Empower Technologies Unveils The Osaka Project at CES 2005 in Las Vegas
Richmond, British Columbia – January 4, 2005 - Empower Technologies (“Empower”), an industry leader in Linux-based embedded solutions, announced the debut of The Osaka Project today at the Unveiled event at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. With CD, DVD and MP3 and clock radio capabilities, the Osaka Project is a compact, all-digital audio system. Supporting a wide range of sound functions, it integrates all the elements of personal and home audio, in addition to a PDA with QVGA display.
Powered by LinuxDA Embedded Operating System (LEOs) for Texas Instruments’ OMAP5910 processor, The Osaka Project increases digital audio decoding standards. In sleek and cutting-edge form, LEOs for OMAP5910 initiates a new level of performance expectations for intelligent devices with increased headroom for applications and expansion capabilities for other functions such as EQ processing and audio dynamics processing. The Osaka Project fulfills the needs and demands of the cutting edge consumer.
“We are very excited about the possibilities The Osaka Project brings to Empower Technologies,” said Paul Leung, chairman and CEO of Empower Technologies. “Intelligent audio is a necessary development for the actualization of the digital living room. As the next generation of audio, the innovations expressed by The Osaka Project bring a progressive, unparalleled level of functionality and sound performance to the digital living room.”
The Osaka Project features:
Taken together, rich, immersive sound booms from a sleek, compact device, affordably priced for a wide consumer base. iPod ready, The Osaka Project is an innovative and powerful personal listening and lifestyle experience that combines unprecedented sound quality with unprecedented reliability. Representing the next generation of intelligent electronics, the performance of The Osaka Project contributes to the actualization of the digital living room.
Pricing and Availability:
The Osaka Project is expected to be widely available this December for MSRP $499 USD.
For more information regarding pricing and product availability, please visit the Empower Technologies (www.empowertechnologies.com) website.
About Empower Technologies
Founded in 2000, Empower Technologies is a provider of Linux-based embedded system technologies and solutions for the consumer electronics industry and the intelligent appliance market.
Empower is an innovative company that introduced to the world Linux DA O/S, the first and only complete Palm® Handheld compatible Linux Operating System scaled down for the Motorola
Empower’s brands are “LinuxDA” (www.linuxda.com) a Linux-based embedded operating system and “PowerPlay” (www.powerplaydevices.com) smart consumer electronics.
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