Empower Technologies™ Receives TSXV Final Approval to Acquire “Telco”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Empower Technologies™ Receives TSXV Final Approval to Acquire “Telco”   June 28, 2013 – Richmond, British Columbia, Canada – Empower Technologies Corporation (TSX.V: EPT) (“Empower” or the “Company”), further to the April 10, 2013 news release, is pleased to announce it has received from TSX Venture Exchange (“TSXV” or the “Exchange”) the final approval to purchase 100% of AIC Global Communications Inc. (“AIC”, previously undisclosed “Telco”) a wholly owned subsidiary of Y2K Investment Inc. (“Vendor”), a privately held corporation.   AIC was founded in 1992 as a CRTC approved Long Distance Telecommunications Company in Canada.  Since then, AIC has been providing innovative retail telecommunication products and services to the Canadian market, as well as wholesale bi-lateral long distance traffic termination service for national and international telecommunications carriers using multiple class 4 and class 5 soft switches (Software based Central & End Office Telephone Exchanges).   AIC branding is especially strong with new Canadians from Asia because of their superior language of origin customer care, high quality and price competitive telecommunications for voice and Internet access services. Its retail products and services include legacy PSTN (Public Switched Telephone Network) and VoIP based Long Distance telephone services, ADSL and Cable internet access services, prepaid telephone cards, traditional long distance and overseas call back telephone services.   AIC is now expanding into business VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol) markets using Cisco devices and customer premises equipment (CPE). Targeted customers are small to medium sizes enterprises (SME).  As of today, AIC has delivered Smart Business VoIP phone services and Hosted IP PBX business systems to the SME market utilizing...

Empower Technologies™ Grants Directors and Officers Options

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Empower Technologies™ Grants Directors and Officers Options   May 31, 2013 – Richmond, British Columbia, Canada – Empower Technologies Corporation (TSX.V: EPT) (“Empower”) has granted its directors and officers stock options of 3,000,000 shares at an exercise price of $0.085 per share for five years.   The stock options granted is subject to TSX Venture Exchange approval.     Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release. ### ______________________________________________________________________________________ About Empower Technologies™   Founded in 2000, Empower Technologies (TSX.V: EPT) has transformed from an embedded technology company to a full-fledged innovative technology, products and services and manufacturing enterprise. Empower Technologies as a group caters to security and surveillance, military, automotive and transportation, healthcare, industrial control and consumer electronics industries.  Under the Empower Group, the Company has three operating divisions – Empower Embedded Engineering, Empower Imaging Laboratories and Empower Defense Systems. For more information, please visit www.empowertechnologies.com.   Empower’s brands are “LEOs®”, Linux-based embedded operating systems, “BullsEye”, Real-Time Video Stabilizer, “PowerPlay™”, smart consumer electronics.         Contact Information:   Media Enquiries: mediaenquiries@empowertechnologies.com“> info@empowertechnologies.com or via Tel @ (604) 278-3100   Investor Relations: investorline@empowertechnologies.com“> investorline@empowertechnologies.com        More Information on Empower Technologies:   www.empowertechnologies.com   Sales Enquiries:   sales@empowertechnologies.com“> sales@empowertechnologies.com or via Tel @ (604) 278-3100   Paul Leung Chairman, President and CEO   Empower Technologies Corporation # 130-3751 Shell Road Airport Executive Park Richmond, BC, Canada V6X 2W2   The statements contained in this news release that are not historical facts are forward looking statements,...

