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HANNOVER, Germany, March 7, 2006 - At CeBIT, Mio Technology Ltd., a leading worldwide supplier of personal navigation GPS systems, will showcase seven new devices that offer stylish form and innovative function.The products define Mio Technology's commitment to combining wireless communications, multimedia entertainment and sleek design.

During CeBIT - one of the world's largest information technology exhibitions, running March 9-15 - Mio Technology will display a GPS-capable mobile phone, two personal navigation assistants (PNA), three GPS personal digital assistants (PDAs), and one in-vehicle GPS device. The Mio Technology product line features devices ideal for travel, leisure activities, entertainment and personal information management.

New products to be on display include:

  • Mio DigiWalker P550 and P350 - GPS and PDA devices which offer powerful handheld computer functionality, enabling users to manage their schedule, take meeting notes and e-mail.The Mio DigiWalker P550 combines Bluetooth connectivity with WiFi, making it a comprehensive solution for wireless data communications.
  • Mio DigiWalker A710 - a new navigation device that integrates PDA and mobile phone functionalities.
  • Mio DigiWalker C710 and C510 - new personal navigation devices that offer Bluetooth connectivity as a standard feature.Both devices also include multimedia entertainment features, such as MP3 playback and photo display capabilities.
  • Mio DigiWalker H610 and C210 - GPS products with stylish designs. The Mio DigiWalker H610 is a portable device and the Mio DigiWalker C210 is designed for use in a vehicle, with a touch-screen display providing an intuitive interface that allows users to control navigation features even while driving.

Consumers are looking for mobile devices that include satellite navigation, and since the introduction of the Mio DigiWalker 168, Mio has delivered," said Kiyoshi Hamai, North American sales director, Mio Technology Ltd."As our GPS systems evolve we're able to meet customers' diverse needs in a single device, integrating navigation, mobile communications, entertainment and personal information management.

Price and Availability
Mio products are available through partners found online at www.miogps.com/where2buy.htm.

About Mio Technology Ltd. (MTL)
Mio Technology develops and markets products to enable users to take advantage of the latest developments in mobile services in their professional and personal lives.The company was established in May 2002 and now has operations located in Taiwan, China, Belgium, U.S., Japan and South Korea.After entering the European market in October 2003, Mio technology began to sell their products in January 2004 and products are now widely available through some of the UK's most famous retailers as well as online.

Mio's product range, which today includes personal navigation assistants (PNAs), personal digital assistants (PDAs) and smartphones, is designed to liberate users enabling them to enjoy and embrace today's mobile revolution in terms of travel, entertainment, leisure, information and professional services.Mio Technology was the world's number three vendor of mobile devices with integrated GPS in 2005.

Mio Technology employs 1,500 workers worldwide, including a staff of more than 550 dedicated to research and development. The company's European operations are headquartered in Brussels.

Based on 2005 figures, Mio Technology is Europe's number four vendor of satellite navigation devices with integrated GPS receivers, recording growth of 27% for Q4 2005 compared to the same period in 2004.The company is the number one vendor in its 'home' market of Belgium in addition to several other European countries.

For additional information on MTL and its products, the North American headquarters are located at 47988 Fremont Blvd., Fremont, CA94538.Phone (510) 252-6950 . fax (510) 252-6930 . e-mail at sales@miogps.com. The company is online at www.miogps.com/index.htm.

Customer Contact:
Justine Liu
Public Relations Manager
Mio Technology Ltd.
886-2-2627-1188 ext. 5301

Editorial Contact:
Meghan Hughes

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