SOURCE: Focus Enhancements

September 06, 2007 00:00 ET

Focus Enhancements Announces New Additions to Its High Definition Workflow at IBC 2007

From Conversion and Switching to Media Asset Management, Focus Enhancements Continues to Enhance its Industry-Leading HD Workflow

AMSTERDAM, THE NETHERLANDS--(Marketwire - September 6, 2007) - IBC Booth 9.441 - Focus Enhancements, Inc. (NASDAQ: FCSE), a worldwide leader in media management and Ultra Wideband (UWB) wireless technology, will showcase its HD workflow -- taking media professionals from acquisition and editing to distribution and display with unprecedented speed and efficiency -- at IBC 2007. Focus will demonstrate several new products in the Focus Enhancements booth, 9.441, at IBC 2007 held at the Amsterdam RAI from September 7-11.

"Our media acquisition, management, and delivery HD product families are known in the industry for helping to save media professionals time and money," said Michael Conway, senior vice president of corporate strategy for Focus Enhancements. "We have listened to our customers, and are excited to showcase an even more efficient HD workflow at IBC."

Focus will exhibit several new products, including:

--  QuickTime Support for PX-1 Production Media Server: By offering native
    QuickTime file format support, Panasonic P2 users can ingest media assets
    directly from the Focus FS-100 DTE recorder in QuickTime or Panasonic P2
    file formats.
--  HD Video on Demand: Focus will demonstrate a feature-rich standard and
    high definition.
--  Video on Demand (VOD)/streaming system that is centralized around the
    ProxSys PX family of media servers. HD Video on Demand joins live or
    scheduled playout, web export, disk publish, and media player store and
    forward as ProxSys® export options.
--  HX-1 and HX-2 HD Video Switchers: The ultra compact and broadcast
    quality HD and HD/SD video switchers make their European debut at IBC
    featuring 1080i/50 and 720p/50 support.
--  MCSDI-1 Portable Media Converter: The portable converter is a cost-
    effective solution for professionals who need to interface low cost HDMI
    camcorders to professional HD-SDI equipment, such as Focus HD-SDI-based
    Video Switchers or ingest stations.
    

For more information on Focus Enhancements and its products, please visit www.focusinfo.com.

About Focus Enhancements, Inc.

Focus Enhancements, Inc. (NASDAQ: FCSE), headquartered in Campbell, CA, is a leading designer of world-class solutions in advanced, proprietary video and wireless video technologies. The company's Semiconductor Group develops integrated circuits (ICs) for high-performance applications in the video convergence market, including IPTV set-top boxes and portable media players. Focus Enhancements is currently developing a wireless IC chip set based on the WiMedia UWB standard and designed to be compatible with Wireless USB, and used in personal computer (PC), consumer electronics (CE), and mobile electronics applications. The company's Systems Group develops video products for the digital media markets, with customers in the broadcast, video production, digital signage and digital asset management markets. More information on Focus Enhancements may be obtained from the company's SEC filings, or by visiting the Focus Enhancements home page at http://www.focusinfo.com.

Safe Harbor Statement

Statements in this press release which are not historical including statements regarding management's intentions, hopes, expectations, representations, plans or predictions about the future are forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such statements include, demand for Focus Enhancements' products, which impacts revenue, gross margin percentage and cash from operations and the performance of its technology. Because these forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties, there are important factors that could cause our actual results to differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements. Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially include customers' acceptance of recently introduced products, changes in customer order patterns, unforeseen increased costs and delays in research and development, the performance and acceptance of its technology, and the risk factors specified in the company's Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2006, and Form 10-Q for the periods ending March 31, 2007, June 30, 2007 as well as other filings with the SEC. These statements are based on information as of September 6, 2007 and the company assumes no obligation to update any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events, or otherwise.

© 2007 Focus Enhancements, Inc. All rights reserved.

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