London—January 10, 2011—CyberLink Corp. (5203.TW), innovative solution provider for the connected digital lifestyle, today announced an agreement with RealD Inc. (NYSE: RLD), a leading global licensor of 3D technologies for cinema, consumer electronics and professional applications,to enhance the 3D technology in PowerDVD, the industry leading 3D, HD and Blu-ray DVD player software application. Cyberlink has licensed the stereoscopic RealD Format for the delivery and display of high definition 3D content and will integrate support into PowerDVD.
“We are delighted to have entered into an agreement with RealD and integrate support for the RealD Format to take viewers to new heights of visual excellence,” said Alice H. Chang, CEO of CyberLink. “With the support of RealD’s advanced 3D technology, together we are committed to delivering next-generation 3D entertainment experiences for users to fully enjoy the spectacular realism from PCs at home.”
“We look forward to collaborating with CyberLink to bring an extraordinary 3D viewing experience to their products and create a new dimension of 3D PC entertainment,” said Michael V. Lewis, Chairman and CEO of RealD.
CyberLink PowerDVD 10 is the first software player to receive Blu-ray 3D certification from the Blu-ray Disc Association. Optimized with CPU and GPU hardware acceleration, PowerDVD 10 delivers two 1080p frames to create a flawless and smooth high definition 3D video effect to the display. PowerDVD 10 also features TrueTheater 3Dto convert existing 2D DVD titles and 2D videos into a 3D experience, allowing consumers to enjoy 3D immediately. To make “3D” more accessible and friendly to everyone, CyberLink has announced the 3D Zone to provide a clear and concise guide to consumers about 3D Videos, Blu-ray 3D and how to setup 3D entertainment on PCs.To learn all about 3D Video and Blu-ray 3D and download the white paper, please visit 3D Zone: www.cyberlink.com/3dzone
The stereoscopic RealD Format is a patented side-by-side method for formatting 3D video. It utilizes a unique set of filters and other technologies to multiplex left eye and right eye 3D image streams into a single channel for delivery of high-definition progressive-scan or interlaced 3D video to a 3D-enabled display using today’s HD infrastructure, including existing HD set-top boxes and DVRs. The RealD Format can also be delivered over the Internet to the installed base of PCs, Macs and connected TVs.
CyberLink Corp is the leader and pioneer in enabling digital multimedia on PCs, CEs and mobile devices through the use of video editing software, video player software, and other multimedia solutions. 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: top-5 desktop and notebook providers, optical drive manufacturers and graphic-card makers. Today, CyberLink’s software solutions include complete applications for Blu-ray Disc playback and creation,digital home entertainment,and touch-enabled media 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 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
RealD Inc. is a leading global licensor of 3D technologies. RealD's extensive intellectual property portfolio is used in applications that enable a premium 3D viewing experience in the theater, the home and elsewhere. RealD licenses its RealD Cinema Systems to motion picture exhibitors that show 3D motion pictures and alternative 3D content. RealD also provides its RealD Display, active and passive eyewear, RealD Format and gaming technologies to consumer electronics manufacturers and content producers and distributors to enable the delivery and viewing of 3D content. RealD's cutting-edge 3D technologies have been used for applications such as piloting the Mars Rover. For more information, please visit RealD's website at www.reald.com