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CyberLink Supports Microsoft's Certified Output Protection Protocol (COPP) for DVI-HDCP Transmission
Taipei, Taiwan----May 12th, 2005----CyberLink Corp. (5203.TW), a world leader and pioneer in providing integrated solutions for the Digital Home today announced strategic support for Certified Output Protection Protocol (COPP) device driver technology to enable High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP) during the transmission of digital video between applications and high definition displays.
Software designed to comply with COPP - such as CyberLink's TV entertainment product PowerCinema and playback software PowerDVD - supports the protection of content according to the rules of the DVD Forum, the Blu-ray Disc Association, and Digital Transmission Licensing Administrator (DTLA).
CyberLink's implementation of COPP ensures the protection of content during output to an external display via a Digital Video Interface featuring High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection (DVI-HDCP). With COPP support featured in CyberLink products, users will be able to watch commercial high-definition content - such as that available on Blu-ray discs and HD DVDs - through their LCD monitors, video projectors or HDTVs. Without this support users will be prevented from playing copy-protected content.
"The secure playback of high definition content on the PC is an extremely important issue for the creators and owners of digital content," said Alice H. Chang, CEO of CyberLink. "This is why in addition to support for Blu-ray discs and HD DVDs, CyberLink is implementing COPP as a way of providing complete copy-protection solutions for our OEM customers."
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. http://www.gocyberlink.com/
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