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TMCNet:  PURE Launches New Internet-Connected Radios and Ground-Breaking Digital iPod Dock at CES 2011

[January 05, 2011]

PURE Launches New Internet-Connected Radios and Ground-Breaking Digital iPod Dock at CES 2011

(Market Wire Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) LAS VEGAS, NV -- (MARKET WIRE) -- 01/05/11 -- PURE (South Hall #36249), the global leader in digital and internet-connected radios, today announces that the company is taking audio entertainment one step further with the launch of three new product solutions -- Contour, ONE Flow and i-20.

"We design our products in a way that makes it easy for consumers to discover, access, store, share and interact with content from a variety of sources like never before," said Charles Bellfield, general manager for PURE North America. "With today's expansion, North American consumers can rediscover radio with our range of six innovative products that sound as fantastic as they look." The all-new products being introduced to the North American market include: Contour This attractively designed stereo internet-connected digital radio and media streamer with retractable iPod®/iPhone® dock features powerful Clearsound™ technology for clear dynamic audio, higher volume levels and low power consumption. With a stylish black crescent shape, backlit touch-sensitive controls and smooth, clean lines, Contour is sure to stand out in any room. Designed with an acoustically tuned and sealed cabinet with dual bass ports, Contour delivers unparalleled volume, clarity and response. This low-power consumption product also includes video outputs (component, S-Video and composite) to enable users to view videos from their iPhone or iPod on their TV.

ONE Flow This affordable and eco-friendly digital radio brings internet radio to everyONE. With its luxurious, black satin-touch finish, satin-chrome dials and large LCD display, the ONE Flow looks and sounds great while being extremely easy to use. The ultra-portable ONE Flow is also an ideal travelling companion, providing up to 20 hours of portable listening per charge when fitted with the optional rechargeable fit-and-forget ChargePAK® E1. Additional features include kitchen and sleep timers, a 3.5mm input for an iPod or MP3 player and two easy-to-use alarms.

i-20 A next generation digital iPod/iPhone dock with a ground-breaking MSRP of $99, PURE's i-20 is the only digital iPod dock available that supports all popular analogue video formats (component, S-Video and composite?). Part of Apple's "Made for iPod" and "Made for iPhone" programs, this product seamlessly integrates digital music and video collections from an iPod, iPod Touch or iPhone onto a hi-fi, A/V system or radio(1) for the ultimate in flexibility and quality. Video outputs enable users to view videos stored on their iPhone or iPod on their TV as well. Additionally, the user's iPod/iPhone charges while docked to keep consumers connected at home and on the go. When connected via the analogue output, the i-20's hi-fi quality DAC (Digital to Analog Converter) ensures that the sound quality from high bit-rate compressed or uncompressed iPod tracks is delivered flawlessly.

Sensia and Sirocco 550 are planned to hit the market later this year. Sensia is the first digital and internet-connected radio to feature a 5.7-inch high-resolution color touchscreen. This stereo device will offer access to custom apps including Facebook, Twitter, Picasa, RSS reader and weather, as well as services such as FlowSongs. Sirocco 550 serves as PURE's complete digital sound system offering, combining access to internet content with the ability to play digital music from a variety of portable devices and CDs.

Additional featuresAll of PURE's North American radios with Flow technology offer access to nearly 200,000 different pieces of audio content, including thousands of internet radio stations, a large selection of on-demand audio and a library of unique and ambient PURE Sounds™ in addition to digital music streaming from a personal computer. PURE's radio and media portal, the Lounge (thelounge.com) makes it easy for users to discover new radio and music content and when users register their Flow radio on the Lounge they can synchronize favorites so that favorites saved on the Lounge are instantly saved on their Flow radio.

Pricing and availabilityONE Flow and i-20 are currently available via http://store.pure.com for MSRPs of $149 and $99, along with EVOKE Flow, Oasis Flow and Siesta Flow.

Contour and Sirocco 550 are scheduled to be available in March 2011 for MSRPs of $299 and $499 and are available for special CES pre-order now. Put down a $10 deposit today and lock in a 10% discount and free shipping -- visit http://store.pure.com for details. Sensia will be available at a later date in 2011.

For further product details, visit www.PURE.com/cespress. To set up a CES show meeting, email PUREUSA@lewispr.com.

About PURE USPURE is the global leader in digital and internet-connected radios. With a radio for every lifestyle, PURE products and services connect consumers to their digital audio content of their choice through innovative design, unmatched performance and ease of use. Every Internet-connected PURE radio includes access to the PURE Lounge, a customized radio and media portal that enables users to personalize their radio content. PURE has the largest dedicated radio development team in the world and the latest innovations from parent company Imagination Technologies PLC. For more information please visit www.PURE.com or email pureUSA@pure.com.

(1) The majority of current PURE portable radios, micro-systems and selected bedside radios can be connected to the i-20 using the supplied audio cable.

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