You are here: Home > Company > Press Releases

ArcSoft Support / Press Releases

ArcSoft Partners with to Bring 2008 Beijing Olympic Online in China

ArcSoft Presents Its Online Media Player TotalMedia Theatre Net Edition

— 8/6/2008 — Fremont, CA —

ArcSoft, Inc. announced that ArcSoft TotalMedia® Theatre Net Edition has been chosen by as the online media player to bring the 2008 Beijing Olympic to viewers live on the Internet in China., Chinas official internet/mobile platform broadcast institution of the 2008 Olympic will be broadcasting the Olympic Games live online for viewers in China. While allowing viewers to watch the games anytime they want on the Internet, this collaboration between and ArcSoft also ensures that the games broadcasted are protected, preventing them from being misused.

"ArcSoft is pleased to partner with to bring this world-wide event to millions of Chinese viewers, said George Tang, ArcSoft Vice President and General Manager of Video and Home Entertainment Group. With the exclusive broadcasting right owned by, protecting the online contents from being pirated is extremely important; TotalMedia Theatre Net Edition was chosen for its strong security ability.

TotalMedia Theatre Net Edition Key Features:

  • OMA DRM 2.0 support
  • IP region identification and access protection
  • Supports http streaming playback
  • Supports HD resolution

To view the Olympic Games online, visit (available only to viewers in China). For more information on TotalMedia Theatre Net Edition, visit

About is the new media service platform of China Central Television (CCTV) and is the only organization that can authorize others air CCTV's content online. It holds a full network broadcasting license in China, which includes web TV, mobile TV, and IPTV. In Dec, 2007, signed an agreement with the International Olympics Committee (IOC) on new media broadcasting rights, thus becoming the official internet and mobile phone broadcaster in China, Hong Kong and Macau for the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games.

About ArcSoft

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. For further details, visit

2008. All rights reserved. ArcSoft and the ArcSoft logo are registered trademarks of ArcSoft, Inc. ArcSoft TotalMedia® is a trademarks of ArcSoft, Inc. All other products and companies named herein are trademarks of their respective owners.