FREMONT, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 14, 2004--InterVideo, Inc. (Nasdaq:IVII) announced today InterVideo DVD SlideShow(TM), a new software solution that lets users organize, author and burn digital photo albums to CDs and DVDs in just three easy steps. Featuring a wizard-like interface, embedded editing tools, over 25 menu templates and integrated burning software, InterVideo DVD SlideShow quickly turns ordinary digital photos into professional-looking multimedia shows that can be viewed on a TV or a computer equipped with a CD or DVD player.
With the ability to add text, music, and narrations in seconds, the new software will appeal to consumers who want to quickly share photos with family and friends; to businesses that want a fast way to create impressive virtual tours, product presentations and educational materials; and to professionals such as photographers and real estate agents who focus on providing new product information to their clients as soon as possible. By including embedded photo editing tools plus support for undo/redo, zoom-in, zoom-out and real-time previewing, users can focus on their creativity rather than the software.
"Consumers and businesses have been quick to adopt digital cameras because they can immediately see the photo they've just taken," said Jon Peddie, president of Jon Peddie Research, a leading graphics and multimedia consultancy. "Instant availability is one of the key reasons worldwide digital camera shipments are expected to surpass 50 million in 2004, and worldwide camera-phone sales will be even higher at 90 million in 2004. They all represent a ready market for InterVideo's DVD SlideShow because they all want an easy way to organize their photos and make them look professional without spending a lot of time doing it."
With DVD SlideShow, users are just three steps away from creating slideshows they'll be proud to share.
Step 1: Album Organization -- Photos, and even video frames, can be grouped into a single photo album or multiple photo albums -- each with its own thumbnail preview. With the embedded editing tools that are included with the software, users can also crop, resize and rotate their photos, remove red eyes, adjust the contrast, balance the color, and add descriptions or titles to each slide.
Step 2: Select a Menu -- To simplify the development of menus that enable slideshow navigation with a TV remote control or a computer mouse, InterVideo DVD SlideShow includes over 25 professionally designed menu templates with support for background music. Menu backgrounds can be customized with photos and illustrations to create a personalized look for each slideshow.
Step 3: Burn to Disc or Hard Disk -- With InterVideo DVD SlideShow, burning a slideshow to disc is simplified because the software automatically detects the user's CD or DVD burner and supports the DVD, VCD, and DVD on CD formats. Users can also save photo albums to their computer HD.
InterVideo DVD SlideShow is currently available in Japan with a suggested retail price of 5800 Yen*. InterVideo DVD SlideShow is compatible with Windows(R) 98/2000/Me/XP desktop and notebook systems.
About InterVideo, Inc.
InterVideo is a leading provider of DVD software. 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 InterVideo WinDVD(R) and InterVideo DVD SlideShow(TM) features as well as growth in our retail, web or OEM 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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