Convergent Adds Netstreams Integration

The Convergent Companion smartscreens now offer pre-integrated support for another IP subsystem promoting ease of pre-wire and installation

Convergent Living adds Netstreams Integration

Sept 8, 2006, Golden, CO., USA - Convergent Living today announced adding the IP -based Netstreams Digilinx driver into the Companion Ecosystem. The new 2.227 firmware release offers a host of new features as well as pre -integrated Digilinx support on the award -winning Macromedia Flash -based Companion smartscreens and controllers. Included in this support is the flow thru control of and feedback from the Polk XM tuner as well as standard zone control for volume and source selection. Now both Companion and Netstreams professional installers around the world can enjoy a seamless, integrated IP -based, controller with multi -room audio control smartscreen in an all -in -one package without the need for additional equipment, or servers. "Companion whole home control appliances incorporate "best of breed" subsystems and Netstreams's Digilinx is consistent with an ongoing IP strategy offering ease of pre -wire, setup and use", states CEO Craig Slawson.

What else is new???
§ New HAI Omni IIe support
§ New HAI, NuVo and Russound Installation Guides.
§ New Companion Product Guide
§ New 2.227 firmware adds functionality for:
o Netstreams Digilinx (+ Polk XM tuner)
o Vantage lighting enhancements
o Russound RNET preamps + components
§ New CineMate custom theater template
§ New full custom architecture, AniMate community, API
§ New Remote Access "home away from home" service
§ New Serial Router
§ Companion 8 / Muse 4 -way scroll button in browser mode

Convergent Living, Inc develops sophisticated control solutions for binding modern and legacy subsystems on elegantly networked control appliances. The solutions offer integrators simple plug/play to full custom interface/control with Flash -animated interface designs. The suite of 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. Companion offers busy homeowners one -touch access to simplifying their lives on seamless all -in -one patented smartscreens that help sell homes, differentiate entire communities, enhance homeowners' lives and offer enduring benefits for years to come.

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