e.Digital Announces License and Settlement Agreement With Creative Labs


SAN DIEGO, CA--(Marketwired - May 20, 2013) - e.Digital Corporation (OTCQB: EDIG), a long standing source of innovation and future-defining patented technologies, announced today that it has entered into a license and settlement agreement with Creative Labs (Creative). Under the terms of the confidential agreement, Creative obtained a license and release on the Company's Flash-R patent portfolio and paid e.Digital a one-time license fee.

e.Digital's Flash-R patent portfolio is comprised of fundamental technology related to the use of flash memory in the large and growing portable electronic products market. The Company introduced the first portable recorder with removable flash memory in 1993 and believes its patent portfolio to be essential to many consumer electronics products that utilize flash memory including cell phones, digital cameras, camcorders, PDAs and other popular devices

"We are pleased to have Creative join our family of Flash-R portfolio licensees," said Fred Falk, president and CEO of e.Digital. "Creative joins the growing list of Flash-R portfolio licensees, which includes Panasonic, Samsung, Olympus, HTC and other world recognized manufacturing companies. With the assistance of our law firm, Handal & Associates, this now brings the total number of license and settlement agreements during 2013 to five as we aggressively pursue our monetization efforts."

About e.Digital Corporation: For more than 20 years, e.Digital's ideas and inventions have impacted the evolution of consumer products. Today, e.Digital innovations, including its Flash-R™ portfolio of flash memory-related patents, are essential to many portable consumer electronic products. The Company pioneered dedicated portable in-flight entertainment systems and more than 30 airlines have made e.Digital powered products their in-flight entertainment choice. For more information about e.Digital, please visit: www.edigital.com.

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