Empower Technologies Inc. Introduces the PowerPlay V PDA

Empower Technologies Releases the Latest Version of LinuxDA O/S

REDMOND, WA - January 18, 2002 - Empower Technologies Inc. announced the release of "PowerPlay V", a rechargeable PDA embedded with LinuxDA O/S that has the look and feel of a Palm Vx. The advanced PDA is Empower Technologies' newest product, and is now available for purchase at www.linuxda.com. Empower Technologies also announced today the release of its latest version of LinuxDA O/S.

Manufactured by LinuxDA O/S licensees, PowerPlay V is based on the fully integrated Motorola Dragonball CPU. PowerPlay V has 2 MB Flash Upgradeable Memory, includes 8 MB DRAM, and uses the latest rechargeable battery technology - the Lithium Polymer. PowerPlay V comes with a one-year warranty, and is priced at $149.99 USD. The latest version of LinuxDA O/S includes Real Time Data-Safe Technology, 14 useful applications, and 7 entertaining games.

About Empower Technologies Inc.
Headquartered in Redmond, Washington, Empower Technologies Inc. is an innovative company that brings the power and flexibility of the Linux Operating System to the Consumer Electronics Industry and emerging Intelligent Appliance Market. Incorporated in February 2000, Empower Technologies has established several offices throughout the world, enabling the company to effectively penetrate its targeted market. Furthermore, through the development of quality partnerships and strategic alliances, Empower Technologies is positioning itself to become the industry leader for Linux-based embedded solutions. Uniting top professionals from within the computer industry, Empower Technologies is committed to being the leading provider of Linux-based embedded system technologies and solutions for consumer electronics manufacturers.

Contact Information:

Media Enquiries:
Paul Leung - President & CEO. 604-278-3100 or
[email protected]

Linux DA O/S Sales Enquiries: [email protected] or Tel 425-881-0909

More Information on Empower Technologies Inc: www.empowertechnologies.com


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