HAUPPAUGE, N.Y., March 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hauppauge Digital,
Inc. (Nasdaq: HAUP), a leading developer and manufacturer of digital video TV
and data broadcast receiver products for personal computers, announced today
that their WinTV-PVR products, used by many PC manufacturers around the world
for their Windows XP Media Center Edition systems, will now be available to
the Japanese retail market through a distribution agreement with Bull Will
Co., Ltd. Of Tokyo.
The first Hauppauge products to be made available under this new agreement
are the WinTV-PVR-150, WinTV-PVR-500 and WinTV-PVR-USB2. These are PC based TV
receivers which have built-in television recorders using high quality hardware
MPEG encoders. They will be available starting in April through authorized
retailers throughout Japan.
The WinTV-PVR-150 and WinTV-PVR-USB2 will be bundled with the end user
Hauppauge WinTV2000 application, which allows watching and recording TV on a
PC, plus ULead's DVD MovieFactory 3.0 for burning WinTV-PVR recorded TV shows
onto DVD. The WinTV-PVR-500, a special dual tuner TV receiver designed
especially for Windows XP Media Center Edition, will include the Microsoft
Media Center certified Cyberlink MPEG decoder.
"We are very excited about this new distribution agreement with Bull Will
for the Japanese market," said Ken Plotkin, Chief Executive Officer of
Hauppauge Digital, Inc. "Though our products have been available to OEMs
around the world and are used in many Media Center based PC's, we are looking
forward to having our WinTV-PVR products available to Japanese consumers."
ABOUT HAUPPAUGE DIGITAL
Hauppauge Digital, Inc. is a leading developer and manufacturer of digital
TV and data broadcast receiver products for personal computers. Through its
Hauppauge Computer Works, Inc. and Hauppauge Digital Europe subsidiaries, the
Company designs and develops digital video boards for TV-in-a-window, digital
video editing and video conferencing. The Company is headquartered in
Hauppauge, New York, with administrative offices in New York, Singapore,
Taiwan, Ireland and Luxembourg and sales offices in Germany, London, Paris,
The Netherlands, Sweden, Italy, Spain, Singapore and California. The
Company's Internet web site can be found at http://www.hauppauge.com .
About Bull Will Co., Ltd.
Bull Will Co., Ltd is located at 7F, Kiryu Bldg., 2 Chome 21-1,
Higashi-Ikebukuro, Toshimaku, Tokyo 170-0013, Japan Tel: 03-5985-6688
Fax: 03-5985-6669 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Hauppauge and WinTV are registered trademarks of Hauppauge Computer Works,
Inc. Windows and Windows XP Media Center Edition are trademarks of Microsoft
Corp. Other product or service names mentioned herein are the trademarks of
their respective owners.
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631-434-1600 ext. 301
SOURCE Hauppauge Digital, Inc.