7/2/2003 - e.Digital Corporation (OTC: EDIG) announced the on-time fulfillment of its design and development project for Softeq Development Corp. announced earlier this year. The project, commissioned by Hewlett-Packard through Softeq, required a custom designed MP3-based wireless headset.
The headsetís mechanical, hardware, software and firmware designs were all developed by e.Digital and use e.Digitalís patented MicroOSTM Operating System. The headset incorporates embedded flash memory containing prerecorded audio files that will interact with strategically placed transmitters.
The major OEM customer for these wireless headsets will be named later this year.
"This delivery completes our first project with Softeq and represents over $1.2 million in orders and development," stated Fred Falk, president and CEO of e.Digital. "Working with Softeq and Hewlett-Packard has been a great experience and we look forward to possible product extensions and follow-on orders as well as new project opportunities with them."
"We challenged e.Digital to leverage their portable design capabilities and provide our customer with a product that could benefit millions of users," said Christopher Howard, President of Softeq. "This product required stringent technical as well as functional specifications, all of which e.Digital met or exceeded."
"This has been a very exciting project for e.Digital," noted Atul Anandpura, e.Digitalís vice president of research and development. "We have been able to showcase a wide range of our design capabilities, our patented technologies and innovation in a single product."
e.Digital Corporation specializes in technology innovation and applications integration through engineering partnerships with leading original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) designing, licensing, branding, and manufacturing digital audio, video and wireless products and technology platforms. The Company also sells its Odyssey 1000TM digital jukebox through selected e-tail and retail outlets. Applications for e.Digital's technology include delivery and management of open and secure digital media with a focus on music, voice, wireless and video players/recorders, automotive infotainment and telematics systems, portable digital music players and voice recorders; desktop, laptop, and handheld computers; PC peripherals; cellular phone peripherals; e-books; video games; digital cameras; and digital video recorders. Engineering services range from the licensing of e.Digital's patented MicroOSTM file management system to custom software and hardware development, industrial design, and manufacturing services. For more information on the company, please visit www.edigital.com. To shop at the e.Digital online store, please visit www.edigital-store.com.
About Softeq Ė Softeq is a privately held corporation specializing in system integration, project management, and product development for Fortune 1000 companies worldwide. For more information on the company, please visit www.softeq.com.
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