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Myvu Corporation Partners With Ultimate Ears
Nov 20, 2007 (10:11 AM EST)
WESTWOOD, Mass., Nov. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Myvu Corporation, creators of the revolutionary myvu personal media viewers, today announced a partnership with Ultimate Ears, the leading manufacturer of custom in-ear-monitors to 80% of the world's top professional musicians and sound engineers. The partnership offers myvu users the same best-in-breed portable media viewing experience enhanced with Ultimate Ear's earphones for the entire myvu product line, including the new myvu solo plus and universal editions.
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"Audio quality is a major component of the entire myvu experience and a high quality earphone is critical," said Kip Kokinakis, president and CEO of Myvu Corp. "By partnering with Ultimate Ears, we offer users the industry's finest on-the-go viewing experience."
"We're excited to join forces with Myvu and integrate our audio signature into its award-winning product line," said Mindy Harvey, president and co- founder of Ultimate Ears. "Myvu has a fantastic new technology that deserves a sound quality to match its video. This unique combination will give myvu customers an unparalleled experience that encompasses comfort, quality and of course, entertainment."
Myvu is the smallest, lightest eyewear display available and offers users a viewing experience that is comparable to a large TV screen from six feet away. With Ultimate Ears' technology, users can enjoy greater comfort and sound quality while using myvu. The recently introduced myvu solo plus works with all Apple(R) video iPod models. The universal edition is compatible with select mobile phones, portable DVD players, 5th generation video iPods and select other portable media players. Myvu is available to consumers in retail stores nationwide, through the Apple Online store and other leading online retailers, as well as at http://www.myvu.com .
About Ultimate Ears
Ultimate Ears is the leading supplier of in-ear-monitors for professional musicians and an emerging provider of premium earpieces for the consumer market. Founded in 1995, the firm supplies custom-molded earphones costing up to $1,250 per pair to a who's who of performers in all musical genres. The company also offers custom-molded consumer earphones, as well as off-the-shelf super.fi products for the high-quality universal-fit market. For more information, visit http://www.ultimateears.com .
About Myvu Corporation
Myvu Corporation is the worldwide leader in designing and manufacturing innovative video eyewear for mobile entertainment. The company's myvu line of personal media viewers has received widespread industry recognition for its breakthroughs in ergonomics, features and functionality. These accolades include RetailVision's "Best New Technology" award, iLounge's "Best Wearable Display" designation and the Consumer Electronics Association's Innovations 2007 Design and Engineering award. Myvu transforms portable media players, including all Apple video iPod models, into a private TV screen. Myvu is a privately held company based in Westwood, Massachusetts, with venture capital financing from Atlas Venture, The Hillman Company, Intel Capital, Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. and Essilor International. For more information, visit http://www.myvu.com .
CONTACT: Beth Monaghan of InkHouse for Myvu Corporation, +1-781-916-9090, email@example.com. 801, ; or Rebecca Macquarrie of Myvu Corporation,+1-781-326-8111, ext. 156,
Web site: http://www.myvu.com/ http://www.ultimateears.com/