Award-winning Niveus Media Server – Vail Edition integrates
technologies to provide a high-performance entertainment experience.
Milpitas, CA – August 27, 2008 – Niveus Media is teaming up
with ADI to distribute the newest Niveus Media Server – Vail Edition to custom
electronics installers across the country. This media server will allow dealers
to provide a scalable, energy efficient solution to access, store, manage and
distribute digital content throughout a home.
“ADI is a highly experienced vehicle with a proven track
record for providing innovative products and impeccable service to dealers,”
said John Trimbach, Vice President Sales, Niveus Media. “We’re extremely
confident ADI will provide first-class distribution for Vail, while providing
increased brand awareness for Niveus.”
Referred to as “Sierra” in the pre-release beta version,
Niveus’ award-winning Vail Edition media server is based on Windows Vista® Home
Premium featuring Windows® Media Center.
- Pictures & Videos – Digital photograph and video
collections are securely stored while offering easy viewing access throughout
- Music – CD collections are merged with downloaded tracks to
create a uniform and all-encompassing music library.
- Movies – Blu-ray Disc™ and DVD support and an abundance of
classification capabilities offer a comprehensive, extremely intuitive, and
completely unique movie experience.
The Vail Edition is engineered with the proprietary Niveus
ConvergencePanel™ high-performance audio and video ports to ensure a simple
installation and seamless integration into the home network. With Vail, ADI
dealers now have direct access to Niveus Media’s lowest power consuming and
most compact media server to date, which easily integrates with many security
and home automation products currently available through ADI.
In a sleek and slender chassis, the CES Innovations 2008
Design and Engineering Award winning Vail Edition incorporates: powerful Intel®
processing; an optional Blu-ray Disc drive; Seagate® hard drives; Nvidia’s
GeForce Series 8 graphics featuring PureVideo™ HD technology; and proprietary
All Vail Editions sold through ADI will be bundled with an
exclusive content package from MusicGiants, the authority in HD music and video
downloads. Vail includes the proprietary HD Media Store which enables instant
access to MusicGiants, and includes 2 HDNet films and credit towards the purchase
of MusicGiants downloads.
“As a distributor, we are committed to providing our dealers
with access to cutting-edge technology from industry-leading vendors,” said RJ
Hirshkind, Senior Product Manager for A/V at ADI. “We are excited to offer the
Niveus Media Server at our branches, and help dealers provide completely
integrated home entertainment solutions.”