YANGAROO's DMDS 5.0 delivers first broadcast-quality music video in U.S.



    TORONTO, Aug. 19 /CNW/ - YANGAROO Inc., (TSX-V: YOO, OTCBB: YOOIF) the
industry's leading secure digital media distribution company, has successfully
delivered the first full broadcast-quality music video utilizing its patented
Digital Media Distribution System (DMDS) 5.0 in the United States. E1
Entertainment in New York (AIM: ETO), a leading international entertainment
content and distribution business, successfully delivered the Arkaea "Locust"
video to major music video broadcasters. This is another significant milestone
in YANGAROO's technology program to digitize broadcast media delivery
workflows and reduce reliance on the physical delivery of DVDs and Beta SP
tapes.
    The DMDS team worked closely with E1 to refine the process for digitally
distributing broadcast-quality music videos utilizing a process that includes
the enabling of the file for online availability across YANGAROO's DMDS
network for streaming and provision of a frame-accurate preview quality
version of the file with the time-code burned in. The full, broadcast-quality
video file can be easily integrated into Online Editing Suites, On-Air
Playback Servers and stored in a Digital Archive Server. The files are 50mbit
IMX in an MXF OP1a container that maintain both time-code and closed
captioning for the underlying video.
    "Our friends at YANGAROO approached us about taking part in this digital
video file delivery test and we just jumped at the opportunity. In a perfect
world, we would love to deliver all our video submissions to major television
broadcasters digitally versus the traditional Beta SP route," said John
Franck, Senior Vice President for E1 Music/NY. "DMDS is fast, much less
expensive, gives perfect quality and is environmentally-friendly to boot."
    "Working closely with E1 and U.S.-based broadcasters, we have developed a
process for using our DMDS 5.0 technology for broadcast-quality video
delivery," said Richard Klosa, Chief Technology Officer, YANGAROO Inc. "The
digital process is far more efficient in terms of time and cost, which meets
the growing needs of the music and broadcast industries. It is estimated that
the market for music video distribution via DMDS in North America exceeds $10
million."
    The DMDS 5.0 platform is the culmination of months of planning and
development, and a major financial investment, based on customer requests,
user feedback and the specific needs of organizations to move and market
digital media files securely and efficiently. Currently, a number of
additional trials and pilot projects are underway with major advertising
customers and broadcasters throughout North America. For a full list of
features added to the new version of DMDS 5.0 or to take a tour of the
product, please visit www.dmds.com.

    About E1 Entertainment

    E1 Entertainment (AIM: ETO) is a leading independent entertainment
content owner that acquires film, television and music rights and exploits
these rights in all media in more than 190 countries. The company currently
operates in U.S., Canada, the UK, Holland and Belgium through its four primary
businesses units: E1 Television, E1 Films, E1 Music and E1 Distribution. These
businesses collectively represent E1's extensive expertise in film
distribution, television and music production/distribution, Kids content,
Licensing and Distribution. E1's content library includes more than 3,700
feature films, 2,700 hours of original television programming and 15,000 music
tracks.

    About YANGAROO:

    YANGAROO's patented Digital Media Distribution System (DMDS) is a leading
secure B2B digital delivery solution for the music and advertising industries.
DMDS is a web-based delivery system that pioneers secure digital file
distribution by incorporating biometrics, high-value encryption and
watermarking. DMDS replaces the physical distribution of audio and video
content for music, music videos, and advertising to television, radio, media,
retailers and other authorized recipients with more accountable, effective,
and far less costly digital delivery of broadcast quality media via the
Internet.
    YANGAROO's DMDS has made over six million deliveries of over 21,000 songs
from more than 600 record labels to destinations which include radio stations
representing over 35 U.S. broadcast chains. U.S. record labels made over 2
million deliveries of songs via DMDS in 2008. DMDS is the only system that can
digitally deliver music and broadcast quality video across the U.S., Canada
and the U.K.
    Named one of Canada's Top 100 Tech Companies for 2009 by Canadian
Business, YANGAROO has offices in Toronto, New York, Los Angeles, and London,
U.K. YANGAROO trades on the TSX Venture Exchange (TSX-V) under the symbol YOO
and in the U.S. under OTCBB:YOOIF. For further information, please contact
John Heaven at 905-763-3553 or visit www.yangaroo.com.

    The statements contained in this release that are not purely historical
are forward-looking statements and are subject to risks and uncertainties that
could cause such statements to differ materially from actual future events or
results. Such forward-looking statements are made pursuant to the safe harbor
provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. The TSX
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of this release.

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