Iofy Corporation Exhibiting Next Generation Audiobook Player at the American Library Association (ALA) 2008 Midwinter Meeting in Philadelphia

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iofy corporation announces a new media player designed for audiobooks at the American Library Association 2008 Midwinter Meeting in Philadelphia between January 11 to 14. The new iofy Player is the Company's next generation spoken audio player that utilizes voice navigation and memory cards to play back any of 12,000 audiobook titles from major publishers. It now supports powerful new features, including downloadable titles from many websites. iofy is also releasing iofy travel and home accessories for easy, battery-free use of the iofy Player while driving or at home.

People loved the first player, and the new player is both easier to use and much more powerful.

iofy corporation is announcing its next generation iofy audiobook player, a next generation device that incorporates powerful technologies such as audio navigation and search, upgradable firmware and new battery-free operation at home or in the car (when purchased with the iofy Home or Travel Packs).

iofy will be demonstrating the new player at the American Library Association Midwinter Meeting in Philadelphia between January 11th and January 14th. A limited number of players will be given away at Booth #1839, where iofy is exhibiting, courtesy Ingram Digital Group.

"We're excited about releasing this new, more powerful audiobook player," said Peter Nalle, CEO of iofy corporation. "People loved the first player, and the new player is both easier to use and much more powerful."

Audiobook Player Has Unique Features

As with the original player made by iofy, the new player has no display, relying on a sophisticated audio navigation solution that makes it easy to listen and navigate through an audiobook. The player can be upgraded for new features by simply plugging the player into a PC or Macintosh, and connecting to the Internet. Future upgrades include support for MP3-CD audiobooks, music and podcast support.

Each Audiobook Title Plays Everywhere

The iofy Player plays iofy audiobook chips that can be purchased either as a pre-loaded chip or as a download from reseller and partner websites. The chips also work with Apple iPods, Microsoft PlaysForSure devices, desktop and laptop computers running Microsoft Windows or Apple Mac OS X, Palm and Microsoft Pocket PC handheld PDAs, and Treo and Windows Mobile smartphones.

All iofy products comply with the "Audiobook Compatible" CEA-2003 standard established by the Audio Publishers Association and the Consumer Electronics Association.

Resellers, publishers and owners of audio content interested in reselling the iofy Player, and using iofy's spoken audio services can find more information at iofy services.

About iofy corporation

iofy is the leading provider of world-class spoken audio digital media management solutions for resellers, distributors and publishers, enabling an open, low-cost path to delivering spoken audio content through retail and Internet channels.

iofy offers a unique media platform for converting, managing and delivering audiobook titles. Consumers can listen on the device of their choice, or resellers and publishers can choose a turnkey solution with the iofy player. iofy delivers simple, reliable and secure digital solutions for both retail and downloadable titles, and our products deliver superior end-user satisfaction.

iofy currently has over 12,000 audiobook titles under management, including Hachette bestsellers such as Stephen Colbert's "I Am America", perennial best-selling specialty audio content like the Pimsleur line of foreign language training courses from Simon & Schuster and titles from Random House, Audio Partners, Blackstone Audio, FranklinCovey, Hayes Audio, Naxos and many others.

To purchase digital audiobooks as chips or as a download, visit one of our reseller websites, including Audiofy, Pimsleur Direct, TheLanguageStop and many others. You can also find iofy's audiobook chips for sale at retail bookstores, including Borders and Barnes & Noble. For more information about the company, please visit the company's website at iofy corporation.

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