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ArcSoft TotalMediaTheatre Receives BD-Live (Profile 2.0) Certification

Don't just watch movies! Experience them!

— 4/28/2008 — Fremont, CA —

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 a Windows XP and Vista compatible software that now complies with the stringent standards and guidelines set by the Blu-ray Disc Association.

"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 direction."

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 tracks.

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 technologies.

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, visit

Enhance your movie watching experience with ArcSoft TotalMedia® Theatre. Don just watch movies experience them!

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