SOURCE: e.Digital Corporation

March 01, 2007 08:30 ET

e.Digital's eVU™ Portable Entertainment Systems Chosen by MEZZO for Flyglobespan Inflight Entertainment Services

SAN DIEGO, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- March 1, 2007 --e.Digital Corporation (OTCBB: EDIG), a leading innovator of portable inflight entertainment (IFE) systems and patented technology in the utilization of flash memory in portable devices, announced today that its eVU portable entertainment systems have been chosen by MEZZO, a U.K.-based provider of fully outsourced IFE solutions, for its services on Scotland-based airline Flyglobespan. Flyglobespan is a wholly owned subsidiary of The Globespan Group PLC established in 1974.

e.Digital's next generation studio-approved eVU portable entertainment system features a customizable passenger-friendly interface and an industry-leading 14 hours of continuous video playback from a single battery charge. eVU is available in either 7" or 8" high resolution LCD screen with 40 GB to 200 GB of rugged and reliable storage for hours and hours of movies, television shows, music, specialty programming and games. eVU is the smallest and lightest dedicated long play portable IFE product available today and integrates the latest in battery safety features through its removable "Smart" rechargeable high capacity battery pack.

MEZZO provides Flyglobespan with a fully managed IFE service, which includes the provision and management of hardware, media content, daily onboard operations, crew and customer communications and back-office support. Moreover, MEZZO provides Flyglobespan with a key point of differentiation from its competitors and new ancillary revenue generation from the onboard bar service.

Flyglobespan operates aircraft to a wide range of destinations within Europe with bases located in Edinburgh, Glasgow and London Stansted.

About e.Digital Corporation: e.Digital is a provider of secure portable Video on Demand products including its proprietary eVU™ portable entertainment system. e.Digital also owns and is pursuing the monetization of its portfolio of flash memory-related patents. For more information about e.Digital and eVU, please visit the company website at www.edigital.com.

About MEZZO: MEZZO is a full service portable IFE provider backed by Rolls-Royce PLC. MEZZO takes away the headache of deploying portable IFE solutions and makes it simpler, better and cheaper for airlines. MEZZO delivers great inflight entertainment experiences that are proven to enhance passenger journeys and bring them back for more. For more information about MEZZO and their IFE services, please visit www.mezzo.aero.

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  • CONTACT:
    e.Digital Corporation
    Robert Putnam
    (858) 304-3016 ext. 205
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    CONTACT:
    MEZZO
    Martin Cunnison
    +44 7966 757 335
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