CyberLink Partners with VIA to Deliver Lossless HD Audio Playback with Blu-ray Content Protection

CyberLink Corporation (5203.TW), innovative solutions provider for the connected digital lifestyle, announced today its partnership with VIA Technologies, Inc. to enable the VIA Vinyl VT1818S and VT1828S HD audio codecs within PowerDVD, delivering unsurpassed HD audio playback at 192kHz/24bit. The VIA Vinyl VT1818S and VT1828S are high fidelity, 10-channel HD audio codecs optimized for low power consumption.

CyberLink PowerDVD, featuring support for the latest HD audio and video standards, allows the playback of high-definition movie content with exceptional audio and video quality on the PC. PowerDVD is now able to deliver enhanced high-definition audio through the embedded VIA Vinyl HD Audio codecs, which also supports audio content protection while still allowing full-rate audio enjoyment of DVDs and Blu-ray Discs.

“CyberLink is committed to deliver the best video and audio experience on the PC,” said Alice H. Chang, CEO of CyberLink. “By partnering with VIA, Cyberlink is able to deliver enhanced high-definition audio with support for audio content protection, allowing users to enjoy the full benefits of Blu-ray video.”

“VIA’s new HD audio codecs offer the best possible fidelity and clarity for playback of Blu-ray content”, said Richard Brown, Vice President of Marketing, VIA Technologies, Inc. “With support from CyberLink’s advanced PowerDVD playback software, users will be able to experience the exceptional audio and video quality of high-definition movie content on their PC.”

Key features in PowerDVD include:

* Playback of high-definition AVCHD standards and Blu-ray Discs.
* High-definition audiofor unmatched clarity and purity through high-definition, 7.1-channel home-entertainment systems, and on notebook PCs.
* Support for next-generation disc features, like Picture-in-Picture movie mode, networking, interactive BD-J, bookmarks, and advanced disc navigation.
* Optimized performance for playing high-definition video content using graphics cards featuring NVIDIA PureVideo, ATI Avivo, and Intel Clear Video technologies.


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