SOURCE: Simple Star

August 28, 2006 08:00 ET

Simple Star Selected to Present at DEMOfall 2006 Conference

SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- August 28, 2006 -- Simple Star, Inc., creator of award-winning PhotoShow software and services, today announced it has been selected to present at the upcoming DEMOfall 2006 conference, the premier launch venue for new products and technologies. Chad Richard, Simple Star CEO, will discuss new technologies and services that are enabling consumers to bring user-generated content to the screen of their choice, including cable TV. Simple Star joins an impressive list of companies invited to demonstrate at the event, which will take place September 25-27 in San Diego, CA.

"It's an honor to participate in an event that has been instrumental in introducing significant innovations to the industry," said Richard. "With the rapid proliferation of digital cameras, consumer demand for better ways to share their photos and videos continues to grow. Simple Star will introduce a compelling new way to bring memories to life, and to share those memories with family, friends and the community on demand. DEMO, with its audience of industry experts and visionaries, is the perfect place to introduce this unique new product to the world."

Throughout its 15-year history, DEMO has been a launching pad for many of the world's most important technologies, such as Java, TiVo, and the Palm Pilot. Only 70 of the world's most promising new innovations have been chosen to present at the DEMOfall 2006 conference.

"Simple Star uniquely meets the growing consumer need to create and share personal entertainment," said Chris Shipley, DEMO executive producer. "This new product takes the industry one step further, and will be an exciting addition to DEMOfall."

About Simple Star

Founded in 2001, Simple Star develops software products and services that help consumers share their memories in entertaining ways through PhotoShow, the most complete and easy-to-use photo platform available. Simple Star distributes its award-winning PhotoShow software primarily through partners such as cable companies, digital media software providers, online photo services, retailers with photofinishing services and hardware manufacturers.

Millions of new users are creating, sharing and viewing PhotoShows every month. Across multiple business sectors, momentum is building among industry leaders that PhotoShow is an emerging standard. Simple Star partners include Comcast, Time Warner Cable, Cablevision, Nero, Kodak, Shutterfly, Snapfish, Ritz Camera Centers, Walgreens, Pentax and Fisher Price.

About DEMO

Produced by Network World Events and Executive Forums, the semi-annual DEMO conferences focus on emerging technologies and new products, which are hand-selected from across the spectrum of the technology marketplace. The DEMO conferences have earned their reputation for consistently identifying tomorrow's cutting-edge technologies, and have served as launch pad events for companies such as Palm, E*Trade, Handspring, and U.S. Robotics, helping them to secure venture funding, establish critical business relationships, and influence early adopters. Each DEMO conference features approximately 70 new companies, products and technologies. For more information, visit

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