Memorex and Roxio Partner to Deliver a Comprehensive Digital Media Experience
Memorex's Dual Format DVD Recorder to Include Roxio's Easy CD & DVD Creator 6, Photosuite 5 SE and Videowave Movie Creator
Santa Clara and Santa Fe, California - (July 16, 2003) - Memorex, the industry sales and marketing leader of digital media, joins forces with Roxio, Inc. (NASDAQ: ROXI), The Digital Media Company®, to include Roxio's complete line of digital media software products with the new Memorex Dual Format DVD Recorder. Roxio's Easy CD & DVD Creator™ 6 Basic - DVD Edition, PhotoSuite® 5 SE, VideoWave Movie Creator™, and DVDMax™ Player software are bundled with the Memorex Dual-X drive, which is available now for a suggested retail price of $329.99.
"Roxio is the leader in digital media software, so it is a natural fit to bundle their award-winning software with our state-of-the-art
DVD recorder to give our customers a great digital media experience,"
said Allen H. Gharapetian, vice president, marketing and product
development, Memorex." We have selected Roxio to complement
our Dual-X drive because of their software's superior performance
and functionality and Roxio's commitment in offering a robust and
intuitive application suite. This provides our customers a comprehensive
digital media experience and allows them to take full advantage
of the features of the Memorex DVD recorder."
The Memorex Dual-X drive offers support for both DVD+ and DVD- recording
formats, taking the guesswork out of which format to use with their
drive. Consumers can create DVDs that are playable in virtually
any DVD drive or DVD player, and take advantage of full CD recording,
rewriting, and reading functions. Creating, editing, and saving
professional looking CD and DVD videos, online photo albums or audio
files is extremely easy with this complete drive solution, made
even easier with Roxio's software.
"We're excited to be working with Memorex, a company whose
products are designed to provide consumers with excellent quality
and complete solutions," said Vito Salvaggio, Roxio vice president
of product management. "Together we will allow consumers to
enjoy the full range of digital media in one outstanding hardware
and software bundle."
Roxio's award-winning Easy CD & DVD Creator 6 is the only PC-based
integrated media suite that offers consumers feature-rich applications
to capture, edit, manage, and burn photos, videos, music, and data
onto CD or DVDs. Also included in the bundle is PhotoSuite 5 SE,
with which consumers can transfer, organize, edit, and create their
photo memories quickly and easily, and then share or archive them
onto CD or VCDs. VideoWave Movie Creator, with three editing modes,
is the fastest way to turn home videos into entertaining movies.
With this powerful application, the user can capture, edit, and
burn with a few simple clicks of a button.
Memorex Products, Inc. is the industry sales and marketing leader
of digital media, optical storage, media accessories and computer
input devices. Since the early 1970s, Memorex has been one of the
most widely recognized and respected names in the consumer electronics
industry. Today, it is a dominant brand in CD and DVD media, optical
drives, Flash memory, Flash drives and computer accessories. Memorex
is headquartered in Santa Fe Springs, Calif. For more information
on Memorex Products, Inc. or its products, please call 562-906-2800,
or visit the company's Web site at www.memorex.com.
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.