ZyXEL DMA-1000W Complements Wireless Connection Home Entertainment Systems

A Digital Media Adapter for Advanced Home Audio and Video Enjoyment

Hsinchu, May,21 , 2007 -- ZyXEL Communications (TSE: 2391), world's largest residential gateway provider (In-Stat, 2006), today announces its DMA-1000W digital media adapter that complements wireless connection through high-speed 802.11g link ,home entertainment systems with high-definition HDMI digital video and audio streaming capabilities. With DMA-1000W, home users can browse digital pictures on TV, or listen to their digital music collections through the stereo system.

ZyXEL DMA-1000W is well capable of handling high-speed 802.11g wireless connections. In addition to 802.11g, high transmission speed and quality are also offered by DMA-1000W to bandwidth-sensitive applications such as video and audio streaming. Through the included remote control or friendly Web-based user interface, users can easily browse, setup, configure and control your digital media adapter on any TV, display, or stereo connected to home network. 

Designed with easy operation in mind, DMA-1000W features graphical on-screen menu and infrared remote control, as well as a built-in USB 2.0 port for connecting memory devices such as portable drives or MP3 music players.

Through the LAN or USB port on DMA-1000W, home computer files can be transferred to and enjoyed on large-screen TV or stereo in another room. With DMA-1000W, users can truly take advantage of home entertainment systems and share video, photos or music with friends and family with living room comfort.

Since ZyXEL DMA-1000W supports HDMI (High-Definition Multi-media Interface) and SPDIF (Sony/Philips Digital Interface Format) direct digital-to-digital transfer, it allows pure digital connection for both video and audio signals on a single cable, and transmission of digital audio to stereo system for high-quality surround sound playback. With these new technologies, DMA-1000W delivers stunning visual and audio quality unmatched by others.

Complying to the DLNA (Digital Living Network Alliance) guideline, DMA-1000W accesses PC contents with Microsoft® Windows Media Connect™ control for a hassle-free setup process and better compatibility with devices from different manufacturers and standards such as UPnP, HTTP and DLNA.

In addition to excellent hardware interoperability, ZyXEL DMA-1000W supports a wide range of digital music, photo and video formats for instant playing without conversion. Everyone can enjoy 1080i video on a high-definition TV, stay in the couch to listen to MP3, WAV or WMA9 music on Hi-Fi stereo, or simply run a slide show of JPEG, BMP or GIF pictures for the family.

ZyXEL DMA-1000W is now available and can be ordered via ZyXEL's global sales network of system integrators. To find a ZyXEL distributor nearest to your location, visit the information site at http://www.zyxel.com/web/where_tobuy.php

About ZyXEL Communications
ZyXEL Communications Corp. (TSE: 2391), headquartered in Hsinchu, Taiwan, is the world's largest residential gateway provider (In-Stat, 2006). ZyXEL's comprehensive Internet Protocol-based (IP) networking solutions include access multiplexors, customer premise equipment, Internet security and Wireless LAN equipment, enabling high-performance network services for SOHO, small to mid-sized businesses and service providers. ZyXEL works closely with worldwide network equipment vendors, telecommunications companies, ISPs, and other major businesses. For more information, visit the company's website at http://www.zyxel.com