Icron and L-com Partner in US Market

Leading marketer adds Icron’s ExtremeUSB® products to its line-up

Vancouver, British Columbia, October 28, 2003 – Icron Technologies Corporation (TSX.V:IT) today announced that L-com Inc., of North Andover, Massachusetts, will sell Icron’s USB extension products in the US market.

L-com is a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of connectivity products and has a large number of enterprise, commercial and government customers and channel partners in the US market. L-com will sell Icron’s expanding line of USB Ranger® and USB Rover products as part of its industry-leading line-up.

Icron’s products have been launched on L-com’s website – www.l-com.com and are featured in new “USB Extenders” pages on the site.

“L-com is pleased to partner with an innovator in emerging technologies. We are committed to developing a comprehensive product portfolio that addresses our customers’ ever changing connectivity requirements. Icron’s technology is a natural fit as it enables the use of the ubiquitous USB interface in countless new applications,” said Zig Woronko, L-com’s Vice-President.

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.

About L-com

L-com designs and manufactures copper and fiber cable assemblies, interconnection adaptors, connectors and cable test equipment. L-com also distributes leading edge products that complement its manufactured goods. Examples of items which are distributed through L-com are Hirschmann and Unicom Ethernet equipment, Adder Technology KVM switches, Comtran, Mohawk and Hitachi bulk cable, Stewart modular plugs, Clauss tools and Fotec fiber optic testers. L-com works to provide simple, one-stop shopping for its customers. For further information, e-mail sales@L-com.com or call 1-800-341-5266.

About Icron Technologies Corporation

Icron Technologies Corporation is a leading provider of high-performance connectivity technologies for the computer marketplace. Icron’s patented ExtremeUSB® technology is compliant with USB Implementers Forum requirements and touches several large worldwide markets from industrial automation to multimedia production 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 further information, please contact the following:

Icron Technologies Corporation
Suresh Singh, President & CEO
Phone: 604-638-3929
Fax: 604-638-3930
Kevin Lee, Vice President, Sales & Marketing
Phone: 604-638-3924
Fax: 604-638-3930
Cavalcanti Hume Funfer Inc.
Cathy Hume, CEO
Phone: (403) 541-1225
Fax: (403) 410-7217
Linda Armstrong
Phone: (416) 868-1079
Fax: (416) 868-6198

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.