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NetComm joins Fujitsu, OzEmail and PBA for Home Entertainment Expo

  • 29 October, 2004 14:23

<p>SYDNEY, October 29, 2004 - Exhibiting at this year’s MyHome Entertainment Expo, Australian broadband specialists NetComm has partnered with some of the biggest names in the industry to demonstrate the next generation of interactive digital lifestyle solutions.</p>
<p>One of the highlights for the show, NetComm and strategic alliance partner Personal Broadband Australia (PBA) will be demonstrating a range of wireless broadband solutions spanning home entertainment and SOHO communications to innovative digital security systems.</p>
<p>NetComm has also teamed up with ISP OzEmail to provide a glimpse of solutions based around the latter’s MetroWide Wireless Broadband service and will also be demonstrating products and future concepts with Fujitsu.</p>
<p>“NetComm is very pleased to be associated with such high calibre electronics and communications companies, all of whom are leaders in the convergence of smarter digital electronics and broadband communications,” NetComm managing director David Stewart said.</p>
<p>NetComm’s newly formed consumer electronics division, Banksia Digital, is currently shipping a range of products spanning digital TV card tuners, digital cameras and all-purpose multimedia devices for storing and playing music, movies and other data.</p>
<p>Featured at this year’s My Home Entertainment Expo is Banksia’s mega-20 Gbyte Portable Multimedia Player. The PMP is one of the most powerful, all purpose pieces of multimedia wizardry currently on the market, allowing users to store and play thousands of music and high-res video files. The PMP also lets plug directly into a computer, TV, VCR or other source to download and/ or play - at the same time - movies via a USB 2.0 or simple coax connection.</p>
<p>“This is the only product we are aware of on the market which allows users to do this, providing technology enthusiasts with a unique level of functionality and enjoyment,” Mr Stewart said.</p>
<p>Using the latest MPEG4 compression and built-in Memory Card Slot/ Reader for various Compact Flash, the PMP will store around 20 feature-length movies, or other content such as video or still footage from handheld digital cameras, up to 20Gbytes. Available now, the PMP retails for around $999.</p>
<p>About NetComm</p>
<p>NetComm is Australia’s leading provider of broadband solutions with a commanding position across the key markets of DSL, wireless, routing, high-speed networking and digital surveillance systems. The company is listed on the Australian Stock Exchange (ASX: NTC). For specific inquiries or to arrange an interview with David Stewart or one of our engineers, contact David Binning: (02) 9424 2515, 0410 644 972, davidb@netcomm.com.au. Alternatively, visit www.netcomm.com.au.</p>

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