SOURCE: Zoran Corporation

January 14, 2008 09:15 ET

Zoran Corporation Powers RCA's NTIA-Certified ATSC Converter Box

SupraHD®741 Processor Supports ENERGY STAR Requirements

SUNNYVALE, CA--(Marketwire - January 14, 2008) - Zoran Corporation (NASDAQ: ZRAN) announced that its SupraHD® 741 processor powers RCA's DTA 800A ATSC converter box, certified by the U.S. Government's National Telecommunications and Infrastructure Administration (NTIA) for use in the Coupon-Eligible Converter Box program for the digital broadcast conversion.

"Zoran is proud to have been selected to enable the high quality reception and advanced features in RCA's sleekly designed converter box model. With NTIA approval and RCA's well-established channel position with major retailers, this product is among the most important to be offered to consumers in 2008," said Eric Schiff, director set-top box products, Zoran Corporation.

The RCA DTA 800A ATSC converter box includes complete Zoran-enabled software, an optional Smart Antenna interface, and is designed to meet ENERGY STAR requirements. Unique features in the RCA DTA 800A include a chassis which can be positioned either horizontally or vertically and a big button, easy-to-use programmable remote control that is pre-configured to work with a large number of RCA and other popular televisions.

The RCA DTA 800A converter box is expected to be available soon at retail stores.

About Zoran Corporation

Zoran Corporation, based in Sunnyvale, California, is a leading provider of digital solutions in the growing digital entertainment and digital imaging markets. With two decades of expertise developing and delivering digital signal processing technologies, Zoran has pioneered high-performance digital audio and video, imaging applications and Connect Share Entertain™ technologies for the digital home. Zoran's proficiency in integration delivers major benefits for OEM customers, including greater capabilities within each product generation, reduced system costs, and shorter time to market. Zoran-based DVD, digital camera, DTV, multimedia mobile phone, and multifunction printer products have received recognition for excellence and are now in hundreds of millions of homes and offices worldwide. With headquarters in the U.S. and operations in Canada, China, England, Germany, India, Israel, Japan, Korea, and Taiwan, Zoran may be contacted on the World Wide Web at or at 408-523-6500.

Zoran, the Zoran logo and SupraHD are trademarks or registered trademarks of Zoran Corporation and/or its subsidiaries in the United States and/or other countries. All other names and brands may be claimed as property of others.

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