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Westinghouse 47-Inch 1080p High-Definition LCD Monitor Joins Best-Selling Line

Company Offers Widest Selection of 1080p LCD Displays Currently Available

ORLANDO, Fla. --(Business Wire)-- June 2, 2006-- Westinghouse Digital Electronics, one of the top five LCD TV manufacturers in the U.S.(1), today announced the latest addition to its high-definition (HD) 1080p line, the 47-inch model LVM-47w1. The LVM-47w1 joins the Westinghouse HD 1080p LCD monitor line, which includes a multi-award-winning 42-inch model and the best-selling 37-inch model, LVM-37w1.(2)

The new model features a bright flat panel, fast response time, high contrast ratio, and 1920 x 1080 progressive scan (1080p) resolution, the highest standard available to consumers for HD digital video display. The LVM-47w1 features six HD input connectors for a variety of devices, including a DVD, HD DVD, or Blu-ray player, high-performance gaming platform such as an Xbox 360(TM), and a PC. Consumers can receive HDTV programming by connecting a cable or satellite set-top box, or by connecting an external ATSC tuner that is hooked up to a rooftop HD antenna for over-the-air HDTV broadcasts.

"Westinghouse Digital was the first manufacturer to bring consumers 1080p LCD displays and we're continuing our market leadership by offering the widest selection of LCD 1080p monitors currently available with the addition of the 47-inch model," said Rey Roque, vice president of marketing for Westinghouse Digital Electronics. "Our line of HD monitors feature six HD inputs, enabling consumers to experience 1080p resolution beyond television programming and into convergent applications such as viewing digital photos from high-megapixel cameras, enjoying HD DVDs, playing video games, surfing the Internet, reading e-mail or working on spreadsheets."

The LVM-47w1 features an attractive black chassis with silver trim in an ultra-thin, five-inch-deep design that is easily wall-mountable and adds a touch of style to any decor. Offering a 16.7 million True Color display, fast 6.5ms response time, high 1200:1 contrast ratio, wide 176-degree horizontal and vertical viewing angles that make it possible to see clear images from almost anywhere in the room, two 10-watt speakers and an integrated 10-watt subwoofer, the LVM-47w1 delivers a complete entertainment experience. The 16:9 aspect ratio is ideal for viewing movies in their original format, as well as for playing video games and surfing the Internet.

The estimated retail price for the LVM-47w1 is $2,999.

Product specifications include:
Screen size: 47 inches
Native resolution: 1920 x 1080
Aspect ratio: 16:9
Brightness: 450 cd/m2
Contrast ratio: 1200:1
Viewing angle: 176-degree (horizontal), 176-degree (vertical)
Response time: 6.5ms
Display Colors: 16.7 million True Color

About Westinghouse Digital Electronics
Westinghouse Digital Electronics, one of the top five LCD TV manufacturers in the U.S.(1), provides consumers with a full line of innovative LCD displays and other consumer electronic products, delivering the latest digital content for the ultimate entertainment experience. The company has successfully executed its visionary go-to-market strategy of bringing technologically advanced products to mainstream consumers, including LCD TV/DVD combos featuring Pixel Direct(TM) technology, video monitors that deliver 1080p resolution, digital photo frames, and HD-Grade(TM) computer monitors in both standard aspect and widescreen formats. Westinghouse Digital is dedicated to providing consumers with stylish, feature-rich and high-quality entertainment devices to meet the needs of every household member. Westinghouse products are available nationwide in more than 4,000 consumer electronics retail stores and other resellers. For more information, please visit http://www.westinghousedigital.com.

(1) Among branded LCD TVs reported in iSuppli Television Systems Market Tracker Q4 2005 and S&A January 2006 LCD-TV Tracking Study.

(2) November 2005 through March 2006. According to S&A LCD-TV Monthly Tracking Report, March 2006.

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