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CyberLink PowerCinema Linux Featuring Instant-On Capability Enables Digital Home Entertainment for CE and PC

Taipei, Taiwan----Oct. 26, 2004----CyberLink Corp. (5203.TW), a world leader and pioneer in providing integrated solutions for the Digital Home, announced today that the all-in-one entertainment center PowerCinema is now available in a Linux version for OEM customers.

"As a ready-made Linux solution for consumer electronics and PC devices, PowerCinema Linux provides a stable platform featuring multi-language support and instant-on to start PowerCinema with just a push of a button," said Alice H. Chang, CEO of CyberLink. "CyberLink's OEM customers now have the means to build new entertainment products that make the digital home a reality."

PowerCinema Linux provides 10 seconds instant-on to five entertainment modules without booting up windows: DVD/VCD, Audio CD, Music Clips, Photos, and Videos. All features, including viewing and playing options, display, volume and language settings, and navigation can be operated via remote control.

PowerCinema Linux is also based on a Unicode system, ensuring global support for file names displayed in multiple languages.

PowerCinema Linux offers the following features -

  • Instant-on to five entertainment modules: DVD/VCD, Audio CDs, Music Clips, Photos, and Videos.
  • Stylish, easy-to-navigate 3D interface based on OpenGL, featuring intuitive controls and support for operation via remote control, keyboard, and mouse
  • Same look-and-feel and 3D interface with PowerCinema Windows version. This eliminates the need to be familiar with two different interfaces.
  • Broad support for PC-based systems and technologies, including CPUs, chipsets, VGA and sound chips from today's leading hardware manufacturers.
  • Support for major file formats: MPEG-2, MPEG-1, and WMV; MP3, WMA, and WAV; JPG and GIF.
  • Multiple language support, including English, Spanish, French, German, Italian, Dutch, Portuguese, Traditional and Simplified Chinese.
  • Support for TV-out and wide-screen display of DVDs.
  • Support for S/PDIF audio output.

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 Media Creation 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. http://www.gocyberlink.com/

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Germany: Regina Glaser,r.glaser@konzept-pr.de or by phone + 49-821-34300-17.
Corporate: Renee Chen or Manal Ma at press@gocyberlink.com or by phone at: +886-2-8667-1298, ext. 301 or 303 for more details.

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