Chennai, October 15, 2008:

Moser Baer, the global technology company, has set up a state-of-the-art digital video processing facility in Chennai. This facility provides real time video restoration of content, apart from audio restoration, editing, graphics, content repurposing and high quality and high throughput DVD compression and authoring services.

The spanking new facility will function as a central video processing hub, connected to Moser Baer’s Media and Entertainment Services division, which provides DVD and VCD replication, as well as printing and packaging services to domestic and international customers. It will also provide compression and authoring and restoration services to Moser Baer’s own Entertainment business.

With the demand for high definition formats rising significantly, the Chennai unit will also implement Blu-ray authoring.

Ram Nomula, the chief executive of Moser Baer’s Media and Entertainment Services, said: “This is an exciting development for the fast-growing entertainment industry in India. It significantly scales up Moser Baer’s ability to provide world class products and services to our customers both domestic and international. Services like real time video restoration allow us to perform high quality and cost effective restoration of catalogue and archival content.”

V. Ravichandran, Vice President, Media and Entertainment Services, said: “The facility will help unlock the value of content for our customers, as they gear up to meet the increasing programming demands of the rapidly growing media and entertainment industry, in particular satellite television broadcasters.”

About the Company

Moser Baer, headquartered in New Delhi, is a leading global technology company. Established in 1983, the company successfully developed cutting edge technologies to become the world’s second largest manufacturer of Optical Storage media like CDs and DVDs. The company also emerged as a leading edge player in next-generation of storage formats, especially Blu-ray discs. Recently, the company has also transformed itself from a single business into a multi-technology organisation, diversifying into exciting areas of Solar Energy, Home Entertainment and IT Peripherals and Consumer Electronics.

Moser Baer’s Media and Entertainment Services division offers a whole gamut of turnkey capabilities in media authoring, replication and packaging services. The division has set benchmarks in capacities, production and quality with a commitment to enriching the entertainment experience of customers.

Website: www.moserbaer.in

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