PARIS, Sept. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- APPLE EXPO BOOTH B014 -- Myvu
Corporation (www.myvu.com), the world leader in video eyewear, added myvu
solo plus to its award-winning line of myvu personal media viewers with
support for all video Apple iPod(R) models. Available beginning in early
October, myvu solo plus will support all fifth generation models and
Apple's newly introduced iPod touch, iPod nano and iPod classic. Myvu solo
plus retails for $199.95 U.S.
"In this fast-changing consumer electronics market, we pride ourselves
on our ability to stay ahead of market changes and adjust our own product
development cycles at a moment's notice," said Kip Kokinakis, president and
CEO of Myvu. "We're proud to introduce myvu solo plus with support for
Apple's new iPod line just weeks after the new models were introduced, so
our customers can stay on top of the latest technologies as they happen."
Myvu solo plus turns any video iPod into a hands-free, private cinema,
giving "video-on-the-go" a whole new meaning. Its patented breakthrough
ergonomic design makes myvu the only video eyewear that is truly mobile,
comfortable and well-fitted. Additionally, myvu solo plus offers a new
four- hour battery built directly into the myvu pendant, so it does not
draw power from the iPod.
Myvu solo plus will include the following accessories to take any iPod
-- The smallest and lightest video eyewear available
-- Pendant for power and picture control
-- Comfortable noise cancelling in-ear earbuds
-- Low-profile design so you can see your surroundings
-- Up to 4-hour battery life supplied by ultra-lightweight rechargeable
Myvu has been widely recognized for its innovation. Most recently, myvu
won the Best of RetailVision's "Best New Technology" award and the company
was also named one of the AlwaysOn 100. Earlier this year with the debut of
myvu Made for iPod, myvu was named the "Best Wearable Display" for 2006 by
iLounge, an Innovations 2007 Design and Engineering award recipient by The
Consumer Electronics Association, and a 2007 Technology Pioneer by the
World Economic Forum.
Myvu solo plus will be available this fall through www.myvu.com, the
Apple Online store and select retail outlets.
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 private TV screen. Myvu is a privately held company based in Westwood,
Massachusetts, with venture capital financing from Atlas Venture, Essilor
International, The Hillman Company, Intel Capital and Turner Broadcasting
System, Inc. For more information, visit www.myvu.com.
* iPod is a registered trademark of Apple, Inc.
SOURCE Myvu Corporation