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Technicolor to Showcase New Technology Solutions to Enhance the Consumer Lifestyle and Entertainment Experience at 2014 International CES

The digital innovation leader partners with IBM, Samsung, and PSA Peugeot Citroen to bring tomorrow's technology to today's lifestyles and announces new developments for Internet of Things, Connected Life, and leading innovation in next generation color a

LAS VEGAS and PARIS, Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Technicolor (Euronext Paris: TCH), a technology leader in the media and entertainment sector teams with IBM, Samsung, and PSA Peugeot Citroen to bring to market leading technology solutions to enhance consumer experiences.

Following are some of the areas highlighted at CES 2014:

Innovative Image Technologies
Technicolor is applying the technology of the future today through 4K content streaming or HD to 4K upscaling, standardizing encoding and application of innovative technologies in Wide Color Gamut expansion, HDR Inverse Tone Mapping and Frame Rate Conversion that will speed the deployment of high-quality UHD experiences to the consumer.

In partnership with Samsung, M-GO, the pay-as-you-go digital movie and TV streaming service joint venture between Technicolor and DreamWorks Animation, has developed a comprehensive 4K streaming service to launch on Samsung UHD TVs in the spring of 2014. Whether the content is authored, post-produced or optimized for upscaling on TV, the mission is to provide consumers with the highest quality 4K image.

Virdata
For its new service Virdata, Technicolor has formed a relationship with IBM to provide device and application data analysis.  Virdata's device and application monitoring and management service features a real-time and historical big data analytics stack. Initial industries targeted by Virdata are consumer electronics, automotive, utilities, health, industrial automation and retail.

Both companies will demonstrate several implementations of its capabilities including: geo location and real time and historical data for a tablet; utilizing On-Board Diagnostics (OBD) to analyze performance data in a connected car as well as fleet management; and tracking patient data with a heartbeat monitor.

Automotive connectivity platform
Qeo, Technicolor' s software which enables devices and their content to interact with one another, has been selected by PSA Peugeot Citroen to leverage this  communications framework to deliver connected car services. The Citroen C4 Picasso is the first Qeo-enabled car, with enhanced interaction between the car and personal devices that enter and leave the home, or with devices within the home (such as an STB or TV set).  Hi-tech auto systems and components designer Magneti Marelli will deliver the software for the PSA entertainment and navigation platform. 

Technicolor proudly continues to bring innovative technologies to consumers.

Demonstrations are available at CES.
Technicolor booth – Veronese 2402 - Venetian Hotel
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About Technicolor
Technicolor, a worldwide technology leader in the media and entertainment sector, is at the forefront of digital innovation. Our world class research and innovation laboratories enable us to lead the market in delivering advanced video services to content creators and distributors. We also benefit from an extensive intellectual property portfolio focused on imaging and sound technologies, based on a thriving licensing business. Our commitment: supporting the delivery of exciting new experiences for consumers in theaters, homes and on-the-go. Euronext Paris: TCH  www.technicolor.com

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