I/Omagic Selects Roxio Software for Latest Optical Storage Combo Drive
I/OMagic's 'MediaStation Combo' to Feature Roxio Easy CD & DVD Creator 6 Basic and DVDMax Software
Santa Ana, California - (July 15, 2003) - I/OMagic Corporation (OTCBB: IOMG), a leading developer and marketer of data storage and digital entertainment devices, announced today that it has signed an agreement with Roxio, Inc. (NASDAQ: ROXI), The Digital Media Company®, to include Easy CD & DVD Creator® 6 Basic and DVDMax™ software in the new I/OMagic "MediaStation Combo" drive. The MediaStation Combo is a multi-function 48x24x48 external USB 2.0 CD-RW/16x DVD-ROM plus 7-n-1 Media Card Reader.
"We are excited about including Roxio software in the latest edition of our MediaStation products," said Tony Andrews, vice president of Engineering and Product Development for I/OMagic Corporation. "Roxio's award-winning CD and DVD recording capabilities, and high resolution video playback software are the perfect companion to our multi-function MediaStation product."
The MediaStation Combo is the latest edition to I/OMagic's family of MediaStation products. The ultimate in space-saving devices,
the MediaStation Combo allows users to watch DVDs, burn a CD or
transfer digital camera media to a PC or notebook from one source.
This external USB 2.0 combo drive writes CD-R at 48x, CD-RW at 24x
and reads CDs at 48x speed. It also features three-way adjustable
lighting system and a USB 1.1 card reader that reads seven types
of media including Compact Flash (CF), Smart Media (SM), Memory
Stick (MS), Memory Stick Pro, Secure Digital (SD), Multimedia (MMC),
and IBM Micro Drive.
Roxio's Easy CD & DVD Creator 6 is the only PC-based integrated
digital media suite that offers consumers feature-rich applications
to capture, edit, manage and burn photos, videos, music and data
onto CD or DVD. The product's new interface empowers users of all
skill levels to create, copy and customize CDs and DVDs. In addition,
consumers can also enjoy the Roxio DVDMax Player's video and audio
capabilities, providing users with a great experience when watching
DVDs, VCDs and SVCDs.
The MediaStation Combo has an MSRP of $199.99 and is being launched
through Target stores.
I/OMagic develops and markets data storage products (CD-ROM,
CD-RW drives & media, DVD-ROM & DVD+RW/+R drives, MediaStation
Writer & Digital Photo Library) and digital entertainment devices
(MP3 players & LCD Flat Panel TV/Monitors). The Company sells
its many products, under three brand names -- I/OMagic, Hi-Val &
Digital Research Technologies -- through nationally and internationally
recognized computer retail outlets, such as Best Buy, Circuit City,
CompUSA, Office Depot, OfficeMax, Radio Shack U.S. and Future Shop
of Canada. For more information, visit the I/OMagic Web site at
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.
Sonic, the Sonic logo, Sonic Solutions, Roxio, MyDVD, CineMagic, Plug & Burn, LiveShare, Roxio Easy Media Creator, and
AuthorScript are trademarks or registered trademarks of Sonic Solutions or its subsidiaries in the United States and/or other
countries. Dolby is a trademark of Dolby Laboratories. All other company or product names are trademarks of their respective
owners and, in some cases, are used by Sonic Solutions under license. Specifications, pricing and delivery schedules are subject
to change without notice.