Empower Technologies Partners with Jogtek to Enter the Fastest Growing Interactive Marketing Industry



    RICHMOND, BC, Sept. 10 /CNW/ - Empower Technologies (TSX.V: EPT) is
pleased to announce their first customer Jogtek Corp of Taiwan for the yet to
be announced new Single Board Computer - SBC3530, Empower's most powerful
Single Board Computer with wireless options and features that cover a wide
range of commercial and industrial applications. Jogtek is a developer and
manufacturer of RFID products and technologies. Empower has signed a
Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Jogtek to partner and to develop
Jogtek's latest mass market RFID based Interactive Marketing System (IMS) for
the retail and hospitality industry. Under the MOU, Empower will customize and
license their latest SBC35x to Jogtek to integrate into their new line of RFID
based IMS product. Upon completion and further agreements, Empower will
license Jogtek the right to use, manufacture, and integrate the customized
version of SBC3530 and its associated software including LEOs (Linux Embedded
OS) into Jogtek's new IMS product. Empower and Jogtek expect to complete this
project by the end of this year and unit shipment to Jogtek's customers in the
first half of 2009.
    "Empower is very excited to have a strong customer and partner like
Jogtek who is breaking new ground in the retail and hospitality sales and
marketing technology. Their rich RFID and Interactive Marketing System (IMS)
product lines and technologies combined with Empower's advanced embedded
technologies are going to make great stride in their target market," said Paul
Leung, President and CEO of Empower.
    "This is an excellent opportunity for Jogtek to leapfrog ahead of our
competitors. By deploying Empower's Rapid Productization Methodology, it
shortens our product development time by months as well as realizing a huge
saving in engineering cost, time and material. For our existing installed base
and new customers in our target market, this is very good news. They don't
have to wait very long for our new line of Interactive Marketing System (IMS)
to help improve their in-store sell through and on premise real time marketing
efficiency," said Jackson Huang, President and CEO of Jogtek.





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