Wireless Technology Leader Turns Up the Heat with Improved Boom 2000 Software For Enjoying MP3 Tracks on Any Stereo in the Home
SEATTLE, Jan. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- X10.com®'s next generation Boom 2000 software is the backbone to the MP3 Anywhere 2000 and the one-step software solution for sending MP3 tracks wirelessly from a PC to the best stereo in the most comfortable room in the home.
The Boom 2000 software automatically configures to remotely control MP3 tracks on a PC using X10's handheld remote. The handheld also acts as a universal remote and can even send commands to X10 modules connected to lights and appliances. The remote communicates with the Boom 2000 software via a RF receiver that connects to a free serial port.
The MP3 Anywhere 2000 wireless broadcast system is designed to setup and install in minutes without requiring punching holes in walls or running additional wires. Simply plug the Sending unit into the back of a PC. Plug the Receiving unit into the back of a stereo system. Download any media player available. Install the Boom 2000 software and chill out listening to your favorite tracks and play lists from your MP3 collection. The handheld remote can also control DVD and CD players on a PC.
The Boom 2000 software is the latest upgrade in X10.com's line of wireless home control, entertainment and security products. By constantly improving software based on its own Powerline Carrier Technology, Infrared and Radio Frequency Signals, X10.com is creating lifestyle solutions that are the sum of as many or as few interoperable parts as enthusiasts desire to build the home of the future. X10.com's team of software developers is committed to a rapid pace to constantly introduce increased functionality and satisfaction in the form of new software for customers.
"1999 was really a break-out year for X10.com in terms of offering cutting-edge wireless software solutions and adding tens of thousands of new customers to the web site," said Alex Peder, president, X10.com. "Now is the time to turn up the heat and keep delivering improvements designed to make our products more powerful and even easier to use. X10.com customers can expect a lot more software activity in the year 2000."
The MP3 Anywhere 2000 kit is available for $69.99 at www.x10.com/pressroom43.htm or 1-800-657-3044. For a limited time only, customers who purchase a kit will receive a FREE $20 gift certificate to www.x10.com.
Based in Seattle, X10.com is a division of privately held X10 Ltd., the world leader in design and manufacture of proprietary home control, entertainment and security technology products for over 20 years. To date, X10 has shipped well over one hundred million units of home control products worldwide. X10 has received numerous consumer and industry awards. X10.com sells and promotes X10 products direct to the consumer through its web site at www.x10.com/pressroom43.htm . Recently, Media Metrix has ranked X10 as a top one hundred e-commerce Web site based on traffic and sales.
For further information, contact Jeff Denenholz of X10.com, 206-241-3287, [email protected].