Alitalia Selects digEplayer
For Portable In-flight Entertainment Solution
SPRINGVILLE, Utah - March 26, 2006 - DigEcor™ announced today that Alitalia has chosen the digEplayer® for their in-flight entertainment (IFE) system.
The digEplayer® is the winner of the IFE (In-flight Entertainment) 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 excited about the opportunity to work with Alitalia," said Greg Beeston, president of digEcor. "Thanks to the cutting edge design, intuitive navigation and top of the line entertainment choices, the digEplayer will satisfy the demands of the most selective and savvy passengers. The digEplayer makes flying go by fast and we can guarantee that your passengers will be not be bored."
Over 26 airlines have chosen the digEplayer, added Beeston. More airlines will announce their selection of the digEplayer soon.
Each digEplayer is about the same weight and size of a typical portable DVD player. Units contain a 40 gigabyte or larger hard drive and utilize the latest technology.
About digEcor & Wencor
DigEcor™ will unveil the new digEplayer XT™, a product that will raise the bar in the In-flight Entertainment world at the Interiors Show in Hamburg, Germany, April 4, 5, and 6th. DigEcor is leading the industry with cutting edge technology and new designs. digEcor is based in Springville, UT, with offices in Seattle, Atlanta, Miami, Amsterdam, Shangai, Singapore, and Toulouse, France. Visit digEcor online at www.digecor.com or call us at 801-489-2120.
The Alitalia Group has revenues of about 5,000 million euros and carries 22 million passengers a year, thanks to a young and efficient fleet of around 180 aircraft and the commitment of more than 22,000 employees in Italy and abroad.
Attention to the customer, which is at the centre of Alitalia's strategy, inspired the company's entrance into SkyTeam in 2001, one of the largest international alliances, that placed the company on a par with other prestigious companies such as Air France, Delta Air Lines, AeroMexico, Korean and CSA.
More than 8,000 flights a day to 512 destinations in 114 countries - these are the salient figures of the great SkyTeam challenge that renews itself every day on the wings of Alitalia by offering millions of passengers throughout the world a unique, instantly recognizable travel experience based on quality and attention to detail.
Contact: Bob Carey
Tel: (801) 489-2127
Fax: (801) 489-2199