Press Release Summary = CyberLink Corp., a world leader in digital home solutions, and Afa Technologies, Inc., a renowned digital TV front-end receiver fabless IC design house announce their collaboration on MDTV (Mobile Digital Television) solution for Windows Mobile 5.0/6.0 platform. The solution integrates CyberLink\'s multi-media software package and Afa\'s multi-standard MDTV demodulator AF9100 series for TV reception in many countries and areas. It also ensures customers the fastest design-in schedule and earliest time-to-market.
Press Release Body = CyberLink Corp., a world leader in digital home solutions, and Afa Technologies, Inc., a renowned digital TV front-end receiver fabless IC design house today announce their collaboration on MDTV (Mobile Digital Television) solution for Windows Mobile 5.0/6.0 platform. The solution integrates CyberLink\'s multi-media software package and Afa\'s multi-standard MDTV demodulator AF9100 series for TV reception in many countries and areas. It also ensures customers the fastest design-in schedule and earliest time-to-market.
CyberLink Mobile TV solution enables users to receive various digital contents on mobile and portable devices including TV programs, radio programs and video clips. Users can easily search for TV programs by ESG (Electronic Service Guide) user interface and built-in interactive service. Moreover, channel preview function can be done by CyberLink\'s audio/video bit-stream playback and ESG technology. With Afa Mobile TV solution, users can automatically detect and switch TV standards among countries.
Afa AF9100 series is the first six-in-one multi-standard MDTV demodulator solution including DVB-H, DVB-T, T-DMB, DAB-IP, DAB/DAB+ and FM. AF9100 series is not only the highest integration solution of its kind, but also with Afa\'s patented Fast zapping technology. In addition, AF9100 series, equipped with excellent mobility capability, is now in design-in stage for several renowned Mobile phone, PDA and Smart phone makers.
\"It is our pleasure to team up with Afa for the sizzling MDTV solution and to enable the possibility for TV reception across the countries.\" said Alice H. Chang, CyberLink CEO.
Dr. Allen Lu, President of Afa, said \"Afa is delighted to cooperate with CyberLink to provide the complete MDTV solution for customer need."
About Afa Afa Technologies, Inc. is a fabless IC design house excelling in high performance DTV receiver SOC. Afa offers a complete product line covering various digital multimedia broadcasting markets in applications of high mobility car TV, low power consumption portable and handheld devices, as well as high quality PC/NB peripheral and digital STB. With the seasoned engineering and proactive customer support team, Afa provides not only the most compact chip with brilliant performance but also total system-level solution to maximize customer\'s profit and fast time-to-market. For more information, please visit www.afatech.com.tw.
About CyberLink CyberLink Corp is the leader and pioneer in enabling digital multimedia on PCs and CEs. Backed by a group of high caliber software engineers, CyberLink owns its core codec and a number of patented technologies. Today, CyberLink has built a solid reputation for delivering high-quality, interoperable, and fast time-to-market solutions that keep our OEM partners on the leading edge. Our business partners include leaders in the PC industry: drive manufacturers, graphics-card makers, and top-5 desktop and notebook brands. Today, CyberLink Software Solutions include: complete applications for Blu-ray Discs and HD DVDs, Digital Home entertainment, Mobile TV and eHRD solutions. With customers spanning from multi-national corporations to small/medium-sized businesses, and from power users to home users, CyberLink has enjoyed rapid and consistent growth leading to a record breaking IPO in 2000 on the Taiwan Over The Counter Exchange (OTC: 5203). Currently, CyberLink is listed on the Taiwan Stock Exchange (ticker symbol: 5203.TW). CyberLink\'s worldwide headquarters is in Taipei. To keep up with market demands, CyberLink has operations in North America, Europe and the Asia Pacific region, including Japan. For more information, please visit CyberLink\'s website at http://www.cyberlink.com.