CyberLink

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CyberLink Corp.
訊連科技股份有限公司
Public
Traded asTWSE: 5203
IndustryComputer software
(TSEC: Technology)
Founded1996; 22 years ago (1996)
HeadquartersXindian District, New Taipei, Taiwan
Key people
Jau Huang, Chairman and CEO

Mei Guu, Senior VP and COO

Richard Carriere, Senior VP, Global Marketing & General Manager, US

Hilda Peng, General Manager, CyberLink Japan

[1]
RevenueNT$1.89 billion[2]
Number of employees
360
Websitewww.cyberlink.com

CyberLink Corp. (Chinese: 訊連科技股份有限公司; pinyin: Xùn lián kējì gǔfèn yǒuxiàn gōngsī) is a Taiwanese multimedia software company headquartered in New Taipei City, Taiwan. Its products include PC and mobile applications for playback of movies and media, editing of videos and photos, and disc burning and backup solutions.

The company has regional offices in the United States, Netherlands, and Japan.

History[edit]

Founded in 1996, CyberLink Corp. (5203.TW) is the world leader in multimedia software and AI facial recognition technology. The company developed and owns over 200 patented technologies that provide a solid foundation on which it continuously revolutionizes the multimedia experience and consistently delivers innovative, interoperable solutions.

CyberLink addresses the demands of consumer, commercial and education markets through a wide range of solutions, covering digital content creation, multimedia playback, video conferencing, livecasting, mobile applications and AI facial recognition. CyberLink has shipped several hundred million copies of its multimedia software and apps, including the award-winning PowerDirector, PhotoDirector, and PowerDVD.

Over many years CyberLink has forged close long-term partnerships with the world’s leading personal computer and peripheral device manufacturers. Through hardware preloading, CyberLink provides PC brands with versatile application software that help them fulfill the needs of end customers.

Additionally, with years of research in the fields of artificial intelligence and facial recognition, CyberLink has developed the FaceMe® Facial Recognition Engine. Powered by deep learning algorithms, FaceMe® delivers the reliable, high-precision, and real-time facial recognition that is critical to AIoT applications such as smart retail, smart security and surveillance, smart city and smart home. CyberLink's headquarters and research facilities are located in Taipei, Taiwan. Regional offices cover operations in North America, Japan, Europe, and Asia-Pacific, ensuring world-class service to its global customer base.


Products[edit]

MEDIA CREATION

  • PowerDirector- Video editing software, was first released in 2001. The latest version, PowerDirector 17 supports 360-degree video and 9:16 vertical video editing, nested project and AI Style transfer. PowerDirector has won PCMag Editors' Choice for 10 times.
  • PhotoDirector- Photo editing software.
  • AudioDirector- Audio editing software, audio restoration and repair.
  • ColorDirector- Color grading software.
  • Director Suite- CyberLink first released its Director Suite of creative software in 2011. It includes PowerDirector, PhotoDirector, AudioDirector and ColorDirector in a single package. The latest release in 2018 is renamed as Director Suite 365 subscription service.
  • CyberLink Media Suite- A comprehensive multimedia software package including media player PowerDVD, video editing software PowerDirector, photo editing software PhotoDirector, disc burning utility Power2Go, and media conversation utility MediaEspresso.
  • ActionDirector- Video editing software designed for quick and easy editing of footage taken with action cameras.
  • MakeupDirector- Digital makeup software to enhance makeup design for makeup artists, portrait photographers and beauty enthusiasts.

MEDIA ENTERTAINMENT

  • PowerDVD- PowerDVD is a universal media player for movie discs, video files, photos and music. The latest version, PowerDVD 17, launched in April 2017 and includes support for the new Ultra HD Blu-ray Disc format. During 2016, PowerDVD achieved certification from the Blu-ray Disc Association (BDA) for the playback of Ultra HD Blu-ray Discs, and became the world’s first and only software player to pass the BD-ROM 4.0 PC Application Software License process.[3]
  • MediaShow- Image organizer and viewer.
  • MediaEspresso- Converts videos, photos & music to a wide range of formats for playback on popular media players and mobile devices.

WEB CAMERA APPS

  • YouCam- Webcam and camera app.
  • PerfectCam- AR makeup app for PC webcam.

DISC BURNING AND AUTHORING

  • Power2Go- Disc burning and optical disc authoring software.
  • PowerProducer- DVD authoring software.

BUSINESS COMMUNICATION

Face & AI

  • FaceMe- Facial recognition engine, including SDK for Windows/Linux/iOS/Android.

MOBILE APPS

CyberLink released its first mobile app, MediaStory, in 2010. Since then, the company has introduced another 14 apps on Android, iOS and Windows mobile platforms, including PhotoDirector and PowerDirector which have combined downloads approaching 28 million to date. The company’s key success in the mobile space is its beauty apps YouCam Makeup and YouCam Perfect. In just over 2 years, they have reached a combined 300 million downloads. CyberLink spun off its beauty products to a sister company named Perfect Corp. in June 2015.[4]

  • PowerDirector- Video editing app (Android), (Windows).
  • PhotoDirector- Photo editing app (Android), (iOS), (Windows).
  • ActionDirector- Video editing app (Android).
  • YouCam Snap- Camera scan and note capturing app (Android), (iOS).
  • Power Media Player- Mobile media player, (DLNA) app (Windows), (Android), (iOS).
  • PowerDVD Remote- Remote control app for PowerDVD (Android), (iOS).
  • YouNote- Note & sketch app (Windows).
  • AudioClipper- Audio recording app (iOS).
  • ImageChef- Text & image collage and animation tool (Android), (iOS).

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Cyberlink Executive Team".
  2. ^ "CyberLink Announces its Unaudited Operation Results for 2016".
  3. ^ "First Production Model ROM Certified Licensee List". Blu-ray Disc Association. Retrieved 2017-04-25.
  4. ^ "CyberLink Celebrates 20-Year Anniversary". CyberLink. Retrieved 2016-11-07.

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