Imerge Ltd. (Cambridge UK) to reveal latest SoundServer developments at CEDIA US Expo

The new S2000 Mk2 will be launched at CEDIA US Expo; it incorporates both new hardware and software functionality.

Imerge, Europe's leading innovator for hard disk based audio appliances, will reveal the very latest developments to its SoundServer range of Hard Disk Audio Systems at the CEDIA US Expo in Indianapolis from 10th to 12th September 2004.


The new S2000 Mk2 will be launched at CEDIA US Expo; it incorporates both new hardware and software functionality.

Visit Imerge in the dome, stand 1580 for a demonstration of the latest SoundServers working in conjunction with a number of compatible control solutions and with the latest user -friendly applications.

SoundServer has proved itself as a convenient way for users to store and access thousands of CD's from one central device. It is now firmly established as the preferred multi -room audio source for a large number of custom installers throughout the world, providing a range of options for discrete audio sources in up to 16 separate rooms.

The S2000 incorporates a TV interface with Album Cover illustration, up to 3 discrete outputs and three levels of storage capacity, 80, 160 and 250 Gb's. The S2000Mk2 improves upon the already excellent functionality of the S2000. The S2000Mk2 is available with up to 4 outputs and is compatible with Media Exports, including ipod downloads. It has a choice of Rip speeds, standard setting at 12 x real time and fast setting, 22 x real time and the audio is enhanced with a new audio personality module.

The M2000 now has a maximum storage option of 500G and is now also supplied ready to fit into 19" rack mounts. Details of these exciting new product developments will be available on the stand.

As well as general SoundServer functionality and integration with leading 3rd party controllers, Imerge will also be demonstrating XiVA -Tacta for Pocket PC, a software application that allows users to operate any SoundServer using a pocket PC based PDA communicating over a wireless LAN. The latest version now allows for the control of the Netstreams 'Musica' multi room control solution.

The NP 200 Networked Audio System will also be displayed. This neat device allows music to be streamed from the SoundServer over Ethernet and Imerge will be demonstrating the NP200 working over a wireless LAN.

Imerge are on +44 1954 783600 or www.imerge.co.uk

Further information for Editors from:
Chris Janes
Imerge Ltd
Tel: 01954 783600
Cjanes@imerge.co.uk

Company Activities
Based in Cambridge, UK, Imerge Ltd develops Next Generation Media Appliance Software (XiVA™) and associated hardware for the converging digital markets of audio, video and the Internet.

XiVA™ is the middleware that powers the next -generation of Internet -connected Media Appliances and home networking products. Developed by Imerge, XiVA™ comprises software and hardware reference platforms to create a range of exciting home entertainment products including hard disk audio players and multi -room audio servers.

Products powered by XiVA include 'SoundServer', Imerge's revolutionary and highly successful multi -room audio player. SoundServer allows the user to play back different tracks in up to 16 different rooms at the same time, and can store thousands of hours of music all on one system. SoundServer can be controlled using one of the industry standard multi -room controllers. The embedded XiVA software enables the user to access any album or track, instantly, search by album, artist, or genre and even to create personal play lists for dinner parties or to match a personal mood.

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