Data Evolution Corporation

Data Evolution Corporation

April 26, 2007 08:00 ET

Data Evolution's First Ultra-Mobile PC Launched in North America

Cathena® CX Adds UMPC Capabilities to DEC's Growing Mobile Portfolio

NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA--(CCNMatthews - April 26, 2007) - Data Evolution Holdings, Inc.'s (PINK SHEETS:DTEV) wholly-owned subsidiary, Data Evolution Corporation (DEC), a leader in mobile computing solutions, today introduced DEC's first ultra-mobile PC (UMPC) to the North American market, the Cathena® CX.

The aggressively priced Cathena CX is the ideal solution for enterprises, education laptop programs, and individuals needing a full-featured, touch-screen tablet PC in a compact, convertible form factor.

"The Cathena CX continues the expansion of DEC's lineup of unique mobile and thin client computing products," said Robert Sowah, DEC's Chief Executive Officer. "This device demonstrates our commitment to our customers, partners and shareholders to constantly strive to bring leading edge technology to the market."

The Cathena CX, powered by an AMD Geode LX800 processor and pre-loaded with Microsoft Windows XP, is an ultra portable, convertible notebook that weighs approximately two pounds, features 802.11 b/g, Bluetooth® 2.0, 7" TFT touch-screen LCD with 800x480 resolution, and a near full size QWERTY USA keyboard.

Other hardware specifications are:

AMD Geode LX 800


Hard Drive:

LCD Display:
7" LCD Touch Screen 800 x 480 TFT LCD (max. 1024x768)

Lithium Polymer Battery (5 Hours)
100-240V / 50-60 Hz AC Adapter

Wireless Connectivity:
Built-in 802.11b/g
Bluetooth 2.0+ with EDR

Input Devices:
Passive Matrix Touchscreen
77 key QWERTY Keypad (USA)
Touch Pad
5-way Directional Joystick

Peripheral Ports:
2.0 USB Port (2)
Memory Card Reader (SD/MMC/Memory Stick/CF)
RJ-45 Ethernet Port
Video-Out (max. 1600x1200)

Microphone (Audio In)
Headphone (Audio Out)
Built-in Speakers
Volume and Balance Controls

Sound Card:
Realteck AC '97 Audio (AC '97 conformity)

8.6 x 6.4 x 1 (218 x 163 x 25.4-mm)

Approximately 2.2 Lbs. (990g)

Presently Supported Operating Systems:
Microsoft Windows XP Home, Professional and XPe

The DEC Cathena CX is available for North American delivery. Current manufacturer's suggested retail price from USD$799.00.

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This release includes forward-looking statements made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 that involve risks and uncertainties including, but not limited to, the impact of competitive products, the ability to meet customer demand, the ability to manage growth, acquisitions of technology, equipment, or human resources, the effect of economic and business conditions, and the ability to attract and retain skilled personnel. The Company is not obligated to revise or update any forward-looking statements in order to reflect events or circumstances that may arise after the date of this release.

(i) All specifications subject to change without notice.

About Data Evolution

DEC is a provider of unique mobile and thin-client solutions, including the Clio® NXT™, the world's only full-sized, Windows CE, convertible notebook, the Cathena® family of user-friendly notebook computers, including the Cathena CX convertible UMPC, and the decTOP™, the world renowned mini desktop PC.

Contact Information

  • Data Evolution Corporation (United States)
    650 Poydras Street, Suite 1467
    New Orleans, Louisiana 70130
    504-342-4279 (FAX)
    Data Evolution Corporation (Canada)
    Robert J. Sowah
    Chief Executive Officer
    613-233-7410 (FAX)