Plug-N-Play Integration Driver Provides for Distribution of the Audio, Control and Meta Data Over the DigiLinX Network
DENVER, CO - September 6, 2007 - NetStreams™, the global leader in networked audio/video systems based on Internet Protocol (IP), announced it has written a driver for it's award -winning DigiLinX™ IP -Based Multi -Room Entertainment solution supporting SIRIUS™ Satellite Radio's (NASDAQ: SIRI) new tuners, the SCH2P, targeted at the custom market, and the SCH1, targeted at the mass market. Now custom installers can easily integrate both models with DigiLinX systems, providing end users with the ability to not only listen to SIRIUS Satellite Radio throughout their home, but also select stations, access presets, view station information and cover art, as well as see information about the artist / song / album currently being played on any TouchLinX™ in -wall LCD touch screen or other web browser based interface.
"We are thrilled to add SIRIUS Satellite Radio to our growing list of DigiLinX integration partners," commented Petro Shimonishi, NetStreams' VP of Marketing and Product Management. "NetStreams continues to listen to our dealers and aggressively expand our integration partner ecosystem. The addition of this plug and play driver for the SIRIUS SCH2P and SCH1 is something our customers have been waiting for and will no doubt be well received."
"SIRIUS is very pleased to be able to extend our custom home audio entertainment system to the NetStreams DigiLinX system," said Bob Law, senior vice president and general manager of the Consumer Electronics Division of SIRIUS. "Now customers can enjoy SIRIUS Satellite Radio in any and all rooms of their home with the DigiLinX IP -Based Multi -Room Audio system."
The SIRIUS SCH2P is targeted to ship in September and the SIRIUS SCH1 is currently shipping.
Integrating either model of SIRIUS component tuners with the NetStreams DigiLinX system is extremely easy. The MediaLinX™ MLA101 or MediaLinX Pro both provide for real time conversion of the digital audio into an IP stream, while the RS -232 connection is used for 2 -way control and distribution of meta -data for easy viewing and selection across the network.
The NetStreams DigiLinX IP -Based Multi -Room Audio/Video solution takes advantage of several patent -pending technologies developed by NetStreams to offer the highest quality audio/video distribution available. Its' patent -pending StreamNet™ technology ensures the reliable transmission of synchronized audio, video and control packets across the network. Additionally, to distribute uncompressed video in real time over a TCP/IP gigabit network, NetStreams offers a line of IP Video products that incorporate NetStreams' PerfectPixel™ technology, which provides 100% accurate picture replication.
Headquartered in Austin, Texas, NetStreams delivers the Ultimate IP A/V Experience by distributing high definition audio and video over TCP/IP networks. NetStreams' products, designed for commercial and residential use, offer unprecedented levels of performance, functionality, simplicity, reliability, and expandability. By combining audio/video content, meta -data and control signals into one stream and incorporating industry standards, NetStreams solutions are a smart investment. NetStreams is enabling the future of IP A/V - today.
For additional information on NetStreams and its innovative products, please visit www.netstreams.com.
NetStreams' patent -pending StreamNet technology enables licensees to deliver complete IP -based audio/video distribution solutions over TCP/IP networks. StreamNet technology provides an end -to -end IP ecosystem for plug -n -play connectivity, A/V signal synchronization, high performance A/V reproduction, automatic device discovery and configuration, network control,
and more. All products that carry the 'StreamNet Connected' logo are interoperable, enabling
easy integration of audio/video and control products from multiple manufacturers. StreamNet provides a stable, easily expandable platform and toolset for future products and new applications. StreamNet enables manufacturers to deliver the future of A/V and IT convergence today. For more information, visit www.streamnetconnected.com.
SIRIUS, "The Best Radio on Radio," delivers more than 130 channels of the best programming in all of radio. SIRIUS is the original and only home of 100% commercial free music channels in satellite radio, offering 69 music channels. SIRIUS also delivers 65 channels of sports, news, talk, entertainment, traffic, weather and data. SIRIUS is the Official Satellite Radio Partner of the NFL, NASCAR, NBA and NHL, and broadcasts live play -by - play games of the NFL, NBA and NHL, as well as live NASCAR races. All SIRIUS programming is available for a monthly subscription fee of only $12.95.
SIRIUS Internet Radio (SIR) is a CD -quality, Internet -only version of the SIRIUS radio service, without the use of a radio, for the monthly subscription fee of $12.95. SIR delivers more than 75 channels of talk, entertainment, sports, and 100% commercial free music.
SIRIUS products for the car, truck, home, RV and boat are available in more than 25,000 retail locations, including Best Buy, Circuit City, Crutchfield, Costco, Target, Wal -Mart, Sam's Club, RadioShack and at shop.SIRIUS.com.
SIRIUS radios are offered in vehicles from Audi, Bentley, BMW, Chrysler, Dodge, Ford, Infiniti, Jaguar, Jeep(R), Land Rover, Lexus, Lincoln, Mercury, Maybach, Mazda, Mercedes -Benz, MINI, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Rolls Royce, Scion, Toyota, Volkswagen, and Volvo. Hertz also offers SIRIUS in its rental cars at major locations around the country.
Click on www.SIRIUS.com to listen to SIRIUS live, or to purchase a SIRIUS radio and subscription.
NetStreams, DigiLinX, TouchLinX, MediaLinX, PerfectPixel, and StreamNet are trademarks of NetStreams L.L.C. Other company and product names are trademarks of their respective owners.
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