MILPITAS, CA - February 10, 1999
- Creative Technology Ltd.
(NASDAQ:CREAF), the world's leading provider of multimedia products
for the PC, today announced that Compaq has announced it's support
for Sound Blaster AudioPCI 64V audio cards and Cambridge SoundWorks
designed, SBS 50 speaker systems in the company's PC lines. Compaq's
Commercial Desktop and Small and Medium Business groups will support
Creative's Sound Blaster AudioPCI 64V audio card and SBS 50 speaker
systems in the Prosignia and Deskpro PC lines. In addition, Creative's
award-winning, high-powered MicroWorks speaker system will
be offered as an option for the Compaq Prosignia and Compaq Deskpro
Family of Personal Computers.
Compaq's Prosignia and Deskpro PC lines both deliver powerful,
high quality solutions for businesses. The Sound Blaster AudioPCI 64V
is a solid addition to the Prosignia and Deskpro PCs providing
industry standard reliability, high-performance audio features
and broad compatibility. Creative's speaker systems, based on
Cambridge SoundWorks award-winning speaker designs, provide a
complete PC audio system. With its industry-standard audio solutions
- from cost effective audio chipsets to advanced high-performance
digital processors and speaker systems - Creative has the
right combination of industry-leading technology, price and performance
to offer OEMs and their customers the solutions they need to stay
"At Creative, our first priority is customer satisfaction,"
said John Troutman, vice president of the OEM Business Division
at Creative. "We're dedicated to providing solutions that
are designed to deliver the standard of quality, reliability and
value our customers have come to expect from the Creative brand.
It is highly-rewarding to see our industry standard solutions
being included in Compaq's highly-acclaimed PCs."
"At Compaq, we recognize the value in providing the choice
of a rewarding, high-quality audio experience for our customers,"
said Jerry Meerkatz, vice president and general manager, Commercial
Desktop Products, Compaq Computer Corporation. "We're very
pleased to be offering Creative's branded audio subsystems as
an option in our PC lines - their industry standard solutions
help complete the high-quality experience we aim for with every
PC solution we deliver."
Sound Blaster and Blaster are registered trademarks of Creative
Technology Ltd. All other products mentioned herein are trademarks
of their respective owners and are hereby recognized as such.