FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla., Dec. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- MediaREADY, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: MRED), a leading provider of interactive, media- convergent home entertainment devices, today announced the introduction of the MediaREADY MC digital home media center. The MediaREADY MC represents a fourth generation of media centers which combines personal video recording, electronic program guide, Internet browsing and download support, email, CD/DVD playback, digital pictures, digital music, for an enhanced television experience. The launch of the MediaREADY MC signifies entering a transition from traditional satellite and cable broadcast of media programming into a world of anytime, anywhere, online access of media that is personally customized to individual needs. The MediaREADY MC was created to handle this transition using the most feature-rich software while keeping it 'user-friendly.' Recording favorite television shows and movies is a simple process through the "Electronic Program Guide" with advanced search features. Additionally, it is now possible to manage digital pictures and music collections through MediaREADY MC's television-optimized interface. The Internet has turned into a powerful network where downloads and uploads of favorite pictures, videos, and music is controlled from the comfort of your couch. Furthermore, the MediaREADY MC helps users stay connected with email, instant messaging, and a bevy of other functionalities and applications which also allows for external access as well. The future of TV is finally here. "MediaREADY remains at the forefront in digital home product development and the launch of our MediaREADY MC will bring a whole new level of simplicity for our customers," said Jeffrey Harrell, Chief Executive Officer of MediaREADY, Inc. "With a MediaREADY MC, any television is now capable of easily finding, managing, recording, and playing the best of broadcast television programming as well as a host of emerging broadband entertainment services." Pricing and Availability The MediaREADY MC base model will carry an MSRP of $899 (USD) and will ship to leading computer and consumer electronics retailers beginning in Q1 of 2007. MediaREADY MC Technical Specifications: - Core Silicon - Intel 2.8GHz Processor - Video Decoder - Hardware Video Compression Decoder - Memory - 512 MB - Hard Drive - 200 GB - Media Disc Support - DVD multi, CD Multi - Audio Support - CD, WAVE, MP3, FLAC, Vorbis and AAC Playback - Video Formats - MPEG2 (SD and HD), MPEG 4, AVI and DiVX - Wired Network - 100 Megabit per second (Mbps) Ethernet - Wireless Network - 11/54 Mbps 802.11b/g support - USB 1.1 and 2.0 - 11Mbps USB1.1 and 480 Mbps USB2.0 - Firewire - 400 Mbps 1394 - Video Outputs - S-Video, VGA, DVI, & Component RCA - Video Inputs - Composite RCA and S-Video - Audio Outputs - Stereo RCA, Electrical & Optical S/PDIF (with Dolby Digital / DTS Pass Through) - Audio Inputs - Stereo RCA - Wireless Control - RF Keyboard and IR Remote Control, both with built-in Trackball - Internet Software - Internet Browser, Email and AOL IM (Optional Skype); Java - Internet Media Support - Support for Real, Flash, and other streaming Internet video formats About MediaREADY Incorporated: MediaREADY, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: MRED) is the pioneer in the emerging broadband media device market. MediaREADY is revolutionizing the way the world is entertained, becomes informed, and communicates. The company has launched several categories including a leading home media center and portable media center products which enable broadband users to interact with digital media and online services via their home televisions and on the go. MediaREADY is focused on delivering products and solutions that are innovative, affordable, and incredibly easy to use. For more information on the MediaREADY product line, including purchasing information, visit http://www.MediaREADYInc.com. MediaREADY, MediaREADY Latin America, MyMediaREADY.com, ReadyLinx, Glider, Flyboy, Aero and CoPilot are trademarks of MediaREADY, Inc. All other trademarks or registered trademarks are the property of their respective owners. Forward-Looking Statements: Forward-looking statements and comments in this document are made pursuant to the safe harbor provision of Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. Such statements relating to, among other things, the prospects for the company to increase the level of sales, maintain current sales levels, add new products and services and develop new Web sites are necessarily subject to risks and uncertainties, some of which are significant in scope and nature, including risks related to the demand for the company's products and services, competition, and availability of capital. MediaREADY CONTACT: Alyssa Miller 5W Public Relations 212-584-4290 email@example.com http://www.5wpr.com INVESTOR RELATIONS: MediaREADY, Inc. 954-527-7780 firstname.lastname@example.org http://www.mediareadyinc.com This release was issued through eReleases(TM). For more information, visit http://www.ereleases.com.
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