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Newport Digital Technologies Announces Opening of Taiwan Office to Support Launch of Worldwide Wireless Technology Solutions

- Appoints Elsie Kao, Noted Industry Veteran, as General Manager -

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Sept. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Newport Digital Technologies, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: NPDT) (www.newportdt.net) announced today that it has opened a sales, engineering and operations office in Zhonghe City, placing it among the world's finest technology companies in Taipei County, part of the Taipei metropolitan area, the largest city in Taiwan. NPDT also announced that is has appointed Taiwan technology industry veteran Elsie Kao as General Manager in charge of Newport Digital's day-to-day operations in Taiwan.

"The opening and staffing of our Taiwan office is a key strategic development for NPDT because of our strategic collaboration with Taiwan's leading technology research and development organizations, the Institute for Information Industry (III) and Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI)," said Newport Digital Technologies CEO Gary DeMel. "It is therefore imperative to have a local team in Taiwan as we bring our cutting edge wireless technologies to market. Our selection of Elsie Kao as General Manager is based on her long and successful career in Taiwan technology. She will be leading a team of experienced project managers who will be facilitating the launch of NPDT's wireless technology solutions."

"Elsie will be assisting me in building and enhancing vendor relationships with our Taiwanese manufacturing and engineering partners," said Newport Digital COO and CTO Weiling Tsao. "She and her team will be tracking technology trends and interfacing daily with the research institutions to help ensure that Newport Digital has access to best and latest technology solutions coming out of Taiwan as well as the best and latest market intelligence in the wireless industry. She will also be supporting the Company in developing strategic partnerships and providing timely assistance to our sales organizations to make certain that we deliver the customized solutions demanded by our customers. She and her team will also be key in managing logistics, customer service and technical support for our clients."

"Elsie is also extremely valuable to NPDT as she has spent the past two years working directly with III and ITRI and has the extensive understanding of these research institutions to help NPDT to commercialize solutions in five of the fastest-emerging businesses in technology that are being produced at these well-known institutes," Mr. Tsao concluded.

"I am very excited to be joining NPDT," said Ms. Kao. "Not only do I have vast technology product knowledge but I am also very clear about the workplace ethic to be able to get complex tasks completed at the least cost. Having worked with some of Taiwan's largest and most successful engineering and manufacturing companies, I know I can bring great value to NPDT as we commence sales of our technology solutions."

Ms. Kao has more than 16 years experience in OEM/ODM manufacturing in Taiwan, specifically in the wireless telecom, Bluetooth, WLAN, wireless ADSL and RFID markets. She has worked in the International Group at III; was a Senior Director at BTcom Co., Ltd.; was Director in the Wireless Division of Calcomp; and was a Senior Project Manager at Tecom.

"Elsie's leadership skills and her ability to build and manage a first rate team in Taiwan will give NPDT a strong presence in the technology capital of the Pacific Rim," Mr. DeMel emphasized. "NPDT has a very efficient business structure, with a highly capable team now up and running in Taiwan to take advantage of the opportunities to bring products developed by the thousands of talented engineers at III and ITRI to worldwide markets through sales channels that NPDT is developing. This is a key addition for the Company and we expect it will contribute to successful product launches by the end of 2009 and into 2010 and beyond."

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ABOUT NEWPORT DIGITAL TECHNOLOGIES, INC.

Newport Digital Technologies, Inc. (NPDT) is a technology solutions driven company organized to focus on serving five of the fastest-emerging businesses in the technology space - RFID (radio-frequency identification), WiMax, eLearning, Digital Signage & LED Lighting and Security & Surveillance solutions. NPDT is developing and plans to deliver these technology solutions through strategic collaborations with global partners, including Taiwan Industry and Taiwan's premier technology R&D incubators - the Institute for Information Industry (III) http://www.iii.org.tw/english/ and the Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) http://www.itri.org.tw/eng/. Once developed, NPDT will customize these technology solutions and plans to market them through Fortune 1000 channel partners and systems integrators on a worldwide basis.

Safe Harbor: This press release contains certain forward-looking statements with respect to NPDT and its business. Statements that are not historical facts are identified as "forward-looking statements." The words "estimate," "project," "intend," "expect," "believe," "plan," and similar expressions, particularly when used in the "future tense," are intended to identify forward-looking statements. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date of this release. They rely on a number of assumptions outside of NPDT's control, and involve significant risks and uncertainties. NPDT's success in obtaining future equity and debt capital on commercially reasonable terms, in obtaining advantageous contracts yet to be negotiated, and in developing products which find market acceptance and generate a profit, among other factors, will determine NPDT's future business results. See the Company's SEC reports. The Company assumes no obligation to update or supplement forward-looking statements that become untrue because of subsequent events.

    CONTACT:  The Institute for Information Industry

              Robert Pimental, International Group
              [email protected]

              Newport Digital Technologies, Inc.
              Michael Lutton, President
              [email protected]

              Paul Knopick
              E & E Communications
              949/707-5365
              [email protected]

SOURCE Newport Digital Technologies, Inc.

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