Monsoon Multimedia Offers Compatibility With Apple iPhone and iTunes

January 9, 2009

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 9 /PRNewswire/ — Monsoon Multimedia, an innovative
digital video solutions provider, today announced the HAVA Player for Apple
Inc.’s iPhone. The HAVA Player for iPhone allows HAVA customers to view and
control their home television and services, including satellite and TiVo, from
anywhere in the world.

An on-screen remote lets viewers change channels, browse a program guide,
pause, view recorded shows and more with virtually any TV source, including
cable, satellite receiver, or DVR, in real time via the iPhone touch
screen interface. The HAVA Player for iPhone provides the same television
place-shifting experience offered by Monsoon’s PC, Windows Mobile and S60
Symbian mobile players.

Monsoon has also added the capability for users to export their HAVA DVR
recordings to iTunes to watch their recorded content on their iPod and iPhone,
enabling HAVA owners to take their recorded television content with them on
airplanes or other places where a connection can be lost.

“HAVA support for iPhone will allow TV enthusiasts to enjoy their home
television, with full touch screen control, wherever they go,” said William
, CEO of Monsoon Multimedia. “Our mobile player for iPhone along with
integration with iTunes, opens a new realm of television and entertainment for
iPhone and iPod owners.”

Monsoon’s HAVA features unique video multicasting capabilities which allow
users to broadcast their home television to multiple devices within their home
network while simultaneously place-shifting video to a connected PC or mobile
phone anywhere in the world. Now, these features are available to iPod and
iPhone users.

Pricing and Availability

Monsoon export to iTunes will be available as a free direct download in Q1
of 2009. The HAVA Player for iPhone will also be free and is expected to be
available in Q2 of 2009. The HAVA product line is available nationwide through
Best Buy, direct from Monsoon at http://www.myhava.com and through select
etailers and retailers nationwide.

About Monsoon Multimedia

Monsoon Multimedia provides advanced, standards-based multimedia products
and technologies for the PC and Consumer Electronics industries. Monsoon
licenses highly optimized multimedia solutions comprised of applications,
drivers, frameworks, middleware and reference designs. Our customers and
partners are semiconductor companies, PC manufacturers, software suppliers and
consumer electronics companies. Founded by the founders of Dazzle and Emuzed,
the company has offices in California, India and Russia. For more
information, please visit http://www.monsoonmultimedia.com.

     Media Contact:
     Anders Steele
     FortyThree, Inc.

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