SOURCE: HeyCosmo

October 24, 2007 06:00 ET

Arsenal Interactive Launches Live Video Poker Application on Facebook® Platform

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA--(Marketwire - October 24, 2007) - Arsenal Interactive, Inc. today launched the HeyCosmo(SM) Texas Hold'em poker application on Facebook Platform. HeyCosmo is an intuitive and entertaining free web-cam service enabling live interactivity and communication on the Internet. Now, people can access this service directly from their personal profile pages.

Arsenal Interactive's live, multi-player Texas Hold'em poker application brings virtual gaming to life. After users download the application direct from the site, they can choose to join a game already in session or create a game, invite other players to join and begin game play immediately. Each player has a full-motion video stream around a graphically rich poker table, allowing participants to see and talk to each other as if they were in the same room. Arsenal Interactive's technology supports up to 10 live web-cam video participants and up to 50 people will be able to watch, listen, and chat during the games. At 30 frames per second, it's just like being in the same room, around the same poker table.

"With an increasing number of online gaming enthusiasts, it was just a natural transition for us to create a poker application specifically catered for interactive networks," said James H. Im, president and CEO, Arsenal Interactive, Inc. "It's an easy way for friends to connect, entertain and communicate with each other at the same time."

The magic behind HeyCosmo is a high-quality interactive multimedia engine, which features proprietary video, audio, and multi-party call control technologies. Arsenal's engineering team consists of innovative industry veterans who have collaborated for the past six years to build proven and scalable multimedia service platforms in collaboration with various industry standard groups and service provider entities.

About Arsenal Interactive, Inc.

Founded in November 2006, Arsenal Interactive, Inc. is a web-cam based social video network company enabling everything live! Arsenal Interactive's next generation portal, HeyCosmo(SM), is built upon its proven and scalable technologies by a team of industry executives and engineers in emerging technologies, media, sports, and multimedia communications applications including advanced video codecs, wireless multimedia and real time multimedia services. Arsenal Interactive, Inc. is privately held and headquartered in Mountain View, Calif.

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