Fulton Innovation and AVID Technologies Expand Development of eCoupled(TM) Technology

December 11, 2008

ADA, Mich., Dec. 11 /PRNewswire/ — Fulton Innovation (Fulton), the
creator and exclusive licensor of eCoupled intelligent wireless power, today
announced that it is working with AVID Technologies, Inc. (AVID), an advanced
and innovative electronic product design services company. Fulton and AVID
will be working together, to assist companies in the development of wireless
power and charging solutions utilizing Fulton’s eCoupled technology. AVID has
been working with Fulton in the development of eCoupled wireless power
technology for over five years and is excited to be able to provide design,
development, and integration services to Fulton licensees seeking to utilize
eCoupled technology in their products.

AVID and Fulton are also working together to develop eCoupled technology
Evaluation and Development kits that will provide customers the ability to
experience the functionality and benefits of the technology first hand. These
kits will provide licensees the means to jump-start their product development
and assist them in quickly incorporating eCoupled technology into their
products. The eCoupled Evaluation Kit is currently scheduled to be available
for sale during the first quarter of 2009 with the eCoupled Development Kit to
follow shortly thereafter.

About AVID Technologies

AVID Technologies, located in Twinsburg, Ohio, has been providing
electronic design services to OEMs since 1985. AVID services the consumer,
automotive, industrial, commercial, medical, and military markets with
advanced engineering and innovative product development. With over 50
employees, AVID’s offerings include product definition, hardware design,
software development, PCB layout, mechanical design, test systems, and
manufacturing support with full turnkey product development or specific area

AVID Technologies’ web site can be reviewed at AVID-TECH.com. Inquiries
may be made at 330.487.0770.

About Fulton Innovation and eCoupled Technology

A subsidiary of Amway Corporation, Fulton Innovation is dedicated to
commercializing new and innovative technologies that improve the way we live,
work, and play. Fulton is working with a wide range of industry-leading
companies to integrate eCoupled technology into infrastructure and electronic
devices to enable consumers to live a truly wireless life.

The engineers behind eCoupled have been developing, advancing, and
perfecting the technology for over 10 years. eCoupled technology has been
incorporated into Amway’s eSpring(TM) water purification devices for seven
years, with over 1.5 million devices sold in over 36 countries worldwide to

Amway employs more than 13,000 people worldwide, including over 450
engineers and scientists. Amway has sales of more than $7 billion annually.
It is headquartered in Ada, Michigan and has operations in more than 80
countries and territories worldwide.

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