DEBUT PHANTOM AT CES
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[ December 24th 2004 ]
Labs will demonstrate its flagship Phantom Game
Service, built on Microsoft's Windows XP Embedded
technology, in the Microsoft booth No. 7145 in
the Central Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center
during the Consumer Electronics Show (CES), Thursday
to Sunday, Jan. 6 - 9, 2005. Infinium, as one
of only a few select partners, will join the Microsoft
Mobile and Embedded Devices Division at Digital
Experience - a pre-show press event where all
the hottest and most-anticipated products for
the show will be showcased.
and more people are enjoying all forms of digital
entertainment in the comfort of their homes,"
said Scott Horn, senior director, Mobile and Embedded
Devices Division at Microsoft Corp. " Windows
XP Embedded technology provides Infinium with
stability, reliability and a custom user interface,
while delivering a familiar game experience for
customers of the Phantom service."
XP Embedded provides the functionality and performance
of the Windows operating system in componentized
form to enable device-makers to rapidly build
reliable and advanced small-footprint devices.
The Phantom Game Service will be delivered over
broadband to a Windows XP Embedded-based receiver
that sits in the living room.
physical space with Microsoft at this industry-leading
event reinforces that the two companies also share
a common vision that playing video games is coming
to the masses as a frontline choice for home entertainment,"
Kevin Bachus, president and COO, Infinium Labs,
said. "By building the Phantom system on the Windows
XP Embedded technology, we're giving consumers
functionality, while improving their overall user
experience and the performance they get out of
the Phantom Game Service."
has announced that nearly two dozen leading game
providers have committed to provide content for
the Phantom Game Service, including Atari, Codemasters,
Eidos, Vivendi Universal and many more. The company
has announced it will launch the service in 2005.