2015 - Day 1

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128 | 2015 INTERNATIONAL CES DAILY | JANUARY 6-9, 2015 BOOTH 35632 Paris-based Emtec is debuting a wide range of devices that work in tandem to create a simple and intuitive connected home platform that encompasses PC and Android gaming, A/V stream- ing and Cloud storage. Among this week's introductions is the PlayCube Steam Box. Powered by a Gigabyte motherboard, the Steam Box features premium components ideal for graphically intensive titles, along with 4K ultra- high resolution output, surround-sound audio, and class-leading energy eff ciency, the company said. With near-silent operation, clean lines and a sleek 4-inch by 2-inch by 5-inch casing, it tucks discreetly into an entertainment center for PC gam- ing in the living room. Unlike competitors using the Steam OS, Windows comes pre-installed to en- sure maximum compatibility with all games. Em- tec claims its Steam Box is also 10 percent faster than the larger Alienware Alpha, which is compa- rably priced. A l so on di spl ay i s t he MusicCube A ir Mu- sic Streamer, a simple plug-and-play box that turns any speaker into a smart, connected ste- reo, w ith w ireless control a sm ar tphone; and S ou nd Un it y mu lt i-room w i rele s s s p e a ker s, wh ich prov ide " h igh- qualit y sound at a n ex- cellent value," Emtec said. Available in a variety of sizes and configura- tions including portable, bookshelf, medium, large, soundbar and subwoofer, they can be enjoyed sep- arately, in pairs, or arranged into a booming 5.1 or 7.1 surround-sound home theater, while indepen- dent bass, treble and volume controls are provided via smartphone app. Emtec Makes The Gaming Connection NEW & NOTEWORTHY NEW PRODUCTS DEBUTING AT 2015 INTERNATIONAL CES

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