Autonomy Virage Showcases its Award-Winning Rich Media Management Solutions at NAB 2008

LAS VEGAS, Nevada , April 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Autonomy Virage, a wholly owned subsidiary of Autonomy Corporation plc (LSE: AU. or AU.L) and a leading provider of rich media management solutions for the enterprise, today announced it will be demonstrating its full product suite at the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) event in Las Vegas from

April 14 to 17, 2008 . The Autonomy Virage team will be in booth SU7108 on the upper level of the South Hall.

Autonomy Virage, powered by Autonomy's Intelligent Data Operating Layer (IDOL), enables organizations to automate key rich media management processes such as the capturing, encoding and indexing of television, video and audio content, and the generation of highly granular metadata, resulting in genuine ROI for anybody wishing to harness the true value of their rich media assets.

Autonomy Virage is unique in its ability to automatically perform deep video indexing, understanding every element of multimedia content from start to finish at unprecedented level. Organizations employing Autonomy Virage's best of breed technologies benefit from the automation of time-consuming and costly manual tasks, the ability to access television, video and audio content in real-time, and the ability to cross-reference multimedia with any other form of information.

Autonomy Virage's Rich Media Management solutions include:

Autonomy Virage IPTV and Video Search - Autonomy Virage's IPTV Suite streamlines the process of making television and video content available over the Internet, benefiting broadcasters in terms of enhanced flexibility and reduced costs while enriching the consumer experience by allowing users the unprecedented freedom to create their "own" TV.

VS Broadcast Monitoring - A real-time monitoring and content management solution that combines automated scheduling, analysis and encoding of incoming broadcast content. Autonomy Virage Broadcast Monitoring dramatically reduces the resources traditionally required to monitor multiple broadcast streams and therefore generates significant ROI.

Autonomy Virage ACID - An innovative solution that enables copyright owners such as broadcasters, production houses and publishers to maintain control of their Intellectual Property by automating the detection of illegal distribution of copyrighted material on the Internet.

VS Archive - A content management solution used to store, categorize, manage, retrieve and distribute audio, video and other rich media content fast and efficiently.

Autonomy Virage VideoLogger - A powerful and award-winning video indexing and encoding software that is the critical first step to any video production or distribution strategy. At the same time video is being encoded, VideoLogger's advanced capture and analysis technology works in real time to automatically create a structured index about the content. Time-synchronized to every encoded copy made, the index enables immediate, accurate search and retrieval of assets.

About NAB

The National Association of Broadcasters is a trade association that advocates on behalf of more than 8,300 free, local radio and television stations and also broadcast networks before Congress, the Federal Communications Commission and the Courts.

NAB2008 will take place April 14 - 17, 2008 in Las Vegas . It is the world's largest electronic media show covering the development, delivery and management of professional video and audio content across all mediums. Complete NAB2007 details are available at

About Autonomy Virage

Autonomy Virage, a division of Autonomy Systems, is a world-leader in Rich Media Management software and intelligent video analytics. Autonomy Virage has developed the world's first technology to automatically capture, encode and index television, video and audio content from any source, including live feeds and archived data. By automatically generating a comprehensive range of metadata, including keyframes, face and speaker recognition and transcription of the audio stream, Autonomy Virage ensures all rich media is fully searchable and accessible by any user.

Powered by Autonomy's IDOL, Autonomy Virage has a long and distinguished history of working with blue-chip corporations, media and entertainment companies, universities and government agencies worldwide. Autonomy Virage customers include the BBC, CNN, France 2, BP Video Library, Boeing, BAE Systems, Credit Suisse First Boston, Deutsche Bank, the NBA, the Toronto Police Department, as well as many of the world's leading intelligence and defense agencies. With dual headquarters in San Francisco , US and Cambridge, UK , Autonomy Virage is a global company with offices throughout the world.

About Autonomy

Autonomy Corporation plc (LSE: AU. or AU.L) is a global leader in infrastructure software for the enterprise and is spearheading the meaning-based computing movement. Autonomy's technology forms a conceptual and contextual understanding of any piece of electronic data including unstructured information, be it text, email, voice or video. Autonomy's software powers the full spectrum of mission-critical enterprise applications including information access technology, BI, CRM, KM, call center solutions, rich media management, information risk management solutions and security applications, and is recognized by industry analysts as the clear leader in enterprise search.

Autonomy's customer base comprises of more than 17,000 global companies and organizations including: 3, ABN AMRO , AOL, BAE Systems, BBC, Bloomberg, Boeing, Citigroup, Coca Cola, Daimler Chrysler, Deutsche Bank, Ericsson, Ford, GlaxoSmithKline, Lloyd TSB, NASA, Nestle, the New York Stock Exchange, Reuters, Shell, T-Mobile, the U.S. Department of Energy, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Autonomy also has over 300 OEM partners and more than 400 VARs and Integrators, numbering among them leading companies such as BEA, Business Objects, Citrix, EDS, IBM Global Services, Novell, Satyam, Sybase, Symantec, TIBCO, Vignette and Wipro. The company has offices worldwide.

The Autonomy Group includes: Autonomy ZANTAZ, the leader in the archiving, e-Discovery and Proactive Information Risk Management (IRM) markets; Autonomy Cardiff, a leading provider of Intelligent Document solutions; Autonomy etalk, award-winning provider of enterprise-class contact center products, Autonomy Virage, a visionary in rich media management and security and surveillance technology and Autonomy Meridio, a leading provider of records management software.

Autonomy and the Autonomy logo are registered trademarks or trademarks of Autonomy Corporation plc. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

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