Santa Clara, Calif., 15 March 2011 – Rovi Corporation (NASDAQ: ROVI) today unveiled Roxio® Game Capture and Roxio PC Game Capture, two affordably priced products that offer a straightforward way for gamers to quickly and easily capture and share PC and console game play videos.
In-product tutorials help everyone get set up quickly and immediately begin to capture and showcase their latest campaigns, adventures, ball skills, and race sequences. Gamers may use the products to post their high scores, tips & tricks, game reviews, or even a feature-length movie, or Machinima, based on game play footage. See the products in action here: http://www.roxio.com/eng/products/game-capture/console/overview.html
Rovi offers two unique products that enable both console and PC gamers to capture, edit, and share game play videos:
For Console Gamers:
Roxio Game Capture is a hardware and software combination for recording and sharing console game play and is priced at £79.99.
· Roxio Game Capture enables the real-time capture of game play videos from Xbox® 360 and PS3® consoles. Users may play games in full HD on the TV, while recording the content to the PC. The quick-to-set up USB hardware capture device includes component video and stereo audio inputs, and ships with a component, RCA audio, and USB cables*. Users can record game play in 480p and output to AVI, WMV, DivX, and MP4. Still image screen shots can be saved as JPG, PNG, TIFF, BMP or GIF file types.
For PC Gamers:
Roxio PC Game Capture is a complete software solution for quickly recording and posting PC game play and is priced at £39.99.
· Roxio PC Game Capture allows users to record PC game play footage in real-time. Video sequences and still images can be captured in HD at full screen resolutions. The application supports DirectX® 8-10 and OpenGL based PC games. Compared with other offerings, Roxio PC Game Capture not only provides a more complete solution (including features for capturing, editing, and posting in one package), but also enables gamers to spend less time managing and posting files and more time playing.
Both Roxio Game Capture and Roxio PC Game Capture ship with an uncomplicated, yet full-featured video editor that lets users turn raw game play footage into an engaging video complete with transitions, commentary, background music tracks, and titles. Gamers can also tap advanced features including a 32-track timeline editor featuring picture-in-picture, animated credits, and special effects capabilities to further personalise their productions. The products include simple upload features for directly posting completed videos to major online communities including Facebook®, WeGame, and YouTube™, including popular game play sharing channels such as http://www.youtube.com/user/machinima.
“While some gamers are already creating and posting game play videos, we believe there are many more waiting on the sidelines for solutions that deliver the right mix of ease-of-use and features at a good price point,” Corey Ferengul, EVP Products at Rovi Corporation. “Roxio Game Capture products are these solutions, making it easy for everyone to capture, edit, post, and boast about their latest gaming accomplishments. After all, setting a track record in GT5 or wreaking havoc in Call of Duty is pretty satisfying in itself, but it is far more fun to discover how your game play stacks up against the best of the Internet.”
Roxio Game Capture products are Windows® 7/Vista™/XP compatible and optimised for maximum video encoding performance through support for the latest NVIDIA® CUDA and ATI Stream™ technologies. In addition, Roxio Game Capture products leverage Intel® Enhanced for Core™ technologies like Intel® Quick Sync Video to provide a great game play capture, conversion, encode, and sharing experience.
· Roxio Game Capture will be available from 24th March at www.roxio.co.uk.
· Roxio PC Game Capture will be available in the second quarter.
· Both products will also be offered at major UK online and retail outlets.
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About Rovi Corporation
Rovi Corporation is focused on revolutionising the digital entertainment landscape by delivering solutions that enable consumers to intuitively connect to new entertainment from many sources and locations. The company also provides extensive entertainment discovery solutions for television, movies, music and photos to its customers in the consumer electronics, cable and satellite, entertainment and online distribution markets. These solutions, complemented by industry leading entertainment data, create the connections between people and technology, and enable them to discover and manage entertainment in an enjoyable form.
Rovi holds nearly 5,000 issued or pending patents worldwide and is headquartered in Santa Clara, California, with numerous offices across the United States and around the world including Japan, Hong Kong, Luxembourg, and the United Kingdom. More information about Rovi can be found at http://www.rovicorp.com/.
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*Roxio Game Capture does not include component cables, which are required for console game capture