2000----Taipei, Taiwan---- CyberLink, a leading Internet, audio/video
software application developer, is partnering with one of the world's
largest computer manufacturer, ASUSTeK COMPUTER INC. (ASUS) to provide
a line-up of video application software to ASUS' complete line of mainboards.
The Software from CyberLink, PowerPlayer SE version, VideoLive Mail and
the limited version of PowerDVD will be included with ASUSTek's worldwide
shipment of its mainboard giving users a variety of video applications
for maximum video entertainment and the ease of video communication.
"ASUSTeK's products are intended for stringent users who enjoy high quality products with new technologies," says Johnny Shih, CEO of ASUSTeK Computer INC. "In the highly competitive hardware market, users request extra value for their hardware systems. Based upon CyberLink's award-winning video and audio compression technology and their experiences in audio/video kernel development, their multimedia software such as PowerDVD, PowerPlayer and VideoLive Mail, when combined with ASUSTek's motherboard not only enhances the multimedia capabilities of the hardware, but also brings value-added features to the product and a competitive edge."
CyberLink's multimedia software is clearly aimed at PC users to utilize digital video and audio technology in various applications. ASUSTeK’s latest P3B-1394 motherboards feature IEEE-1394 digital interface that enables the convergence of the PC and A/V (audio/video) with the advantages of high-speed transfer rate, scalability, and real-time data processing. Together with CyberLink's software, users can get the best of the video applications from both hardware and software. Alice H. Chang, CEO of CyberLink Corp., says "This combination of hardware and software will give users an incredible platform to perform high quality video applications.
CyberLink PowerPlayer is an intelligent software player that identifies all types of media files and activates the appropriate player. PowerPlayer supports audio CDs, Photo CDs, Portfolio CDs and VCDs. It also plays the most popular MP3 files.
ASUSTeK computer INC. (ASUS), established on April 1st, 1989, is a leading motherboard manufacturer based in Taipei, Taiwan. ASUS also offers other additional peripherals such as CD-ROM drives, notebook computers, servers, SCSI cards, audio/video cards, and related network cards for corporate management level needs. In both 1996 and 1997, ASUSTeK have been ranked No.1 in business performance among the top 500 manufacturers in Taiwan. In 1998, ASUSTeK continues to rank No.1 in the Far East and No.18 Worldwide for "The World's Best-Performance Information Technology Companies" as shown in Business Week, Nov. 1998. More information about ASUSTeK and its products, please visit: http://www.asus.com
Established in 1995, CyberLink Corporation is a leading software developer specializing in digital video, audio, and Internet kernel technology. Her software applications fully utilize PCs' audio and video capabilities and make video/audio/Internet applications accessible and affordable. They believe digital video/audio technologies can be used creatively in building innovative software tools that are practical, productive, and entertaining. CyberLink's productive and creative software not only fully utilizes your multimedia PCs, but also supports real-time Internet services and communication.
CyberLink programs are available for press evaluation. Please send requests to: firstname.lastname@example.org or contact us by phone at: +886-2-8667-1298.