FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Terran Interactive and Iterated Systems Partner to Provide Superior
New York, NY, Equitable Building, February 10, 1996 --Terran Interactive
(San Jose, CA), announced today that it will be bundling a version of Media
Cleaner EZ that is optimized for usage with Iterated System's (Atlanta, GA)
ClearVideo. Together the two products will demystify the traditionally
complex task of compressing low bit rate video while providing superior
image quality. This bundle will provide Webmasters an easy to use set of
tools for publishing high-quality video for the Internet and Intranet.
"We are entering the 'Era of Video,' but the complexities and barriers to
entry are too great for the mass audience to be able to easily deliver high
quality video over a network," said John Garrison, Iterated Systems'
product manager. "The bundling of Terran's outstanding product with the
power of ClearVideo to compress standard digital video down to extremely
small file sizes, will begin to deliver that 'all-in-one' solution that
customers have been seeking in order to publish high-quality video to a
Media Cleaner is the single tool web-masters need to prepare and compress
all of their dynamic media. The expert system of Media Cleaner EZ guides
users through the digital video compression process by letting users adjust
settings based on a selection of video samples -- all users need to do is
point and click. "We are excited to be partnering with Iterated Systems
and believe this bundle will provide customers with a superior video
solution for web video," said John Geyer, VP of Marketing for Terran
Interactive. "Media Cleaner EZ optimized for ClearVideo will streamline
the dynamic media compression process, allowing users to publish very high
quality video with little effort."
The bundled product will be available from Iterated Systems early in the
second quarter of this year.
About Media Cleaner EZ
Media Cleaner EZ is a streamlined version of Media Cleaner Pro. Media
Cleaner Pro is the next generation of the award winning Movie Cleaner Pro
and Web-Motion. Media Cleaner EZ will offer an improved expert system
that's designed to help developers make the best compression settings for
low bit rate video. EZ will support the QuickTime and RealMedia video
formats and is optimized for codecs such as ClearVideo. Additionally, EZ
will process audio only and still images such as GIF and JPEG. Users will
also be able to export movie files directly from Adobe Premiere.
About Terran Interactive, Inc.
Terran Interactive, Inc. is the leader of the QuickTime video compression
tool market. The company is committed to providing developers with tools
that improve the quality and efficiency of multimedia production. Terran
Interactive, based in San Jose, California, is a member of Apple Computer's
Multimedia Program, the Multimedia Development Group and the San Jose
Software Business Cluster. For more information, visit the web site at
ClearVideo is the first video CODEC that enables corporations to
effectively deliver high quality video to their existing networked clients.
ClearVideo supports a wide range of delivery platforms and architecture's
)from the ubiquitous HTTP Internet delivery tools of QuickTime, Video for
Windows and ActiveMovie all the way through to more sophisticated and
powerful server-based technologies like those from Oracle Corporation and
Progressive Networks. ClearVideo is optimized for delivery over a broad
range of network bandwidths from traditional 28.8kbps up through 128kbps
(dual ISDN). ClearVideo is available for evaluation and purchase on
Iterated's web site at http://www.iterated.com.
About Iterated Systems, Inc.
Based in Atlanta, Iterated is a leader in developing digital video and
still image products and technologies. Through its products, technologies,
and strategic alliances, Iterated is developing a new level of quality in
digital media of all kinds: including video, still image and audio; with a
goal of changing the way by which people communicate and share information
around the world. For more information, contact Iterated Systems at Suite
600, 7 Piedmont Center, Atlanta, GA 30305-1530; toll-free in the U.S.
800-437-2285; outside the U.S. 404-264-8000; facsimile 404-264-8300; e-mail
firstname.lastname@example.org; in Europe World Wide Web http://www.iterated.co.uk;
in the US http://www.iterated.com
Copyright 1996 All Rights Reserved
ClearVideo is a trademark of Iterated Systems
Movie Cleaner Pro is a trademark of Terran Interactive
All other trademarks and registered trademarks are property of their
Jim Cavedo John Geyer
Iterated Systems Terran Interactive