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WAM!NET Selects BOXX to Power Video Conversion & Transport Service

Press release from the issuing company

AUSTIN, Texas and EAGAN, Minn. - March 1, 2001 - BOXX Technologies today announced that its high performance hardware and software platform designed specifically for the entertainment and digital film industries has been selected by WAM!NET Inc. as the foundation of WAM!NET's industry-first, fully scalable video encoding, decoding and delivery service for its studio, broadcast, agency and corporate customers. Offering digitization, transport and storage capabilities for a wide range of compressed and uncompressed video formats, including high definition (HD), WAM!NET's Video Services provide customizable multi-channel, multi-format support that enable television and film producers to collaborate online in the production and distribution of video files within WAM!NET's secure, global managed network. Additionally, the service allows for video playback of HD rendered frames through WAM!NET's Render On Demand Service. Delivered on a transactional or pay-per-use basis, WAM!NET's Video Services extend the company's broad portfolio of managed network, storage, hosting and application services for companies that produce, distribute and manage rich media content. The service takes advantage of BOXX Technologies' proven hardware and software solutions for the movie and television industry. As a leading provider of HD savvy systems, BOXX Technologies enables industry recognized compositing, editing, and rendering packages to seamlessly create HD and higher resolution quality content.