SOURCE: Focus Enhancements

April 04, 2007 08:00 ET

Focus Enhancements to Co-Sponsor WorldMediaFestival 2007 in Hamburg, Germany

Focus Enhancements Will Showcase and Demonstrate Its ProxSys Line of Media Asset Management Solutions

CAMPBELL, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- April 4, 2007 -- Focus Enhancements, Inc. (NASDAQ: FCSE), the worldwide leader in video production, PC-to-TV conversion and Ultra Wideband (UWB) wireless technology, today announced its sponsorship of the WorldMediaFestival 2007 held in Hamburg, Germany on May 8 and 9. As part of its sponsorship, Focus will showcase its ProxSys line of media asset management solutions and enable festival attendees to retrieve and view video clips from the competition through 25 video workstations.

In its eighth year, WorldMediaFestival recognizes the year's best achievements in modern media -- presenting awards to entries in advertising, corporate communications, sales presentations, training, and other audiovisual media categories. In addition to the award presentations, the festival gives media business professionals a unique opportunity to network, exchange ideas, and see the latest techniques and technology.

"WorldMediaFestival has become one of the premier events in the industry and brings together leading communications professionals from around the world," said Andreas Nitschke, Business Development/Partnering EMEA at Como Computer and Motion, a Focus Enhancements company. "Focus is committed to supporting and promoting creativity, excellence, and collaboration in business communications. We're excited to be taking part and help support this global competition and forum."

Designed by media professionals for media professionals, ProxSys solutions address some of the challenges associated with managing video and other media assets. By streamlining the acquisition, storage, and retrieval of digital media, ProxSys enables organizations to maximize the return on investment from their media assets, as well as reduce the time and cost of content production. With a modular architecture, ProxSys media asset management solutions can store thousands of hours of high-resolution video clips. ProxSys uses rich metadata to make it easy to find and retrieve items quickly, while low-resolution MPEG-4 proxy video clips allow for quick preview, protect high-resolution media assets, and save network bandwidth.

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.

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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 the risk factors specified in the company's Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2005, Form 10-Q for the periods ended March 31, 2006, June 30, 2006 and September 30, 2006, as well as other filings with the SEC. These statements are based on information as of April 04, 2007 and the company assumes no obligation to update any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events, or otherwise.

Contact Information

  • Focus Investors:
    Kirsten Chapman
    Lippert/Heilshorn & Assoc.
    415.433.3777
    Email Contact

    Focus Press:
    Ramin Ekhtiar
    FutureWorks, Inc.
    408.428.0895 ext 102
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