Popular Science selects Niveus Media Center - Denali Edition as the 'Best of What's New' for 2005

The 'Best of What's New' accolade coincides with the launch of Niveus' 2006 product line at this week's Electronic House Expo

Popular Science selects the Niveus Media Center - Denali Edition as the 'Best of What's New' for 2005

The 'Best of What's New' accolade coincides with the launch of Niveus' 2006 product line at this week's Electronic House Expo

Santa Clara, 9 November 2005 - Niveus Media, Inc., manufacturer of media entertainment devices for the high -end audio/video market is pleased to announce that Popular Science has named the Niveus Media Center - Denali Edition as the Best of What's New for 2005.

The December Popular Science highlights the Niveus Media Center as "a living -room PC even videophiles can love" and goes on to say "The new Denali Edition delivers HDTV with pristine video performance and near -silent operation (around 20 decibels, about the level of rustling leaves) to gain certification from the independent Imaging Science Foundation research lab, the first Media Center PC to meet this demanding standard for video quality."

"We're very pleased to have the Denali Edition named as the 'Best of What's New' by Popular Science" says Brian Paper, VP of Marketing & Founder, Niveus Media. "Popular Science is one of the oldest and most respected science and technology magazines and they have clearly recognized Niveus Media as a leading provider of Windows Media Center -based entertainment systems for the high -end Audio/Video market."

"Best of What's New is the ultimate Popular Science accolade, representing a year's worth of work evaluating thousands of products," says Mark Jannot, editor of Popular Science. "These awards honor innovations that not only influence the way we live today, but that change the way we think about the future."

The Niveus Media Center will be on display at this week's Electronic House Expo. Niveus Media will use the venue to unveil its new 2006 product lineup, including the addition of an all new product, the Niveus Disc Changer - Ice Vault 200, which enables the legal storage and playback of an entire DVD movie collection. The Electronic Home Expo is being held at the Anaheim Convention Center from November 9 - 11. Registration information available at: www.ehxweb.com.

Niveus Media Center Availability

The Niveus Media Center - Denali Edition will be available in mid -November for purchase via the company's website & select regional HiFi Audio/Video Retailers. For further details, visit the company website at: www.niveusmedia.com

About Niveus Media, Inc.

Founded in 2002, Niveus Media, Inc. is a Santa Clara, California OEM manufacturer, specializing in media entertainment devices for the consumer electronics market. Niveus Media is dedicated to delivering innovative, integrated consumer electronics devices for the networked home. Additional information can be found at: www.niveusmedia.com.

About Best of What's New

Each year, the editors of Popular Science review thousands of products in search of the top 100 tech innovations of the year; breakthrough products and technologies that represent a significant leap in their categories. The winners - the Best of What's New - are awarded inclusion in the much -anticipated December issue of Popular Science, the most widely read issue of the year since the debut of Best of What's New in 1987. Best of What's New awards are presented to 100 new products and technologies in 12 categories: Auto Tech, Aviation & Space, Cars, Computing, Engineering, Gadgets, General Innovation, Home Entertainment, Home Tech, Personal Health, Photography and Recreation.

About Popular Science

Founded in 1872, Popular Science is the world's largest science and technology magazine; with a circulation of 1.45 million and 6.5 million monthly readers. Each month, Popular Science reports on the intersection of science and everyday life, with an eye toward what's new and why it matters. Popular Science is published by Time4 Media, a subsidiary of Time Inc., which is a wholly owned subsidiary of Time Warner Inc.

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