TOTAL MULTIMEDIA, INC. ANNOUNCES ADDITION OF ENHANCED AUDIO SURROUND SOUND TO THE NEW TMM SOFTVIDEO PLAYER
February 7, 2000
Thousand Oaks, CA—February 7, 2000: Total Multimedia, Inc. (OTCBB: TMMI), the developer of patented SoftVideo compression technology and software supporting multimedia content developers worldwide, announced today that Ryan Eldred has joined the TMM development team to bring a new level of audio sound to the high-resolution stills and video of TMM's SoftVideo and produce the next generation of the TMM SoftVideo player.
The new TMM player will allow users to access music libraries online and listen to Eldred's new patented "enhanced audio" that will provide listeners a surround sound experience through stereo speaker systems on computers and home sound systems. The new audio technology is available for preview to hear the difference that enhanced audio can make to the listening experience at the TMM website: www.tmmgroup.com.
"We are excited to have Ryan join our team," said Thomas Simpson, Digital Focus President and Technology Officer. "He brings a level of expertise in audio compression that will make the new TMM player, the player of choice for enjoying music over the Internet. We see the convergence market coming faster than expected and we have positioned TMM to play an important role in developing products and services for this rapidly growing industry."
Ryan Eldred is a graduate of the Recording Institute of Technology and brings over 20 years of audio experience in the music production and feature film sound editing to TMM. He recently has performed sound work for feature film and television productions by Disney, Warner Brothers, Fox, and MGM, as well as producing and recording albums for various top artists.
ABOUT TOTAL MULTIMEDIA
Total Multimedia, is the developer of patented Soft Video compression technology and software supporting multimedia content developers worldwide. The Company's products enable the industry's highest resolution picture quality today while requiring extremely small computer file sizes and minimal data rates which promotes the ease of its use. Applications of the Company's current broadband-based product include SoftVideo, and EZ Images utilizing TrueDef compression. In development is a product for low bandwidth users equipped with 56K modems, which enables a "like-video" experience utilizing a unique streaming of still pictures over the Internet. (www.tmmgroup.com).
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