Unique home connectivity solutions powered by Icron’s ExtremeUSB® will be demonstrated on Connections’ show floor
BURNABY, B.C., May 26, 2009 – Icron Technologies (TSX Venture: IT), leading providers of USB extension solutions, today announced that it will be demonstrating new and innovative PC-on-TV connectivity solutions based on its patented ExtremeUSB® technology, at Connections 2009, the Digital Living Conference and Showcase. Demonstrations of Icron’s PC-on-TV solution will take place at the Icron Booth (Booth# 315), at the Santa Clara Convention Center on June 2 – 4th.
Icron’s interactive PC-on-TV connectivity solutions demonstrate the ability for consumers to interactively access all PC content and applications, including real-time Internet content, on TVs throughout the home. The solutions combine HD quality PC video along with full USB functionality, including mouse, keyboard, flash drive, webcam, and all other USB peripherals, and delivers them to other areas of the home over standard 802.11n wireless technologies, enabling a true PC experience on the TV.
Icron’s Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Brian Donnelly, will be speaking at the Connections Conference on a Connected Consumer Electronics (CE) panel titled, “Extending the Reach of Wired Networks and Interfaces.” To view the agenda, go here.
Event: Parks Associates Connections™: The Digital Living Conference and Showcase
Speaker: Brian Donnelly, Vice President, Sales and Marketing, Icron Technologies
Session: Extending the Reach of Wired Networks and Interfaces
Location: Santa Clara Convention Center
When: Wednesday, June 3rd, 2009, 11:15 AM
“Industry research shows that consumers want access to all PC and Internet content and applications on TVs throughout the home,” said Brian Donnelly, Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Icron. “Icron is uniquely positioned to offer OEMs its unparalleled USB+Video solutions to give home consumers plug and play PC-on-TV solutions. Visitors to Icron’s booth at Connections can view a demonstration of a High Definition PC-TV solution that provides the richest features and ease of use in the market.”
Icron’s ExtremeUSB technology will also be helping to power Valens Semiconductors demonstration of its revolutionary HDBaseTTM 5Play technology. HDBaseT with ExtremeUSB deliver a wired PC-on-TV solution at 100m/328ft over standard Cat 5e/6 cables and is one of the applications that will be showcased at Valens’ Booth #213.
To book an appointment to view Icron’s wireless PC-on-TV Connectivity solution, please contact [email protected] or call +1 604 638 3920 ext 3962.
For media and analyst meetings with Icron at the Connections Conference, please contact Susan Kirk to schedule, [email protected]om or +1 604 315 9959.
Watch Icron’s Online TV 2.0 Demo at https://www.icron.com//tv2.0demo
About Icron Technologies Corp.
Icron Technologies is a visionary leader in high performance PC and USB extension solutions for commercial and industrial markets worldwide. Icron’s USB extension and bridging products are deployed in a wide range of applications including: digital home connectivity, industrial automation, medical imaging, aerospace, and KVM extension. Icron’s patented ExtremeUSB® technology extends the range of USB 1.1 / 2.0 over Cat 5e, Wireless, Fiber, Powerline, Coax and Phone lines, at distances of up to 25 miles (40 km). ExtremeUSB technology is available in a variety of formats including branded and private-label products, OEM modules and developer kits.
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.
Connections™: The Digital Living Conference and Showcase is hosted by leading research firm Parks Associates with support from the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA®), the premier executive event focused on the market developments and growth factors for advanced digital lifestyle solutions. This unique research-driven executive conference and showcase delivers insight and recommendations for new business models and opportunities in digital media/content, connected consumer electronics, broadband and value-added services, and home systems.
FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS: Except for statements of historical fact, all statements in this news release — including, without limitation, statements regarding financial 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.