Newport Digital Technologies Inc. On Target to Distribute ViewSonic LiteBird NetBook(R) to Major Retailers Nationwide
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., June 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — International Food Products Group, Inc. (BULLETIN BOARD: IFDG) Chairman/CEO Mr. Richard Damion today announced that company’s wholly owned subsidiary, Newport Digital Technologies (NDT), through its exclusive agreements with the Institute for Information Industry (III), one of the worlds leading technology institutes, is expected to distribute the newly launched, fully functional, low cost, ViewSonic LiteBird NetBook(R) through retail and club stores nationwide in the next several months. NDT has set a target of 600,000 units that are expected to retail at low price of between $299USD and $349USD.
Mr. Damion commented, “In today’s economic climate, the ViewSonic LiteBird NetBook(R) offers the consumer a fully loaded high quality laptop at a very affordable price. I believe that our LiteBird NetBook will be the most competitive technology to hit the market and that demand will be high, particularly among parents with school aged children. Our ongoing negotiations with one of the world’s largest retail stores have been extremely positive and we expect to see our unit in stores within the coming months.”
Features of the low cost ViewSonic LiteBird NetBook(R) include: -- Fast, low power consumption 1GHz Via C7-M Processor -- 512MB DDR2 RAM -- 2GB Solid-State Storage Device (SSD) for increased reliability and reduced susceptibility to shock damage. -- Brilliant and sharp 800 X 480 high resolution 7 inch display. -- Built-In web camera for photos, videos and video conferencing. -- Four-cell battery delivering up to 4.5 hours of operation. -- Wireless 802.11b/g WLAN allowing students to access the internet and communicate via email, IM, chat, and VoIP. -- Two USB 2.0 ports and One SD slot allows for flexibility with peripheral plug-in features such as additional storage, DVD/CD drives, full size keyboard and mouse. -- RJ-45 Ethernet port to support fast CAT-5e 10/100 connection to any network. -- RJ-11 Modem port to support dial-up capabilities at up to 56Kbps. -- VGA output to support a desktop monitor or projector. -- Full scroll/touch pad and mouse buttons for easy navigation. -- Headphone output, microphone input and integrated stereo speakers. -- Kensington Lock for securing the notebook in public areas. -- Open Office.org 2.3 MS Word, MS Excel and MS PowerPoint compatible software. -- Educational software package includes Typing, Tux Math, Dictionary, eBook and Painting. -- Fully loaded with video codecs including MPEG2, MP3, H.264 to support most multimedia requirements. -- Super lightweight at only 2.4 lbs.
About Newport Digital Technologies Inc.: NDT is a wholly owned subsidiary of IFPG. NDT will focus on the distribution of III’s low-cost notebook in the America’s and South Pacific which is expected to generate up to US$75 Million in revenues in 2008/09, as well as III’s WiMAX base stations in the South Pacific with over 200 deployments planned during the same period. III will continue to provide NDT with technical support, along with marketing and sales resources for this expansion.
About International Food Products Group, Inc.: IFPG is a public company trading on the OTCBB with the ticker symbol “IFDG”. The Corporate Offices are at 620 Newport Center Drive, Newport Beach, CA, 92660. http://www.goldenchoice.com/. The company is in the process of changing its corporate name. Its corporate identity, logos, and website will be updated shortly.
About III: III is one of the world’s leading information technology institutes and was established in 1979 — jointly sponsored by the Taiwan government and prominent enterprises for the purpose of strengthening the development of the information industry in Taiwan.
Since its inception, III has been a source of vision, innovation, technological excellence and a major contributor to Taiwan’s development into a significant player in the global ICT arena. III has helped promote full utilization of ICT technologies thereby advancing the establishment of a modern information society in Taiwan. III plays a pivotal role in Taiwan’s Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Industry and is the largest system integration organization in Taiwan.
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CONTACT: Lydia Kluft of International Food Products Group, Inc.,+1-818-383-4552