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For Immediate Release

Dalet Names Kim Murphy Thomas as General Manager, West Coast, USA

Expands US presence with Thomas heading new Los Angeles team

New York– February 20, 2009 – Dalet Digital Media Systems today announced the appointment of Kim Murphy Thomas as General Manager, Dalet Digital Media Systems, West Coast, USA. Ms. Thomas is a seasoned veteran of the broadcast technology sector with strong credentials in sales and business development, including key positions at Apple, Quantel, and Thomson Grass Valley. Ms. Thomas will be responsible for the development of the Dalet business throughout the Western U.S. as well as strategic accounts management. Her appointment reflects Dalet’s growing presence in the region’s entertainment and broadcast community.

”We’re delighted to have Kim join the US team. We know her professionalism, enthusiasm and thorough understanding of the industry will advance our sales effort and strengthen customer partnerships throughout the region,” says Benjamin Desbois, General Manager, Dalet Digital Media Systems USA. “Kim’s strong business ties and successful track record in broadcast and post production communities certainly heighten our visibility within the entertainment community. Kim will be an effective leader for our LA team and a powerful and successful advocate for the Dalet workflow solutions.”

About Kim Murphy Thomas

Prior to joining Dalet, Ms. Thomas held key roles at several software and technology companies specializing in broadcast and post production. Most recently she managed national key accounts in Media and Entertainment at Apple. Previously, she was Western Regional Sales Manager for Exavio; Vice President of Sales, Western Region US for Quantel; and Western Regional Director for Thomson Multimedia/Philips Broadcast. She has also worked in sales and customer service roles at Dynatech Video Group and Shoreline Video Systems. Ms. Thomas’s appointment is effective immediately.

About Dalet Digital Media Systems

Dalet is a worldwide leader in software that empowers broadcasters and content professionals to produce and manage audio and video content in a digital, multi-platform world. Dalet media asset management (MAM) solutions streamline production costs and increase revenue opportunities by simplifying the distribution of rich-media assets across both interactive and traditional platforms.

Dalet tools are used around the world by thousands of content producers including major television and radio public broadcasters (BBC, CBC, DR, NPR, RFI, Russia Today, RTM, VOA, WDR), commercial networks (ART, eTV, Grupo Prisa, Prime Television, The Press Association, Warner Bros., XM Satellite) and government organizations (Queensland JAG, Canadian House of Commons, The European Commission). Dalet is traded on the NYSE-EURONEXT stock exchange (Eurolist C): ISIN: FR0000076176, Bloomberg DLT:FP, Reuters: DALE.PA.

For More Information

For more information on Dalet, visit www.dalet.com or contact:

Zazil Media Group

Janice Dolan

(p) +1 617 817 6595

(e) janice@zazilmediagroup.com

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