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Visit Amino at the Imago stand n.2 at the IPTV World Forum Eastern Europe

Amino and Imago present a vision of the future at European events

Amino to speak on HD IPTV in Eastern Europe

London and Cambridge, UK - 2nd May 2007: Amino, the world leading IPTV platform supplier, and Imago, the leading European video communications distributor, will be showcasing the latest AV technology at a series of forthcoming events:

  • May 2nd: IP Video Expo at AV in the City in London.
  • May 3rd: Journée Technologique Imago France in Paris.
  • May 15th-16th: IPTV World Forum Eastern Europe in Prague.

Roy Kirsopp, VP and General Manager at Amino, will speak at 2:40pm in the session entitled "Is Eastern Europe ready for HD" at the event in Prague. Roy will present Amino as an experienced innovator in HD IPTV technology, currently leading the Eastern European IPTV market.

Visitors at the events above will be able to see demos of the second generation multi-codec AmiNET125 STB (enabling both IPTV and Internet TV services), as well as the advanced HD H.264 AmiNET130 IPTV STB. Imago is seeing strong demand for these products, including the AmiNET130H STB for hospitality and enterprise applications, which are now available throughout Europe.

"The AmiNET series represents the most advanced technology in the industry, which is why Imago continues to work exclusively with Amino," said James Vickerage, Head of Marketing at Imago Group Plc. "Amino's diverse range of products suits the intricacies of the European market with specific local requirements in each country.

Amino originally signed an agreement with Imago in September 2005 and since then both companies have worked to bring IPTV and Internet TV technology to several markets. "Over the past 18 months, Imago has helped consolidate Amino's position as the leading player in the industry," said Roy Kirsopp, VP and General Manager at Amino. "Exhibiting at these events will strengthen our partnership as well as our commitment to shaping the future of the IP video world."

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About Imago Group PLC

Imago Group PLC is Europe's largest distributor of Video Communications products, comprised of TelePresence, Video Conferencing, Internet TV and Video Streaming. Imago works closely with major manufacturers including Polycom, Sony, NEC, Amino and Viewcast to develop and expand the market for their products, through innovative marketing approaches and professional sales techniques.

The company has offices in London, Manchester, Maidenhead, Scotland and Paris, as well as its headquarters in Thatcham, Berkshire.

For further information, see www.imagogroupplc.com

About Amino Communications

Amino Communications (www.aminocom.com) supplies the AmiNET series of set-top boxes, renowned for their low-cost and reliability. The AmiNET range materially reduces service operators' capital expenditure, whilst offering the full range of specification required; MPEG2 and MPEG4 encoding standards, standard and high definition TV, personal video recording and home networking. The high performance coupled with the innovative design of Amino's set-top boxes, has brought the series industry accolades and the company a leading position within the IPTV market.

The AmiNET series of IPTV set-top boxes has been used by more than 600 customers in commercial deployments and trials in over 50 countries worldwide. The set-top boxes have also been sampled by an additional 900 customers. Amino Communications' principal customers are telecommunications, broadcast and hospitality service operators. Generally, AmiNET products are supplied with the IntAct IPTV software stack pre-loaded.

Amino Communications is a wholly owned subsidiary of Amino Technologies PLC. listed on the London Stock Exchange AIM, symbol AMO. Amino's HQ is based near Cambridge, UK, with offices worldwide.

PR contacts for Amino:

Ross Haddow, LEWIS PR
Rachel Hodgson, Lewis PR
Millbank Tower, Millbank, London, SW1P 4RS, UK
T: +44 (0) 20 7802 2626
aminouk@lewispr.com

Antonio Gimeno, Amino Communications
Buckingway Business Park, Anderson Road, Swavesey, Cambridge, CB24 4UQ.
T: +44 (0) 1954 234 100
agimeno@aminocom.com
www.aminocom.com