Icron announces Cable Free USB 2.0 hub based on 802.11 radio platform

WiRanger hub is a plug-and-play USB 2.0 solution that wirelessly connects

devices at distances of 30m plus

Jan 08, 2007, 00:00 ET from Icron Technologies Corporation

    BURNABY, BC, Jan. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Icron Technologies
 Corporation (TSX Venture: IT), the developers of ExtremeUSB, announced the
 introduction of the WiRanger, the world's first wireless USB 2.0 hub based
 on an industry standard 802.11g radio. The WiRanger hub allows people to
 wirelessly connect USB devices such as printers, scanners, web cams, hard
 drives, and MP3 players to their PCs or MACs within a room or throughout
 their home, office or factory.
     "Icron is excited to announce this innovative wireless product at a
 time when wireless USB solutions are just starting to come to market."
 stated Robert Eisses, President and CEO of Icron Technologies. "Our
 ExtremeUSB technology has once again delivered a USB 2.0 first, enabling a
 simple plug-and-play solution over a globally approved industry standard
 802.11 wireless platform."
     Available in early spring, Icron's WiRanger Cable Free USB 2.0 hub will
 offer a four-port hub and dongle set that will enable true plug-and-play
 wireless connectivity, without additional software drivers, for any USB
 device. The WiRanger combines Icron's proven ExtremeUSB and standard
 802.11g radio technology to provide connectivity at 30 meters plus, on any
 operating system including PC or MAC. The benefits of using a standard
 802.11 radio include, better range, proven technology, immediate and global
 market acceptance, and a roadmap with 802.11n to faster data rates that
 exceed most if not all current USB device requirements.
     Icron will distribute the product through its existing global network
 of distributors, resellers and OEM customers as complete solutions or as
 reference designs.
     This product will be the first in a growing family of Cable Free USB
 2.0 solutions utilizing a variety of wireless technologies including UWB
 and 802.11 to meet different application requirements in the industrial,
 military, prosumer, medical and commercial markets.
     About Icron Technologies Corp www.icron.com
     Icron Technologies Corporation's patented ExtremeUSB(R) technology
 extends the range of USB in wired environments and enables wireless USB
 over any RF technology. ExtremeUSB is the only USB-IF compliant extension
 solution and is deployed globally in a wide range of applications
 including: industrial automation, medical device, aerospace, KVM and
 computer networking. ExtremeUSB technology is available in a variety of
 formats including technology licenses, OEM modules, developer kits, as well
 as branded and private-label products.
     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.
     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.
     CONTACT: Icron Media Contact, Brigitta Shore, brigitta.shore@icron.com,
 Phone: (604) 729-9479; Icron Investor Relations Contact, The Howard Group,
 David Gordon, david@howardgroupinc.com, Phone: (403) 221-0915, Fax: (403)
 237-8387; For more information:

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