AMD's competing technology to the Intel Viiv platform is finally here, referred to as "AMD Live!". Certain requirements are to be met for a system to earn the "AMD Live!" logo, in which it is then at a standard AMD see fit for the perfect entertainment digital PC solution.
SUNNYVALE, CALIF. -- May 31, 2006 --AMD (NYSE: AMD) announced today the next milestone in digital entertainment with the AMD LIVE! PC - a full-featured, easy-to-use media center PC, designed to enable consumers to organize, distribute, share, and enjoy their content collection throughout the home and on the go. Leading OEMs including Acer, Alienware, Fujitsu Siemens Computers, Gateway, HP, Sahara, and Tsinghua Tongfang, as well as system builders in North America, Western Europe, and China, will have AMD LIVE! PCs, powered by the award-winning AMD Athlon 64 X2 dual-core processor, starting in June. The AMD LIVE! Entertainment Suite, a collection of services and applications designed to enhance the PC experience, is also available today at http://www.amdlive.com.
"The AMD LIVE! PC and AMD LIVE! Entertainment Suite represent the culmination of industry-leading companies collaborating around open standards to deliver compelling entertainment solutions," said Bob Brewer, corporate vice president, Desktop Business, AMD. "With the AMD LIVE! PC, AMD begins delivering on its vision for merging broadcast TV content with interactive, personalized broadband applications and services, all without disrupting the devices already accepted and used by consumers in their homes today."