NetStreams® Offers IP -based Multi -Room Audio Training at 2005 Spring CEDIA Regional in San Francisco

Manufacturer of IP-based Whole-House Audio Systems Joins World-Leading Speaker Manufacturer, Polk Audio, to Host Courses at CEDIA Regional Event, Offers Continuing Education Units (CEUs) to Participants

Austin, TX - March 24, 2005 - NetStreams, the leader in IP -based Networked Audio/Video distribution, is furthering its commitment to train CEDIA affiliated custom installers in the latest technology in IP -based home entertainment. The Austin -based company, which produced the industry's first IP -based "Networked Audio" system, will hold courses at CEDIA's 2005 Regional Education event at the Crown Plaza Hotel in Foster City (April 15 -19, 2005), to teach attendees about the revolutionary capabilities of IP -based audio. Participants will learn all about the company's breakthrough DigiLinX™ system, and gain CEDIA Continuing Education Units (CEUs) for completing the course. NetStreams is also teaming up with Polk Audio to show the benefits of integrating Polk's award -winning IP -addressable loudspeaker with DigiLinX. The LC265ip is the world's first in -wall speaker that can be controlled via an IP system.

"NetStreams' CEDIA Regional courses not only show and prepare attendees on how to take advantage of DigiLinX's capabilities, but award CEDIA CEUs, so it's a win -win opportunity," said Petro Shimonishi, vice president of marketing at NetStreams. "Our research projects that within three years, 80% of all multi -room audio systems installed will be IP -based. The DigiLinX system is the first and only in the market that harnesses IP architecture to allow installers to build audio systems with studio -quality sound, virtually unlimited number of sources, and multiple rooms."

`We love the DigiLinX™ system and see it as a significant step forward in distributed audio performance and consumer convenience,` said Polk Product Line Manager, Al Baron. `We specifically designed our upcoming LC265ip tri -amplified IP -addressable loudspeaker to take full advantage of the performance and control capabilities of the DigiLinX™ system to bring consumers sound quality and convenience that simply cannot be matched by any other combination of audio distribution network and in -wall loudspeaker.`

At alternate manufacturer active training sessions, NetStreams will explain and showcase the unique abilities of the industry's firs IP -based Distributed Audio System -DigiLinX. DigiLinX is intelligent, easy -to -use, accommodates unlimited rooms and sources, requires minimal programming, and features remote diagnostics and upgrade paths. Polk Audio will discuss the challenges and solutions to obtaining high performance sound when using in -wall and in -ceiling speakers. Polk's award winning IP addressable, DSP controlled in -wall, in -ceiling speakers, and multi -room uses for the new Component XM Tuner will also be discussed.


CEU Value: .375 units Course Code: MPT 121
Sunday, April 17, 2005 - 12:30 -2:00 p.m.
Sunday, April 17, 2005 - 4:30 -6:00 p.m.
Monday, April 18, 2005 - 10:00 -11:30 a.m.
Monday, April 18, 2005 - 12:30 -2:00 p.m.

Polk Audio
CEU Value: .375 units Course Code: MPT 122
Sunday, April 17, 2005 - 2:30 -4:00 p.m.
Monday, April 18, 2005 - 8:00 -9:30 a.m.
Monday, April 18, 2005 - 2:30 -4:00 p.m.

Additional static manufacturer training courses will be provided by NetStreams to give installers a greater opportunity to learn everything there is to know about the DigiLinX system.

CEU Value: .375 units Course Code: MPT 098
Sunday, April 17, 2005 - 2:30 -4:00 p.m.
Monday, April 18, 2005 - - 2:30 -4:00 p.m.

The NetStreams/Polk training team will also be present at the next CEDIA Regional Training, which is scheduled to be held in Stamford, CT, from May 14 to 18, 2005.

Those interested in signing up for any of the upcoming courses can do so at

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 is creating the future of home entertainment today.

For additional information on NetStreams and its innovative products, please visit

NetStreams is a registered trademark of NetStreams, LLC. DigiLinX is a trademark of NetStreams, LLC. ReQuest MultiMedia and Audio ReQuest are registered trademarks of ReQuest MultiMedia. Polk is a registered trademark of Polk Audio.

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