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Nero Digital Now Supported On Xoro DVD PlayersNew DVD players available now, others to follow (March 11, 2005)
Nero, leaders in digital media technology and developer of award-winning Nero applications and MAS Elektronik AG, one of Europes top manufacturers of consumer electronics products, announced today the introduction of two new Nero Digital certified DVD players with Nero Digital support that will be available immediately.
The new line of Nero Digital certified Xoro DVD players include the award-winning Xoro HSD 415 and Xoro HSD 310. Users can convert hours of home video into Nero Digital to be played back on Xoro DVD players at a fraction of the size of a normal DVD allowing much more video content on each DVD.
The Xoro HSD 415 and Xoro HSD 310 DVD players are now available online at www.mas.de for EUR 89.00 and EUR 79.00 and at participating retailers.
?We are excited to be working with Xoro to deliver Nero Digital technology to consumers in Europe, said Jim Corbett, Executive Director of Nero AG ?Providing Nero Digital video content via the PC to the living room is finally a reality with Nero Digital certified Xoro DVD players.
By offering industry compliance with the MPEG-4 standard including AAC, Xoros line of DVD players will support the Nero Digital Standard Decoding Profile for unmatched video and audio performance.
?Nero is an industry leader and is always at the top of its game with innovative technological achievements like Nero Digital, said Philip Drögemüller, Marketing Manager, MAS Elektronik AG. ?Xoro customers will benefit greatly by our support of Nero Digital allowing them to easily move and customize content from their PC to DVD without loss of quality.
Nero Digital, co-developed by Nero and Ateme, is a standard based audio and video solution featuring superior quality MPEG-4 video and AAC audio. By offering chapters, subtitles and multi-channel surround-sound support, Nero Digital represents one of the very few 'all in one' solutions in the World of A/V compression.
Ateme is headquartered in France (www.ateme.com). It is a world leading providers of hardware and software solutions for video and signal processing in embedded market. Ateme delivers custom services on top of its boards and algorithms. Since 2002, Ateme centers its strategy on applicative reference designs which targets the specific markets of video-security, broadcast and consumer electronics. The result to OEM is a faster product design, a shorter time to market and total costs reduction. Ateme operates worldwide thanks to its distribution network.
About MAS Elektronik
The MAS Elektronik AG was founded 1991 in Hamburg. The break-even point was achieved in a few months after starting business activity.
In 1999 the MAS Elektronik AG became a well-known producer of Home Entertainment devices in Germany and Eastern Europe. The private brand Xoro was born, a big step on the way of MAS to an adequate provider of Digital-Lifestyle products.
In China, the MAS Elektronik AG possesses manufacturing capacities, its own purchasing department and developing divisions, which produce components in cooperation with the University of Shanghai.
Nero provides state-of-the-art software solutions for the global digital media market. Since the company was founded in 1995, its products have established a loyal clientele of more than 180 million users throughout the world.
Nero offers the industrys most reliable CD/DVD-software applications. Its award-winning flagship product, Nero 6, includes all the applications and functionalities needed in the digital media field. Other Nero products include the MPEG 4 based audio/video technology - Nero Digital, the simple and complete photo solution - Nero PhotoShow Elite, and SIPPS and SIPPSTAR PBX, which provide voice-over IP solutions for private and business customers.
Nero products are globally distributed by leading hardware manufacturers, international distribution partners and online portals, as well as directly via www.nero.com. Nero Inc. in Glendale, California, USA and Nero K.K. in Yokohama, Japan are subsidiaries of Nero AG, based in Karlsbad, Germany.
For further information, please visit also www.nerodigital.com.
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