InterVideo Demonstrates Its MPEG-4 Codecs for New-Generation Camera Phones and 3G Phones at 3GSM World Congress
CANNES, France -- Feb. 14, 2005 -- InterVideo(R), Inc. (Nasdaq:IVII), a pioneer in advancing DVD and MPEG-multimedia software technology, announced today that new-generation camera phones and 3G phones include its digital media broadcasting solution and MPEG-4 codecs. InterVideo invites 3GSM World Congress attendees to a demonstration of the latest in multimedia technologies running on advanced digital signal processors and incorporated with several handheld devices. The exclusive live demonstration will take place in meeting room #N30 during the 3GSM World Congress at the Cannes Convention Center, February 14-17, 2005.
According to IDC, there is a significant increase of worldwide camera phone shipments expected, reaching 770 million units by 2008 and a 30.7 percent compound annual growth rate over the next five years. In 2004, worldwide camera phone shipments have surpassed digital camera and camcorder shipments combined. Especially in Asia and Europe markets, consumers who have never owned a personal computer or a digital camera are beginning to use camera phones to capture special moments. InterVideo offers its multimedia technology to consumers in order to provide high-quality, real-time video streaming and video stabilization for digital camera phones and 3G phones.
InterVideo will showcase the integration of its superior MPEG-4 codecs with Texas Instruments’ DM, the world’s leading digital signal processors, on Cute Mobile’s xcute DV1 phone. Cute Mobile, an innovative mobile phone design company based in Taiwan, has incorporated InterVideo’s advanced codecs with their xcute cell phone in order to provide consumers the ability to record real time 30 fps (frames-per-second) video clips on its high-resolution camera phones with digital camera-compatible image quality. Cute Mobile’s xcute DV1 has a 3-megapixel camera with 4x optical zoom and TV-out capability that enables users to play DVD-quality video on the phone with output to an external television display.
InterVideo’s unique video stabilization algorithm allows consumers to record excellent jitter-free video clips with ease. As cell phones become smaller and smaller, this feature is highly appreciated by consumers. In addition, InterVideo will demonstrate its H.264 video codec as a solution to receive streaming digital media broadcasting (DMB) contents on mobile phones. While current DMB solutions are tailored to carrier-specific requirements at 15fps in the Japan market, InterVideo’s H.264 solution aims at providing a real time frame rate, 30 fps, to DMB-ready handsets for ODMs, system integrators and carriers worldwide.
InterVideo also provides individual video and audio codecs and multimedia editing applications on all major smartphone operating systems such as Linux, Windows Mobile and Symbian.
Applications, libraries, sample application code, and documentation are available for OEMs, system integrators and other third parties. Licensing and customer support information on InterVideo’s codec technology can be obtained by calling InterVideo at 510-651-0888 or visiting InterVideo’s web site, www.intervideo.com.
About InterVideo, Inc.
InterVideo is a leading provider of multimedia software technology, with solutions shipped on over 100 million PC and Consumer Electronics devices worldwide. InterVideo has developed a technology platform from which it has created a broad suite of integrated multimedia software products that allow users to capture, edit, author, burn, distribute, and play digital video. InterVideo’s software is bundled with products sold by the majority of the top ten PC OEMs ranked in terms of sales by IDC. The company is headquartered in Fremont, CA with regional offices in Europe, Taiwan, China and Japan. For more information, contact InterVideo at 510/651-0888 or visit the company’s Web site at www.intervideo.com.
Safe Harbor Statement
Except for the historical statements contained herein, the foregoing release contains forward-looking statements, including statements regarding the InterVideo MPEG-4 Codec Technology, InterVideo Mobile Studio and InterVideo Mobile Player features as well as growth in our retail presence. These forward-looking statements are subject to risks and uncertainties, and actual results could differ materially due to several factors, including but not limited to the market acceptance of our new products and product enhancements, the ability to forecast customer behavior and recognize or respond to emerging trends, changing preferences or competitive factors, the resolution of any notices of claims regarding alleged infringement of third parties’ intellectual property rights, the ability to maintain or expand our relationship with PC OEMS and other risks and uncertainties. Please consult the various reports and documents filed by InterVideo with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, including but not limited to InterVideo’s Form 10-Q for other risk factors that could cause actual results to differ. All forward-looking statements are made as of the date hereof and InterVideo disclaims any responsibility to update or revise any forward-looking statement provided in this news release.
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