Luminex Announces DVD-R Data Archiving and Publishing Solutions for UNIX Servers

Riverside, CA - April 10, 2000 ‚ Luminex Software, Inc. today announced support for DVD-R technology in its complete line of award-winning CD and DVD based archiving, publishing, and distribution solutions. The Luminex solutions are UNIX server based and include library, duplication, and stand-alone drive products.

"DVD-R technology provides true write-once, high capacity media, while also providing a standard, portable media," according to Brian Hawley, President of Luminex. "DVD-R is a perfect fit for our customers of data archiving and distribution products."

The Luminex NET-DVD-R is based on a stand-alone DVD-R drive and includes a hard disk buffer for DVD image creation, the Luminex Fire Series management software, and HOTfolders automation software which won the Editor's Choice Award from EMedia Magazine in April 2000. The NET-DVD-R is shipping and available today.

The DVD-Powered library product line, and Power-Press duplication and distribution product line will be generally available with DVD-R support during this second quarter of 2000.

Luminex is an industry leader in developing and marketing removable media storage solutions. Luminex develops server based archiving, networking, and data distribution solutions focused on leveraging CD, DVD, and other random-access removable media technologies. The Luminex Fire Series software has a worldwide installed base including several of the world's largest Internet-enabled, multi-terabyte CD-ROM databases. Luminex is located in Riverside, CA and can be contacted by phone at 951-781-4100, by email at info@luminex.com or on the internet at http://www.luminex.com.

Luminex Software, Inc.
6840 Indiana Avenue, Suite 130
Riverside, CA 92506

Press Contact: Arthur R. Tolsma

Tel: 1-951-781-4100
Tel: 1-888-LUMINEX
Fax: 1-951-781-4105

Internet: http://www.luminex.com
Email: atolsma@luminex.com