Empower Technologies(TM) Extension of Warrants and New Sales Outlook

    RICHMOND, BC, Feb. 12 /CNW/ - Empower Technologies Corporation
("Empower") (TSX.V: EPT) is pleased to announce that it proposes to extend the
expiry date of its common share purchase warrants issued on February 20, 2007,
and February 27, 2007, (the "Warrants") and scheduled to expire on February
20, 2008, and February 27, 2008, for an additional nine (9) months. The
amended exercise expiry date of the Warrants will now be the close of business
on November 20, 2008 and November 27, 2008 (5:00 p.m. PST). The exercise price
for the Warrants remains at $0.90 per common share. The total number of
Warrants issued pursuant to the private placement of February 2007 was 895,000
(exclusive of agents' warrants), and no Warrants were exercised prior to the
extension of the expiry date.
    The extension of the expiry date of the Warrants is subject to the
approval of the TSX Venture Exchange.
    In other news, Empower is pleased to announce that their North American
Sales force of manufacturers representatives has been completed with the
signing of Maxima Consulting which covers all of Canada. There are now a total
of eight manufacturers representatives covering the entire North American
continent. Internationally, Empower has signed four regional resellers to
cover Mainland China and Taiwan, Korea, and India. The Company plans to add
more resellers and distributors internationally as well as expand the sales
network into Europe and South America.
    Empower President and CEO Paul Leung stated "We are especially pleased
that we have premier representatives in the embedded computer market
representing us in their territories" and added that "most of these companies
have at least 15 years of successful technical OEM (Original Equipment
Manufacturer) sales experience and are uniquely equipped for our market
    Empower is also very pleased to announce that the EDK6446 development kit
for Texas Instruments' DM644x DaVinci processors first made public on January
4 has already been shipped as of last week. EDK6446 full development kit and
SBC644x are now available online at the Company's webstore or its resellers
and distributors for immediate delivery.
    With Arrow Electronics distributing the development kits, and the
representatives penetrating their territories with the OEM computer modules,
Empower is now positioned to be the undisputed leader in the portable/mobile
industrial OEM computer market. The Company currently has sale representatives
actively negotiating a number of business deals with several globally
recognized clients.

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