Roxio Selected to Participate in DEMO 2004
Premier Technology Showcase to Become Launch Pad for Roxio's Next Generation Digital Media Suite
Santa Clara, California - (January 12, 2004) - Roxio®, a division of Sonic Solutions® (NASDAQ: SNIC), the leader in digital media software, announced today the invitation to participate in DEMO, one of the world's foremost forums for new product innovations. Roxio will unveil its latest advancement at the event, which takes place February 15-17 at the Westin Kierland Resort & Spa in Scottsdale, Arizona.
"After reviewing hundreds of companies and technologies, DEMO has selected Roxio as one of the chosen few we see igniting the technology landscape and helping to turn the markets around," said Chris Shipley, Executive Producer, DEMO. "Roxio proves that even within a mature market category there is the opportunity for product creativity and innovation."
In its 14-year history, DEMO has helped over 1000 companies launch new products and services. With its unrivaled reputation for attracting and introducing technology's A-List, such as the 3Com's Palm Pilot and Sun's famous Java programming language, DEMO has become a priority event for the best and brightest technology executives, media, and investors all of whom expect DEMO to provide a glimpse into the technology landscape for the coming year.
"We are extremely pleased that our efforts have been recognized by DEMO," said Tom Shea, President of Roxio. "Our next generation digital media suite is the result of a long-term company vision that we firmly believe will capture the imagination of the industry and, more importantly, consumers."
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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Except for historical information, the matters discussed in this press release, in particular matters related to consumer demand for Roxio's software products are forward-looking statements that are subject to certain risks and uncertainties such as failure to attract new customers, intense competition, general economic conditions and undetected errors in the software 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 Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q as filed with the SEC on November 14, 2003, copies of which are available at the website maintained by the SEC at www.sec.gov. Roxio assumes no obligation to update the forward-looking statements included in this press release.
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