October 29, 2008
NEC Incorporates SRS Premium Sound(TM) Suite in New PCs
SANTA ANA, Calif., Oct. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SRS Labs , the industry leader in surround sound, audio, and voice technologies, announced today that NEC Computers Asia Pacific has licensed SRS Premium Sound(TM) for Notebook and All-in-One PCs. SRS Premium Sound is an advanced suite of audio solutions designed to deliver a superior audio experience for PCs.
(Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20070322/LATH036LOGO)SRS Premium Sound produces remarkable, high quality audio for all PC applications related to music, movies and games. It creates an immersive, natural sound experience with deep, rich bass, high-frequency definition and crystal clear dialog, in any listening environment, ensuring users a premium and natural entertainment experience across any speaker configuration, including headphones. SRS Premium Sound also provides added boost to the overall sound volume from internal notebook speakers, which is a common complaint among consumers.
"As an audio industry leader, SRS was the obvious choice for our new line-up of entertainment-centric PCs," said Mr. Makoto Iwasaki, Marketing Director of NEC Computers Asia Pacific. "SRS Premium Sound clearly provides our customers a significantly better audio experience, adding an exciting dimension to their entertainment experience."
SRS Premium Sound dynamically pulls out both rich sounds and subtle nuances buried in recorded or streamed multimedia content, delivering it in a way that is superior to stereo or conventional surround sound. Through its user-friendly interface, multiple presets are available, including expansive, natural surround sound, precisely modeled to correspond to the principles of psychoacoustics in relation to how the human ear perceives and hears sounds. SRS Premium Sound adapts seamlessly to any output source, from internal speakers to external desktop speakers to any type of headphone.
"We are excited to partner with NEC to bring PC users the premium sound experience they've been asking for. With today's users focusing more and more on the entertainment capabilities of their computers, the inherent limitations of standard PC audio have become more apparent," said Craig Marking, Director of Product Marketing for SRS Labs. "SRS Premium Sound overcomes these limitations seamlessly and delivers a superior audio experience for PC users, meeting and exceeding the demands of today's multimedia-savvy consumers."
To commemorate the launch of SRS Premium Sound, SRS is giving away three notebook computers featuring the technology. To enter the sweepstakes, visit http://www.srslabs.com/premiumsound, where you can also learn more about SRS Premium Sound, listen to audio demos and download an informative PC Buyer's Guide. The sweepstakes starts at noon on October 28 and runs through December 01, 2008.
About NEC Corporation
NEC Corporation is one of the world's leading providers of Internet, broadband network and enterprise business solutions dedicated to meeting the specialized needs of its diverse and global base of customers. NEC delivers tailored solutions in the key fields of computer, networking and electron devices, by integrating its technical strengths in IT and Networks, and by providing advanced semiconductor solutions through NEC Electronics Corporation. The NEC Group employs more than 150,000 people worldwide. For additional information, please visit the NEC home page at: http://www.nec.com/
About NEC Computers Asia Pacific
NEC is Japan NO.1 PC Brand in CY2007 Unit Shipments*. NEC Computers Asia Pacific is a wholly-owned subsidiary of NEC Personal Products (NECP), a core company of NEC Corporation. NEC is represented in Asia Pacific countries covering South & Southeast Asia, Australia, and New Zealand.
Leveraging NEC's leadership in Communications & Computer Technologies and "First To Market" PC Products, NEC is well placed to offer customers in the growing region a full range of innovative and competitive desktops, notebooks and other computer peripherals for home & business customers. For more information, please visit http://www.nec-computers-ap.com/
* According to IDC Asia Pacific, NEC is Japan No. 1 PC brand in CY2007 unit shipment*
About SRS Labs, Inc.
Founded in 1993, SRS Labs is the industry leader in audio signal processing for consumer electronics. Beginning with the audio technologies originally developed at Hughes Aircraft, SRS Labs holds over 150 worldwide patents and is recognized by the industry as the foremost authority in research and application of human auditory principals. Through partnerships with leading global CE companies, semiconductor manufacturers and software partners, SRS audio, surround sound and voice processing technologies have been included in over one billion electronic products sold worldwide including HDTVs, mobile phones, portable media devices, PCs and automotive entertainment. In fact, SRS Labs is the de-facto standard of HDTV audio processing with nine of the top ten name brand flat panel TVs featuring SRS technology. Additionally, SRS Labs surround sound solutions provide the professional broadcast and recording industries with high-performance production, back-haul, storage, and transmission capability. SRS Labs supports manufacturers worldwide with offices in the US, China, Europe, Japan, Korea and Taiwan. For more information, visit http://www.srslabs.com/.
Except for historical information contained in this release, statements in this release, including those by Mr. Marking, may constitute forward-looking statements regarding our assumptions, projections, expectations, targets, intentions or beliefs about future events that are based on management's belief, as well as assumptions made by, and information currently available to, management. While the Company believes that its expectations are based upon reasonable assumptions, there can be no assurances that the Company's goals and strategy will be realized. Numerous factors, including risks and uncertainties, may affect the Company's actual results and may cause results to differ materially from those expressed in forward-looking statements made by or on behalf of the Company. Some of these factors include the acceptance of new SRS Labs' products and technologies, the impact of competitive products and pricing, the timely development and release of technologies by the Company, general business and economic conditions, especially in Asia, and other factors detailed in the Company's Form 10-K and other periodic reports filed with the SEC. SRS Labs specifically disclaims any obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statement whether as a result of new information, future developments or otherwise.
SRS Labs, Inc. Contact: Cyndee Pelino, Sr. Marketing Manager 949-442-5518 [email protected] Investor Relations Contact: Matt Glover, Liolios Group, Inc. 949-574-3860 [email protected] Press Contact: Chuck Back, Noyd Communications Inc. 310-614-2358 [email protected]
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CONTACT: Cyndee Pelino, Sr. Marketing Manager of SRS Labs, Inc.,+1-949-442-5518, [email protected]; or Investors, Matt Glover of LioliosGroup, Inc., +1-949-574-3860, [email protected]; or Press, Chuck Back of NoydCommunications Inc., +1-310-614-2358, [email protected], both for SRSLabs, Inc.
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