Auzentech Reveals HDMI 1.3-native PCI Express Audio Combo Card

Incorporates technology by Auzentech, Creative, NVIDIA Corporation, CyberLink and Silicon Image

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Santa Clara, CA – June 16, 2008 – Auzentech, Inc. reveals today its non-downsampling,

HDMI 1.3-native, PCI express audio combo card: Auzen X-Fi HomeTheater 7.1.
The Auzen X-Fi HomeTheater 7.1 accepts video from either an internal or external connection,
mixes it with digital audio, and outputs the combined video and lossless multichannel audio
via a single HDMI™ 1.3 port. Moreover, the internal connection will exclusively support
upcoming NVIDIA products, to create the ultimate in audio and visual entertainment.

The latest in a long line of breakthrough soundcards from Auzentech, the Auzen X-Fi
HomeTheater 7.1 outputs a bitstream of high-definition, multichannel audio from Blu-ray or
HD movies with no downsampling, to take full advantage of lossless digital audio formats
such as Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD Master Audio.

The Auzen X-Fi HomeTheater 7.1 has been designed around the latest Creative PCI
Express X-Fi audio processor. For home theater enthusiasts, the processor includes HDMI
1.3 support and will feature Dolby Digital and DTS encoding for a single-cable connection
to home theater systems. For gamers, the card leverages the power of the PCI Expressoptimized
X-Fi processor to deliver accelerated audio for improved game performance, with
ultra-realistic EAX 5.0 effects and 3D positional audio.

“Creative is excited to work with Auzentech to deliver a true high-definition HDMI solution
based on our latest PCI Express-based processor,” said Steve Erickson, VP and GM of
audio for Creative. “We have completely re-architected our X-Fi audio processor, optimizing
it for the PCI Express bus. We’ve also made a significant achievement in customizing our
audio technology to enable the highest quality lossless digital audio for HDMI, for a stunning
HD digital entertainment experience.”

“CyberLink provides the best in audio and video playback quality to deliver the ultimate
movie experience on the PC,» said Alice H. Chang, CEO of CyberLink. «Featuring HDMI
version 1.3-enabed capabilities, PowerDVD will enable users to enjoy high definition cinema
on their PCs. We are excited to partner with Auzentech to offer a true, uncompressed HD
audio experience by employing our breakthrough technologies.”

“At Auzentech we focus on bringing innovative products to market by listening to our endusers
requests,” said Stephane Bae, President of Auzentech, Inc. “By teaming up with
Industry leaders Creative, NVIDIA, CyberLink and Silicon Image, end users and home
theater enthusiasts will now be able to enjoy Blu-Ray or HD movies in their full glory.”

The Auzen X-Fi HomeTheater 7.1 is made possible through cooperation between
Auzentech, NVIDIA, CyberLink PowerDVD software, Silicon Image, and the Creative X-Fi
chip development team.