The upcoming Beyond Media product is designed to complement the company`s Beyond TV personal video recording (PVR) software. The Firefly PC Remote is a hardware product that brings the remote control to the PC.
HOUSTON, January 8, 2004 - SnapStream Media, Inc., a leading developer of digital entertainment products, today announced two new products: the Beyond Media software for photos, music, DVD and videos and the Firefly PC remote control.
The upcoming Beyond Media product is designed to complement the company`s Beyond TV personal video recording (PVR) software, bringing digital photography, digital music, DVDs and digital videos into the living room. Built around Beyond TV`s award -winning ViewScape™ interface, Beyond Media delivers both ease of use and a dazzling consumer experience.
The Firefly PC Remote is a hardware product that brings the world`s most popular consumer electronics input device, the remote control, to what is rapidly becoming the hub for consumer entertainment, the PC. Firefly comes with an RF remote control, a USB receiver for the PC, and the Firefly software. The Firefly software gives consumers the ability to control any PC application - - anything from MusicMatch to Winamp to Microsoft™ Powerpoint to Microsoft`s Media Center Edition of Windows XP. Firefly also provides a basic full -screen interface and control of all your PCs files and settings.
"Beyond Media and Firefly are both great products for consumers who are passionate about digital music, digital photography, and, more broadly, digital entertainment. We are excited to be announcing these upcoming products here at CES because they break new ground and further SnapStream`s mission to create amazing entertainment products for consumers," said Rakesh Agrawal, President and CEO, SnapStream Media.
Firefly and Beyond Media are planned for release in the first half of 2004.
SnapStream Media will be doing limited demonstrations of Firefly and Beyond Media at the upcoming ShowStoppers Media Reception at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in January 2004.
About SnapStream Media
SnapStream Media, Inc., a leading developer of digital entertainment products, was founded in 1999 by Richard Kuo and Rakesh Agrawal. Houston -based and privately held, SnapStream Media`s vision is to build high -quality consumer entertainment experiences that leverage PC technology. The company`s personal video recording software, Beyond TV (formerly known as Personal Video Station), was called `dazzlingly cool` by the Los Angeles Times, referred to as `an idea whose time has come` by the Associated Press and declared `better than TiVo` by Maximum PC. Interested parties can find more information about SnapStream Media and its products at www.snapstream.com.
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