SnapStream Media Aligns with Major OEMs to Deliver Digital Home Entertainment Experience

Relationships include ADS Technologies, Digital Lifestyles Group, Hauppauge Computer Works and Diamond Multimedia

October 8, 2004, HOUSTON - SnapStream Media, Inc, (, a leader in digital entertainment products, announced today strategic OEM relationships with ADS Technologies, Digital Lifestyles Group, Inc., Hauppauge Computer Works and Diamond Multimedia.

SnapStream Media's acclaimed Beyond TV personal video recording software has brought the company recognition by many industry leading OEMs. With the re -architecture of the recently released Beyond TV 3.5 and its SDK, it is now easier than ever for OEMs to take advantage of what Beyond TV has to offer.

These relationships have been designed to strengthen each of the companies' offerings, providing a complete digital entertainment experiences that include SnapStream Media's products for its customers.

ADS Technologies, Hauppauge Computer Works and Diamond Multimedia will include Beyond TV SE in each of their select TV tuner card packages. The inclusion of Beyond TV SE with powerful TV tuner cards will serve as hassle -free personal video recording solutions for consumers.

Digital Lifestyles Group also plans to include Beyond TV SE in their products. Their recently announced hip -e™ all -in -one teen focused computer will also feature SnapStream Media's PVR solution.

"SnapStream Media is happy to partner with such industry leading companies to better deliver digital home products to the consumer," said Timothy Corcoran, SnapStream Media's VP of Sales. "User experiences are a priority here at SnapStream Media and partnering with quality tuner card makers, such as ADS Technologies, Hauppauge Computer Works and Diamond Multimedia, and innovative PC makers, such as Digital Lifestyles Group, is an important aspect towards achieving our goal."

"The home entertainment market is being fueled by the growing number of consumers that want to expand their entertainment experience with a solution that is both easy to use and affordable," said Mike McCoy, ADS Tech President. "We've gone beyond these basic requirements by combining the advanced technology of our me˛ external TV Tuner products with SnapStream's feature -rich PVR software. Now, consumers can enjoy a whole new level of scheduling, recording and viewing convenience without having to replace their PC, without having to open their PC for installation and without having to pay monthly premiums."

" The hip -e PC is about your life and how you want it," said Erik Smith of Digital Lifestyles Group. "In choosing the television tuner software for our hip -e computers, we wanted the solution that was flexible and powerful enough to reflect that idea. SnapStream Media's Beyond TV 3.5 is the ideal television solution and when bundled with hip -e, we are able to deliver an unsurpassed user experience to our customers."

About SnapStream Media, Inc.

SnapStream Media, Inc. is a leading developer of digital entertainment products based in Houston, Texas. SnapStream Media's vision is to create high -quality consumer entertainment experiences that leverage PC technology. The company's personal video recording (PVR) software, Beyond TV™ 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

About Digital Lifestyles Group, Inc.

Digital Lifestyles Group, Inc. designs, manufactures and markets digital lifestyle products, including software, personal computers, accessories and entertainment and communication solutions. The Company's products include hip -e, the first digital lifestyle platform for teens, and the Northgate line of desktop and notebook computers for consumer, business and education customers. The Company sells its products through its online stores (www.hip,, direct sales force, third -party resellers and retail stores. More information about Digital Lifestyles Group is available at www.dig

Contact Information

Christina Lee
Public Relations Coordinator
SnapStream Media, Inc.
Phone: 713 -644 -6240, x28
Fax: 713 -644 -3215

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