Bermai Provides Insight into Wireless Networking for Multimedia in the Home at CONNECTIONS™

Parks Associates today welcomed wireless pioneer Bermai as a Platinum Sponsor to CONNECTIONS™: The Digital Home Conference and Showcase, to be held May 5-7, 2004 in Dallas.

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Contact: Elizabeth Parks

Bermai Provides Insight into Wireless Networking
for Multimedia in the Home at CONNECTIONS™
CONNECTIONS™: The Digital Home Conference and Showcase will be held in Dallas, TX May 5 -7, 2004

Dallas, TX, March 9, 2004 - Parks Associates today welcomed wireless pioneer Bermai as a Platinum Sponsor to CONNECTIONS™: The Digital Home Conference and Showcase, to be held May 5 -7, 2004. Bruce Sanguinetti, Bermai president and CEO, will be speaking in the opening plenary session, "Next Steps Digital," on Wednesday, May 5 at 4:15 PM.

The Company will bring its expertise in wireless networking technologies for multimedia content in the home to the leading international conference and showcase for digital -home technologies. CONNECTIONS™ will take place at the Wyndham Anatole in Dallas, TX, May 5 -7, 2004, and feature over 75 speakers and five tracks - Digital Entertainment; Home Networking & Residential Gateways; Portability and Mobility; Applications, Services & Consumer Value; and Home Management & Convergence.

"Wireless will be key in connecting a variety of devices in the digital home," said Tricia Parks, president of Parks Associates. "With its expertise developing solutions in this arena, Bermai is a welcome addition and will create a higher level of discourse at CONNECTIONS™."

Bermai provides high -performance, ultra -integrated wireless chipsets with standards -based Wi -Fi connectivity and guaranteed QoS (Quality of Service) for high -bandwidth, jitter -intolerant applications such as streaming video. Its cost -effective solution is based on the IEEE 802.11e draft standard and will interoperate with, not interfere with, existing 802.11/Wi -Fi networks. In addition, Bermai's multi -transceiver (MIMO) technology provides for a robust link in the presence of multipath interference, and the flexible architecture ensures final .11e standard compatibility along with Wi -Fi certification.

"There is quite a bit of confusion in the marketplace, so as a company focused on enabling wireless connectivity in the home, we find it is important to actively participate in and support important industry events," stated Bruce Sanguinetti, Bermai president and CEO. "CONNECTIONS™ provides attendees with the opportunity to learn about and experience the latest in technology innovations for the connected home - an area where Bermai is strongly focused with our high performance .11e -based wireless chipset for multimedia applications."

For more information about sponsoring CONNECTIONS™, contact Candi Richardson at or call 972 -490 -1113. Early registration ends March 15, 2004. To receive early pricing, register before March 15 at

CONNECTIONS™: The Digital Home Conference and Showcase, produced by Parks Associates in partnership with the Consumer Electronics Association, is the largest international executive conference for digital home technologies. Hosting over 550 attendees, CONNECTIONS™ provides a comprehensive review of all aspects of the digital home value chain. Industry and consumer perspectives are provided through presentation of Parks Associates and CEA research, keynote speakers, panel speakers, media and organization support, and a show floor displaying the latest technologies. For information on sponsoring, speaking, or attending CONNECTIONS™, please visit

About Bermai, Inc.
Founded in March 2001, Bermai is pioneering high performance, ultra -integrated chipsets for Wi -Fi applications from wireless LAN to wireless multimedia. Named one of the top 10 private wireless companies most likely to succeed by Technologic Partners, Bermai is delivering a complete product portfolio of innovative single and dual -band systems that support the IEEE 802.11 family of standards. Bermai`s designs offer unmatched integration and are optimized to deliver extended range and performance, power efficiency, and flexibility at a significant cost advantage. These ultra -integrated solutions greatly simplify product development and enable wireless equipment manufacturers to build high -performance products faster and with dramatic cost efficiencies. For more information, visit, send email to, or call (+1) 650 331 8700.

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