AMD today announced the availability of new AMD LIVE! PCs from Alienware and Dell.
The AMD LIVE! PC is a media center computer powered by the AMD Athlon 64 X2 dual-core processor and created to enrich consumers? experiences when enjoying digital movies, music and photos throughout the home and on the go.
AMD also introduced additions and enhancements to the AMD LIVE! Entertainment Suite. Three new software applications ? AMD LIVE! Communicator, AMD LIVE! Games and AMD LIVE! Kid Rocket ? have been added to the Entertainment Suite.
Dell has recently announced a new Dimension media center PC with AMD LIVE! technology.
This week at the DigitalLife 2006 event, Alienware is expected to provide technology demonstrations of the Alienware DHS high-definition media center, a new AMD LIVE! PC design featuring an integrated home theater amplifier from D2Audio Corporation, and graphics powered by the Microsoft Windows "Vista Ready" NVIDIA nForce 430 with GeForce 6150 graphics to enable high-definition video playback.
New software applications in the Entertainment Suite include:
- AMD LIVE! Communicator powered by SightSpeed offers video and voice communications over the Internet, allowing families and friends to stay connected no matter where they live.
- AMD LIVE! Games powered by WildTangent delivers a fun gaming experience with a wealth of exciting online and downloadable games.
- AMD LIVE! Kid Rocket Web Browser helps parents rest easy by offering children the ability to play online games and explore the Internet in a controlled and safe environment.
In addition to new software and services, AMD has upgraded the existing AMD LIVE! Entertainment Suite. For example, new features in the AMD LIVE! Media Vault powered by Streamload include automatic file backup to an online account and file synchronization between networked PCs and devices. Consumers now have the ability to share digital files such as photos or home movies between a desktop and notebook PC, for example, or between their home and workplace.
Leading OEMs currently offering AMD LIVE! PCs worldwide include Acer, Alienware, Dell, Fujitsu Siemens Computers, Gateway, HP, Tsinghua Tongfang and ZT Group, among others. The AMD LIVE! Communicator and AMD LIVE! Kid Rocket Web Browser are now available as part of the AMD LIVE! Entertainment Suite, which is offered free of charge for AMD customers along with some optional premium services provided by participating software suppliers. AMD LIVE! Games will be available in the near future.