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CyberLink and Acer Release HD DVD Playback Products for the Multimedia Notebook Market
Taipei, Taiwan----June 20, 2006----CyberLink Corp. (5203.TW), a world leader in digital home solutions, today announced that HD DVD playback software available on Acer multimedia notebooks is based on leading technology developed by CyberLink.
The Acer Aspire series notebooks 5670, 9110, 9510, and 9800 include all-in-one entertainment software developed by CyberLink, branded as Acer Arcade™. Depending on the notebook model, Acer Arcade lets users access their photos, music and videos, play DVDs and watch digital TV via the same intuitive interface. The latest version of Acer Arcade also supports the playback of HD DVD discs, allowing users to enjoy the richer details and improved features of Hollywood HD DVD releases.
"CyberLink has been cooperating with Acer for many years, developing Acer Arcade into a complete entertainment software that enhances users' multimedia experience," said Campbell Kan, Head of Mobile Computing Business Unit, Acer Inc. "Our latest range of high-definition notebooks featuring Acer Arcade now support HD DVD playback, delivering superior multimedia interactivity and stunning video for true cinematic quality."
"We're happy to be working with Acer to deliver HD DVD playback on their Acer Aspire series of multimedia notebooks, ensuring outstanding quality for watching HD DVD Hollywood movies on the PC," said Alice H. Chang, CEO of CyberLink. "CyberLink's main aim is to deliver the best possible quality for high-definition video playback, and we achieve this through relentless implementation of the latest technologies."
CyberLink Corp. is the maker of award-winning applications PowerDVD, PowerDirector, PowerCinema, and DVD Solution. CyberLink has built a solid reputation for delivering high-quality, competitive products that add value to OEM customers and end-users alike. Business partners include leaders in the PC hardware industry: drive manufacturers, graphics card makers, and top-5 desktop and notebook brands. CyberLink's digital multimedia range includes software for capturing and editing videos, authoring DVDs, and burning Blu-ray Discs and HD DVDs. CyberLink's digital entertainment products include playback solutions for accessing and enjoying media within the digital home, including instant-on applications for Linux and Windows XP Embedded platforms. CyberLink is also developing products for handheld platforms and streaming media content. CyberLink's training solutions provide tools for creating training content, managing employee performance, and delivering online training programs. CyberLink listed on the Taiwan Stock Exchange (5203.TW) in 2000 and has posted positive year-on-year results ever since. CyberLink has operations in North America, Europe, and the Asia Pacific including Japan, with its worldwide headquarters located in Taipei. For more information, please visit: http://www.cyberlink.com/ or visit our Press Room.
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