Broadcast System offers one-to-many wireless transmission.
March 23, 2005 - Suited for enterprise users, Presto! WMS (Wireless Multimedia System) uses Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g technology to broadcast screen-captured images or MPEG 1 and 2 files from Wi-Fi enabled PCs or notebooks to multiple PCs, notebooks, or VGA/XVGA projectors. It presents content at 15+ fps, allowing users to share, in real-time, oversized video, image files, and PowerPoint files with embedded animation and video clips.
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NewSoft Technology Corporation
4113 Clipper Court
Fremont, CA, 94538
NewSoft Unveils Presto! WMS (Wireless Multimedia System) at Intel Developer Forum in USA
SAN FRANCISCO, CA (March 1, 2005) - Today, at the Intel Developer Forum (IDF), NewSoft, a leading provider of innovative business and consumer software, announced its latest wireless system for enterprise users, Presto! WMS (Wireless Multimedia System). An innovative wireless broadcast application, Presto! WMS implements the latest Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g technology to provide users with the freedom to broadcast screen-captured images, MPEG 1 and MPEG 2 files from any Wi-Fi enabled PC or notebook, to multiple PCs, notebooks or VGA /XVGA projectors incorporating a hardware Wi-Fi receiver adapter. NewSoft's high performance algorithm detects the differential regions of the screen resulting in the system's ability to present content at more than 15 frames per second on average for 11a/g. As a result, users can wirelessly share oversized video, image files, even PowerPoint files with embedded animation and video clips, in real-time.
"NewSoft's Presto! WMS explores the latest approach in education and e-learning applications," says James Li, President of NewSoft. "In a classroom environment, the 'one-to-many' wireless transmission capability allows students to receive content on their own PCs or notebooks from anywhere in the classroom. Utilizing a wireless LAN transmission," Li continued, "Presto! WMS is ideal for both education training and corporate presentations alike, giving speakers complete broadcast control of their information and materials. Meeting participants can receive content from the presenter, take notes and check related data all on the same notebook or PC all at the same time."
Presto! WMS users can easily search information provided by senders through the channel scanning method and communication protocol without worrying about wireless parameters and settings. Each user can also record the presentation materials to a DVD disk for later review.
Ideal for sharing both presentations and entertainment content, NewSoft's Presto! WMS is easy to set-up, enabling users to configure a wireless environment in just a few steps. Presto! WMS let's users share screen-captured images, graphics and video clips in real-time. Presto! WMS supports both MPEG 1 and MPEG 2 file broadcasting, utilizing real-time trans-coding into the transport stream to ensure a quality transmission.
To virtually guarantee a user-friendly interface, Presto! WMS supports standard universal remote control units for quick and easy operation. Multiple channels on the same frequency can be used to transmit to multiple receivers with the simple installation of an external DVB-T receiver device. By incorporating NewSoft's Presto! PVR, users are able to view and edit AV/TV content on their PCs or notebooks whenever and where ever convenient to them utilizing the PVR's time-shifting, recording and burning functions.
About NewSoft Technology Corporation
NewSoft Technology Corporation connects creativity with its array of award-winning image, video, DVD, and WLAN software. Focusing on integrating hardware and software so it can provide the best solutions for its worldwide partners and customers, NewSoft is well known for its advanced technology, innovative design and diverse product lines. More information on NewSoft Technology Corporation can be found on the Web at http://www.newsoftinc.com