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UK-based broadcasters to benefit from cost-saving solutions

Montreal, Quebec (July 7, 2009) — Algolith Inc, a leader in advanced world-class video processing solutions for broadcast, cable, satellite, and IPTV providers, today announced that Oxygen DCT has been signed on as a new reseller to serve the UK (England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales) market. Oxygen DCT is one of the UK's leading broadcast distributors representing some of the world's best manufacturers servicing broadcasters, production and post production companies.

“Algolith is the world leader in providing broadcasters with reconfigurable video processing technology, including best in world-class SD and HD format conversion solutions,” said Steve Hathaway Founder and CEO of Oxygen DCT. “Its advanced Algogear solution, based upon a 'one card' philosophy, delivers to the broadcast market unprecedented flexibility and versatility that addresses today’s tough economic times. The Algogear solution delivers the best value to our customers by helping reduce the cost of infrastructure systems. Algolith’s reconfigurable cards represent to us the future— or next generation—in signal processing.”

“We are pleased to add Oxygen DCT amongst our growing list of international value added resellers,” said Yvan Ouellet, president and CEO of Algolith Inc. “Much in line with our business goals of helping broadcasters save money with cost-effective, best-in-class video processing solutions, Oxygen DCT’s customer-centric approach is based upon an in-depth understanding of users’ needs and a determination to deliver premium quality solutions at more affordable prices. This approach, along with their wide distribution channel across the UK, will allow broadcasters to tap into Algolith’s unique product offering that can save them money.”

1 Card, 1 Price, More Choices

Algolith’s One Card, One Price, More Choices Program allows users to repurpose their Algogear card to any one of Algogear’s video processing applications— at no additional cost. One Algogear card holds the power of the entire line of 9 applications available from Algolith, including solutions for Signal Processing, Format Conversion, as well as Sync and Delay. The reconfigurable nature of the Algogear card means that any Algolith customer who is already using an Algogear card today as an Upconverter or Downconverter can repurpose the card to be a Frame Synchronizer or a Video Delay tomorrow, for free.

About Algolith

Algolith Inc., based in Montréal (Québec, Canada) is a privately held company founded in 2003 as a spin-off of Miranda Technologies. Algolith has developed the industry’s most advanced video processing algorithms, leveraging over 50 man-years of R&D and IP development. The company has built its reputation around delivering its patented core Intellectual Property (IP), an unparalleled portfolio of technology which significantly improves image quality in all formats.

Algolith Inc. develops advanced high quality video processing solutions for reconfigurable cards designed to delay, synchronize, convert and process signals in all formats for broadcast, cable, satellite, and IPTV providers. Algolith provides the best value in advanced image processing with a future-proof, flexible, modular platform. Algolith also develops specialized IP solutions which can be used for FPGA or ASIC implementations by OEM and IP licensees.

For sales information, or to find a reseller in your area, please contact sales@algolith.com or 1-877-ALGOLITH, or visit www.algolith.com .

About Oxygen DCT

Oxygen DCT is one of the UK's leading broadcast manufacturers and distributors representing some of the world's best manufacturers and successfully servicing broadcasters, post production and production companies. This independent organisation provides objective, unbiased advice to deliver integrated solutions based upon its advanced, high calibre digital technologies. All clients from freelance cameramen to large broadcasters are serviced by knowledgeable, dedicated staff offering 7x24 support and giving personal attention to the their customers’ specific needs.

Oxygen DCT is the only company in the UK with a complete portfolio of products capable of delivering turn-key video distribution, switching, conversion and monitoring solutions that are the backbone of all broadcasters and post production companies. With 'best of breed' products drawn from its technology partners, the company services BBC TV, ITV, Channel 4 TV, RedBee Media, Arqiva and Sky TV amongst many national and international clients.

Media Contact

Esther Hotter

Marketing Communications

Algolith Inc.

514-335-9867 ext 3246

514-815-0831 (cell)

esther@algolith.com

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