ArcSoft TotalMediaT Theatre Receives BD-Live (Profile 2.0) Certification

Fremont, CA –
April 28,
2008. ArcSoft, Inc. announced today that
ArcSoft TotalMedia™ Theatre
received BD-Live (Profile 2.0) Certification from the Blu-ray Disc
Association on April 24,
2008, the first certification of any PC desktop
software from any developer in the world.

ArcSoft TotalMedia Theatre is
Windows XP and Vista compatible software that
now complies with the stringent standards and guidelines set by the Blu-ray Disc

"The new Blu-ray Disc movies with
BD-Live present users with unique features of the next generation video
players — online interactive
capability — offering the ultimate
entertainment experience beyond high definition.” said
George Tang, ArcSoft’s Vice President
and General Manager
of Video and Home
Entertainment Group.
”BD Profile 2.0 certification
guarantees compatibility with BD-Live specifications to ensure that users get
the true BD-Live experience. Since ArcSoft is committed to providing the highest
quality products, this certification is a further step in that

BD-Live enables Blu-ray Disc makers
to incorporate additional interactive features including downloadable video
content, ringtones, games and more. The internet
connectivity of BD-Live offers a rich and interactive user experience when
watching Blu-ray movies. Content providers may now offer more video
trailers on the fly, BD-Live games such as Fox’s upcoming title Alien vs.
Predator, updated actor’s biographies, additional commentaries and language

ArcSoft TotalMedia
Theatre has previously received certification for BonusView (Blu-ray Final
Standard – Profile 1.1) and AVCHD. The software supports
new audio technologies
such as Dolby Digital Plus, True HD,
and DTS-HD. For the best user experience and system performance,
the player is also optimized for
graphics-displays using NVIDIA PureVideo, ATI Avivo and Intel Clear Video

ArcSoft TotalMedia Theatre supports
playback of all three Blu-ray Disc video formats, MPEG-2, AVC, and VC1 as well
as other High Definition content such as WMV HD, QuickTime HD, DivX HD, and
H.264 HD.

A new certified version of the
software will soon be available
for existing users as an update at no
charge. For more information,

Enhance your movie watching
experience with ArcSoft TotalMedia Theatre. Don’t just watch movies – experience

ArcSoft, Inc. is an
industry leading software developer of multimedia technologies and applications
across desktop and embedded platforms. Working closely with major OEM
manufacturers, ArcSoft offers a full line of imaging and video solutions that
enhance the features, performance, and user experience of mobile phones, digital
cameras, optical drives, personal computers, and consumer electronics devices.
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