Convergent Living Releases more pre -integrated systems support

Convergent announced support for more key audio subsystems into the plug-and-play Companion application suite.

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Golden, CO 8/10/2006 - Convergent Living, Inc, 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, 2.226, to be released in September includes two -way status and control of the following subsystems:

§ Netstreams Digilinx
§ Polk Audio XM Tuner
§ Russound RNET and Tuner metadata
§ Clipsal C -Bus lighting
§ Lutron Homeworks
§ UPB Digital Lighting
§ NuVo Concerto and Essentia preamps
§ Custom Windows Media Center/Xbox control

"By engineering in pre -integrated support for sophisticated and compelling products, Convergent allows professionals to spend more time adding enhanced functionality to the subsystems or even customization for each Companion. Now even more professionals can enjoy the simplified configuration as well as full customization of Companion for a sophisticated and robust all -digital whole home control experience," says 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.

Convergent Living develops integrated control solutions for popular modern and legacy systems on elegantly networked smartscreens. Since 2002, the solutions have offered professional integrators around the world the dimensionality of simple plug/play to full custom interface/control with Flash -animated interface designs. The elegant Companion controllers are specifically designed to run quiet, cool and fast, engaging users with networked content, control and entertainment management on centrally located always -on sentinels. The suite of in -wall, desktop, handheld, TV/PC interfaces offer busy users one -touch access to simplifying their homes, offices or light commercial environments. One seamless solution that will help sell homes, differentiate entire communities, enhance homeowners lives and offer enduring benefits for years to come. www.convergentliving.com



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