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Marvell 88DE2710 Video Processor Powers Sony's High-End BDP-S5000ES Blu-Ray Disc Player

First adoption of Marvell's 88DE2710 video format converter by Sony

Santa Clara, California (June 16, 2009) – arvell (NASDAQ: MRVL), a leader in storage, communications, and consumer silicon solutions, today announced that its Marvell® 88DE2710 video processor is a featured component of Sony's high-end BDP-S5000ES Blu-ray player, thus furthering the integration of Marvell technology into leading consumer electronics devices. Sony's latest Blu-ray player is designed to offer a consistent, high-quality 1080p image, vivid true-to-life pictures, and an immersive home theater experience.

"We're delighted to be selected by Sony to provide the video processing solution for their latest Blu-ray player," said Gaurav Shah, Director of Marketing for the Digital Entertainment Business Unit, Communications and Consumer Business Group at Marvell Semiconductor. "Marvell's 88DE2710 video format converter gives consumers an immersive, home theater viewing experience for their Blu-ray and DVD content."

The BDP-S5000ES is the first Sony product to use Marvell's 88DE2710 video format converter. The Blu-ray player offers BD-Live for interactive content and supports Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD audio formats. The Sony Blu-ray disc player received HiVi's Grand Prix 2009 Video Disc Player Award and AV Review's Visual Grand Prix 2009 Gold Award. This award winning Blu-ray player is available now worldwide.

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