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GoVideo Introduces GoJr.(TM) DVD Player & Karaoke Machine for Kids; * GoVideo's EZ Play(TM) Feature Automatically Starts Playing the Movie, Skipping Ads, Trailers, and Menus * MyDVD(TM) Feature Only From GoVideo Remembers Personal Settings Each Time You Load a DVD.



SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Dec. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- GoVideo today introduced its latest video innovation, the GoJr.(TM) DJ530 Kid Friendly DVD Player A stand-alone device that plays DVDs. It contains a DVD drive and the electronics to decode the digital video. The device may play only manufactured DVDs, or it may be able to play DVD-R, DVD-RW and DVD+RW discs. DVD players are cabled to a TV or home theater system for display.  and Karaoke Machine, its first ever DVD player designed specifically for children. The GoJr. top-loading DVD player features big, brightly colored function buttons on both the front panel and remote and comes with two colorful microphones and a free karaoke disc of children's songs. Now, younger children can really enjoy their favorite movies and sing-along music discs on their own special DVD player.

Innovative EZ Play(TM) and MyDVD(TM) Features Make GoJr. Easy and Fun To Operate

The new GoJr. DJ530 includes GoVideo's two greatest feature innovations for kids, EZ Play(TM) and MyDVD(TM). Preset as the default on GoJr., the EZ Play(TM) feature automatically skips ads, trailers and menus, jumping right to the start of the movie. Little ones young children.

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 aren't confused by menus and trailers for movies, and parents don't have to skip through them manually. Your child can put in the disc, press the big green play key, and the movie starts.

GoVideo's My DVD DVD: see digital versatile disc.
DVD
 in full digital video disc or digital versatile disc

Type of optical disc. The DVD represents the second generation of compact-disc (CD) technology.
(TM) feature also makes using this DVD player easier than any other both for kids and parents. It permanently stores the set-up preferences that on most other DVD players need to be checked or unchecked every time you load a new DVD. When activated, My DVD(TM) remembers your selections for audio, video, and playback settings and then automatically overrides any built-in defaults on the DVD. With My DVD(TM) and EZ Play(TM), parents can be confident that their kids are having the best experience imaginable with no hassles. The built-in parental control further ensures that adults are still in charge of what their kids are watching, even while unsupervised.

"We've designed the perfect kids DVD player with friendly features that any parent will love," said Jerry Barbera, GoVideo's vice president of sales. "With unique kid-friendly functions like My DVD(TM) and EZ Play(TM), any child over the age of three can watch movies and sing along to their favorite music with little or no help from Mom or Dad."

The GoJr. plays all of today's popular DVD and CD formats, including DVD video, audio CD, picture CD, karaoke CDG (CDMA Development Group, Costa Mesa, CA, www.cdg.org) A membership organization founded in 1995 that promotes CDMA wireless systems worldwide. It is involved with developing new features and services and promoting standards that provide global compatibility and interoperability. , MP3 and JPEG JPEG
 in full Joint Photographic Experts Group

Standard computer file format for storing graphic images in a compressed form for general use. JPEG images are compressed using a mathematical algorithm.
 on CD-R/W, and more. Kids can listen to music, play movies, and even view digital pictures. The matching primary function-specific remote control contains simplified, big color-coded buttons, with a small carrying handle, perfect for kids.

DVDs and CDs are inserted into the player using GoJr.'s simple-to-use top loading tray, for easy access and cleaning. The no-slip rubber feet hold GoJr. securely in place. Composite as well as S-Video outputs on the back panel allow for easy connection to the television.

The GoJr. Kid Friendly DVD Player is recommended for children ages 3 and up, carries an MSRP MSRP Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price
MSRP Message Session Relay Protocol
MSRP Multi-Species Recovery Plan (US Fish & Wildlife Service)
MSRP Member of the Society for Radiological Protection (UK) 
 of $79.99, and is available this month at Radio Shack See RadioShack.  stores nationwide, Fry's Electronics, PC Richard's, and popular online retailers. The GoJr. will be rolling out to Target stores nationwide in early 2004.

About GoVideo

Established in 1984, GoVideo has pioneered some of the most recognized and advanced product lines in the consumer electronics industry, including the DVD+VCR VCR: see videocassette recorder.
VCR
 in full videocassette recorder

Electromechanical device that records, stores on a videotape cassette, and plays back on a TV set recorded images and sound.
 Combo, the Dual-Deck(TM) VCR, DVD HTiB, and Networked DVD Player. The company holds numerous patents covering Dual-Deck technology as well as other electronics products and systems. GoVideo markets its products through the largest and finest retailers in North America under the GoVideo, CineVision, RaveMP, and California Audio Labs brand names. The company has been recognized for its award winning customer service and strives to provide its retail partners and consumers with the finest buying, selling, and ownership experience in the industry. For additional information on GoVideo on the Internet, visit http://www.govideo.com/ .

This press release contains forward-looking statements that involve a number of risks and uncertainties. Among the factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those expected are the following: business conditions and general economic conditions; competitive factors, such as pricing and marketing efforts of rival companies; timing of product introductions; ability of contract manufacturers to meet product price objectives and delivery schedules; legislative, regulatory, and industry initiatives that may affect planned or actual product features and marketing methods; and the pace and success of product research and development. For more information on the potential factors that could affect the company's financial results, please contact GoVideo at (480) 998-3400.

CONTACT: Jonathan King, Manager, Corporate Communications of GoVideo, +1-480-905-9623

Web site: http://www.govideo.com/
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