New line features quad-core RAID 5 laptop, and two new rugged high-performance laptops for military use
1 Beyond(TM), Inc., a leading provider of digital video editing and
compositing systems, today announced that it will unveil a new line of
high performance laptops at NAB 2008 (Las Vegas Convention center,
April 14th to 17th) at the 1 Beyond booth (SL12509). 1 Beyond will
introduce the industry’s first laptop featuring Intel quad-core desktop
processors with RAID 5 protection, optimized for HD video and graphics
production, as well as two new rugged laptops designed to meet the
extreme demands of in-field military personnel, public safety personnel
and traveling professionals.

1 Beyond GoFlex317(TM) HD with Quad-core processor and RAID 5 protection

Available now for $6,595, for a fully featured system, the 1 Beyond
GoFlex317(TM) HD with Quad-core Intel processors is ideal for broadcasters
and post-production crews working remotely with the latest HD formats
who need the horsepower of a desktop system, but the agility and
portability of a laptop solution, and also cannot afford to lose data.

Since RAID 5 requires a hardware controller and a minimum of 3 drives,
this configuration has previously been unavailable in a laptop.
Available with Intel Core 2 Quad processor with up to 2.66Ghz with
1066FSB, the latest NVIDIA GeForce 8800M GTX PCI-Express video card
with 512MB and up to 960 GB of high-performance storage on 3 drives,
the 1 Beyond GoFlex317 HD is superior in capabilities to most desktop
workstations. It is available with a choice of software including Adobe
Creative Suite 3, Grass Valley Edius, and Avid Media Composer and more.

1 Beyond RL 5215 and RL 4212 Rugged Line(TM) Laptops

1 Beyond will also introduce two new high-performance rugged laptops
designed to offer reliable performance for demanding in-field military
environments, public safety personnel and traveling professionals. Both
the 1 Beyond RL 5215 and RL 4212 Rugged Line(TM) laptops meet the MIL-STD
810F standards from the Department of Defense for products that operate
in extreme temperatures, moisture and altitude, to name a few. Unlike
other ruggedized laptops available on the market today, the 1 Beyond
Rugged Laptops do not compromise performance and usability for rugged
durability and security, including TPM and optional encrypted disks.

Drop resistant thanks to a magnesium alloy case that is 20 times
stronger than traditional plastic, as well as vibration and spill
resistant, the 1 Beyond RL 5215 Rugged Line laptop is powered by an
Intel Core Duo 2.4 GHz processor and is available with up to 4GB of RAM
and a 160 GB hard disk drive. Solid-state drives are also available for
boosting hard drive speed and reliability. Ideal for “road warriors” in
commercial and military environments, the new laptop also features a
15.4 inch screen, a full size keyboard, wireless Ethernet, DVD player,
pre-installed software including Windows XP professional and the option
to add Adobe Creative Suite 3, Grass Valley Edius, or Avid Media

For the harshest environments, such as on the battlefield and to go
literally anywhere, the fully-rugged 1 Beyond RL 4212 Rugged Line
laptop combines rugged durability features with ergonomic design. This
laptop meets MIL-STD 810F as well as IP54 for water and dust resistance
and has an enhanced outdoor viewable touch screen display, integrated
GPS, numerous wireless options, and unique security functions including
fingerprint scanner and SmartCard. It is powered by a Core 2 Duo
processor, up to 4 GB of RAM and an 80 or 120 GB shock-mounted, heated
hard drive. With a 12.1 inch screen and full size keyboard, weighing
6.8 Lbs the 1 Beyond RL 4212 laptop is the thinnest and lightest laptop
of its class.

About 1 Beyond

Founded in 1996, 1 Beyond, Inc. is a leading manufacturer of
professional PC-based video editing, compositing and storage systems at
a fraction of the cost of traditional high-end systems. This value
leadership is due to constant technical innovation, including 11 years
of industry firsts. 1 Beyond delivers turnkey video end-to-end
solutions that provide customers with the highest performance and
quality digital workflow in all video formats including both compressed
and uncompressed HD. The company offers a wide range of systems
including award-winning laptops, desktops, mobiles and Storage Area
Networks used in all phases of editing and compositing. All 1 Beyond
systems are designed with true open architecture and built on world
standards. This ensures the customer a continued upgrade path and
hence, the longest period for ROI and non-obsolescence. For more
information, visit www.1beyond.com  or call 877-One-Beyond.

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