facebook at www.facebook.com/HillcrestLabs or Twitter at

About Lenovo
Lenovo (HKSE: 992) (ADR: LNVGY) is a US$34 billion personal technology
company - the largest PC maker worldwide and an emerging PC Plus leader -
serving customers in more than 160 countries. Dedicated to building
exceptionally engineered PCs and mobile internet devices, Lenovo's business
is built on product innovation, a highly-efficient global supply chain and
strong strategic execution. Formed by Lenovo Group's acquisition of the
former IBM Personal Computing Division, the company develops, manufactures
and markets reliable, high-quality, secure and easy-to-use technology
products and services. Its product lines include legendary Think-branded
commercial PCs and Idea-branded consumer PCs, as well as servers,
workstations, and a family of mobile internet devices, including tablets and
smartphones. Lenovo, a global Fortune 500 company, has major research
centers in Yamato, Japan; Beijing, Shanghai and Shenzhen, China; and
Raleigh, North Carolina. For more information see www.lenovo.com.

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