Leading Military Contractor Adds Icron’s ExtremeUSB Technology to Its Products
VANCOUVER, BC–(MARKET WIRE)–Jun 15, 2004 — Icron Technologies Corporation (Vancouver:IT.V – News) today announced that Advanced Simulation Technology inc. (ASTi) located in Herndon, Virginia, USA, has incorporated Icron’s ExtremeUSB(TM) technology into its latest generation Telestra hardware.
ASTi’s latest-generation Telestra hardware employs USB for local and remote audio and communications routing. “While standard USB cable connections are limited to 15′, ASTi’s paired Prism and Spectrum extender devices incorporate Icron’s ExtremeUSB(TM) technology to increase USB cable run length to 330′ over Cat5 cable. This provides ASTi customers the flexibility to position our audio interface devices wherever they’re needed,” said Gary Perez of ASTi.
“Icron is proud to be associated with ASTi and is impressed with this novel flight-simulator application of our ExtremeUSB(TM) technology,” said Robert Eisses, Icron VP Sales and Marketing. Icron’s products are typically being used in ‘Remote Computing’ and ‘Physical Security’ segments of the IT marketplace. In these environments, interface devices such as video monitors, keyboards, mice, digital cameras or access control terminals are located at a distance from host computers or servers. Extended distance USB connections that rely on Icron’s ExtremeUSB technology forms the vital link between these peripheral devices and the remotely located computers.
Founded in 1989, Advanced Simulation Technology inc. (ASTi) is the leading supplier of COTS audio, radio & communications simulation and digital network communication equipment to government, military and commercial organizations worldwide. Please visit www.asti-usa.com for more information.
Icron Technologies Corporation is a leading provider of high-performance connectivity technologies for the computer marketplace. Icron’s patented ExtremeUSB(TM) technology is compliant with USB Implementers Forum requirements and touches several large worldwide markets from industrial automation to medical instrumentation, aerospace and computer networking. The company provides packaged products, Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) modules, developer kits, and engineering and development services.
Icron is a publicly traded corporation and trades under the symbol “IT” on the TSX Venture Exchange. For information on the company and its products, please visit www.icron.com and for detailed financial information visit www.sedar.com.
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|Robert Eisses, VP Sales & Marketing
FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS: Except for statements of historical fact, all statements in this news release – including, without limitation, statements regarding production estimates and future plans and objectives of Icron – are forward-looking statements that involve various risks and uncertainties. There can be no assurance that such statements will prove to be accurate; actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements.