By Robert Menta 1/19/03
Philips is calling it the The World's First Wireless Broadband Internet Micro Hi-Fi System. For their first call for beta testers for the 2003 season, the company looking for 50 volunteers to put out the company's latest digital music system, the Streamium MC- i250, to the test. A successor to the MC-i200, the MC- i250 adds the use of wireless technology to liberate tunes for the PC and broadcast them throught the house
The unit allows you to access any form of digital music you presently access through your PC including Internet radio stations (and its shrinking number of stations thanks to recent copyright rulings) using Wi-Fi/802.11b technology to connect the MC- i250 to your system.
The MC-i250 beta-test application period runs from 2:00 AM, Thursday, January 9, 2003 PST to 6:00 PM, Sunday, February 16, 2003 PST. As with their other beta tests, 50 users will be accepted to test the unit. You can apply for the test here.
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