Infinium Labs to Demonstrate Phantom Game Service in Microsoft Booth at CES
SARASOTA, FL -- Dec. 28, 2004 -- Infinium Labs (OTCBB:IFLB) will demonstrate its flagship Phantom Game Service(TM), built on Microsoft’s Windows XP Embedded technology, in the Microsoft booth No. 7145 in the Central Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center during the Consumer Electronics Show (CES), Thursday to Sunday, Jan. 6 - 9, 2005.
Infinium, as one of only a few select partners, will join the Microsoft Mobile and Embedded Devices Division at Digital Experience -- a pre-show press event where all the hottest and most-anticipated products for the show will be showcased. Digital Experience will take place at the Bellagio Hotel from 7 to 10 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2005, immediately following the keynote address.
“More and more people are enjoying all forms of digital entertainment in the comfort of their homes,” said Scott Horn, senior director, Mobile and Embedded Devices Division at Microsoft Corp. “Windows XP Embedded technology provides Infinium with stability, reliability and a custom user interface, while delivering a familiar game experience for customers of the Phantom Service.”
Windows XP Embedded provides the functionality and performance of the Windows operating system in componentized form to enable device-makers to rapidly build reliable and advanced small-footprint devices. The Phantom Game Service will be delivered over broadband to a Windows XP Embedded-based receiver that sits in the living room.
“Sharing physical space with Microsoft at this industry leading event reinforces that the two companies also share a common vision that playing video games is coming to the masses as a frontline choice for home entertainment,” Kevin Bachus, president and COO, Infinium Labs, said. “By building the Phantom system on the Windows XP Embedded technology, we’re giving consumers functionality, while improving their overall user experience and the performance they get out of the Phantom Game service.”
Infinium has announced that nearly two dozen leading game providers have committed to provide content for the Phantom Game Service, including Atari, Codemasters, Eidos, Vivendi Universal and many more. The company has announced it will launch the service in 2005.
About Infinium Labs
Based in Sarasota, Fla., Infinium Labs (OTCBB:IFLB) is in development on the Phantom Game Service, the first end-to-end, on-demand game service. Delivered over broadband, the Phantom Game Service will offer casual and avid gamers a broad library of titles, available anytime, day or night, from the comfort of their living room.
Infinium Labs is led by a management team with extensive experience in interactive media, entertainment, broadband services, technology and video games. For more information, please visit www.phantom.net.
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