Freddie Geier to head up Apple Computer Germany

Munich/San Francisco, October 18, 2005. Elgato Systems today announced that Freddie Geier has been appointed Managing Director of Apple Computer's German subsidiary and will be leaving Elgato at the end of October 2005.

"Apple Germany is going to be led by a true entrepeneur, we congratulate them and we're very happy for Freddie," said Markus Fest, President and founder of Elgato Systems. "We'd like to express our deep gratitude to Freddie for his outstanding contribution and leadership over the last two years."

Elgato Systems will continue to operate under the leadership of Dr. Markus Fest.

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
publicrelations@elgato.com

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10/18/2005