Autonomic Controls and S1Digital have announced the release of the Mirage Media Server. This device combines traditional media server functionality with Internet "cloud technology" that provides users with global access to their content and streaming media services.
The Autonomic Mirage Media Server by S1Digital stores its content on a private, secure digital locker on the Internet. This enables the device to automatically synchronize multiple units in remote locations, as well as provide customers with access to their media on virtually any portable or web enabled device. The server also maintains a local copy of media for reliable, local playback. Content can be uploaded from anywhere and instant access is available with mobile devices (iPhone, iPad, Google Android, Windows Mobile), consumer devices (Nintendo, Wii, Sony Playstation, TiVo), or though home control systems such as Crestron, AMX and RTI.
The Autonomic Mirage Media Server by S1Digital supports up to five independent audio outputs, including a 5.1 digital output, for playback of different audio streams when connected to a multi-zone audio amplifier. It supports iTunes, Windows Media, FLAC, WAV and other popular audio formats. Software is available for Macs and PCs to automatically keep customers iTunes and Media Player libraries synchronized with the server and their online storage locker.
In addition to Internet based media storage, The Mirage Media Server can stream content from a number of online sources, such as Sirius/XM, Pandora Radio, and streaming Internet radio stations. More services, like LastFM and Spotify are planned in future firmware upgrades.
Designed specifically for custom installers, the Mirage Media Server offers features such as prebuilt two-way control modules for Crestron, AMX, URC, and RTI. Pre-built touchpanel templates for various panel sizes make integration fast, easy and profitable. The browser based configuration utility allows installers to configure the device, update firmware, monitor diagnostic information and create content schedules from a remote location.
The Mirage Media Server is available now with an MSRP of $3995.