Alpha Networks Presents Advanced Technologies for Easy-to-Use Digital Home Solutions at 2009 International CES

One-Stop Shopping for Networking Solutions Fulfill Entertainment, Storage, and Security Needs in the Home 

Las Vegas, Nevada, January 05, 2009 - Alpha Networks Inc. (TAIEX: 3380), a global leader in the networking ODM/OEM industry, today announced it will feature a new lineup of digital home total solutions that meets every customer need, from entertainment and storage to security, at 2009 International CES, January 8-11 at Booth #60000, Las Vegas Hilton.

As digital multimedia contents can now be found virtually everywhere, consumers are looking forward to easier ways to play, share, and store their valued digital contents. At the upcoming grand launch event, Alpha Networks will unveil its entire range of digital home devices with customizable software design that infuse quality and reliability into products.

‧High Definition Media Player ADM-534H – This plug-and-play device can output multimedia contents to TV, with HDMI support up to 1080p video resolution. The ADM-534H offers extensive video/audio decoding, including MPEG-1/2/4, DivX, Xvid, MKV, WMV9, VC-1, H.264, MP3, WMA, WAV, OGG, and more, making it the preferred choice among its peers.

‧IP-STB AST-1105 – This customizable IPTV total solution offers pre-integration of advanced middleware, CA and DRM systems, and VOD,by means of cooperation with mainstream STB software providers. AST-1105 also supports extensive multimedia formats and is extendable to hybrid DVB-T/S/C STB.

‧Network Attached Storage NAS-203 – Tailored for the home or small office environment, Alpha's NAS-203 is a 2-bay SATA network storage device with standard, JBOD, and RAID 0/1 hard drive modes. It supports FTP/HTTP schedule download/backup and also implements a power-saving mode that features a smart fan design with multiple steps of fan speed that can save up to 50% of the power necessary for comparable network attached storage devices.

‧IP Camera – Alpha offers customers a wide selection of internet cameras with easy-to-use interfaces and free, bundled, 32-channel management software for home security and surveillance systems. 

CS-991 – This high-end internet camera features MJPEG, MPEG4, and H.264 compression support, four profiles streaming simultaneously, and video quality up to VGA (640x480) at 30 fps. In addition, the CS-991 offers motion detection, pre-record/post-record, 3GPP, a built-in microphone, an RS-485 interface for external pan-tilt control, a GPIO interface, and power-over-Ethernet (POE) capability.

CS-950N – This camera supports MJPEG and MPEG4 dual formats, four streaming profiles, and video quality up to VGA (640x480) at 30 fps. Other features include motion detection, pre-record/post-record, 3GPP, a built-in microphone, and an RS-485 interface. In addition, the CS-950N offers an 802.11n wireless connection.

CS-638 – This camera supports MPEG4/MJPEG dual format compression, four streaming profiles, and video quality up to VGA (640x480) at 30 fps. Other features include motion detection, pre-record/post-record, 3GPP, a GPIO interface, and an IR-LED.

CS-325 – These home security internet cameras support MJPEG compression and video quality up to QVGA at 30fps. The CS-325 also has a built-in IR-LED for night vision function.

Alpha Networks will also showcase its home networking and wireless products including IEEE 802.11n and WiMAX CPE, as follows:

‧Personal Video Recorder (PVR)
‧Print Server
‧200Mbps Powerline/Ethernet Bridge
‧WLAN 802.11n Client
‧WLAN 802.11n Router
‧WiMAX Indoor/Outdoor CPE
‧WiMAX Modem

About Alpha Networks 

Alpha Networks, Inc., a global leader in the networking ODM/OEM industry, is a premier partner of brand name networking companies, telecommunications firms, and service providers from around the world. Its diverse portfolio of off-the-shelf and custom solutions leverage the full potential of current and emerging technologies, including: LAN/WAN/MAN, xDSL/PON, VoIP, Wireless/WiMAX, Digital Home, and IP surveillance. Headquartered in Taiwan's Hsinchu Science-Based Industrial Park, Alpha Networks' global presence includes over 6,000 employees in five R&D centers. 

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