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Leading Consumer Electronics Manufacturers Align Around Ultra Wideband for Wireless Video Products
[December 19, 2006]

Leading Consumer Electronics Manufacturers Align Around Ultra Wideband for Wireless Video Products

SUNNYVALE, Calif. --(Business Wire)-- Ultra wideband (UWB) solutions continue to gain momentum leading into the International Consumer Electronics Show with a range of top consumer products manufacturers and electronics companies -- including AboCom, Amedia Networks, Analog Devices, Anchor Bay Technologies, ASUSTeK Computer, Audiovox, Changhong, Complete Media Systems, CyberPower, Cypress Technology, ELEO, Gefen, GIGABYTE, Hisense, Lite-On, Magnum Semiconductor, Meiloon, OMRON, Quanta Microsystems, S1Digital, Siemens Home and Office Communication Devices, Skyworth, Syntax-Brillian, TCL, ViewSonic, Z-Com, Zinwell, Zoran and others -- to demonstrate and introduce advanced video solutions using technology from Tzero Technologies. The offerings created by these organizations and others will help accelerate the adoption of high-definition video, ease and speed the installation displays and components in the home, and drive significant value for consumers around the world.

"The availability of ultra wideband-based solutions for connecting consumer electronics throughout a home is a critical step in the current evolution of networking and entertainment," said Ben Bajarin, analyst with Creative Strategies. "This high-bandwidth connectivity will allow consumers to take multimedia content, including the growing volume of high-definition video, conveniently anywhere in the home without the need for new wiring."

Tzero is the leading supplier of UWB solutions including those for high-definition video applications. The company's advanced technology can connect a range of A/V components -- HDTVs, set-top boxes, digital video recorders, media center PCs, residential gateways and more. Unlike proprietary offerings, Tzero's platform is based on standards from the WiMedia Alliance and is guaranteed to coexist with other WiMedia-compliant devices.

"Consumers around the world are purchasing flat panel displays and other entertainment components and envisioning a simple and straightforward installation. But that's not been possible until now," said Mike Gulett, president and CEO of Tzero. "We're eliminating the hassles and the wires associated with connecting audio/video products thanks to our UWB technology. It's capable of delivering multiple high-definition video streams around the home easily. By building this into their products, our customers are helping consumers achieve their vision of a truly wireless digital living room."


Tzero's ultra wideband products are available now. Visit or call (408) 328-5000 for more information. Pricing is available upon request.

About Tzero Technologies, Inc.

Tzero Technologies is the leader in wireless video. The company's advanced ultra wideband technology can connect a range of A/V components -- displays, set-top boxes, digital video recorders and more -- without cabling throughout the home. Founded in 2003, Tzero is backed by tier-one venture partners, including August Capital, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Miven Venture Partners, OVP, USVP and VentureTech Alliance. Tzero is headquartered in Sunnyvale, Calif. For more information, visit Tzero online at

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