Cinemo Joins ARM Connected Community

Global collaboration within the development community will enhance multimedia technology experience

December 21, 2010, Karlsruhe, Germany – Cinemo, developers of performance enhanced embedded multimedia technologies for in-vehicle infotainment, consumer electronics, and industrial embedded computing, have today announced that the company has joined the ARM® Connected Community®, the industry's largest ecosystem of ARM technology-based products and services.

"The Connected Community is all about companies working together to provide the most complete solutions in the shortest possible time. By joining the Community, which now comprises more than 775 companies, Cinemo increases the large portfolio of skills, products and services that are centered around the ARM architecture, and currently available to developers worldwide," said Lori Kate Smith, Sr. Manager Community Programs for ARM .

As a cross platform and an operating system independent solution, Cinemo supports all popular formats bringing the ARM Connected Community platform-specific optimizations, including distributed playback enabling synchronized presentation and interactive control of linear or non-linear multimedia content on multiple clients over a network connection. Cinemo's built-in audio and video codecs are uniquely optimized for ARM Cortex-A8 and A9 architectures. Utilizing ARM NEON instruction set extensively for video acceleration, Cinemo's technologies fully exploit the multimedia capabilities offered by ARM platforms to deliver all members of the ARM Connected Community powerful, reliable, low power consuming, and feature rich High Definition multimedia playback and streaming.

"Cinemo is pleased to join the ARM Connected Community," said Jim Corbett, Executive Vice President for Cinemo. "We recognize that ARM is a major player in embedded technology and we are happy to leverage our expertise in multimedia technologies and offer an easy-to-integrate multimedia middleware for ARM platforms".

For more information about Cinemo, please visit www.cinemo.com. For more information about the ARM Connected Community, please visit http://cc.arm.com.


About Cinemo
Cinemo has been created by the former visionaries behind Nero, Richard Lesser and Jim Corbett. Highly optimized for the Intel Atom™ and ARM platforms and operating system agnostic, Cinemo develops embedded multimedia playback and streaming software solutions which can be seamlessly integrated into automotive / in-vehicle infotainment systems, consumer electronics and handheld devices, media phones, and industrial embedded computing platforms. Cinemo GmbH is a privately held German Corporation, headquartered in Karlsruhe, Germany. With a dedicated and strong engineering team, Cinemo's technologies represent the best in their class.

About ARM
ARM and Connected Community are registered trademarks of ARM Limited. Cortex is a trademark of ARM Limited. All other brands or product names are the property of their respective holders. "ARM" is used to represent ARM Holdings plc; its operating company ARM Limited; and the regional subsidiaries: ARM, Inc.; ARM KK; ARM Korea Ltd.; ARM Taiwan Limited; ARM France SAS; ARM Consulting (Shanghai) Co. Ltd.; ARM Belgium N.V.; AXYS Design Automation Inc.; ARM Germany GmbH; ARM Embedded Technologies Pvt. Ltd.; ARM Norway, AS; and ARM Sweden AB.