SOURCE: e.Digital Corporation
September 17, 2007 07:45 ET
Malaysia Airlines Successfully Launches e.Digital's Portable 8" eVU™ IFE System and Services
SAN DIEGO, CA--(Marketwire - September 17, 2007) - e.Digital Corporation (OTCBB: EDIG), a
leading innovator of dedicated portable inflight entertainment (IFE)
systems and patented flash memory-related technology, announced today that
Malaysia Airlines has successfully launched e.Digital's proprietary 8"
portable eVU™ entertainment system and services. Malaysia Airlines is
providing eVUs to First Class and Business Class passengers on several of
its regional, semi-long haul A330 aircraft on North and South Asia routes.
Malaysia Airlines, the national carrier of Malaysia, is recognized as one
of Asia's largest, flying more than 48,000 passengers to some 100
destinations across 6 continents every day. It has established itself as an
award-winning airline, having received more than 100 awards in the last 10
e.Digital's enhanced studio-approved eVU portable entertainment system
features a multi-language customizable passenger-friendly interface and an
industry-leading 20+ 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 many 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.
"We are pleased with e.Digital and eVU's performance," said Malaysia
Airlines Commercial Director, Rashid Khan. "e.Digital's eVU system
complements our award-winning cabin service to make flying with Malaysia
Airlines an enjoyable experience."
"We provided Malaysia Airlines a customized passenger interface to maintain
fleet-wide IFE consistency," commented Will Blakeley, president of
e.Digital. "We also opened a technical support office in Kuala Lumpur to
service Malaysia Airlines and our growing IFE business in Asia. We
appreciate the opportunity to support Malaysia Airlines' portable IFE
e.Digital is showcasing its enhanced eVU mobile entertainment system and
services in Booth #1200 at the 28th Annual World Airline Entertainment
Association (WAEA) Exhibit and Conference being held this week in Toronto.
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.
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