CyberLink Demonstrates Blu-ray Disc Burning and Playback

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CyberLink Demonstrates Blu-ray Disc Burning and Playback

Taipei, Taiwan----May 16, 2005----CyberLink Corp. (5203.TW), a world leader and pioneer in providing integrated solutions for the Digital Home, and a contributing member of the Blu-ray Disc Association, today demonstrated the burning and playback of video content on Blu-ray Rewritable (BD-RE) discs.

CyberLink showcased its support at the Blu-ray Disc Association's member seminar and information meeting in Tokyo, Japan, using CyberLink Power2Goto burn video content onto a BD-RE disc. Attendees were then shown playback via CyberLink's industry-leading PowerDVD and a Blu-ray drive featuring MediaTek's chipset technology.

"For years CyberLink has been the world's leading company in the field of digital video playback on the PC, and we are pleased to see their expansion into the field of Blu-ray Disc (BD) products," said Mr. Alex Chen, Director of Sales and Marketing Division, MediaTek Inc.

"CyberLink's successful demonstration of BD video authoring and playback via a MediaTek solution illustrates the extent to which both companies are taking the leading delivering High-Definition video solutions."

Alice H. Chang, CEO of CyberLink, said, "Blu-ray technology is emerging as a powerful medium for video storage and playback. "CyberLink's ongoing development of key technologies for video burning, playback, and navigation, ensures that our OEM customers are ready for this major shift in the market."

Last month CyberLink demonstrated navigation of BD-RE video content at a seminar in the US, providing a glimpse of the image quality and creative potential for home-movie entertainment.

The Blu-ray format increases the capacity and quality when compared to existing DVD content by providing up to 25GByte of high-definition video on a single-sided, single-layer disc. Discs will be available in read-only (BD-ROM), rewritable (BD-RE) and recordable (BD-R) formats.

About CyberLink Corp.
Founded in 1995, CyberLink Corp. is a world leader and pioneer in providing integrated solutions for the Digital Home.

The products are categorized into two major lines: Digital Multimedia Solutions and Training Solutions.

Digital Multimedia Solutions includes DVD Burning and Creativity Products focused on media creation by advancing the technologies to capture, edit, author and record all types of media; Digital Entertainment products provide high-quality media enjoyment on the PC by perfecting state-of-the-art audio-video technologies. These award-winning software applications are ideal solutions for turning today's mainstream computers into home theaters and digital video centers.

The company's Training Solutions include authoring tools for creating training content and training management systems that offer an easy and cost effective way to deliver and manage training programs over corporate intranets or the Internet.

As a result of the company's solid growth and profitability, CyberLink became a public company in October 2000 and is listed on the Taiwan Stock Exchange (5203.TW).

To keep up with market demands, CyberLink has operations in North America, Europe, and the Asia Pacific region including Japan. CyberLink's worldwide headquarter is in Taipei. <>

About MediaTek
MediaTek Incorporation is a professional fabless IC company. Since its establishment in 1997, MediaTek has dedicated substantial resources in the research and development ("R&D") of comprehensive IC optical storage facilities.

Currently, MediaTek is recognized as the world's leading company in the IC optical storage industry. MediaTek offers comprehensive IC solutions for optical storage drives which include CD-ROM, DVD-ROM, CD-R/RW, Combi, DVD-Rewritable drives, DVD Players, DVD Recorders as well as related chipsets.

In view of the important role played by wireless telecommunications in this new era and the technology it brings in upgrading our quality of life, the management of MediaTek is determined to invest in the R&D of wireless telecommunications and to expand its business operation in this field as part of its global expansion strategy (