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Tue 15 May 2012

Fluendo Launches Moovida Universe, a Media Center Specially Optimized for the Second-Generation AMD A-Series APU

Fluendo announced today the release of Moovida Universe, a 3D Media Center optimized for the Vision Technology from AMD that offers a superior user experience by means of a modern concept in content navigation.

San Francisco, CA - May 15, 2012— Fluendo, a world leading multimedia software development company and GStreamer expert, announced today the release of Moovida Universe, a 3D Media Center that offers a superior user experience by means of a modern concept in content navigation.

Being an active part of the development of multimedia software, and also as one of the most important contributors to GStreamer, the de-facto Open Source Multimedia Framework, Fluendo launches 

Moovida Universe to reinvent the discovery of locally-hosted media content. With Moovida Universe now it is possible to navigate through a Universe of Entertainment. 

Moovida automatically organizes and plays any kind of media files, defining smart playlists and filtering media according to different criteria (actor, director, author, year, genre, etc.). Besides, Moovida fetches contextual information form www.moovidadb.com, Moovida’s own database, assigning artwork and descriptions to the files in the user’s media library. With its tailored 3D UI powered by a video game engine, Moovida Universe Interface is capable of displaying up to 13 concurrent videos that take full advantage of the processing power of the Second-Generation AMDA-Series APU.  Moovida Universe profits from hardware acceleration (DXVA2) for video decoding and it’s fully integrated with AMD VPP application.

“With Moovida Universe we have tried to come up with a whole new way to rediscover the content in your local media library. The User Interface is so intuitive, so interactive and so much fun, that movie lovers won’t be able to let go”, said Julien Moutte, CTO and co-founder of Fluendo. “This interactivity, smooth navigation and gorgeous graphic environment, combined with the latest AMD A-Series APUs, guarantee an outstanding user experience and countless hours of entertainment”, he concluded.

Optimized for AMD technology, anyone displaying Moovida Universe on a high-definition monitor or TV by means of a notebook powered by the Second-Generation AMD A-Series APUs will certainly get the best-quality experience, thanks to the AMD HD Media Accelerator. With the Second-Generation AMD A-Series APUs, graphics performance improves 50% over previous generation, and  enable Brilliant HD, amazing productivity and accelerated applications to end users across a spectrum of form factors.

Moovida Universe is freely available at http://www.moovida.com/universe-amd/. More information on the Moovida Media Center range featured on www.moovida.com

Moovida Universe, Moovida Pro, Moovida Core and Moovida Immersed are trade marks of Fluendo.

Fluendo provides a complete set of playback plugins, a DVD Player and a Media Center, all of them suitable for both, end users’ desktops and multimedia-centric consumer electronics devices, such as inflight and in vehicle infotainment, set-top-boxes, Smart TVs, and thin clients, among many others. More information on Fluendo and its products featured on www.fluendo.com

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