Sonic Powers Digital Movie Downloads on Toshiba's Newest BD Players

RoxioNow Delivers Entertainment Services to BDX2500 and BDX2700

Jun 03, 2010, 06:30 ET from Sonic Solutions

NOVATO, Calif., June 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sonic Solutions® (Nasdaq: SNIC) today announced it is powering convenient access to a broad library of video entertainment on Toshiba's recently released Blu-ray Disc players, the BDX2500 and the BDX2700. Sonic's RoxioNow® entertainment platform will also help serve a range of premium content under the BLOCKBUSTER® on Demand brand to Toshiba's BDX2500, BDX2700 and upcoming BDX3000 series Blu-ray Disc players.

"With our latest home entertainment products, we are helping to create a richer home entertainment experience by seamlessly connecting consumers to high-value services streamed via the Web," said Jodi Sally, VP of Digital Audio Video Marketing for Toshiba America Consumer Products. "Entertainment services, such as those powered by RoxioNow, make it easy for consumers to browse, purchase and enjoy the best in digital entertainment instantly from the comfort of their living rooms."

"Toshiba's groundbreaking products are another example of how digitally delivered content is helping to reshape the entertainment experience and provide consumers far greater choice and variety," said Mark Ely, Executive Vice President of Strategy, Sonic Solutions. "We will continue to collaborate with leading CE device manufacturers like Toshiba and top retailers to introduce more consumers to the convenience and flexibility of digitally delivered video entertainment."

The RoxioNow platform serves a broad range of premium content, including new movies and next-day TV programs, to a growing, multi-manufacturer ecosystem of home and mobile electronics including PCs, connected TVs, set-top DVRs, Blu-ray Disc players, smartphones, and mobile media devices. The platform enables retailers and consumer electronics companies to participate in the entertainment supply chain, add value to product offerings and form ongoing relationships with customers. "Powered by RoxioNow®" stores enable consumers to instantly rent and purchase high-quality entertainment on their favorite device and, through the RoxioNow online entertainment locker, the flexibility to playback content ordered on additional consumer electronics devices. RoxioNow powers digital entertainment delivery for a range of companies including Best Buy, Blockbuster, and Lionsgate and is available on a broad variety of consumer electronics devices.

About Sonic Solutions

Sonic Solutions® (NASDAQ: SNIC) is powering the digital media ecosystem through its complete range of Hollywood to Home™ applications, services, and technologies. Sonic's Roxio products enable consumers to easily manage and enjoy personal media and premium Hollywood entertainment on a broad range of connected devices. A wide array of leading technology firms, professionals, businesses, and developers rely on Sonic to bring innovative digital media functionality to next-generation devices and platforms. Sonic Solutions is headquartered in Marin County, California.

Forward Looking Statements

This release may contain forward looking statements that are based upon current expectations, including the launch, distribution, and market acceptance of the RoxioNow platform. Actual results could differ materially from those projected in the forward looking statements as a result of various risks and uncertainties, including those discussed in Sonic Solutions' annual and quarterly reports on file with the Securities and Exchange Commission. This press release should be read in conjunction with Sonic Solutions' most recent annual report on Form 10-K, Form 10-Q and other reports on file with the Securities and Exchange Commission, which contain a more detailed discussion of the Company's business including risks and uncertainties that may affect future results. Sonic Solutions does not undertake to update any forward looking statements.

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