Logitech Chooses Roxio's Digital Imaging Software As Powerful Complement For Webcams
Roxio's PhotoSuite and VideoWave Movie Creator to be included with Logitech's cameras
San Diego and Santa Clara, California - (December 19, 2002) - Roxio Inc. (Nasdaq: ROXI) The Digital Media Company®, provider of the best selling digital media software in the world, today announced a new OEM agreement with Logitech. Under the terms of the latest agreement, Roxio will be the preferred provider of photo and video editing software that ships with Logitech's line of cameras and webcams.
For the first time, Logitech will bundle Roxio's new VideoWave Movie Creator™ Lite with many of its webcams and will continue to include PhotoSuite® 4 Standard Edition with Logitech® Pocket Digital™.
"We chose Roxio as our preferred digital media software partner because of Logitech's commitment to the customer to provide quality solutions people love to use, " said Spencer Johnson, director of product marketing for Logitech's Video Division. "Adding Roxio's powerful tools for editing, managing and sharing photos
and videos will give our customers a complete digital imaging solution
right out of the box."
"We're pleased to enhance our relationship with Logitech,"
said Brad Duea, Roxio's vice president of worldwide OEM sales. "Logitech's
brand, extended through their industry-leading peripherals, represents
a lot of the same values as Roxio's, starting with ease of use.
With Logitech and Roxio, consumers have an easy way to create, manage
and share digital media."
Customers who want additional editing and advanced project capabilities
can upgrade to Roxio's full-featured PhotoSuite 4 Platinum and VideoWave
Movie Creator available direct from Roxio at www.roxio.com or at
their local retailer.
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The matters discussed relating to Roxio in this press release,
in particular matters related to Roxio's OEM relationships, include
forward-looking statements that are subject to certain risks and
uncertainties, including delays in product development, competition
in the software industry, and failure to maintain OEM relationships,
that could cause actual results to differ materially from those
projected. Additional information on these and other factors are
contained in Roxio's reports filed with the Securities and Exchange
Commission (SEC), including the Company's Annual Report on Form
10-K as filed with the SEC on July 1, 2002 and Quarterly Report
on Form 10-Q as filed with the SEC on November 13, 2002, copies
of which are available at the website maintained by the SEC at http://www.sec.gov.
Roxio assumes no obligation to update the forward-looking statements
included in this press release.
Roxio, a division of Sonic Solutions, develops and markets the best-selling digital media software in the world. Roxio offers
award-winning software products for CD/DVD burning, photo editing and video editing and has an installed base of over 150 million
users. Roxio distributes its products globally through strategic partnerships with major hardware manufacturers, through leading
retailers, through Internet partnerships and through direct sales at www.roxio.com. Roxio's
parent company, Sonic Solutions (NASDAQ: SNIC;
http://www.sonic.com) is the leader in digital media software and provides a broad range of software
tools and applications for creative professionals, business and home users and technology partners. Sonic's products range from professional
DVD authoring systems and interactive content delivery technologies that are used to produce the majority of Hollywood movies released on DVD,
to the award-winning Roxio- and Sonic-branded CD and DVD creation, playback and backup applications that have become the premiere solutions
for consumers and business users worldwide. Sonic's AuthorScript® is the de facto standard for CD and DVD burning and formatting and has
been licensed by major software and hardware manufacturers, including Adobe, Broadcom, Microsoft, Scientific-Atlanta, Sony, and many others.
Sonic Solutions is headquartered in Marin County, California.
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