SOURCE: BOXX Technologies

May 16, 2005 12:18 ET

BOXX and Shacknews LTD. Partner to Deliver High-Definition Footage of E3 Expo to Millions of Gamers on the Internet

AUSTIN, TX -- (MARKET WIRE) -- May 16, 2005 -- BOXX Technologies, Inc., the leading workstation company offering systems that are as powerful as they are easy to integrate, has partnered with Shacknews LTD. to deliver high-definition footage of events and interviews from the E3 Expo to millions of viewers across the Internet.

"Fileshack is planning to deliver the excitement of E3 to millions of gamers and enthusiasts on the Internet who want the latest buzz from the show," says Steve Gibson, President of Shacknews LTD. "With BOXX's high-performance systems powered by AMD's Dual-Core Opteron 875 processors, we will have all the horsepower we need to edit and deliver true 720p high-definition footage to our audience."

Shacknews is the first and only website offering true high-definition video coverage of E3 2005 using Sony hardware to capture footage and BOXX workstations powered by AMD Opteron Dual Core 875 processors running Adobe Premiere Pro for HD video editing. The footage will be presented in 720p (1280x720) WMVHD format and featured on,, and the Microsoft E3 and gaming websites as a "see this game in HD" link. The videos will be distributed via the Fileshack network in partnership with Limelight Networks, the bandwidth provider for Valve's Steam and Microsoft's Xbox Live.

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BOXX workstations are optimized for media creation applications. Available in single-or dual-processor configurations featuring the latest AMD Athlon® and Opteron® processors and Intel® Pentium® 4 and Xeon™ processors, BOXX workstations offer the ultimate in performance for compute-intensive applications with chassis assemblies that feature six or 12 hard drives for massive amounts of internal storage -- all in a compact, custom-designed chassis.

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