PRESS RELEASE – For Immediate Distribution

21st Century Media, Inc. delivers ‘cast:stream’ for Mac OS X, a
cutting-edge presentation broadcasting solution that leverages QuickTime

Macworld Expo, San Francisco, CA – January 7, 2002 – 21st Century Media
Inc., a leading developer of streaming solutions for the enterprise, today
announces cast:stream for Mac OS X, its flagship presentation delivery
application suite.

cast:stream delivers dynamic on-line presentations to both Mac and Windows
users by synchronizing live streaming broadcasts with any of the 80 rich
media types supported by QuickTime 5. Users can easily create cast:stream
media in applications such as Microsoft PowerPoint, Adobe Photoshop, and
Macromedia Flash. cast:stream’s stand-alone application uses intelligent
caching and synchronization technology to overcome many of the
compatibility and scalability problems encountered by some browser-based

“cast:stream redefines the way presentations are delivered over the
Internet,” said Jim Baker, CEO of 21st Century Media. “With its intelligent
caching and synchronization, combined with the power of QuickTime,
cast:stream for Mac OS X gets beyond simple streaming broadcasts, creating
broadcasts that come alive with beautiful graphics, animation and QuickTime
VR. Now, anyone can easily create powerful interactive presentations, and
users get a consistent, high-quality, cross-platform experience from modem
to broadband.”

“Mac OS X gives developers access to QuickTime’s complete multimedia
architecture including Cubic VR, RTP/RTSP video streaming and MPEG
support,” said Ron Okamoto, Apple’s vice president of Worldwide Developer
Relations. “cast:stream is a great example of how the power and flexibility
of Mac OS X and QuickTime can be leveraged to bring about a tremendous
solution for communication and education.” The cast:stream suite consists
of player, server and moderator applications that run natively on Mac OS X
as well as Mac OS 9. cast:stream also supports Windows 98, 2000, NT, and
XP. Targeted to enterprise customers, cast:stream is designed for
e-learning solutions in Education, as well as Business solutions such as
on-line training and corporate communications.

cast:stream is immediately available from 21st Century Media and through a
network of authorized value added resellers. Visit us at MacTech Central at
Macworld Conference & Expo, January 7-11, 2002 in San Francisco,
California, or visit our web site at (

21st Century Media, Inc.
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Telephone (818) 762 6264