|Global ePoint/AirWorks Receives FAA/JAA Certification for Fire Detection and Suppression Kits
|Completes Initial Order with Autronics for Implementation into Air One of Italy
CITY OF INDUSTRY, Calif. — July 27, 2004 — Global ePoint, Inc. (Nasdaq: GEPT), today announced its AirWorks division has received FAA and European JAA (Joint Aviation Authorities) certification for Fire Detection and Fire Suppression kits and will immediately begin delivering kits to Air One airlines of Italy. The initial $257,400 order was placed through Autronics and is for 19 aircraft to be followed with a reorder for six additional aircraft.
|About Global ePoint’s AirWorks Division
The AirWorks division’s primary communications and security products include cockpit door surveillance systems (CDSS), a digital electronic "flight bag" of all flight and on-board manuals and records for pilots, and a Laptop Computer Power System for passengers and flight crews. AirWorks customers include airline OEMs including AT&T Aviation, BAE Systems, Inflight Phone, L3 Communications, and Rockwell Collins; all major U.S. airlines; and all major international carriers, including ATA, Air China, Bombardier, Finnair, Varig, KLM, Lufthansa, and Cathay Pacific. AirWorks holds more than 40 supplemental type certificates (STC) certifying AirWorks as a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)–approved manufacturer and installer for a range of interior equipment and systems for a variety of commercial aircraft flying worldwide.
|About Global ePoint, Inc.
Global ePoint is a provider of computers, computing solutions, and digital video, audio and data transmission and recording products. The Company operates through two divisions: contract manufacturing and digital video technology. The contract manufacturing division manufactures customized computing systems for industrial, business, and consumer markets; with the capability for specialized, custom–manufacture of other electronic products and systems. The digital technology division designs and markets digital video surveillance systems for law enforcement, military, and homeland security markets. Global’s growth strategy includes developing new compression technologies and next–generation secure network digital video systems and servers for a wide range of new markets and applications. For more information go to www.globalepoint.com.
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