Empower Technologies™ Evaluating Options to Protect Handwriting Patent

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Empower Technologies™ Evaluating Options to Protect Handwriting Patent   May 21, 2013 – Richmond, British Columbia, Canada – Empower Technologies Corporation (TSX.V: EPT) (“Empower”) is consulting with legal professionals in Canada and the US on the best practices to enforce Empower’s stylus based handwriting recognition utility patent (“Utility Patent”) first announced on October 9, 2007. Utility Patent is also referred to as “patent for invention”. It generally provides the patent owner to exclude others from making, using, or selling the invention for a period up to twenty years from the date of patent application filing. See the U.S. Code Title 35 – Patents for a full description of patent laws. For detail on Types of Patents follow this link: http://www.uspto.gov/web/offices/ac/ido/oeip/taf/patdesc.htm.   The introduction of the latest leading edge smartphone, tablet computer and other powerful mobile computing devices are making them a natural fit to apply Empower’s patented stylus based natural handwriting input method. Using the Empower Utility Patent, it permits the user to write naturally using a stylus and the device will recognize the natural continuous written characters in real time. It also removes many of the earlier drawbacks in handwriting applications such as preprogrammed strokes, matching characters, single character input and recognition.   For more information on the stylus based handwriting recognition Utility Patent granted to Empower, please visit http://www.uspto.gov/ and search for US Patent No. 7,280,695 titled “System and Method of pen-based data input into a computing device”.   The Company will vigorously protect its stylus based handwriting recognition Utility Patent to exclude anyone from infringing or misusing the Utility Patent without first obtaining a...

Empower Technologies™ Signs Definitive Agreement to Acquire a Telecommunication Provider

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Empower Technologies™ Signs Definitive Agreement to Acquire a Telecommunication Provider     April 10, 2013 – Richmond, British Columbia, Canada – Empower Technologies Corporation (TSX.V: EPT) (“Empower” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that it has signed a definitive share purchase agreement (“Definitive Agreement”) with a privately held corporation (the “Vendor”), to purchase 100% of its wholly owned subsidiary (the “Telco”) for Empower shares. Due to the confidentiality agreement with the Vendor and the competitive nature of their business, the name of the Vendor and its subsidiary are withheld at this time until further notice. The Telco is a CRTC approved Long Distance Telecommunications Company in Canada.  The Telco provides retail telecommunications services using Cisco’s SIP phones and devices, as well as bi-lateral wholesale long distance traffic termination for national and international carriers using multiple class 4 softswitches to transit VoIP traffic between carriers and class 5 softswitches for local and long distance telephony services and additionally it provides services such as IP PBX (“Internet Protocol Private Branch Exchange”) features, call center services, calling card platform, types of authorization to end-users and corporate clients.  In general, softswitch software enables a computer to behave like a physical phone switch in a telephone network central office.   The Telco’s telephony products and services include legacy fixed line PSTN (“Public Switched Telephone Network”) and Voice-over-Internet Protocol (“VoIP”) based Long Distance telephone services, ADSL internet access service, prepaid telephone cards, postpaid long distance and international call back services. The Telco has delivered over 600 state-of-the-art Smart Business VoIP phone services to the Small Medium Enterprises (“SME”) market in Canada. The Telco currently...

Empower Technologies™ Closes Non-brokered Private Placement

April 4, 2013 – Richmond, British Columbia, Canada – Empower Technologies Corporation (TSX.V: EPT) (“Empower”) is pleased to announce that it has closed its previously announced non-brokered private placement (the “Private Placement”) of 4,330,000 units of the Company (“Units”) for aggregate gross proceeds of $216,500.  Each Unit consists of a common share of the Company and one-half of a common share purchase warrant (each whole warrant, a “Warrant”).  Each whole Warrant entitles the holder to acquire an additional common share of the Company for a period of 12 months from the date of issue at a price of $0.10 per share.   The common shares, together with the shares issued on the exercise of the Warrants, will be restricted from trading for a period of four months from the date of issuance of the Units, being August 2, 2013, in compliance with TSX Venture Exchange policies and securities legislation.   The proceeds from the Private Placement will be used to finance the ramping up of the operations and purchase order(s) of the newly formed wholly-owned subsidiary Empower Defense Systems Inc. (“EDS”) and for general working capital purposes.     Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release. ### ______________________________________________________________________________________ About Empower Technologies™   Founded in 2000, Empower Technologies (TSX.V: EPT) has transformed from an embedded technology company to a full-fledged innovative technology, products and services and manufacturing enterprise. Empower Technologies as a group caters to security and surveillance, military, automotive and transportation, healthcare, industrial control and consumer...

