As a Squeezebox owner, and potential Transporter owner, I pray that Logitech does not marginalize the Slimdevices product line. I love my Squeezebox, and am looking into a Transporter.
Slim Devices : Press Information : Logitech Acquires Slim Devices Logitech Acquires Slim Devices, Pioneer In Network-Based Music Systems Developers of award-winning Squeezebox join Logitech to deliver promise of digital home to music lovers FREMONT, Calif. Oct. 18, 2006 and ROMANEL-SUR-MORGES, Switzerland, Oct. 19, 2006—Logitech International (SWX: LOGN) (Nasdaq: LOGI) today announced that it has acquired Slim Devices, Inc., a pioneer in the development of music systems that take advantage of a home network. Products from Slim Devices, such as the acclaimed Squeezebox™ and the recently announced Transporter™, enable people to enjoy high-quality digital music, in multiple rooms of the home, regardless of whether the music is streaming directly from the Internet, or from a PC, Mac, or storage device on the network. Logitech purchased the privately held Slim Devices of Mountain View, Calif. for $20 million in cash plus a possible performance-based payment, tied to reaching certain future revenue targets.