Kenya Airways Chooses digEplayer® for Portable In-flight Entertainment Solution
SPRINGVILLE, Utah - January 31, 2006 - DigEcor™ announced today that Kenya Airways has chosen the digEplayer, in-flight entertainment (IFE) product for their system of entertainment.
The digEplayer is the winner of the IFE Product of the year Award and the world's first self-contained, portable video on demand (VOD) entertainment unit preprogrammed with movies, television shows, cartoons, videos, music, as well as airline destination information, promotions and advertising.
"We are delighted that Kenya Airlines has chosen the digEplayer," said Greg Beeston, President of digEcor. "The cutting edge design, ease of use and wide variety of entertainment choices on the digEplayer will make passenger flying experience better than ever."
Kenya Airlines becomes the 23rd airline to choose the digEplayer. Mr. Beeston stated that several more airlines will announce their selection of the digEplayer soon.
"We are delighted that Amtrak has chosen the digEplayer," said Brent Wood, CEO of digEcor™. "The system has changed the face of the portable entertainment industry and enhanced passenger experience across the world."
The digEplayer is about the same size and weight as a typical portable DVD player. Units contain a 40-gigabyte hard drive and utilize the latest technology.
About digEcor & Wencor
Wencor has been involved in the aviation business for over 55 years. With the acquisition of APS, the firm entered into the IFE market, developing cutting edge technology and new designs. In October 2005, APS changed its name to digEcor and moved corporate headquarters from the state of Washington to Utah. Wencor is based in Springville, UT, with offices in Chicago, Atlanta, Miami, London, Amsterdam, Singapore, and China. For more information about digEplayer, visit www.digecor.com.
About Kenya Airways - Pride of Africa
Kenya Airways is the leading regional carrier to Africa operating from its JKIA hub in Nairobi, Kenya. Established in 1977, Kenya Airways underwent a commercialization and privatization process in 1996, attracting a strategic partnership with KLM Royal Dutch Airlines to become Africa's first privately privatised flag carrier.
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