Empower Technologies™ Received TSXV Final Approval on the Conversion of Loan to a Convertible Loan

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE     Empower TechnologiesTM Received TSXV Final Approval on the Conversion of Loan to a Convertible Loan   March 28, 2013 – Richmond, British Columbia, Canada – Empower Technologies Corporation (TSX.V:  EPT) (“Empower”) announced, further to the news release on November 1, 2011, February 10, 2012, February 13, 2012 and December 6, 2012 and in accordance with TSX Venture Exchange (“TSXV”) policies, the Company has received the TSXV final approval on the Conversion of Loan to a Convertible Loan as stated in the December 6, 2012 news release and a maturity date of November 27, 2017 (the “Convertible Debenture”). This non-brokered private placement of a Convertible Debenture is now closed and completed.   Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release. ### ______________________________________________________________________________________ About Empower Technologies™   Founded in 2000, Empower Technologies (TSX.V: EPT) has transformed from an embedded technology company to a full-fledged innovative technology, products and services and manufacturing company. Empower Technologies as a group caters to security and surveillance, military, automotive and transportation, healthcare, industrial control and consumer electronics industries.  Under the Empower Group, the Company has three operating divisions – Empower Embedded Engineering, Empower Imaging Laboratories and Empower Defense Systems. For more information, please visit www.empowertechnologies.com.   Empower’s brands are “LEOs®”, Linux-based embedded operating systems, “BullsEye”, Real-Time Video Stabilizer, “PowerPlay™”, smart consumer electronics.   Contact Information:   Media Enquiries: mediaenquiries@empowertechnologies.com“> mediaenquiries@empowertechnologies.com or via Tel @ (604) 278-3100   Investor Relations: investorline@empowertechnologies.com“> investorline@empowertechnologies.com        More Information on Empower Technologies:   www.empowertechnologies.com  ...

Empower Defense Systems Announces Completion of the First Purchase Order and Receipt of the Second Purchase Order from a Major Defense Contractor

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE       Empower Defense Systems Announces Completion of the First Purchase Order and Receipt of the Second Purchase Order from a Major Defense Contractor     March 12, 2013 – Richmond, British Columbia, Canada – Empower Technologies Corporation (TSX.V: EPT) (“Empower” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce its wholly-owned subsidiary Empower Defense Systems Inc. (“EDS”) has completed its first Purchase Order from a major Fortune 500 defense contractor. The Purchase Order required EDS to supply custom parts and to send technical personnel and engineers to the Customer’s secured site in Central Canada to assemble a control console and to perform system integration. The Customer also provided most of the components and tools at EDS’s personnel’s disposal to do the assembly, system integration and testing works. EDS’s group of personnel performed this highly skilled, technical and precision work over a 4 week span from January 14 to February 15, 2013. This first PO was completed on time and on budget and to the satisfaction of the customer. As a result, EDS has generated revenue in the first two months of operation.   Furthermore, EDS has received the second Purchase Order from this major defense contractor to supply high precision manufactured engineering parts. There is no assurance that EDS will receive any more Purchase Order from this Fortune 500 defense contractor.   The EDS operations are located in St. John’s, NL.     Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release. ###...

