NVIDIA® PureVideo™ Decoder Brings Home Theater Quality to PCs for TiVoToGo Content Playback
NVIDIA PureVideo Decoder Designed to Deliver Superior PC Playback Experience
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SANTA CLARA, CA—JUNE 15, 2005—NVIDIA Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA), a worldwide leader in graphics and digital media processors, today announced its NVIDIA PureVideo Decoder has been approved by TiVo Inc. for playing content using the TiVoToGo™ feature. New this year, the TiVoToGo feature allows TiVo® subscribers to transfer recorded television programs from their TiVo Series2™ DVR to their PC for viewing anywhere, anytime. Watching a program on a PC that has been recorded on a TiVo DVR requires the use of an MPEG-2 decoder, such as the NVIDIA PureVideo Decoder which employs sophisticated algorithms to decode and enhance television content.
The NVIDIA PureVideo Decoder combines the high quality DVD and MPEG-playback with rich Dolby® Digital surround sound. Also featuring hardware-accelerated video on all Microsoft® DirectX®-compatible graphics processors, the NVIDIA PureVideo Decoder delivers unmatched color fidelity and smooth DVD, video, and TV viewing.
“With TiVoToGo, TiVo subscribers can take their favorite shows with them to enjoy wherever they want,” said Scott Vouri, general manager of multimedia at NVIDIA. “That experience shouldn’t suffer just because they’ve moved content from their TVs to their laptops. We’ve made an extended investment in our decoder and it really shows. We believe our colors and picture acuity, even in high motion scenes, are appreciably better.”
Starting at $19.95, NVIDIA PureVideo Decoder is available for download in three editions: Bronze, Gold, and Platinum. The software is also available free of charge for a 30-day trial at http://www.nvidia.com/object/dvd_decoder.html.
Certain statements in this press release including, but not limited to, the features, benefits, performance and capabilities of our NVIDIA GeForce 6 Series GPU, NVIDIA Pure Video Decoder and NVIDIA Pure Video technology are forward-looking statements that are subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause results to be materially different than expectations. Such risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to, manufacturing or software defects, incompatibility of technologies, market acceptance of our technology, reliance on third-party manufacturers, the impact of competitive products and pricing alternatives, development of more effective or efficient graphics cards or decoder technologies, changes in industry standards and interfaces, our dependence on third-party developers and publishers and other risks detailed from time to time in the NVIDIA reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission including its Form 10-Q for the quarter ended May 1, 2005. These forward-looking statements speak only as of the date hereof. NVIDIA disclaims any obligation to update these forward-looking statements.
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