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Philips Previews DVD Recordable Deck at IFA

Berlin, Germany – Philips introduced the DVDR1000 recordable DVD deck at the Internationale Funkausstellung (IFA) show, here.

At the Philips press conference in Berlin, Gerard Kleisterlee, president/CEO of Philips called the DVD recorder, ‘An exciting extension to our range of optical storage products. It confirms Philips’ position as Europe’s market leader in consumer electronics and the number three worldwide.’

Kleisterlee sees the introduction of the DVD Recorder as an important step in positioning Philips within the digital world. ‘We have the products, the applications and the technologies necessary to put people in touch with each other, or with their chosen sources of information and entertainment. We help our customers to interact with technology, either at home or in the workplace and it is our ambition to serve consumers through continuous progressive innovation and market leadership.’

Guy Demuynck, CEO of Philips Consumer Electronics Mainstream added, ‘We are demonstrating at this year’s IFA our best-in-class capabilities in display technologies, optical storage playback and recording and the Internet. With an exciting portfolio of well designed and easy to use products we are at the forefront of the migration of consumer electronics products from analog to digital.’

IFA 2001 takes place from August 25 until September 2 and there will be further coverage as the show continues online and in the Sept. 3 issue of TWICE.