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Dazzle TV Photo Show offers images display from any media directly on a TV set

SCM Microsystems today announced the Universal TV Photo Show. The smart box reads CompactFlash (1 & 2), IBM Microdrive, SmartMedia, MMC/SD cards and Memory Sticks. Installation is a snap; just connect the power cord to an electrical outlet and the video cable into your TV. Use the supplied remote control to view your pictures, and even rotate, pan, zoom or delete them. The Dazzle TV Photo Show has a USB connection for fast and easy connection to a computer and use as a digital media reader...
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Fremont, Calif. - March 25, 2003 SCM Microsystems, Inc. (Nasdaq: SCMM; Neuer Markt: SMY), a leading provider of solutions that open the Digital World, today announced the Universal TV Photo Show, the newest addition to its award winning Dazzle TV Photo Show line. The new Universal TV Photo Show accepts all popular digital camera media types.

The new Dazzle Universal TV Photo Show works with the six most common types of digital media used in digital cameras and can read any megapixel resolution photo from any digital camera. The Universal TV Photo Show makes it easy for digital camera owners to turn their digital photos into a slide show of memories in a matter of seconds. Users simply plug the TV Photo Show into the televisions' RCA video-in connector and insert the digital media card from their digital camera. Then, using TV Photo Show's supplied remote control, users can play their slideshow for family and friends to enjoy.

The Universal TV Photo Show's innovative new features allows users to customize their slideshows by arranging and deleting images, removing red-eye and performing editing features like rotating, panning and zooming in on photos all by simply pushing a button on the included remote control.

"The Universal TV Photo Show makes it easy for users of almost all digital cameras to create a slideshow of their favorite digital photographs to share with family and friends," said Dirk Peters, Director of Marketing for SCM Microsystems' Digital Media and Video division. "Best of all, with the Universal TV Photo Show consumers can avoid the hassle and complexity of downloading pictures to a computer and share their digital pictures right on the living room televison."

The Universal TV Photo Show accepts CompactFlash™ Type I and II, IBM Microdrive, SmartMedia™, MultiMediaCard/Secure Digital, Memory Stick. A standard USB cable (not included) can be used to connect to a PC. Once images are downloaded to the computer, they can be printed, emailed or archived.

Pricing, Availability

The Dazzle Universal TV Photo Show is priced at $99.99 (MSRP) and is immediately available.

About Dazzle Digital Media Products

Dazzle digital media products are designed and built to be easy to use and help both amateur and professional users capture, edit and share digital video and photos with high-quality results. The Dazzle family of innovative products includes Dazzle Professional Series, Dazzle Digital Media Readers, Dazzle Digital Video Creator Series, Dazzle DV-Editor Series, Dazzle DV-Bridge Series and software including DVD Complete, OnDVD and MovieStar. Dazzle products are available from a nationwide network of retailers and resellers including, Best Buy, Circuit City, CompUSA Fry's Electronics, Micro Center, Office Depot, OfficeMax, Sears and Staples. The products are also available online at The Dazzle brand of products is manufactured by SCM Microsystems, based in Fremont, California.

About SCM Microsystems

SCM Microsystems is a leading supplier of solutions that open the Digital World by enabling people to conveniently access digital content and services. SCM's Security business provides smart card reader technology for the PC platform and conditional access modules for the digital TV platform to OEM customers in the government, financial, enterprise and broadcasting markets worldwide. The Company's Digital Media and Video business provides hardware, software and silicon solutions for creating and sharing digital media content to the worldwide retail market under the Dazzle™ brand. Global headquarters are in Fremont, California, with European headquarters in Ismaning, Germany. For additional information, visit the SCM Microsystems website at

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March 29, 2003
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