LG Electronics Selects Focus Enhancements' TV-Out Technology for High Performance Embedded DVR

Mon Dec 10, 2007 6:30am EST

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  CAMPBELL, CA, Dec 10 (MARKET WIRE) -- 
Focus Enhancements, Inc. (NASDAQ: FCSE), a worldwide leader in Ultra
Wideband (UWB) wireless technology, video conversion and digital media, today
announced its FS454 TV-out encoder chip was selected by LG Electronics to
power its LE3100D series of Embedded Digital Video Recorders (DVR). The LG
LE3100D
series is one of several products utilizing Focus Enhancements' TV-out video
encoder chip technology.

    "We are delighted by the opportunity to continue working closely with LG and
to further strengthen our relationship with this key customer," said Mark
Zadeh, vice president of worldwide sales for Focus Enhancements' semiconductor
group.
"We are committed to our customers' success and to helping them achieve
their strategic goals."

    "We selected the Focus TV-out chip for this embedded DVR because of its
superior performance and high video quality," said Mr. J W Park, project leader
for LG's Security Group. "With Focus Enhancements' leading TV-out technology,
our customers get exceptional video quality for their security systems, where
clean images are crucial."

    The LE3100D series of embedded DVR incorporates a new type of recording
technology
that is much less susceptible to virus attacks and tampering from the outside.
The
recording systems can record up to 16 different closed circuit television
cameras
and output TV video in multi-channel, picture-in-picture and
picture-over-picture
playback options.

    About Focus Enhancements, Inc.

    Focus Enhancements Inc. (NASDAQ: FCSE), headquartered in Campbell, CA, is
aleading designer of world-class solutions in advanced, proprietary video and
wireless video technologies. Many of the world's largest technology companies
partner with Focus Enhancements for high performance TV encoder, UWB, and video
convergence solutions. The company's Semiconductor Group develops integrated
circuits (ICs) for high-performance applications in the video convergence
market, including IPTV set-top boxes and portable media players. Focus
Enhancements is currently developing a wireless IC chip set based on the
WiMedia UWB standard and designed to be compatible with Wireless USB, and used
in personal computer (PC), consumer electronics (CE), and mobile electronics
applications. The company's Systems Group develops video products for the
digital media markets, with customers in the broadcast, video production,
digital signage and digital asset management markets. More information on Focus
Enhancements may be obtained from the company's SEC filings, or by visiting the
Focus Enhancements home page at http://www.focusinfo.com.

    About LG Electronics

    LG Electronics Inc. (KSE: 06657) is the leader in consumer electronics and
mobile communications.  The company has more than 72,000 employees working in 77
subsidiaries and marketing units around the world. LG Electronics is the
world's largest producer of CDMA handsets, residential air conditioners,
optical storage devices and home theatre systems. With total revenue of more
than USD 35 billion (consolidated USD 45 billion); LG Electronics is
comprised of four business units: Mobile Communications, Digital Appliance,
Digital
Display and Digital Media. LG Electronics Digital Display Company provides core
technologies for cutting-edge digital products and is a world leader in digital
display products including Plasma TVs, LCD TVs and Monitors, and HDTV
(high-definition televisions). For more information, please visit www.lge.com.

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Focus Enhancements:
Mike Kelly
VP of Marketing, Semi Group
503.615.7716
Email Contact

Focus Investors:
Dahlia Bailey
Lippert/Heilshorn & Assoc.
415.433.3777
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Focus Press:
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FutureWorks, Inc.
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