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SageTV Announces Support for Windows Home Server

INGLEWOOD, Calif., May 15 /PRNewswire/ -- SageTV LLC, a leading developer of digital entertainment and Placeshifting software solutions, today announced support for Microsoft's Windows(R) Home Server.

INGLEWOOD, Calif., May 15 /PRNewswire/ — SageTV LLC, a leading developer of digital entertainment and Placeshifting software solutions, today announced support for Microsoft's Windows(R) Home Server.

Everyone's digital media libraries are growing rapidly. Having a convenient, reliable, expandable, always on place to keep digital media libraries is more important every day. "Windows Home Server helps address the need to centralize and protect digital media libraries," said Mike Machado, CEO of SageTV. "At SageTV we're working to provide convenient and easy to use access to digital media libraries from any PC, Mac or TV screen at home or away from home with our SageTV Placeshifter."

"We're excited to work with SageTV and make compelling digital entertainment capabilities available to Windows Home Server customers," said Steven Van Roekel, director of Windows Server Solutions at Microsoft.

Digital Media Libraries and PVR for Every TV and PC Screen

SageTV Media Server software with optional TV tuner provides a complete PVR, Online Video, Music and Photo experience for any Windows, Mac or Linux screen at home or away from home.

With a SageTV Media Server on the home network, the SageTV Media Extender provides a low cost set-top solution that brings the full SageTV PVR, Online Video, Music and Photo experience to the TV screen at the press of a remote.

Always On, Anywhere

An always on Windows Home Server with SageTV Media Server allows any Windows, Mac or Linux computer with SageTV Placeshifter media player to access the Windows Home Server digital media library anytime, anywhere over a broadband or home network connection.

Exchange with Portables

SageTV Media Server software has built in digital media converters that make it easy to exchange digital media with portable devices including Zune, iPod(TM), Motorola RAZR(TM), Sony PSP2 and other popular portables.

SageTV Media Server software for Windows Home Server is also designed to support the AMD LIVE!(TM) Home Media Server reference platform. The AMD LIVE!(TM)Home Media Server system is designed to provide a compelling new combination of features, integration and value, helping consumers easily backup and store PC and media files, as well as stream and share their favorite media throughout a networked home.

"Working closely with both SageTV and Microsoft has helped us optimize the AMD LIVE! Home Media Server design to deliver a platform tailored to meet our customers' needs," said Jochen Polster, director of cross-divisional solutions for AMD. "With the SageTV Media Server software running on an AMD LIVE! Home Media Server, consumers can enjoy simple, seamless access to their favorite media without concerning themselves with the technology behind their experience."

The SageTV Media Server software for Windows Home Server will be available for free 15 day trial download as an easy to install add-in at http://www.sagetv.com/whs. SageTV Media Server will be available for purchase at $79.95 and is also available for bundling with OEM systems. SageTV Media Extender is available for $109.95. Please contact SageTV at oem@sagetv.com or 310-417-5028 or visit http://www.sagetv.com/whs for more information.

About SageTV

SageTV, LLC is a pioneer in personal video recording, home media center and home media server technologies that combine television, music and related media into a complete, easy-to-use home media experience controlled from an existing PC. SageTV Media Center, the company's flagship product, can be deployed on either Linux, Windows or Mac, and supports multiple tuners, networking and intelligent recording. The company was founded in 2002 and is based in Inglewood, CA. For more information, visit http://www.sagetv.com/whs or http://www.sagetv.com.

SOURCE SageTV LLC

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