Ulead Appoints New President

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Ulead Appoints New President

Internationally renown researcher and technology leader Eldon C.M. Liu named to top slot

Taipei, Taiwan - September 23, 2005 - Ulead Systems, Inc., a 16-year industry leader in video, image and DVD software, today announced the appointment of Eldon C.M. Liu as president. An internationally renown researcher and technology leader, Liu is currently a professor in the Dept. of Computer Science and Information Engineering at National Chiao Tung University, Hsinchu, Taiwan where he leads the Perceptual Signal Processing Laboratory.

"We are delighted to have Eldon on board,"said Steve Ro, chairman of Ulead. "He brings a tremendous depth of knowledge and practical experience in developing next-generation audio and video solutions. He will be able to get us where we want to go."

Liu has published over 50 papers, numerous journal articles and is a frequent contributor to Audio Engineering Society conferences technical sessions. His research interests include audio compression, audio effects, and video compression and he holds a number of patents for audio and video technologies. Liu received an MS and Ph. D. in electronics in 1987 and 1991, respectively, from National Chiao Tung University in Hsinchu, Taiwan.

Liu succeeds Lewis Liaw as president of Ulead. Liaw, a company founder, served as president after Ulead's acquisition by InterVideo in April 2005.

About Ulead Systems
Ulead Systems, Inc. (TSE:2487), is a leading developer of innovative video, imaging and DVD authoring software for desktop, server, mobile and Internet platforms. As more people use digital technologies at home, school and the workplace, Ulead software empowers users of all levels with the tools to easily and affordably personalize, manage and share digital content. Ulead is a principal member of the DVD Forum, participates in DVD Forum Working Groups and is a general member of the HD DVD promotion group. Ulead is also a Contributor member of Blu-ray Disc Association and serves on the BDA TEG. For more information on the company, its products and services, please visit Ulead's Web site at www.ulead.com.

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