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April 04, 2006 10:48 ET

Media Excel Introduces SoftStream® Digital Media Adaptor Reference Designs for Microsoft Windows CE 5.0 Networked Media Device Feature Pack

AUSTIN, Texas--(CCNMatthews - Apr 4, 2006) -

Media Excel, Inc., a leading provider of digital video solutions for Internet Protocol Television (IPTV), Digital Home and Mobile Entertainment, today announced the immediate availability of SoftStream® Digital Media Adaptor (DMA) reference designs running Microsoft's newly released Windows CE 5.0 Networked Media Device Feature Pack.

"As an IPTV solutions company, we understood early on the importance of networked media devices in the digital home. For this reason, Media Excel committed to provide Digital Media Adaptor (DMA) reference designs using Microsoft Windows CE 5.0 Networked Media Device Feature Pack," said Eduardo Perez, Ph.D., Media Excel V.P. of Marketing. "We are in our third generation Windows CE platform and provide flexible digital home solutions which include networked DVD players, IP Set-Top Boxes, and Digital Media Adaptors."

"The reference design of Media Excel's DMA for Windows CE 5.0 is a strong complement for the Windows CE 5.0 Networked Media Device Feature Pack," said Jane Gilson, director of Windows Embedded at Microsoft Corp. "Media Excel's modular and flexible device development strategy for mobile and home entertainment aligns well with Microsoft's vision for the Digital Home. Working with development partners such as Media Excel, Microsoft helps consumer electronics manufacturers build robust home electronics device portfolios quickly and efficiently."

Media Excel has provided high performance multi-codec Windows CE solutions since 2002 to key accounts in the telecommunications and consumer electronics industries. "SoftStream® DMA enables manufactures to significantly minimize the platform bill of materials, reduce development cycles, and provide field upgradeable capabilities, while making optimal use of the features in Windows CE 5.0 Networked Media Device Feature Pack for the ultimate digital home experience," said Dr. Perez. "In a dynamic industry, it is imperative that the devices quickly and easily adapt to these changes. SoftStream® DMA delivers exactly this to the Digital Home industries."

About Media Excel

Media Excel, Inc. ( is a leading IPTV standards-based encoding, decoding, streaming and transcoding audio-visual communications solutions provider. Media Excel offers unique real-time software design solutions for digital video applications. Headquartered in Austin, Texas, Media Excel is a privately held company founded in 2000.

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