Ultralife Identifies ArialPhone as OEM Purchaser
Ultralife Batteries Inc. (Newark, NY) has identified ArialPhone LLC (Vernon Hills, IL) as the OEM previously announced to receive custom polymer rechargeable batteries. Shipments for the initial order, valued at over $800,000, began in February 2001 and have now reached volume-production levels. The battery is for ArialPhone's new voice-activated wireless communications product that will be released in July 2001. Additional orders of increased size are expected.
Jim Alland, CEO and co-founder of ArialPhone, commented, "The Ultralife polymer battery met our requirements for a powerful, sleek, lightweight battery. Through our valuable partnership with Ultralife, we have been able to produce a telephone product that delivers a whole new level of convenience and productivity to the marketplace."