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 years.

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 requirements."

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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