SOURCE: LeoNovus


October 11, 2011 06:00 ET

LeoNovus Announces Feature Enhancements to LeoNovusTV™ Product

Personal Agent™ Gets DLNA® Networking

PALO ALTO, CA--(Marketwire - Oct 11, 2011) - LeoNovus Inc. ("LeoNovus" or the "Company") (TSX-V: LTV), a leading Internet developer with its high performance browser-based Internet software platform, announces today the addition of high value functionality and feature enhancements to its LeoNovusTV platform. LeoNovus is developing a high performance browser-based Internet software platform with a managed system that provide high-definition televisions access to all the features, content, and functionality available on the Internet without the malware, security and support issues of a PC.

The "Personal Agent" application is currently one of the personalization features of the LeoNovusTV platform. A user can build his/her personal channel by identifying an interest area for the agent to search. It can be specific as in the example of -- "video about space from NASA in 1080p high definition." The LeoNovusTV Personal Agent will search the web and build a personalized channel with onscreen guide downloading content in the background.

"This is like having a concierge service where you can request it to assemble your own personalized channel," stated Dan Willis, Chief Architect of LeoNovus. "This also allows users to download high quality 1080p video in the background in areas where bandwidth may be low or intermittent. Having the ability to stream and/or download in the background gives the user complete control in online and offline environments while respecting DRM rights and privileges. Adding DLNA enables you to access your multimedia from other DLNA enabled devices including tablets, computers, mobile phones and/or networks in the house. This delivers on our promise of personalization and access to content in an easy to use way. And yes, I do have 1080p NASA videos on my device!"

The Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) drives industry standards for an interoperable network of personal computers (PC), consumer electronics (CE), mobile devices and service providers in and beyond the home, enabling a seamless environment for sharing and growing new digital media and content services while supporting digital rights and copyright including the specifications for link protection to allow secure transmission of copyright-protected commercial digital content.

LeoNovus is committed to developing high quality personalized next generation products to deliver "all the video, all the web, all the games, at any time" in a very personalized consumer friendly way. The LeoNovus approach to Internet TV introduces a unique "profitability" component that has been missing from current attempts to expand the Web onto the TV -- an integrated content management system that will deliver carefully targeted ads, marketing campaigns, services and applications that are linked to individual viewer preferences and interests. This combination of an intuitive smart client and integrated content management is expected to bring a new level of specificity and accountability to revenue models.

About LeoNovus Inc. (
LeoNovus is developing a high performance browser-based Internet platform with a managed system approach that will provide HDTVs and other consumer electronic devices with access to all the features, content, and functionality available on the Web without the malware, security and support issues of a PC. LeoNovus seeks to change the way high-value Internet content is organized, monetized, and delivered on HDTVs, providing a true consumer electronics experience to the largest monitor in the house.

LeoNovus shares have traded on the TSX Venture Exchange since June 10, 2009. Further information about LeoNovus can be found in its filings with Canadian securities regulators, which filings are available at

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Certain information included in this press release is forward-looking and may involve risks and uncertainties. The results or events predicted in these statements may differ materially from actual results or events. Factors that might cause a difference include, but are not limited to, competitive developments, risks associated with LeoNovus's growth, the state of the financial markets, regulatory risks and other factors. There can be no assurance that any statements of forward-looking information contained in this release will prove to be accurate. Actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements. These and all subsequent written and oral statements containing forward-looking information are based on the estimates and opinions of management on the dates they are made and expressly qualified in their entirety by this notice. Unless otherwise required by applicable securities laws, LeoNovus disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on any statements of forward-looking information that speak only as of the date of this release. More detailed information about potential factors that could affect LeoNovus' financial and business results is included in public documents LeoNovus files from time to time with Canadian securities regulatory authorities and which are available at

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  • LeoNovus(TM)Inc.
    TSX Venture Exchange Symbol : LTV
    1800 Embarcadero Rd.
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    Phone: (650) 856-8500 (US-PST)
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