Wednesday, September 21, 2005

X2 Introduces Industry First IPTV Enabled Media Center PC Powered by DAVE.TV

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In a Single Chic and Compact Hub for Multiple Digital Devices, the DAVE.TV Enabled IPTV MEGA PC Heightens Use of IPTV Programming Connecting the PC and TV World

SANTA MONICA, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- 09/20/2005 -- DIGITAL HOLLYWOOD -- X2 Corporation, a global manufacturer and direct marketer of digital lifestyle products, today announces the IPTV MEGA PC Media Center powered by DAVE.TV and the DAVE Media Center (DMC™) software. X2 recently announced a strategic partnership with DAVE.TV, a global IPTV digital entertainment distribution network, in which the companies are working together and collaborating in building cutting-edge IPTV and ITV platforms. The IPTV MEGA PC is just the first of several next generation IPTV devices to come. The unit directly integrates IPTV technology allowing for more personalized entertainment for the user and access to thousands of hours of video, music and other digital content.

The IPTV MEGA PC Media Center unit is designed to give consumers an easy and fast way for downloading and watching videos, sharing pictures, linking to mobile devices, listening to music, playing games, connecting to home theater components and systems, accessing all media/data types, connecting to other PCs, and more. In addition, the integration of IPTV technology makes the IPTV MEGA PC the ideal platform for a complete customizable user experience. IPTV gives the user more control over program content and enables someone to immediately respond to or alter programming. Video-on-Demand (VOD), interactive news and educational programming, niche or local live event streaming video, and more are possibilities with the IPTV MEGA PC.


"The IPTV MEGA PC is the ultimate in digital home entertainment center," raves Rex Wong, CEO of X2 Corporation. "Not only does it bring thousands of hours of digital content directly to the desktop and TV, it allows for a more personalized viewing environment that users can tailor to fit their needs to create a more interactive user experience."

The IPTV MEGA PC sports an advanced front LED color control panel display, which displays info such as current mode, CD and/or DVD playback status (chapter/time/track info), audio and video info/settings and volume plus PC environment data such as internal PC temperature. It comes with a full function remote controller with all of the various functions and an intuitive graphical media menu system.

With a sleek high-tech design, the IPTV MEGA PC is equipped with a powerful Intel Pentium 4 processor with hyper-threading and speeds up to 3.6GHz. The IPTV MEGA PC small, cube shape makes it the ideal size to have in any compact space. The core of the center contains up to 2GB of DDR400 memory and up to a 400GB hard drive. The IPTV MEGA PC also has a built-in 802.11b+g Wi-Fi Wireless LAN and 10/100 fast Ethernet LAN networking connectivity for the sharing of digital video, sound, and data with other computers in the network or around the world via Internet. Plus, with the IPTV MEGA PC many ports including IEEE 1394 Firewire ports and USB 2.0 connectivity it is easy to link to all of the various digital toys and gadgets including digital cameras, webcams, scanners, printers and more.

In the digital entertainment arena, the X2 IPTV MEGA PC allows users to record and play TV shows with its built-in TV tuner and digital video recorder, watch DVD movies in 5.1 Surround Sound with the built-in DVD player, listen to CD's, MP3's or AM/FM radio, download and edit digital camera photos and data from PDA's with the 7-in-1 media card reader (SD, MMC, Compact Flash I and II, Memory Stick, Memory Stick Pro, Smart Media), record video from a camcorder using the IEEE 1394 Firewire port and record up to 4.7GB of data with the built-in DVD+/-RW dual format recordable/rewritable drive. The IPTV MEGA PC also includes an onboard 3D graphics accelerator plus an AGP 8X and a 32bit PCI expansion slot for future expansion.

The X2 IPTV MEGA PC pricing starts at $999 and up depending upon configuration. It will be available at leading retailers and e-tailers, which will be announced shortly, and directly at www.x2usa.com.

About X2 Corporation

X2's mission is to become the premier brand for digital lifestyle products. Every X2 product is designed with a focus on innovation, style and user experience. X2 offers an array of popular digital lifestyle products ranging from MEGA Media Center PCs and super-thin notebooks to its Mega Player line of hybrid MP3 digital audio players and Mega View pocket video recorder/viewers. The X2 management team includes seasoned executives from Cisco, General Electric, Google, Vivendi, D-Link and Netgear with over 100 years of combined experience in the IT industry. X2 is located at 911B Canada Court, City of Industry, CA 91748. For more information, please contact info@x2usa.com.

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