EHX FALL 04 AWARD WINNER
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Meda Systems Wins Top Awards for Its Bravo Digital Media Server at Electronic House Expo
Honors for Best Distributed Audio Product and Best Multiroom Audio Media Server Recognize Significance Of Meda’s Breakthrough Whole-House Music Server
EHX FALL, LONG BEACH, CA, Nov. 17, 2004 — Meda Systems, Inc., an innovative technology company whose digital media servers and software distribute entertainment throughout the home, has won two important awards, including a best-of-show prize, for its Bravo Digital Media Server at the Electronic House Expo (EHX), which began here yesterday.
The awards for Best Distributed Audio Product — EHX’s most significant citation — and Best Multiroom Audio Media Server, and honor products displaying exceptional innovation, functionality and value. For its award as Best Distributed Audio Product, Meda’s Bravo Server was selected by a distinguished panel of industry experts from among more than 60 advanced products submitted by numerous leading manufacturers. The awards were presented to Meda in a special ceremony at EHX on Nov. 16.
“We’re proud to receive these awards and the industry recognition they represent,” said Meda Systems President Steve Raschke. “From the start, Meda’s mission has been to bring the power of digital entertainment technology to people in the comfort of their homes at prices they can afford. It’s gratifying to see our servers appreciated, and an inspiration to redouble our efforts to achieve even more.”
Meda’s Bravo Server is a complete multi-source and multi-zone whole-house audio system that includes wireless touch-screen control, multiple inputs, and the company’s “Follow Me” mode that follows a homeowner by providing music as the person moves from room to room throughout the house. The Bravo system is available in one-, four-, eight-, 12-, 16-, and 24-zone configurations.
Each Bravo model incorporates the company’s advanced Digital Entertainment Operating System (DEOS), which includes exclusive Meda’s MZSync technology that automatically synchronizes sources to provide homeowners with instant access to music files and sources. Each Bravo also includes an internal hard drive, and Web compatibility that enables a broad variety of products to control and access the server.
Electronic House Expo is the trade show and conference of the $16 billion electronic home industry. Held twice annually, the show provides an invaluable forum for information exchange, education and new product demonstrations from leading manufacturers and service providers across the entire spectrum of industries concerned with home networking, automation, entertainment, and security. It is sponsored by the TechHome Division of the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) and the Custom Electronic Design and Installation Association (CEDIA).
About Meda Systems
Headquartered in Emeryville, California, MedaSystems, Inc. is a media technology company providing software and hard-drive-based servers that store, access and distribute digital media throughout the home. Meda’s Bravomusic servers, powered by its DEOS Digital Entertainment Operating System, featuring proprietary MZSync technology, comprise a fully integrated whole-house digital music system capable of playing and synchronizing multiple audio sources through multiple zones through analog, digital or IP-based entertainment systems, all operable from virtually any suitable device or remote control. To assure the highest levels of integration and performance for its system, Meda’s partners and associates comprise a cross-section of leading manufacturers specializing in digital technology, consumer electronics and home networking, including Crestron, AMX, D-Tools, Destiny Networks, Microsoft, Xantech, ADA, RipDigital, MusicBrainz, Universal Remote Control, Inc. and Logitech Harmony Remote. Further information about Meda can be found on its Web site at www.medainc.com.
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