Live365 and AudioRamp Announce Strategic Partnership; AudioRamp's iRAD Family of Products Will Feature Live365's Radio Stations

Apr 16, 2001, 01:00 ET from Live365

    FOSTER CITY, Calif., April 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Live365, the world's largest
 Internet broadcasting community with over 30,000 Internet radio stations, and
 AudioRamp, Inc., a leading provider of Internet stereo products and services
 enabling users to acquire, manage and interact with their favorite music,
 today announced a strategic partnership for content delivery.
     The partnership will provide more than 30,000 of Live365's Internet
 stations to the iRAD(TM) family of products, OEM audio partners, and to the
 company's MyAudioRamp.com(TM) Web site allowing consumers to search through
 and listen to any of the streaming broadcasts available in Live365's
 comprehensive directory.
     "The partnership between AudioRamp and Live365 will give iRAD users easy
 access to the largest selection of Internet radio stations worldwide," said
 Dan Sheppard, president of AudioRamp.  "This further solidifies AudioRamp's
 goal of providing audiophiles with dynamic and personalized access to audio
 content surrounding their favorite artists or genres, all from a single
 touch-point."
     "Live365 continues to develop partnerships that reflect our goal of making
 Internet radio available, anywhere and at any time," said John Jeffrey, EVP
 corporate strategy and general counsel of Live365.  "We are excited about
 working with AudioRamp to offer our listeners another access point to our
 diverse offering, thus freeing listening from the PC."
 
     About IntelligentAudio(TM)
     Developed exclusively by AudioRamp, IntelligentAudio technology is a
 unique embedded client/server based connectivity solution that leverages
 devices, servers, a website, ISP and the open architecture of the Internet to
 turn a consumer's passive listening experience into a dynamic and personal one
 based on there listening behaviors, actions and preferences.  AudioRamp's
 IntelligentAudio technology is embedded into the iRAD family of Internet
 Stereos, the MyAudioRamp.com website and the company's iPAN Internet Personal
 Audio Network and can be licensed for additional audio devices.
 
     About AudioRamp
     Founded in 1999, AudioRamp, Inc. is a leading provider of Internet
 stereo's enabling users to acquire, manage and interact with Traditional &
 Internet Audio and Online Content from a single music solution.  Powered by
 IntelligentAudio(TM) technology, the Company's iRAD Internet stereos enable
 users to play AM/FM, Standard & MP3-CD's, Streaming & MP3, store their CD
 music collection to the units hard disk drive and connect online to the
 Internet or MyAudioRamp.com (a personalized music website) to sample, access
 and purchase music, news, merchandise, web events, and promotions, without the
 use of a PC.  With the company's iPAN network, a secure (DRM), peer-to-peer
 Internet Personal Audio Network that connects to the iRAD and a PC-based
 software application called iPANManager, users can access and manage their
 music and then distribute selections, play-lists and/ or their entire
 catalogues to any of their other personal devices.  With AudioRamp's
 unprecedented three-part solution, audio enthusiasts can conveniently get
 access to the music and related resources they Want, Where they want it and
 When they want it.  For more information on the company visit their web site
 at http://www.audioramp.com or call (949) 789-1140.
 
     About Live365
     Live365 (http://www.live365.com) is the world's largest broadcaster of
 streaming MP3 content on the Internet, with more than 30,000 free stations
 available for users to listen to at anytime, and innovative proprietary
 technology for users to broadcast their personal, unique tastes or talents to
 a worldwide audience.  Rated one of the largest aggregate network streamers in
 a recent report issued by Arbitron, Live365's "Studio365" tools empower
 traditional radio stations, record companies, community groups and others with
 a free and easy solution to streaming audio over the Internet.  A leader in
 the development of Internet radio through wireless channels, Live365 created
 the first streaming MP3 player for the PocketPC platform.  Founded in July
 1999 in Foster City, CA, Live365 has been named one of the "Top 6 Killer Apps"
 of streaming media by Deutsche Banc Alex Brown, one of the world's top
 international investment banks, in its May 2000 report "Internet, Broadband,
 and Enhanced TV."
 
