Technicolor enriches its Digital Home offering with a Media Tablet featuring a unique set of advanced functionalities

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October 27, 2010
It offers multi-screen interactivity, high quality communications and home control all under a great ease of use and a customizable interface. “Media Touch” recognized at Broadband InfoVision Awards

Paris (France), October 27, 2010 – Technicolor (Euronext Paris : TCH ; NYSE : TCH) today announced that it is launching the second generation of its Media Touch tablet, a powerful and versatile 7’’ home screen fully integrated into the Digital Home ecosystem.

On October 26th, Technicolor has been awarded for Media Touch at Broadband InfoVision Awards - in category 5 Broadband Home: Appliances, Devices, Home Networks & Services - which have long been established as the industry’s leading awards event celebrating excellence within the broadband marketplace.

The product has been primarily defined to consume online and home audio and video, access the web and its unlimited set of applications, as well as interact with other equipments thanks to its set of open interfaces. Thanks to the tablet’s Android operating system, Services Providers can also leverage a fast-growing community of applications developers to enrich their applications set.

“The Award that we received at Broadband InfoVision Awards illustrates our capacity to innovate in digital home devices. User-friendly, intuitive with customizable interface, its integration within the operators’ network makes it a setup-free device for end-users. With Media Touch, Technicolor has defined a new category of portable device in the home that helps Network Services Providers monetize the promises of the Digital Home.”, said Georges Laplanche, Senior Vice President, Connect Division at Technicolor.

This tablet is an ideal way to:

    Connect people and communities thanks to a full package of communications features: its microphone and camera offer native online chat possibilities, voice over IP telephony and high-end video communications, all integrated with users’ favourite social networks.
    Entertain consumers thanks to his strong media assets: the end-users can easily consume online and personal audio/video content. Its high quality sound and video capabilities positions it ideally to enjoy with multi-screen synced media.
    Control the home and interact very easily with other equipments of the networked home through its set of open interfaces. This new generation of media Tablet is a truly advanced remote control for digital home services and devices, such as set top boxes. Its hardware platform offers the flexibility to bring additional modules such as Home Automation.

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Technicolor is a company listed on NYSE Euronext Paris and NYSE stock exchanges, and this press release contains certain statements that constitute "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the "safe harbor" of the U.S. Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such forward-looking statements are based on management's current expectations and beliefs and are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from the future results expressed, forecasted or implied by such forward-looking statements. For a more complete list and description of such risks and uncertainties, refer to Technicolor’s filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and its filings with the French Autorité des marchés financiers.

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About Technicolor
Technicolor is home to industry-leading creative and technology professionals committed to the creation, management and delivery of entertainment content to consumers around the world. Propelled by a culture of innovation and underpinned by a dedicated research organization, the company’s thriving licensing business possesses an extensive intellectual property portfolio focused on imaging and sound technologies. Serving motion picture, television, and other media clients, the company is a leading provider of high-end visual effects, animation, and postproduction services. In support of network service providers and broadcasters globally, Technicolor ranks among the worlds’ leading suppliers of digital content delivery services and home access devices, including set-top boxes and gateways. The company also remains a large physical media service provider, being one of the world’s largest film processors and independent manufacturers and distributors of DVDs and Blu-ray™ discs.
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