Icron signs agreement with computer telephony distributor.

September 11 2000

Vancouver, B.C.

Icron Systems Inc. announced today that it has signed an agreement with Euroline which adds Icron’s USB Ranger family of products to the portfolio of computer telephony products they distribute throughout Norway, Sweden and Denmark.

Euroline, headquartered in Drammen Norway, is a value-added distributor of communications and network products. Euroline was established in 1991 and is one of the largest suppliers of Voice, CTI and LAN-Fax systems in Scandinavia.

David Smith, Icron’s Vice President Sales & Marketing stated, “We are extremely pleased to partner with a quality organization like Euroline in this rapidly growing market segment. Euroline’s expertise in communications and network products will enable us to efficiently cover the Scandinavian marketplace. We are confident that Euroline’s reputation for delivering quality products and service will be of great benefit to Icron Systems Inc. and the users of our ExtremeUSBTM technology”.

Euroline’s CEO Brian Brown stated, “As a strategic provider of computer telephony solutions, we’re excited about this important relationship with Icron Systems Inc. An increasing number of our customers have requirements to extend USB connections. Icron’s ExtremeUSB technology provides a practical and cost effective solution to USB extension for the computer telephony marketplace in Scandinavia”.

This introduction into the computer telephony market further illustrates the wide range of market demand for Icron’s ExtremeUSB technology. USB Ranger products, with ExtremeUSB technology, have already gained acceptance in the keyboard, video and mouse extension market, entertainment market, professional audio video and broadcast markets and the 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 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.

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