Freecom Users Can Download And Purchase Digital Music And Create Custom CDs Using Liquid Player Plus Six Software
LONDON, ENGLAND--(INTERNET WIRE)--Nov 01, 2001-- Freecom Technologies, one of the leading manufacturers in the field of storage solutions, has partnered with Liquid Audio, Inc. to provide CD-RW users an easy way to access secure digital music and burn their own music CDs. Freecom has selected Liquid(TM) Player Plus Six software to custom-brand and bundle with its CD-RW drives. Freecom is also utilizing a customized version of the Liquid(TM) Store to facilitate the secure distribution and sale of audio content on the Freecom Web site.
Freecom's new line of external CD-RW drives have been completely re-designed and feature two distinct models--the ultra compact Traveller series is ideal for the mobile users and the Portable series is perfect for the desktop users, who need an extremely fast external device at a competitive price. Music fans that purchase these drives can use Liquid Player Plus Six software to stream, download, purchase and playback secure, CD-quality music files. Users can also rip music from personal audio CDs and burn music to their CD-RW drive to create custom CDs. Liquid Player Plus Six supports leading audio codecs and formats and includes an integrated Web browser so users can access the broadest range of music on the Internet from one convenient location.
"At Freecom we strongly believe in our strategy to focus on the availability of compelling new content and digital data. Integration of Liquid Audio's popular music distribution system with our new range of mobile products will allow our customers to enjoy their Freecom products even more with a spectacular range of digital music," said Vincent van Sas, International Marketing Manager, Freecom Technologies BV.
"As a pioneer in secure Internet music distribution with an established record of working with hardware manufacturers, Liquid Audio is enabling Freecom to deliver a copyright-friendly digital audio solution to their customers," said Gary Crock, European Business Development Manager at Liquid Audio, Inc. "The addition of Freecom to our list of respected OEM partners allows consumers to take full advantage of secure digital music on the Internet."
Freecom Technologies is a leading manufacturer of easy to use multimedia storage solutions to access digital data and enhance the connectivity of digital portable devices. Freecom products offer flexibility, connectivity and value that are unmatched by other storage manufacturers. Headquartered in Delft, The Netherlands, Freecom is dedicated to providing customers with easy to use, intelligent storage solutions. A 100% storage focus makes Freecom the brand for all storage needs.
Freecom has branch offices in the US, Germany, France, United Kingdom, the Netherlands and Switzerland.
Liquid Audio, Inc. is a leading provider of software, infrastructure and services for the secure digital delivery of media over the Internet. The Liquid Audio solution gives content owners, Web sites and companies the ability to publish, syndicate and securely sell digital media online with copy protection and copyright management. Using Liquid(TM)Player software, available for free download at www.liquidaudio.com, consumers can preview and purchase downloadable music from hundreds of affiliate Web sites in the Liquid Music Network(TM). Traded on Nasdaq under the symbol LQID, Liquid Audio is located in Redwood City, Calif.