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Zoran Corporation

May 31, 2011 09:15 ET

Zoran Demos New DTV, Set-Top Box, Silicon Tuner, Digital Camera and Printer Platforms for Worldwide Manufacturers at Computex 2011

Reference Designs Optimized for Global Connected & Mobile Markets

SUNNYVALE, CA--(Marketwire - May 31, 2011) - Zoran Corporation (NASDAQ: ZRAN) announced it is demonstrating its latest Internet connected and mobile product platforms for global consumer electronics manufacturers at Computex 2011 at the Grand Hyatt Taipei.

Internet connected Smart TV product platforms
Zoran's Internet connected high definition flat panel television platforms are optimized for manufacturers shipping to North and South America, Europe, China, Japan and other regions, where there is growing demand for popular online applications such as Browser, Skype TV and Android Smart TV technology-based connected applications.

"At Computex, we are demonstrating our new digital television platforms and frame rate conversion technologies for manufacturers that want to deliver the highest quality video while also supporting the most popular applications in Internet connected Smart TV products shipping to global consumers. We are especially pleased to show our SupraHD® Dual-Core 1.2Ghz processor platform with 3D graphics processing for Smart TV applications. In addition, we are demonstrating our latest 2D to 3D conversion technology with our newest frame rate convertor," said Mustafa Ozgen, vice president and general manager Zoran's digital TV business unit, Home Entertainment division.

Zoran supplies DTV processor platforms for global markets under brands such as Best Buy, Coby, Emerson, Funai, Haier, Hitachi, Magnavox, Philips, Samsung, Sanyo, Sharp, Sylvania, Toshiba, Vizio, Westinghouse and others.

Optimized Set-top box platforms for Pay Satellite & Cable
Zoran's new Standard and High Definition platforms for worldwide operators are optimized for pay satellite and cable set-top box manufacturers for global markets under brands such as Cisco, Homecast, Humax, Samsung and others. In addition, Zoran's extensive portfolio of tuner solutions for set top boxes, cable modems and gateway products will be displayed along with innovative Triple-tuners for DOCSIS 3.0 platforms.

"Zoran continues to expand its engagement with Tier-one OEMs serving major pay TV operators worldwide. Our set-top box demonstrations at Computex highlight our increasing position in a range of standard and high definition cable and satellite set-top box solutions for global operators," said Anthony Simon, vice president Marketing, Zoran's set-top box products, Home Entertainment division. "Our merger with Microtune allows us to offer highly integrated, lower-cost, bundled solutions with improved system performance and higher quality broadcast capabilities."

Broadband receivers, silicon tuner products
Zoran's suite of Microtune® DTV receivers, tuners and demodulators delivers superior video quality and reliability at compelling price points across worldwide TV reception standards to major brands such as Arris, Cisco, Hitron, Motorola, Samsung and others. "Zoran's MicroTuner™ family of cable tuners and amplifiers provides the high-performance, reliable RF building blocks to enable multi-standard cable voice, video and data services in worldwide cable equipment," said Barry Koch, vice president and general manager Zoran's Broadband Receivers business unit, Home Entertainment division.

DSLR-grade Digital Camera products
"Zoran is demonstrating the latest generation of its proven family of COACH™ digital camera processors offering advanced video compression, DSLR-grade performance and high-definition video recording for global camera manufacturers," said Senya Pertsel, senior director marketing, Zoran's Mobile business unit.

Demo platforms include high performance, cost competitive 3D cameras, hybrid and compact digital video cameras and TV camcorders. Zoran supplies digital camera processors to top-tier camera manufacturers such as ADPK, Aiptek, Casio, Digilife, DXG, Fujifilm, GE, Kodak, Nikon, Olympus, OMG, Pentax, Samsung, Sony and others.

Mobile-equipped digital printing products
"Zoran offers the industry's only complete solution, combining both hardware and software to deliver an optimized printer controller," said Neil Epstein, director printing products, Imaging business unit. Optimized controllers for both inkjet and laser printers are being demonstrated.

Zoran's IPS™ universal print language software provides compatibility with the latest cloud and mobile device printing systems, as well as desktop and enterprise systems, all in the industry's smallest memory footprint. Zoran's Quatro® family of system processors provides a unified hardware platform that spans from entry level to high performance, covering both single-function and multi-function printers. Zoran supplies major brand manufacturers such as Canon, Dell, Epson, Fuji Xerox, HP, Kodak, Konica Minolta, Kyocera Mita, Lexmark, Oki, Ricoh, Samsung, Sharp, Toshiba, Xerox and others.

About Zoran Corporation
Zoran Corporation, based in Sunnyvale, California, is a leading provider of digital solutions for the digital entertainment and digital imaging markets. With over 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 DTV, set-top box, broadband receivers (silicon tuners), digital camera, 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 additional operations in China, France, Germany, India, Israel, Japan, Korea, Taiwan and the U.K., Zoran may be contacted on the World Wide Web at or at 408-523-6500.

Zoran, the Zoran logo, COACH, IPS, Quatro, SupraFRC, SupraHD, SupraTV and SupraXD are trademarks or registered trademarks of Zoran Corporation and/or it subsidiaries in the United States or other countries. All other names and brands may be claimed as property of others.

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