Cyberlink at CES

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CyberLink Previews New DVD Burning and Entertainment Technologies for the Digital Home at CES 2005

Featuring new versions of digital entertainment solutions: PowerCinema 4, PowerDVD 6, PowerDirector 4 and PowerProducer 3

Visit CyberLink at CES 2004 (Jan. 6¡V 9, 2005):
CyberLink's Suite: LV Hilton Hotel, 4106
DVD RAM Pavilion Booth: 7904/LVCC

Taipei, Taiwan----Dec. 20th, 2004----CyberLink Corp. (5203.TW), a world leader and pioneer in providing integrated solutions for the Digital Home, announced today that it will showcase new technologies among its digital entertainment solutions at the upcoming CES show, including the demonstrations of CES Innovations 2005 Award Honoree PowerCinema 4, and the latest all-in-one DVD burning and creativity suite CyberLink DVD Solution.

¡§With the PC quickly evolving into a media entertainment center, it is no coincidence that CyberLink continues to provide products that add value to computer-based entertainment devices,¡¨ said Alice H. Chang, CEO of CyberLink. ¡§Being a leader in the digital video and audio entertainment software field, it’s our goal to push the boundaries further, enriching users’ lives with easy-to-use yet powerful software. Visit us at CES and you’ll witness how fun and exciting the world of digital entertainment really is.¡¨

With two market segments in mind, CyberLink will showcase two major solutions, PowerCinema, the digital home solution, and CyberLink DVD Solution, the all-in-one DVD burning and creativity suite.

CyberLink PowerCinema

PowerCinema 4 is a CES Innovations 2005 Awards Honoree and was voted as Buyers’ Choice at Computex 2004. PowerCinema transforms a PC into a media entertainment center and allows operation via remote control. Features include:
* UPnP for sharing media files anywhere, anytime in the digital home
* DTCP-IP compliance for sharing protected content between digital products over a network
* Digital TV/Dual Tuner and Hybrid Analog-Digital TV Tuner Card support: TV direct burn, electronic program guide (EPG) features, and Time-Shifting recording.
* One-click photo retouching and the easy creation of photo slideshows
* Streaming movie services and online games from content providers
* Platform expandability via plug-ins and downloads
* CyberLink Instant-On technology designed for the Linux version of PowerCinema

CyberLink DVD Solution
CyberLink DVD Solution is the all-in-one DVD burning and creativity suite that integrates CyberLink’s well-know playback, burning and creativity products. New options for OEM customers demonstrated at CES 2005 will include:

1. PowerDirector 4 (preview)
PowerDirector 4 offers powerful technologies and new magic tools for creating stylish videos fast. Updated editing effects and improved timeline features ensure greater creative control over the whole video editing process. Updated features will include:

* Four Magic Tools simplify video editing by providing an easy way to create background audio tracks, clean video clips, add movement to still photos, among other exciting functions.
* Smart Video Rendering Technology 2 ensures fast and quality video rendering via the independent rendering of audio and video tracks.
* CyberLink Rich Video (CLRV) stores information to speed up the reuse of clips during capturing and applying magical effects, while DV QuickScan and batch capturing allow the fast previewing and capturing of clips.
* Better integration between Edit and Produce modes offers a more fluid production flow and makes the authoring of discs easier.
* A new chapter-setting feature increases the simplicity of production by transferring chapter points created during editing to a user's DVD menu when authoring.

2. PowerProducer 3
PowerProducer 3, a new version featuring stylish DVD menus, intelligent video and burning technologies and enhanced authoring tools, makes DVD authoring quick and easy. New features in this version include:
* SmartFit Technology to provide optimal settings for video quality based on the available disc space and video length.
* Smart Video Rendering Technology 2 (SVRT-2) to support the conversion of Dolby Digital audio into 2-channel audio.
* Animated DVD menu templates featuring alpha blending technology for creating stylish image overlays.
* Support for 16x DVD burning and double-layer discs
* PowerDirector Express featuring advanced video editing functions easily accessed from PowerProducer 3’s improved interface
* PhotoNow! for one-click photo retouching and stylish photo effects

3. PowerDVD 6
PowerDVD incorporates support for high-definition audio and video, true 8-channel home theater audio playback, virtual surround sound, as well as complete controls and extra features for DVD enthusiasts. New technologies include:
* CyberLink Eagle Vision 2 for brighter luminance and more natural colors
* Smart Video Deinterlacing for producing ultra-smooth DVD playback by intelligently analyzing video frame-by-frame to eliminate ghosting, feathering, and other unwanted elements.
* CyberLink Multi-Channel Environment Impression-2 for producings the sensation of being at the cinema with expansion of 2-to-5-channel audio played over 8-channel home theater systems.
* DVD-Audio support for listening to sound quality better than CD audio

About CyberLink Corp.
Founded in 1995, CyberLink Corp. is a world leader and pioneer in providing integrated solution 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 focus on media creation by advancing the technologies to capture, edit, author and record all types of media, and 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. <>