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Ritz Camera and YesVideo Introduce My Show DVD™: Bringing Together Digital Photos and Video Into a DVD Movie Experience

Customers Can Conveniently Enjoy and Share Digital Photos and Videos
Using New Online DVD Creation Service


Santa Clara, Calif. – September 9, 2009 – YesVideo, the leader in consumer media conversion services, today announced that it is teaming up with Ritz Camera and Imaging, the largest national camera and photo chain, to bring the My Show DVD service available online directly from RitzPix.com. My Show DVD is an affordable DVD authoring service that enables consumers to enjoy and share photos and video clips from their digital camera as a movie slideshow for TV or computer viewing.

The My Show DVD can be viewed on most stand ard DVD players, providing a fun way for customers to share digital clips that previously might have been stored on a computer hard drive, seldom to be enjoyed with loved ones. YesVideo's advanced technology recognizes faces in a photo and automatically creates zooming and panning effects to highlight family and friends during the slideshow. Ritz Camera customers can personalize their My Show DVD by selecting music from a variety of themes and genres including baby, celebration, rock & roll, country, classical, jazz and more.

 “We are excited to offer YesVideo's My Show DVD as an affordable and convenient option for our customers to easily preserve and enjoy their memories,” said Doug Gentry, Executive Director of RitzPix.com.  “Our customers expect the best products and services from Ritz Camera and YesVideo's My Show DVD provides our customers with outstand ing quality and an affordable DVD keepsake.”  

“For years, YesVideo has been entrusted with customers' priceless memories, making it possible for them to preserve and enjoy for years to come,” said Greg Ayres, Chief Operating Officer of YesVideo.  “The My Show DVD provides a convenient way to share family gatherings and other events on DVDs that the entire family can easily watch on their TVs. We're proud to offer the My Show DVD to RitzPix.com customers.”

The My Show DVD service accepts JPEG format digital photo files and most industry-stand ard digital video files from cameras or cell phones. It combines customers' photos and videos onto one DVD, a unique feature among photo sharing products and files can be uploaded and organized in minutes.

The My Show DVD starts at $4.99 which includes:

Additional photos can be added for $0.05 each and video footage for $0.50 per minute.

About Ritz Camera
Ritz Camera Centers, headquartered in Beltsville, MD, is the largest retail camera and photo chain in the United States with approximately 1,100 locations in 45 states and the District of Columbia. The chain of stores now includes Ritz Camera, Wolf Camera, Kits Camera, Inkley's and The Camera Shop. All stores have Big Print Central Departments offering both traditional and digital prints "in minutes." The Ritz Camera Centers, Inc. website, www.ritzpix.com offers customers a one-hour printing and in-store pick-up service. Ritz Camera Centers, Inc. also owns and operates Boater's World Marine Centers, a leading marine specialty retail chain with 125 stores nationwide.

About YesVideo
YesVideo, Inc. (http://www.yesvideo.com), the world leader in on-demand , digital video publishing, is dedicated to providing consumers easy and affordable solutions that index, organize, preserve and share their precious home movies and photos. As the leader in automated digital media authoring, YesVideo develops and utilizes video engineering and state-of-the-art software technology to enable top-quality, on-demand digital publishing. Founded in 1999 by Sai-Wai Fu, a pioneer in digital video compression technology, YesVideo is a privately held company, with headquarters in Santa Clara, CA. In addition to professional and corporate clients, YesVideo provides digital transfer services to consumers at 30,000 retail locations including Bartell Drugs, Costco, CVS/pharmacy, Ritz/Wolf Camera, Rite Aid, Walgreens and many others.

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