Empower Technologies™ Announces Update on Empower Defense Systems Inc.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE     Empower Technologies™ Announces Update on Empower Defense Systems Inc.   February 19, 2013 – Richmond, British Columbia and St. John’s, NL, Canada – Empower Technologies Corporation (TSX.V: EPT) (“Empower” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce an update on its wholly-owned subsidiary – Empower Defense Systems Inc. (“EDS” or the “Subsidiary”) regarding the latest developments in business and operations. EDS has leased a facility in St. John’s, NL and has taken immediate possession. Initially, EDS occupies 5,600 sf of space, 1,600 sf is office space and 4,000 sf is dedicated to production and warehouse. EDS has also committed to an additional 4,000 sf of production space to meet a planned expansion plan effective October 1, 2013. A total of 8,000 sf of production and warehouse area will be available to EDS to fully utilize by its operation team by the end of 2013. EDS has retained the services of two seasoned veteran senior defense industry executives under the leadership of Mr. Paul Leung, the President and CEO of Empower Group: Mr. Stewart Gibson will serve as Vice President and General Manager. Previously, he was the Vice President and General Manager of Northstar Network Ltd. He served for 21 years in the Military Engineering Branch of Canadian Armed Forces and held various positions at a number of major corporations. Mr. Gibson has extensive experience in Configuration Management and, Aerospace, and Military system supply chain development, production and integration. He has also served in key management positions on major Military and Aerospace projects. and has experience working with foreign military organizations.  He is responsible for EDS’s financial well-being, its business development, sales,...

Empower Technologies™ Announces a Non-Brokered Private Placement of Units to Raise Up to $300,000

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Empower Technologies™ Announces a Non-Brokered Private Placement of Units to Raise Up to $300,000 January 16, 2013 – Richmond, British Columbia, Canada – Empower Technologies Corporation (TSX.V: EPT) (“Empower”) announces it is proceeding with a non-brokered private placement of units (the “Offering”) to raise up to $300,000. The Offering is not subject to any minimum and is to be of up to 6,000,000 units (the “Units”) at $0.05 per Unit, with each Unit consisting of one share and one half warrant. Each whole warrant is exercisable into one common share for a period of one year at $0.10 per share. The warrants will be non-transferable. The proceeds of the Offering will be used to finance the ramping up of the operations and purchase order(s) of the newly formed wholly-owned subsidiary Empower Defense Systems Inc. (“EDS”) and general working capital.  The Offering is subject to acceptance by TSX Venture Exchange. Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.    ### ______________________________________________________________________________________ About Empower Technologies™ Founded in 2000, Empower Technologies (TSX.V: EPT) is an innovative company that brings the power and flexibility of the LEOs® (Linux Embedded Operating System) to the dynamic embedded computing Industry and the emerging Intelligent Appliance Market, through their development of Linux-based operating software and embedded system technologies and solutions.   The products and services that form the base of its business activities include an embedded system development platform for LEOs®, based on Texas Instruments™ embedded CPU platform, that fulfill...

Empower Defense Systems Announces their First Purchase Order from a Major Defense Contractor

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Empower Defense Systems Announces their First Purchase Order from a Major Defense Contractor January 15, 2013 – Richmond, British Columbia, Canada – Empower Technologies Corporation (TSX.V: EPT) (“Empower” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce its wholly-owned subsidiary Empower Defense Systems Inc. (“EDS”) has received its first purchase order from a major Fortune 500 defense contractor. This is the opening purchase order signifying the commencement of the working relationship between EDS and the defense contractor. The EDS operations are located in St. John’s, NL. Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release. ### This news release includes forward-looking information within the meaning of applicable securities laws.  All statements included in this news release that are not historical facts are forward looking statements, including statements regarding management’s plans for the Company’s business and anticipated future performance of the Company.  Such statements are based on management’s current estimates, assumptions and projections using available information. These statements are not guarantees of the Company’s future performance and are subject to risk uncertainties and other important factors, which could cause the Company’s actual performance to be different from that projected. Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from these forward- looking statements include those risks set out in the Company’s public documents filed on SEDAR at www.sedar.com. Although the Company believes that the assumptions and factors used in preparing the forward-looking statements are reasonable, undue reliance should not be placed on these statements, which only...