BCTIA recognizes Icron for its USB over DisplayPort technology for desktop and mobile computing
BURNABY, B.C., June 11, 2010 – Icron Technologies (TSX Venture: IT), leading providers of ExtremeUSB® USB extension solutions, announced today that they have been chosen the winner of the prestigious 2010 Technology Impact Award for Most Promising Pre-Commercial Technology for their USB over DisplayPort technology for desktop and mobile computing. Presented by the British Columbia Technology Industry Association (BCTIA), this award acknowledges a pre-commercial technology in the R&D stage of development with the potential to commercialize and represents a fundamental advancement in technology.
“We are pleased to recognize Icron for its innovative USB over DisplayPort technology,” stated Pascal Spothelfer, BCTIA President and CEO. “Icron’s unique emerging technology presented the most promising potential to commercialize and succeed over the next few years,” added Spothelfer.
“We are very honoured and thank the BCTIA for recognizing Icron’s USB over DisplayPort technology,” said Robert Haefling, President and CEO for Icron Technologies. “This achievement truly reflects our employee’s high-level of commitment and diligence to technology and product innovation. By successfully combining USB with high-definition video over a single standard DisplayPort cable, we expect to see a change in the future landscape of desktop and mobile device connectivity.”
For more information about Icron’s USB over DisplayPort technology visit: www.icron.com/products/usb_new/usb-over-displayport.php, or contact Icron online, or by email at [email protected].
For more information about the BCTIA awards, the finalists and the winners, please visit: www.thetias.com.
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About Icron Technologies Corp.
Icron Technologies (TSX-V:IT) is a global leader in the design and manufacturing of high-performance PC Video and USB extension solutions for commercial and industrial markets. Icron’s patented ExtremeUSB® technology extends the range of any USB peripheral device over Cat 5e, Wireless, Fiber and Powerline, at distances up to 25 miles (40km). Icron’s extension products are deployed in a wide range of applications including: digital home connectivity, industrial automation, medical imaging, aerospace, and KVM extension. Icron’s ExtremeUSB® technology is available in a variety of formats including branded and private-label products, OEM modules, and Integrated Circuits.
Icron is a publicly traded corporation and trades under the symbol “IT” on the TSX Venture Exchange. For more information on the company and its products, please visit www.icron.com.
The voice of BC’s technology industry, the British Columbia Technology Industry Association is an industry-funded organization with over 2700 member companies and 60,000 member employees. The BCTIA is committed to the ongoing growth, sustainability and prosperity of the technology industry and the transformation of British Columbia to a knowledge-based economy.
BCTIA delivers a broad range of programs and services that provide members with opportunities to connect, learn, and promote their businesses in BC. www.bctia.org
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