TOPIC: Infinium Labs Signs Chicony for Production of Innovative Peripherals for Phantom

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Infinium Labs Signs Chicony for Production of Innovative Peripherals for Phantom Gaming Service SARASOTA, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 2, 2004--Infinium Labs, Inc. (OTCBB:IFLB) has entered into an agreement with Chicony, a worldwide leading manufacturer and marketer in input devices such as keyboards and PC cameras, to build a custom combination keyboard/mouse peripheral that will ship with Infinium's flagship Phantom Gaming Service(TM). The device, dubbed the "Phantom Lapboard," is an extremely innovative peripheral that enables players to control games designed for keyboard and mouse usage with as much agility as they are used to in the office, from the comfort of the couch or easy chair. The lapboard was designed by Infinium's engineering team based in Seattle, Wash. Chicony, headquartered in Taipei, Taiwan, will build the lapboard and mouse at its mass production base in China. The company, which maintains more than 20 offices worldwide, manufactures a wide range of input devices, including keyboards and power supplies, as well as digital image products like PC cameras an digital cameras. Saitek and BIOSTAR are manufacturing the Phantom gamepad and receiver, respectively. The Phantom Gaming Service, the first end-to-end, on-demand game distribution service, will give everyone in the family access to a compelling library of titles available any time, day or night, in the comfort of their home. The Phantom hardware, including the Chicony lapboard and mouse, plus a gamepad and receiver, will be free of charge to consumers who sign a two-year contract for a basic subscription to the online gaming service at $29.95 per month. The Phantom, which made its debut at this year's Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3), was nominated for the conference's Game Critics Awards in the "Best Hardware/Peripheral" category. About Infinium Labs Infinium Labs, Inc. was founded by a management team with extensive experience in interactive media, entertainment, broadband services and technology. The company is set to launch a cutting edge online gaming service in the fourth quarter of 2004. The Phantom Gaming Service will be delivered online over any broadband network and offer a broad library of games designed to appeal to the avid gamer as well as the casual player. For more information, please visit Press Release Linkage
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