EyeTV 2.1 Universal Binary update

EyeTV 2.1 Universal Binary update brings HDTV to Macs with Intel Core Duo processors

Munich/San Francisco, March 17, 2006 - Elgato Systems, the leading developer of digital television recorder solutions for Macintosh, today released EyeTV 2.1 as a Universal Binary update that natively supports both PowerPC and Intel-based Macs.

This version expands support for full-resolution playback of HDTV to Macs with Intel Core Duo processors — a feature previously reserved for owners of high-end dual Power Mac G5 computers. The full 720p and 1080i HDTV experience is now available on portable and consumer desktop Macs such as the MacBook Pro and the new iMac, as well as the Mac mini with Core Duo processors.

In addition, the speed of exporting recorded television shows to iPod has been dramatically increased. Both PowerPC and Intel-based Macs can take advantage of this improvement.

Another Universal Binary update is available for EyeConnect. EyeConnect 1.1 is the first UPnP AV media streaming solution that runs natively on all Macintosh platforms. High definition content recorded with EyeTV can be streamed from any Macintosh to a HDTV compatible UPnP AV media player connected to your living room television.

Availability and Pricing

EyeTV 2.1 is available for download immediately and is a free update for existing EyeTV 2 users. The upgrade retail price is US$/EUR 79. Introductory pricing of US$/EUR 49 expires on March 31. EyeTV 2.1 can be purchased at Elgato's online web store, a retail version will be available on April 3rd through retail channels, including Apple stores.

EyeConnect 1.1 is available for download immediately and is a free update to customers who purchased the full version of EyeConnect. EyeConnect 1.1 can be purchased at Elgato's online web store and through retail channels.

About Elgato Systems

Elgato Systems creates award-winning products that enable customers to watch, record, edit and share video and TV within the digital home. The highly acclaimed EyeTV series is the world leader in digital TV recording and High Definition TV for the Mac. EyeConnect is the premier solution for streaming Mac content to networked media players in the home.

Founded in 1992 by Dr. Markus Fest, the inventor of Toast® CD recording software, Elgato is a privately held company with headquarters in Munich, Germany and a US subsidiary in San Francisco, California. www.elgato.com

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For further information please contact:

Lars Felber
Elgato Systems

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