SAN MATEO, Calif., October 1, 2003 - CyberLink Corporation, a
world leader and pioneer in bringing advanced digital video and
audio software to the market, today selected Elibrium LLC, as the
company's strategic North American software publishing partner.
Elibrium offers one of the industry's most efficient and cost effective
solutions for selling products on North American retail shelves,
and will help launch three new versions of CyberLink's DVD and video
editing products into retail stores this month. The CyberLink products
will be available in CompUSA, Frys Electronics, Micro Center and
Best Buy. CyberLink products offer speed, quality and power to enhance
consumers' DVD and video editing experience.
- Power DVD 5.0 Standard - the latest version of the world acclaimed
DVD player software that delivers cinema-like image perfection
when viewing DVDs on the personal computer. This program uses
advanced MPEG decoding and supports Dolby Digital 6.1/7.1, SRS
TruSurround XT, Dolby Pro Logic II, and CLMEI (Multi-Channel
Environment Impression) that delivers multi-channel audio from
any two-channel encoded audio track.
- Power DVD 5.0 Deluxe - the deluxe version of PowerDVD 5.0 supports
the full range of audio features included in the Standard edition,
as well as DTS Digital Surround, and the brand-new Dolby Virtual
Speaker (DVS), which are designed to maximise the audio effects
that make a movie unique.
- PowerProducer 2.0 - an excellent software for authoring and
burning your videos and photos on CD/DVD. Patented SVRT technology
speeds video processing, while retaining the original video quality.
This wizard-based program comes with complete functions to capture
and edit videos, produce multimedia slideshows, customized menus
and burn DVDs or CDs.
"Elibrium has a proven track record in working with global
companies to promote consumer products on retail shelves. Elibrium's
access to the North American retail channel was exactly what we
needed, and a partnership was an obvious choice. We look forward
to Elibrium's expertise to accelerate sales in the United States,"
said Alice H. Chang, CEO of CyberLink Corp.
"CyberLink has enjoyed worldwide success and recognition for
PowerDVD, the most widely used DVD software. Elibrium seized the
opportunity to sell the new version of PowerDVD as well as other
quality CyberLink multimedia products," said Christina Seelye,
president and CEO of Elibrium. "We only commit to products
we feel have mass appeal and for this reason we have chosen to add
this line of powerful multimedia products to our portfolio. We look
forward to bringing CyberLink's line to market."
Elibrium has been developing, marketing and selling products successfully
at retail outlets for more than 16 years, as well as private labeling
software for more than 10 years. Combining experienced product management,
packaging design, effective supply chain management systems, proven
direct retailer relationships - and backed by a management team
offering more than 80 years of collective experience in retail software
- Elibrium's publishing solutions provide developers with a low
risk method of quickly and effectively expanding revenues.
About Elibrium LLC.
Elibrium designs and markets the MySoftware line of small business
and personal productivity software. Elibrium's value-added software
publishing service provides developers expertise and access to the
North American retail channel. Elibrium publishes more than 40 titles
in more than 10,000 North American outlets including Staples, CompUSA,
and Wal-Mart. As a member of the Avanquest Global Software Publishing
network, Elibrium also offers developers distribution internationally.
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Founded in 1995, CyberLink Corp is a world leader and pioneer in
bringing advanced digital video and audio software to the market.
Producer of the world's leading DVD software player, PowerDVD, CyberLink
also delivers solutions that include video editing and recording,
on-line training and distance learning solutions, digital media
presentation and delivery, and unique talking head design tools
for the web, using advanced MPEG-4 technologies.
With customers spanning from multinational corporations, to small/medium
sized businesses and power users to home users, CyberLink has enjoyed
rapid growth and consistent profitability leading to a record breaking
IPO in October of 2000, on the Taiwan Over The Counter Exchange
(OTC: 5203). To keep up with market demands, CyberLink has operations
in North America, Europe and the Asia Pacific region including Japan.
CyberLink's worldwide headquarters are in Taipei and its Web site
is located at www.goCyberLink.com.