SOURCE: Focus Enhancements

June 14, 2007 08:01 ET

Focus Enhancements to Showcase HD Video on Demand at InfoComm 2007

HD Video on Demand Joins Live Playout, Scheduled Playout, Web Export, FTP Push, Disk Publish, and Media Player Store and Forward as ProxSys® Media Server Export Options

CAMPBELL, CA--(Marketwire - June 14, 2007) - Focus Enhancements Inc. (NASDAQ: FCSE), a worldwide leader in media management and Ultra Wideband (UWB) wireless technology, today announced plans to offer a feature-rich standard and high definition Video on Demand (VOD) system that works with the ProxSys family of media servers. A working technology demo will be showcased at InfoComm 2007 in Anaheim, California, June 19 -21.

"ProxSys uniquely supports both signal and file-based media exporting, which makes it well aligned to the new broadcast model of multiple content delivery choices," said Michael Conway, senior vice president of corporate strategy for Focus Enhancements. "We are pleased to be showing feature-rich video on demand that expands both our Media Management and Media Delivery product families."

ProxSys Video on Demand features include:

--  Distribution of live or stored media from ProxSys Media Server to
    dedicated set top boxes via UDP Multicast
--  Full integration of HTML content; live UDP streams can be easily
    embedded into HTML
--  Microsoft PowerPoint on demand support with independent client
    slideshow control
--  Server-side DVD playback
--  Transport, program and elementary stream support
--  File containers include, WMV, AVI, Raw DV, and FLV (Macromedia Flash)
--  File formats include, MPEG 1/2, H.264, DIVX, MJPEG
--  Optional television receiver for set top boxes (cable, analog, DVB-S,
    DVB-T, 8-VSB)
    
The ProxSys Media Server Video on Demand system will be shown along with other Focus Enhancements' award-winning HD products at Infocomm, booth #6400.

Pricing and availability is expected to be announced at a future date. The ProxSys Video on Demand system will be available through Focus Enhancements' worldwide dealer and distributor network. For more information, 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 factors include statements about the company's recently introduced Proxsys Video on Demand system. 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 development delays, changes in specifications and the performance and acceptance of the Proxsys Video on Demand system, 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 period ending March 31, 2007 as well as other filings with the SEC. These statements are based on information as of June 14, 2007 and the company assumes no obligation to update any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events, or otherwise.

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