Rimage and TDK Announce Industry's First Thermal Printable Blu-

ray Disc; Industry Leaders Combine Thermal Retransfer, Direct-to-Disc Print 
Technology with Next Generation Blu-ray Media for Powerful Data Storage Solution 
NAB2006
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 24, 2006
Rimage Corporation (Nasdaq:RIMG), the world leader in
disc publishing, and TDK, a world leader in digital recording
solutions, today announced the release of the industry's first thermal
printable Blu-ray disc. The discs are on display at TDK booth #C10741
and Rimage booth #SL1843 at the National Association of Broadcasters
(NAB) Show, which is taking place at the Las Vegas Convention Center,
April 24-27, 2006. 
By combining Rimage's innovative direct-to-disc print technology
with thermal printable Blu-ray discs from TDK, the two companies have
created a powerful information storage medium that can hold up to 25
GB of critical data. 
Rimage's Everest(TM) thermal retransfer technology enables users
to create permanent, colorful, high-resolution prints bonded directly
to the surface of a CD or DVD. The resulting print is professional
looking and virtually indestructible -- impervious to water, scratches
and dirt. 
TDK Blu-ray Discs provide breakthrough recording technology from
the only media company that's a founding member of the Blu-ray Disc
Association. 25GB single-layer recordable and rewritable discs enable
massive data backups and the highest resolution HD recording. The new
thermal printable Blu-ray discs enable users to print custom text and
graphics directly on the label-side surface of the disc using the
Rimage Everest printer. 
"This combination of the industry's top ranked media and the
world's most powerful disc publishing systems will provide Blu-ray
users with a robust, long-term medium for their data storage needs,"
said Manny Almeida, chief operating officer for Rimage. 
As the world leader in disc publishing, Rimage is the only company
providing high-performance systems that meet the quality, quantity and
customization requirements of critical publishing applications.
Rimage's Producer systems combine the best in robotics, software and
print technologies for networked, self-sustaining solutions. Leading
organizations worldwide depend on Rimage for professional, custom
CD/DVD production and 24/7 reliability. 
About Rimage 
Rimage Corporation (www.rimage.com) is the world's leading
provider of recordable CD and DVD publishing systems, which are used
by businesses to produce discs with customized digital content on an
on-demand basis. Rimage's publishing systems, which span the range
from high to low CD/DVD production volumes, integrate robotics,
software and surface label printers into a complete publishing
solution. Rimage is focusing its CD/DVD publishing solutions on a set
of vertical markets with special needs for customized, on-demand
digital information: digital photography, medical imaging, financial
institutions, business offices, and government. 
About TDK 
TDK Corporation (NYSE:TDK) is a leading global electronics company
based in Japan. It was established in 1935 to commercialize "ferrite,"
a key material in electronics and magnetics. The company today is a
leader in the development of next-generation technologies such as
Blu-ray Disc recording media, an optical disc ideally suited for
high-definition video recording. TDK offers a full line of recordable
DVD and CD media, digital camcorder tapes, professional data storage
solutions and much more. 
CONTACT:
Haberman & Associates
Media Contact:
Brian Wachtler, 612-338-3900
brianw@habermaninc.com
or
Rimage Corporation
Investor Contact:
Robert M. Wolf, 952-944-8144
 
 
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