Convergent Companion enhancements continue

Now support for more key audio subsystems from Xantech, Speakercraft, ADA, and Russound into the plug-and-play Companion Application Suite.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Craig Slawson

303 -477 -7757
cslawson@convergentliving.com

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MORE SUPPORTED SYSTEMS

The Companion Ecosystem expands

Golden, CO 2/15/2005 - Convergent Living (aka CorAccess), developer of intelligent whole home control appliances, today announced support for more key "best of breed" audio subsystems into the plug -and -play Companion Application Suite. The new firmware version, 2.215, includes the following systems:

§ Xantech MRC88 multi -room preamp (already support ZPR -68)
§ Xantech MRC44 multi -room preamp
§ Xantech XMusic Media Server
§ Russound RNET IR component control
§ ADA Suite 16 preamp matrix
§ Speakercraft Music Server

"By engineering in pre -integrated support for sophisticated and compelling products, Convergent allows professionals to spend more time adding cool/useful functionality and wizardry to the subsystems. It also opens Companion up to other professionals seeking to add sophisticated and robust all -digital whole home status and control," Craig Slawson, President of Convergent Living. The Companion suite of touch/appliances are best utilized when feedback and control from disparate systems is provided automatically. Additionally, IP -enabling these subsystems helps to simplify pre -wire and bring whole home subsystems in contact with each other for cross -platform macro/logic interactivity.

Enhancements to Companion Interface

In addition to adding two new touchscreens, Muse and C8, CorAccess has added enhanced custom functionality for advanced dealers. The new Home Page Manager allows direct access to content, status and control on the engaging Flash -based interface. Now custom mini -control movies can invite the user into the custom control environment while leveraging all the best of breed systems and control applications already standard on each appliance. Additionally, full custom support is available through the ever -growing AniMate Community of developers.

About Convergent Living
Convergent provides sophisticated, robust and engaging IP -based control interfaces for whole home management as well as tools for dealers to sell affordable and scalable solutions to builders and developers. Companion products are designed specifically from a user's perspective in controlling complex home networks easily while vastly simplifying the installation process for professional. Companion features whole home management, Internet browsing, communication, security, scene lighting/appliance, HVAC, and whole home audio/video control, with IP -based user -friendly touchscreens. For more information, visit www.convergentliving.com

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