SOURCE: e.Digital Corporation

February 27, 2007 08:30 ET

e.Digital's eVU™ Portable Entertainment Systems Selected by Mezzo for Jet2.com Inflight Entertainment Services

SAN DIEGO, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- February 27, 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 selected by MEZZO, a U.K.-based provider of fully outsourced IFE solutions, for its services on U.K.-based airline Jet2.com. Jet2.com is a wholly owned subsidiary of Dart Group PLC, an aviation services and distribution group specializing in the operation of cargo and passenger aircraft throughout Europe. eVU and MEZZO's IFE services are currently being utilized by Jet2.com.

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 Jet2.com 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 Jet2.com with a key point of differentiation from its competitors and new ancillary revenue generation from the onboard bar service.

Jet2.com is based at Leeds Bradford Airport and has additional bases at Manchester, Belfast, Blackpool, Edinburgh and Newcastle. It flies to 38 popular holiday destinations across Europe including Ibiza, Malaga and Amsterdam.

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