London, UK—February 18, 2009—CyberLink Corporation (5203.TW), innovative solutions provider for the connected media lifestyle, announced today that it has entered into an agreement to license Macrovision’s interactive program guide patent portfolio and its TV Guide Data Solutions for use with CyberLink’s TVEnhance and PowerCinema software. The agreement allows CyberLink to enrich its TV features and program guides to deliver a better TV on the PC experience.
“We are excited to have CyberLink join our global patent licensing program and use our data solutions to help media center PC users to discover premium TV content on CyberLink’s platform,” said Samir Armaly, senior vice president, licensing at Macrovision. “We believe CyberLink’s dedication to enrich the television experience on the PC in conjunction with licensing our digital home entertainment technologies can result in a compelling solution for end users.”
Alice H. Chang, CEO of CyberLink, describes the licensing agreement as “a significant direction towards broadening the TV on the PC experience for users worldwide. Together with Macrovision’s consumer electronics technology solutions, we are able to take large strides in our TV on the PC development efforts.”
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. 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’s software solutions include: complete applications for Blu-ray Discs, Digital Home entertainment, TV-on-PC and human resource development. 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 located 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 www.cyberlink.com