MediaTek Announces the MT1389S-DVD-Player single chip to enable the best digital media experience.

MediaTek Inc. (TSE: 2454), the world’s largest supplier of IC solutions for the DVD players market, today announced that its MT1389S is among the first integrated circuit solutions to become Microsoft Certified.

MediaTek MT1389S is a DVD system-on-chip (SOC) which incorporates advanced features including Windows Media Video 9 (WMV9), the industry-leading video compression technology from Microsoft Corp. MT1389S key standardizations of the WMV9 supported in Microsoft Certification include SPLL to MPML; APL0 andAPL1. ( MT1389S related information can also find at Microsoft Approved Porting Vendor website http://wmlicense.smdisp.net/ic_approved/) Enabling the completion of the Advanced profile and consequent standardization of all profiles in VC-1 represents the final step in a comprehensive specification that delivers delicate content across any medium such as DVD players, DVD receivers and high-definition (HD) television applications.

MediaTek has constantly provided its customers with the most advanced features and capabilities to enable the best entertainment experience. MediaTek MT1389S has made it extremely convenient to take advantage of Windows Media Audio and Video for greater compression efficiency.

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Since 1997, MediaTek has been a pioneering fabless semiconductor company and a market leader in cutting-edge systems-on-chip (SoC) for mobile devices, wireless networking, HDTV, DVD and Blu-ray. Our tightly-integrated, innovative chip designs help manufacturers optimize supply chains, reduce the development time of new products, and extend a competitive edge in crowded markets. Through MediaTek Labs, the company is also building a developer hub that will support device creation, application development, and services for the Internet of Things era. By building technologies that help connect individuals to the world around them, MediaTek is enabling people to expand their horizons and more easily achieve their goals. We believe anyone can achieve something amazing. And we believe they can do it every single day. We call this idea Everyday Genius and it drives everything we do. Visit mediatek.com for more information.