Al Otaiba launches Sitecom MD-500, a Smart Solution for Total Home Entertainment

Press release
Published December 26th, 2010 - 04:13 GMT

Al Otaiba Distribution, one of the leading IT distribution house in the Middle East & Africa region and the exclusive distributors for Sitecom today announced the launch of Sitecom MD-500 Digital Media Set which makes it possible to safely store, share and play digital photos, music and movies.

Sitecom MD-500 Digital Media Set can safely store digital photos, music and movies on a central location and share this content with all users at home. Play digital movies, music and photos, that are stored on the Home Storage Center, but also on a computer or hard disk, with the Wireless Network TV Media Player directly on TV with Full HD quality (1080p) and simultaneously download or stream large files without any interference. On other hand Logitech Harmony 650 universal remote control guarantees an ultimate user experience as it can operate not only the Smart Living TV Media Player with the push of a button, but also other components in an entertainment system, such as a TV, DVD player and a stereo (maximum of 5 appliances).

On the occasion of the launch Mr. Khalaf Al Otaiba, CEO, Al Otaiba Group said, that, "With the ever growing appetite for entertainment in the Middle East region, we are glad to introduce Sitecom MD-500 smart solution for home entertainment which presents the smartest way to organize and fully enjoy digital photos, music or watching movies, thereby insuring the optimal ease-of-use and simplicity".

Digital Media Set consists of the Smart Living MD-253 Home Storage Center, the WL-350 Wireless Media Router 300N and the WL-355 Wireless Network TV Media player. In addition to a free gift which is the Logitech Harmony 650 universal remote control.

MD-253 Home Storage Center - The Smart Living MD-253 Home Storage Center (2 x 500 GB hard disks) makes it possible to safely store digital photos, music and movies in a central location in a network (Store) and share them will all the other users in the home (Share). Sitecom had a very ambitious mission when developing the Home Storage Center: to offer maximum security for valuable digital files in combination with a simple "out of the box" experience, which allows even inexperienced users to quickly save digital media in a central location and share it with other users.

WL-350 Wireless Media Router 300N - The Sitecom Media Router has Concurrent Dual-band and StreamEngine technology for the simultaneous downloading and streaming of HD videos without interruptions. The StreamEngine technology automatically gives priority to time-sensitive applications, such as streaming High Definition videos, gaming and downloading. The Dual-band router can simultaneously transmit wireless signals via the standard 2.4 GHz band and the less congested 5 GHz band (ideal for media applications). Furthermore, the 802.11n router has a USB port, so that the user can connect an external USB storage device. All the users in the network have access to the connected device and can easily share the digital content that is saved on it.

WL-355 Wireless Network TV Media Player - With the new Sitecom WL-355 Wireless Network TV Media Player, the user can easily play digital movies and music or view photos wirelessly on a TV; optimal comfort and the best possible HD quality (1080p) are guaranteed. Thanks to the user-friendly menu, the user can easily select files that are saved within the network on, for example, a computer, the Home Storage Center (NAS) or a connected hard disk. The Wireless Dual-band Media Adapter makes it possible to wirelessly stream media via the standard 2.4 GHz band or - in combination with a Dual-band router, such as the Smart Living Media Router - the less congested 5 GHz band, which guarantees uninterrupted performance for time-sensitive applications, such as streaming audio and HD videos.

Price & Warranty

Sitecom MD-500, Digital Media Set is priced at AED 2,990 and comes with 2 years replacement warranty, which can be extended up-till 10 years. 

Background Information

Al Otaiba Distribution

Al Otaiba Group of Companies (AOG), is  a corporate multi-segment business house originated as the creative visualization of a long cherished ambition of a high profile personality, HE Saif bin Mohammed Al Otaiba, Ex-Minister of Plenipotentiary in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, United Arab Emirates and one time Consular General Of United Arab Emirates in the United Kingdom for a decade.

Long years of experience in foreign diplomatic mission as well as in ministry, gave tremendous opportunity and know-how about the changing business scenario in the UAE and GCC countries which strongly laid the foundation stone for the beginning of a long spanning success story in the business annals of the United Arab Emirates

Sitecom

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