PRESS RELEASE: muvee and Audiovox Add Sophisticated Technology to Digital Photo Frames
Select Audiovox Digital Photo Frames Now Include muvee Reveal So Consumers Can Play Back Professional Quality Home Movies On Their Units
LAS VEGAS, NV – January 6, 2010 – (Virtual Press Office) - muvee, the pioneer and leader in home movie-making software and services, and Audiovox Corporation (NASDAQ: VOXX), today announced that Audiovox will add muvee applications to select Digital Photo Frames that the company will market in 2010. This means that consumers who use the muvee software to create professional-quality home movies can play them back on Audiovox Digital Photo Frames.
"Digital Photo Frames help consumers relive life's special moments and we are proud to work with Audiovox to enable their users to go one step further in sharing these cherished memories in an even more engaging way," says Terence Swee, Founder and CEO, muvee. "Now, they can use videos with music, 3D effects and transitions, all done in 3 quick steps. We all shoot so many photos today that we hardly ever have enough time to actually enjoy them all; muvee Reveal helps solve that problem."
In three steps, muvee Reveal lets users select photos and video, choose music, and select a style, and muvee automatically creates a professional-looking home movie synced to the beat of the music. The muvee Reveal Audiovox Edition has been further customized with one-click saving options that automatically choose the format, size and optimal bitrate to render the final video that will display most beautifully on the particular Audiovox Digital Photo Frame. The consumer simply uploads it on to the DPF and it is ready to view and share.
"Audiovox has stayed in the forefront of consumer electronics because we continually deliver the latest technology and consumer preferences," said Tom Malone, president, Audiovox Electronic Corporation. "This is another example of that response to technology. Now, our customers can showcase their photos with family and friends using our muvee-capable line of Digital Photo Frames."
For more information, visit muvee in the Mommy Tech Pavilion at CES in the North Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center in pod # 3402C or Audiovox in the central hall in booth 10506/11006.
Availability & Pricing
muvee software will be embedded in the following models of Audiovox Digital Photo Frames:
Celebration series: DPF7404 - 4.3 inch digtal picture frame, Spring availability, MSRP: TBD
DPF7407BK (Black) and DPF7407WH (White), 7" digital picture frame, Spring availability, MSRP$129.99
Decor Series: DPF8300, 8" digital picture frame, Spring availability and MSRP: $129.99
Since 2001, muvee has been developing software and services featuring patented technology that lets people create and share professional-quality instant home movies out of unedited video, photos and music. muvee develops consumer products for a range of platforms and devices including PCs, Online (shwup.com), digital cameras, mobile phones and photo kiosks. muvee's global customers include HP, Dell, Nokia, LG, Olympus, Nikon and Creative Technology. Visit www.muvee.com and www.shwup.com for more information.
Audiovox (NASDAQ:VOXX) is a recognized leader in the marketing of automotive entertainment, vehicle security and remote start systems, consumer electronics products and consumer electronics accessories. The company is number one in mobile video and places in the top ten of almost every category that it sells. Among the lines marketed by Audiovox are its mobile electronics products including mobile video systems, FLO TV, Mobile Video + PlayStation 2 systems, auto sound systems including satellite radio, vehicle security and remote start systems; consumer electronics products such as MP3 players, digital camcorders, DVRs, Internet radios, clock radios, portable DVD players, multimedia products like digital picture frames and home and portable stereos; consumer electronics accessories such as indoor/outdoor antennas, connectivity products, headphones, speakers, wireless solutions, remote controls, power & surge protectors and media cleaning & storage devices; Energizer®-branded products for rechargeable batteries and battery packs for camcorders, cordless phones, digital cameras and DVD players, as well as for power supply systems, automatic voltage regulators and surge protectors. The company markets its products through an extensive distribution network that includes power retailers, 12-volt specialists, mass merchandisers and an OE sales group. The company markets products under the Audiovox, RCA, Jensen, Acoustic Research, Energizer, Advent, Code Alarm, TERK, Prestige and SURFACE brands. For additional information, visit our Web site at www.audiovox.com.
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(First posted on Tuesday, January 12, 2010 at 19:02 EST)