EMTEC Unveils GEM (Game * Entertainment * Multimedia) Box at CES 2016 with PC Library and GameFly Streaming

Powerful $99 microconsole provides instant streaming access to both
AAA and casual video games alongside movies, TV, music, apps and more,
coming 2016

PARIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Today at CES 2016, EMTEC announced that the Gaming-Entertainment-Multimedia
(GEM) Box
microconsole will be available for purchase in 2016 for
$99, including a high-quality Bluetooth gamepad. The EMTEC GEM Box will
offer seamless access to a broad range of casual and core video games as
well as movies, television and music at an affordable cost. An
all-in-one home entertainment solution with minimal setup hassle, it’s
ideal for families, letting everyone enjoy some of the best of modern
games without the high cost of a console.

The EMTEC GEM Box will be on display during CES 2016 at the EMTEC
booth: South Hall 3, #31867

“Streaming TV, movies and music is already second nature, and we’re now
ushering in the game streaming revolution,” said Nathalie Lamri,
Marketing Director at EMTEC. “With modern hardware backed by a robust
network, EMTEC GEM Box will offer a premium cloud gaming
experience, delivering huge franchises and top titles directly to a
player’s screen in full HD.”

The EMTEC GEM Box offers a wealth of gaming and multimedia
options including the new GameFly Streaming service, Google Play and PC
streaming, all packed into a tiny, affordable device, turning the TV
into a true gaming hub and giving players instant access to hundreds of
console-quality video games without having to make a huge investment.
The EMTEC GEM Box brings games straight from the cloud to the
living room to provide a huge variety of high definition gaming – from
kid-friendly casual games to core AAA fare – without the cost or
complexity of a standard console. This includes award-winning titles
from publishers such as Ubisoft, Bandai Namco, Capcom, Codemasters and
Warner Bros. Interactive. Using PC Link, players can use EMTEC GEM Box
as a hub to stream their entire catalog of games from PC to a TV.

The EMTEC GEM Box includes both the Android-based microconsole as
well as a premium Bluetooth wireless controller, delivering the control
that gamers demand right out of the package. The EMTEC GEM Box
supports up to four controllers for multiplayer action. A gyroscopic
remote control will also be available separately. The microconsole’s
user interface has been built from the ground up to streamline control,
including an intuitive keyboard for web browsing and text input via
gamepad.

Beyond gaming, the EMTEC GEM Box grants access to millions of
Android apps, media services such as Netflix, Hulu, Pandora and Spotify,
and also includes several entertainment apps pre-installed, including
Twitch and YouTube. Consumers can also rent and download music,
television and movies directly from the Google Play store, or enjoy
their own multimedia library and entertainment content via USB
connection or microSD port. Powered by Gigabyte Technology’s
award-winning motherboards and graphic chipset configurations, buyers
can be confident of the EMTEC GEM Box’s quality construction,
performance and durability.

More information about the EMTEC GEM Box is available on the
official website:
http://www.emtec-gembox.com/

The EMTEC GEM Box will be on display and available for press
demonstrations during CES 2016 at the EMTEC booth: South Hall 3,
#31867

About EMTEC

Distributed in over 50 countries, EMTEC prides itself on a 70 year
history of reliable, easy-to-use products whose creative and elegant
designs appeal to the consumer as much as their technical performances.
EMTEC products incorporate the most recent innovations: ingenious
storage solutions, connected entertainment devices (audio, gaming,
movies), and mobile accessories to let the user take advantage of modern
technology and enjoy their digital life with simplicity. In 2016, EMTEC
is determined to become the brains of tomorrow’s smart home with
streaming video, connected audio and a personal cloud that seamlessly
sync for an intuitive, consumer-friendly solution.

Learn more at http://www.emtec-international.com/en-us/homepage.

Contacts

EMTEC
Nathalie Lamri
Marketing & Communication Director
0826
460 450 x2125
n.lamri@emtec-international.com
or
fortyseven
communications
Rich Jones
(253) 222-3343
emtec@fortyseven.com