SelectRadio app for smartphones brings users not just 5,000 channels of music from the Internet and satellite radio broadcasters XM and Sirius, but now streams 500 sources of news, including programs from BBC, ESPN, NPR and The Weather Channel.

INTERNATIONAL CES, LAS VEGAS, Nev., Jan 8, 2009 - Users of Windows Mobile smartphones now can easily stream thousands of live audio stations and on -demand programs with a single touch using the latest SelectRadio application version 4.5 released today at CES.

New to the application are an expansive list of over 500 news, talk, weather and sports selections from major broadcasters such as the BBC, ESPN, NPR and The Weather Channel to help users stay informed while mobile. SelectRadio users can easily navigate and choose from either live news, talk and sports radio stations, or stream a podcast of their favorite programs. Arbitron recently reported almost 40 percent annual growth in the number of U.S. consumers who listen to such podcast program content.

The SelectRadio application's podcast streaming technology removes the hassles typically associated with subscribing, downloading and managing such content on other mobile devices. SelectRadio users can simply click to hear the latest episode, or select prior episodes that they may have missed. SelectRadio users can also easily import a list of audio podcasts from iTunes and other desktop podcast applications, which are then displayed in the SelectRadio application as pushbutton presets for immediate listening.

The new version of SelectRadio software continues to tune an unrivaled array of music from more than 5,000 channels of Internet and satellite radio. SelectRadio users can choose from screens of presets for top broadcasters such as, AccuRadio, radioio, Shoutcast, Sirius and XM Radio. On music channels, SelectRadio utilizes the patent -pending HyperScan™ technology to help users discover new artists and can be set up to seek favorite artists, and display or email CD information for currently playing songs. Users can also stream music from their own personal library via access to the Music Locker service.

SelectRadio software is compatible with all popular Windows Mobile 5 and Windows Mobile 6 devices including new models such as the HTC Touch Series, LG Incite, Samsung Omnia, and Sony Ericsson Xperia. SelectRadio software requires a network connection via either the device wireless carrier or WiFi connection. SelectRadio software is priced at $25 for a device -specific license. Customers using licensed copies of earlier SelectRadio versions can upgrade the same device to the new v4.5 for free. A free 10 -day fully functional trial is available for evaluation prior to purchase at

- - 30 - -

Arbitron report - "The Podcast Consumer Revealed 2008"

All brands and trademarks are the property of their respective owners. XM Satellite Radio Online, Sirius Internet Radio and MP3Tunes each require a separate subscription.

Featured Product

PureLink - HCE III TX/RX: 4K HDR over HDBaseT Extension System w/ Control and Bi-Directional PoE

PureLink - HCE III TX/RX: 4K HDR over HDBaseT Extension System w/ Control and Bi-Directional PoE

The HCE III Tx/Rx HDBaseT™ extension system offers full HDMI 2.0 compliance supporting HDR (High Dynamic Range) and 4K@60Hz with 4:4:4 chroma sampling. Featuring PureLink's proprietary Prcis codec, a light compression technology, the HCE III can transport Ultra HD/4K, multi-channel audio, and High Dynamic Range (10 bits support) content over a single CATx cable. The HCE III provides HDMI extension up to 130 feet (40 meters) at Ultra HD/4K and up to 230 ft. (70 meters) at 1080p over category cable with embedded multi-channel audio, CEC pass-through, bi-directional RS-232 and IR control, and PoE - all with zero loss and zero noise. The HCE III Tx/Rx also supports Dolby TrueHD, Dolby Digital Plus and DTS-HD Master Audio plus LCPM (up to 192 kHz). Additionally, the low profile "slim box" enclosure design make the HCE III ideal for limited space installation environments, such as behind flat panel displays and video walls.