Icron expands presence in KVM extension market.

July 25 2000
Vancouver, B.C.

Icron Systems Inc. announced today its agreement to supply ExtremeUSB powered products and technology to Scene Double Ltd. of the U.K.

Scene Double is an original equipment manufacturer (OEM) of high bandwidth video splitters and PC based products for KVM extension and sharing. Scene Double’s products are used by major organizations worldwide and are highly regarded for their video quality, innovation and reliability.

Scene Double spokesperson Ray Gordon stated, “Icron’s innovative USB extension capabilities will add significant value to the products we supply to the global KVM extension market. Our relationship will continue to strengthen as USB is further adopted in the enterprise arena.”

Mats Gerschman, Icron’s President & CEO stated, “We are extremely pleased to announce this important relationship with Scene Double. We’re confident Scene Double’s reputation for delivering dependable, high quality solutions to a global base of customers will make our relationship very successful.”

Icron’s relationship with Scene Double further demonstrates that ExtremeUSB technology provides significant value to the KVM extension market. USB Ranger products with ExtremeUSB technology have also gained acceptance in entertainment (home audio) market, professional audio video market, professional broadcast market and industrial control and factory automation markets.

Icron Systems Inc. of Vancouver, BC has invented ExtremeUSB technology, a practical means of extending the range of USB connections from 15 feet (5 meters) to over 300 feet (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.

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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.