Global Caché and AMX Partner for Device Interoperability

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AMX plug-in module for GC-100 Network Adapter will soon be available on AMX website.

(InfoComm06 – Global Caché Booth #1249) Global Caché, the award winning provider of IP-enabling products for homes and businesses, announced today that it has joined the AMX® InConcert® manufacturer partner program, ensuring optimized interoperability between Global Caché's GC-100™ Network Adapters and AMX control equipment. The AMX GC-100 plug-in module will be available July 1, 2006 for AMX dealers to download at (follow the Partners link). Integrating Global Caché’s GC-100 Network Adapter into an AMX controlled environment can offer highly efficient, flexible, and more cost-effective solutions for dealers and installers addressing high volume multi-dwelling unit (MDU), boardroom, educational, and commercial installations.

Rich Green, President of Rich Green Ink, an AMX dealer and Global Caché customer said, “I’m thrilled to see that AMX and Global Caché are working together. As an AMX dealer and a fan of Global Caché, it’s very gratifying to see that they have partnered to make the AMX dealers job easier and more competitive. This is something we were hoping would happen.”

AMX products enable users to centrally manage and control a variety of audio/video, environmental, and communications technologies. Customers also leverage the company's advanced hardware and software platforms to store and distribute digital content, and to manage a selection of resources and services. AMX Modero® Touch Panels and NetLinx® Controllers enable easy control of lighting, HVAC, security, and audio/video equipment.

Global Caché’s products include the GC-100 Network Adapter, a flexible and easy to use hardware device connecting infrared (IR), serial (RS232), relay (contact closure) devices, and sensor input to a network. The GC-100 enables the use of network-based software to control and automate diverse devices throughout a home and business. In addition, Global Caché provides IR learning devices, sensors, and other connectivity products to connect previously unconnected systems to a network. Global Caché products are based upon open systems and accepted industry standards.

“The partnership with AMX is a significant event for us,” said Global Caché President, Walt Keller. “Our new alliance with AMX allows us to reach a whole new class of installers and dealers. Using the GC-100 to connect previously unconnected devices to a powerful AMX control system makes all the sense in the world and gives every AMX dealer and installer more competitive strength. This agreement reaffirms our belief in providing innovative and flexible systems based on open standards and sends a clear message about AMX’s commitment to supporting their channel.”

Michael Peveler, Director of AMX’s InConcert Program, agreed that AMX is committed to supporting their dealer channel and making the process of integrating products like the GC-100 into an AMX control system easier. “Our priority is to support our dealers and make their jobs easier and more competitive. With this new module, integrating Global Caché’s equipment into an AMX control system is virtually seamless and can be very cost effective.”

About Global Caché, Inc.

Global Caché is dedicated to producing state-of-the-art products that enable technology in homes and businesses. Our award-winning GC-100 Network Adapter provides the means for IP-based automation and management software to access, control, and deliver services in a networked home or business to diverse and previously unconnected devices and appliances. In addition, Global Caché provides the GC-IRL™ IR Learner, winner of the prestigious CEPro Product of the Year award for IP-enabling, as well as receivers, sensors, and other connectivity products. Global Caché sells through distributors, VARs, and OEMs. For more information on Global Caché and our products and services, visit online at or call us at 541-899-4800.

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