 

SOURCE Live365
    FOSTER CITY, Calif., April 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Live365, the world's largest
 Internet broadcasting community with over 30,000 Internet radio stations, and
 AudioRamp, Inc., a leading provider of Internet stereo products and services
 enabling users to acquire, manage and interact with their favorite music,
 today announced a strategic partnership for content delivery.
     The partnership will provide more than 30,000 of Live365's Internet
 stations to the iRAD(TM) family of products, OEM audio partners, and to the
 company's MyAudioRamp.com(TM) Web site allowing consumers to search through
 and listen to any of the streaming broadcasts available in Live365's
 comprehensive directory.
     "The partnership between AudioRamp and Live365 will give iRAD users easy
 access to the largest selection of Internet radio stations worldwide," said
 Dan Sheppard, president of AudioRamp.  "This further solidifies AudioRamp's
 goal of providing audiophiles with dynamic and personalized access to audio
 content surrounding their favorite artists or genres, all from a single
 touch-point."
     "Live365 continues to develop partnerships that reflect our goal of making
 Internet radio available, anywhere and at any time," said John Jeffrey, EVP
 corporate strategy and general counsel of Live365.  "We are excited about
 working with AudioRamp to offer our listeners another access point to our
 diverse offering, thus freeing listening from the PC."
 
     About IntelligentAudio(TM)
     Developed exclusively by AudioRamp, IntelligentAudio technology is a
 unique embedded client/server based connectivity solution that leverages
 devices, servers, a website, ISP and the open architecture of the Internet to
 turn a consumer's passive listening experience into a dynamic and personal one
 based on there listening behaviors, actions and preferences.  AudioRamp's
 IntelligentAudio technology is embedded into the iRAD family of Internet
 Stereos, the MyAudioRamp.com website and the company's iPAN Internet Personal
 Audio Network and can be licensed for additional audio devices.
 
     About AudioRamp
     Founded in 1999, AudioRamp, Inc. is a leading provider of Internet
 stereo's enabling users to acquire, manage and interact with Traditional &
 Internet Audio and Online Content from a single music solution.  Powered by
 IntelligentAudio(TM) technology, the Company's iRAD Internet stereos enable
 users to play AM/FM, Standard & MP3-CD's, Streaming & MP3, store their CD
 music collection to the units hard disk drive and connect online to the
 Internet or MyAudioRamp.com (a personalized music website) to sample, access
 and purchase music, news, merchandise, web events, and promotions, without the
 use of a PC.  With the company's iPAN network, a secure (DRM), peer-to-peer
 Internet Personal Audio Network that connects to the iRAD and a PC-based
 software application called iPANManager, users can access and manage their
 music and then distribute selections, play-lists and/ or their entire
 catalogues to any of their other personal devices.  With AudioRamp's
 unprecedented three-part solution, audio enthusiasts can conveniently get
 access to the music and related resources they Want, Where they want it and
 When they want it.  For more information on the company visit their web site
 at http://www.audioramp.com or call (949) 789-1140.
 
     About Live365
     Live365 (http://www.live365.com) is the world's largest broadcaster of
 streaming MP3 content on the Internet, with more than 30,000 free stations
 available for users to listen to at anytime, and innovative proprietary
 technology for users to broadcast their personal, unique tastes or talents to
 a worldwide audience.  Rated one of the largest aggregate network streamers in
 a recent report issued by Arbitron, Live365's "Studio365" tools empower
 traditional radio stations, record companies, community groups and others with
 a free and easy solution to streaming audio over the Internet.  A leader in
 the development of Internet radio through wireless channels, Live365 created
 the first streaming MP3 player for the PocketPC platform.  Founded in July
 1999 in Foster City, CA, Live365 has been named one of the "Top 6 Killer Apps"
 of streaming media by Deutsche Banc Alex Brown, one of the world's top
 international investment banks, in its May 2000 report "Internet, Broadband,
 and Enhanced TV."
 
 SOURCE  Live365