NetStreams® Welcomes New Chairman

Jim Hammock Joins an Elite NetStreams Executive Team to Foster a Successful Future for Home Entertainment

Austin, TX - September 8, 2004 - NetStreams, the leader in IP -based Networked

Audio/Video distribution, continues to build itself as a leading force in home entertainment
with the appointment of Jim Hammock as Chairman of the NetStreams' board.
"Hammock has a proven track record of guiding technology start -up companies to success
and will be an asset to our team," said Herman Cardenas, Chief Executive Officer of
NetStreams. "We are poised for continuing success with the venture capital funding we just
acquired, in addition to the solid group of world class executives that have joined our staff.
These elements together will bolster our position as innovators in IP -based whole -house
audio and video distribution."
Hammock represents a significant addition to the NetStreams team of industry veterans this
year, joining Petro Shimonishi (VP of Marketing), Doug Parse (VP of Engineering), Bonnie
Perella (Western Regional Sales Manager), and Michael Stuart (Eastern Regional Sales
Hammock is no stranger to leadership. He has served as CEO for, Silicon Design
Labs, Silicon Complier Systems, Unify, Coronet and Calico Technology. Each and every one
of these companies experienced significant growth in investor value under his guidance.
Hammock remains chairman of and sits on the board of Credant Technologies,
Between Markets and the Austin Technology Council.
"The appointment of Hammock as Chairman of the Board will serve to further fortify
NetStreams' executive team to develop strong strategic initiatives in a quickly emerging
market," said Clarke Jernigan of Austin Ventures and NetStreams vice chairman.
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Hammock's career began with 16 years in sales and marketing at IBM. He also served as
President of the IC Division of Mentor Graphics and has consulted with prestigious venture
capital firms. The manager of 10 mergers and acquisitions, Hammock has unsurpassed
experience in operations and strategic planning.
About NetStreams
Headquartered in Austin, Texas, NetStreams provides sophisticated networked audio leading
the marketplace in technological innovation. NetStreams is committed to utilizing state -of -the -art
human engineering to create home entertainment products that are truly user -friendly and
future -compatible. NetStreams, The IP -Based Audio Distirbution Company
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