Icron Announces Supply Agreement with InFocus Corp.

Worldwide Leader in Digital Projection to Offer USB Ranger Products

December 6 2000
CDNX: ICM
Vancouver, B.C.

Icron Systems Inc. (CDNX: ICM), the world’s leading provider of USB extension products, announced today that it has entered into an agreement with InFocus Corp. ├Ä (NASDAQ: INFS, OSE: IFC), the worldwide leader in digital projection. Under the terms of this agreement, InFocus will offer Icron’s USB Ranger TM 400/400i family of products to its global base of digital projection customers.

Mats Gerschman, Icron’s president and CEO, stated, “This agreement with InFocus represents a significant achievement for Icron Systems Inc. and our ExtremeUSB TM technology. Again, a large global technology leader has validated our technology by purchasing our products. We look forward to a successful relationship with InFocus, in which we will provide the company’s customers with our cutting-edge USB extension technology products, therefore helping InFocus to provide its customers with best technology available on the market today.”

“USB is an integral connection technology for the digital projection market,” said Bill Yavorsky, InFocus Corp. senior vice president and general manager for Americas business unit. “Icron’s USB Ranger products provide our customers with the critical USB extension solutions they require for various presentation applications.”

USB Ranger products, with ExtremeUSB technology, have already gained acceptance in the server, keyboard, video and mouse extension, entertainment, professional audio video, industrial control, computer telephony, webcam services and computer distribution markets.

Icron Systems, Inc. of Vancouver, B.C. has invented ExtremeUSB technology, a practical means of extending the range of USB connections from 5 meters to over 100 meters. Icron has applied for patents covering its inventions and is integrating its technology into a series of products for computing applications. Icron’s Ranger products are the only USB extenders that are compliant with the USB Implementers Forum’s requirements. Icron is committed to working with its partners to increase the total market for USB products by enabling a broad set of new applications that utilize ExtremeUSB. Icron is a publicly traded company and trades under the symbol ICM on the Canadian Venture Exchange.
Icron Contacts:
Investor Relations: Samantha Turner investor@icron.com (604) 940-2239
Media Relations: David Smith david.smith@icron.com (604) 638-3925

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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.