World's most advanced touch-enabled media player for Windows 8 to be previewed exclusively at CES
London, United Kingdom, - 10th January, 2013 - At the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, CyberLink Corp. (5203.TW), an innovative solutions provider for media creativity, will offer special previews of PowerDVD Touch, the premier touch-optimized Microsoft Windows 8 desktop media playback software solution. Blending multi-touch experience and multimedia enjoyment in a superior way, CyberLink PowerDVD Touch now provides the no-compromise, must-have media experience for Windows 8 desktop mode. Now, with both PowerDVD Touch and PowerDVD Mobile, CyberLink offers a complete touch-friendly solution for media playback on the Windows 8 interface, expanding the smooth, intuitive touch experience from modern UI to desktop mode.
"From smartphones to laptops, we see the trend of touch computing dominating the user experience. People expect a tactile experience: they want to interact with their devices by touching their screens," said Alice H. Chang, CEO of CyberLink. "With this latest addition to the PowerDVD family, our customers are ensured of a consistent, responsive touch-based media playback experience, no matter which device they chose to use."
PowerDVD Touch offers an advanced multimedia experience for Windows 8 touch-screen users in desktop mode. It supports the most popular and up-to-date video as well as audio formats, including MPEG2, MKV, Blu-ray, DVD, Dolby, DTS, and more.
Available initially to OEM customers, PowerDVD Touch will be exclusively previewed during CES. General availability to all consumers could be expected by the end of this quarter.
Founded in 1996, CyberLink Corp. is the world's leading multimedia software company. With over 100 patented technologies that provide a solid foundation on which to continuously revolutionize the way multimedia is experienced, CyberLink's visionary outlook has allowed the company to grow rapidly. This ultimately led to a record-breaking IPO on the Taiwan Over-the-Counter Exchange (OTC: 5203) in 2000. CyberLink is currently listed on the Taiwan Stock Exchange (ticker symbol: 5203.TW).
CyberLink's broad portfolio of multimedia applications can be categorized into two main areas: Media Entertainment - PowerDVD being the flagship product in this category, provides the latest in media playback on PCs, across devices in the home network, and on-the-go with portable smart devices; and Media Creation - offers a series of software to create enticing videos & photos, author Blu-ray & DVD discs and more. CyberLink has built strategic partnerships with leading CPU and GPU providers and a solid reputation for delivering high-quality, interoperable, and fast time-to-market solutions that keep our OEM partners from top PC brands on the leading edge. CyberLink's worldwide headquarters are located in Taipei, Taiwan, with regional operations offices in North America, Japan, Europe and Asia-Pacific. The company has 700 employees worldwide, with more than 500 engineers in product design and development.