da Vinci Systems Strengthens Ties to Canadian Market Through Applied Electronics Limited

CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. — Feb. 4, 2009 — da Vinci Systems, LLC, the leading developer of color grading, image enhancement, and image restoration systems for the film and video industries, today announced that it has appointed Applied Electronics Limited as its distributor serving the Canadian post-production market. Headquartered in Toronto, Applied Electronics also has offices in Montreal, Calgary, Edmonton, and Vancouver.

“da Vinci’s world-class lineup of products and color grading solutions sets it apart from competitors,” said Jim Goessinger, national sales manager, Broadcast & Post Production at Applied Electronics. “As the television and film industries move into the realm of complete high-definition production, the need for superior color grading solutions grows. We look forward to working with da Vinci to help our customers enhance the visual appeal of their productions.”

Applied Electronics is Canada’s preeminent resource for professional broadcast, post-production, and audio-visual technology. The company provides the latest product offerings and has established a distinguished track record of systems design and integration successes for high-profile corporations. With offices across Canada and clients nationwide, Applied Electronics is a one-stop shop for systems design, consultation, integration, sales, and technical support.

“Applied Electronics earned its solid relationship with Canada’s well-established post-production community as a result of its experience and expertise,” said Dean Lyon, director of marketing at da Vinci Systems. “The company’s presence throughout Canada enables its team to closely monitor upcoming opportunities for us. We are confident that this alliance will enable us to continue our success with da Vinci color grading and film restoration systems in the Canadian marketplace.”

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About Applied Electronics Limited

Applied Electronics offers a complete range of products and services for the Canadian Television industry, from newsroom production, automation systems, studio production, master control room facilities, SD and HD cameras, and large production mobiles to post production technology for film and audio. With technical expertise as system integrators and a high-profile track record, Applied Electronics provides turnkey broadcast and post-production facilities from systems design through to product installation and systems training. Applied Electronics is headquartered in Mississauga (Toronto), Ontario and operates offices in Montreal, Calgary, Edmonton, and Vancouver. The company was founded in 1958, and today it is Canada's largest broadcast equipment and solutions supplier and integrator in terms of sales, systems design, integration, after-sale service, and technical support. For more information, visit: www.appliedelectronics.com.

About da Vinci Systems®, LLC

da Vinci Systems, a JDSU company, is the leading provider of color enhancement and image restoration products used in post-production facilities worldwide. Incorporating the company's Emmy® Award-winning technology, da Vinci's products support SDTV, HDTV, data, and digital film. Since the introduction of the company's first color corrector in 1984, da Vinci has been a front-runner in the field of image enhancement, shaping color enhancement into the vital role it holds in post-production today. The company is headquartered in Coral Springs, Fla., with offices in Los Angeles, New York, London, France, Germany, and Singapore. For further information visit: www.davsys.com.