Electrovaya Inc.
TSX : EFL

Electrovaya Inc.

July 05, 2005 07:00 ET

Electrovaya Launches Scribbler'R' SC 3000 Tablet PC

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - July 5, 2005) -

Ultimate Mobility, Superpolymer® Lithium-ion 75 Wr Battery, and Latest Intel Chipset

Electrovaya Inc. (TSX:EFL) announces the much anticipated launch of their newest super powerful, lightweight, sleek, and .75" thin Scribbler® SC 3000 Tablet PC, with ultimate mobility, superior performance and outstanding battery power! The Scribbler® 3000 has a battery run time of up to 9 hours, with Electrovaya's award winning, patented SuperPolymer® Lithium-ion 75 Wh battery, and utilizes the latest Intel® Centrino mobile technology low voltage processor running at 1.5 GHz with 2MB L2. The SC 3000 provides worldwide wireless capabilities with an Intel PRO/Wireless 2915ABG network connection (802.11a/b/g) wireless module, an integrated biometric device for fingerprint recognition, and a new Toshiba Wide Viewing Angle Display. The SC 3000 will most certainly revolutionize the education and healthcare industries, while encouraging increased Tablet PC usage in government, sales force automation, and other industry verticals.

Electrovaya has effectively incorporated the needs of mobile users who require superior performance, efficiency, power management and security with the Scribbler® 3000. These Tablets give doctors the ability to retrieve and update data during patient visits, users confidence that information is kept secure with the integrated biometric sensor, and those in sales automation the ability to maximize productivity. "The Scribbler® provides a critical workflow advantage, and increases ROI through valuable savings in time and resources" says Yves Neron, President of ID IT, a leading IT company. "We find value in having over 100 people use the Scribblers on a daily basis to collect and process orders."

"Microsoft is excited to receive support from hardware partners such as Electrovaya, who continually demonstrate a strong commitment to innovation in the Tablet PC market" says Chris Barry, Group Product Manager, Windows Client PMG, Tablet PC. "The Tablet PC is the future of mobile computing, and the SC 3000 provides this much needed mobility to the industry, as Electrovaya continues to work closely with Microsoft, Tablet PC platform provider, to ensure that the Scribblers continue to meet the needs of mobile users."

"Professors and doctors are impressed with the extraordinary run time, added security, and the convenient hybrid, light weight- form factor of our Scribblers" says Dr. Sankar Das Gupta, CEO of Electrovaya. "The SC 3000 is an excellent extension to our current Tablet PC product mix, as it allows users to experience the increased mobility, ultimate flexibility and superior Tablet PC power offered by Electrovaya."

"Intel Centrino(i) mobile technology gives users outstanding mobile performance combined with great battery life and built-in wireless capability," says Karen Regis, director of mobile marketing at Intel Corporation. "The sleek, tablet design of the Scribbler 3000 combined with Intel Centrino mobile technology is especially useful for on-the-go workers, enhancing productivity and business responsiveness to give companies a competitive advantage."

About Electrovaya:

Electrovaya is a world leader in the field of portable power solutions with its award-winning, patented Lithium Ion SuperPolymer® battery technology. Its goal is to become the leading provider of Tablet PCs and the premier supplier of portable power for aerospace and wireless sectors, in the development of alternative energy applications including UPS, stand-by power and zero-emission vehicles. The Company's shares trade on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol EFL.

For more information about Electrovaya and its products, please visit:
www.electrovaya.com

(i) Intel and Intel Centrino are trademarks or registered trademarks of Intel Corporation or its subsidiaries in the United States and other countries.


Contact Information

  • Electrovaya Inc.
    Ashley Ainsworth
    (905) 855-4610 ext. 3061
    2645 Royal Windsor Dr.
    Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
    aainsworth@electrovaya.com