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5th January 2009

Icron To Showcase New PC to TV USB Connectivity Technology

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Unique Wireless and Powerline home connectivity solutions powered by ExtremeUSB will be showcased at Parks Associates Connections Reception, and the DS2 Booth on the CES Show Floor

icronBurnabyIcron Technologies (TSX Venture: IT), leading providers of USB extension and bridging solutions, today announced that it will be demonstrating new and innovative PC to TV connectivity solutions based on its patented ExtremeUSB(R) technology at CES. Demonstrations will take place on the CES show floor at the DS2 Booth (Booth No. 26129, South Hall 2) and at the Parks Associates CES Connections Summit Reception, taking place at the Las Vegas Hilton on Friday, January 9th from 6pm-8pm.

Icron’s Interactive PC to TV connectivity solutions demonstrate the ability for home users 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 other USB peripherals, and extends them over standard 802.11n Wireless or Powerline networking technologies, enabling a true PC experience on the TV.

At the Connections Summit Reception, Icron will showcase its PC to TV solution utilizing Wireless 802.11n as the transmission medium. On the CES showcase floor, Icron will demo the same solution at the DS2 booth paired with DS2 Powerline transmission technology adhering to the Universal Powerline Association standard. In addition, Icron’s CEO, Robert Eisses, will be speaking at the Connections Summit on a panel titled, “Connected Consumer Electronics: Linking Premium Applications and Content Across Devices.”

“Industry research is showing that consumers are demanding access to all content and all applications throughout the whole home,” said Brian Donnelly, Vice President of Marketing and Business Development for Icron. “Icron’s PC to TV solutions enables leading OEM and ODM customers to provide consumers with best in class home connectivity solutions. We are excited to demonstrate applications for PC to TV technology at CES 2009, including how it can be used with Wireless 802.11n and Powerline transmission for complete flexibility.”

Icron’s ExtremeUSB technology will also be showcased at the HD-PLC Booth (Booth No. 20550, South Hall 1) where it is combined with Panasonic’s HD-PLC technology in a product featuring USB plus Ethernet over Powerline. Icron’s technology will also be located at the Gefen Booth (Booth No. 21744, South Hall 1) embedded in various Gefen PRO A/V products over Cat 5, Fiber and Wireless.

Event: Parks Associates Connections Summit
Speaker: Robert Eisses, CEO, Icron Technologies
Session: Connected Consumer Electronics: Linking Premium Applications and Content Across Devices
Location: Las Vegas Convention Center, South Hall S106-107
When: January 9th, 2009, 9:30 AM

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