Xybernaut CEO Addresses Beijing's Top Patent And Intellectual Property Body

Speech is Seen as the First Step in Opening a New Market Base

Nov 28, 2000, 00:00 ET from Xybernaut Corporation

    FAIRFAX, Va., Nov. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Xybernaut Chairman and CEO Edward
 Newman was recently invited by the Peoples Republic of China's (PRC) highest
 intellectual property body and its most prestigious media and press to speak
 on the future of world technology and the importance of intellectual property
 policies and procedures.
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     The two-hour presentation and follow-on question and answer session, which
 took place in Beijing, was very well received, and has resulted in increased
 interest by the PRC and the general acceptance of Xybernaut's emphasis on the
 importance of intellectual property as China moves to strengthen its
 membership in the World Trade Organization.
     In the days following the presentation, Newman was introduced to the
 country's leading technology and marketing organizations as well as top
 governmental bodies for discussions on China opening its commercial and
 industrial markets.  Newman stated "I am pleasantly surprised by how rapidly
 those discussions have led to serious negotiations with very strong potential
 customers and strategic partners.  Xybernaut is fortunate indeed to have key
 executives already familiar with the PRC and its directly applicable markets,
 languages, business practices and customs, as well as proven experience in
 establishing successful business partnerships in that part of the world."
     Tod R. Rehm, President and COO of Xybernaut Corporation said, "Obviously
 we are very excited about the tremendous additional potential that the PRC
 provides with regard to the mobile wearable computer marketplace."
     With over one billion people and a new governmental philosophy of looking
 for better ways of doing business with and opening its markets to the world,
 the PRC is seen as both a major marketplace for Xybernaut as well as a
 potential source of high-quality, lower-cost manufacturing for its planned
 mobile wearable computer consumer product lines.
     About Xybernaut Corporation:
     Since its founding in 1990, Xybernaut (Nasdaq:   XYBR) has been the leading
 provider of mobile, wearable computing hardware, software and services,
 bringing wireless communications and full-function Pentium computing power in
 a hands-free design to people when and where required.  With over 500 patent
 applications granted or pending worldwide, Xybernaut is well positioned to
 continue its leadership role in this market.  The Mobile Assistant IV (MA
 IV(R)), Xybernaut's current mobile, wearable PC, runs all major operating
 systems on Intel x86 architecture, such as Windows or Linux.  With the MA IV,
 customers can realize immediate productivity increases and savings in
 maintenance and repair, diagnosis, inspection, inventory control and data
 collection procedures.  Xybernaut provides management and information
 technology consulting services, along with asset management software, for
 telecommunications systems, roads, waterways, railways, utility, pipelines,
 and other.  Solutions have been developed for all major operating systems and
 architectures.  Xybernaut's target markets include manufacturing,
 distribution, transportation, government, and utilities.  Headquartered in
 Fairfax, Virginia, Xybernaut has offices and subsidiaries in Europe and Asia.
 Visit Xybernaut's Web site at http://www.xybernaut.com .
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