Icron Ships ExtremeLinkTM 4500 KVM Extender, First KVM over LAN Supporting DVI, Audio, and USB 2.0

New KVM Extender Targets  Medical Imaging and Diagnostic Applications Requiring
Remote Computer Access and Control

BURNABY, British Columbia – November 7 2010 – Icron Technologies (TSX Venture: IT), leading providers of high performance video and USB extension solutions, has begun shipping its ExtremeLinkTM 4500 KVM (keyboard, video, mouse) extender in North America, Europe and Asia.  The ExtremeLinkTM 4500 is targeted for medical imaging and diagnostic markets where the patient care area is isolated from the computing equipment.

The ExtremeLinkTM KVM Extender uses a LAN or dedicated Cat 5 cables to connect medical professionals to computers in remote locations resulting in easier maintenance and configuration, increased security, and reduced space, heat and noise in the patient care area. The ExtremeLinkTM 4500 offers full PC computing power including 1680×1050 (WSXGA) high definition video, stereo audio, and USB 2.0 support with all the benefits of having a remote PC. The ExtremeLinkTM 4500 delivers a full 480Mbps USB 2.0 channel that supports all USB device types including keyboard, mouse, flash drive, touchscreen, and game controllers. The ExtremeLinkTM also supports Isochronous USB devices such as USB webcams, speakers, and microphones.

“Icron is now shipping two unique KVM Extender products in the market that offer low latency high definition DVI video, audio and USB 2.0,” said Brian Donnelly, VP of Marketing and Business Development. “The ExtremeLinkTM 4500 shares the same powerful video engine of the ExtremeLink 3500, and adds in full 480 Mbps USB 2.0 and the flexibility of connecting over a standard LAN – a first for the industry.”

ExtremeLink 4500 features include:

  • 1680×1050 resolution (at all distances)
  • Very low video latency
  • DVI video
  • Three USB 2.0 480 Mbps ports supporting all USB device types (including isochronous)
  • Stereo audio
  • True “Plug and Play” (no software drivers required)
  • Support for all operating systems
  • Optional rack mount kit
  • Support for additional USB hubs and devices

For sales or pricing inquiries, please contact Icron online or by email info@icron.com.
For media inquiries or photos, contact: Susan Kirk, susan.kirk@icron.com, +1 604 315 9959.
For investor relations, contact: Todd Hamel, CFO, todd.hamel@icron.com, +1 604 638 3932.

About Icron’s ExtremeLink Family of KVM Extenders
The ExtremeLinkTM family of KVM (keyboard, video, mouse) extenders combine high quality HD video and USB 2.0 peripheral support for remote desktop applications. Icron’s ExtremeLinkTM series consists of the ExtremeLinkTM 3500 which uses a single standard Cat 5 cable up to 500 meters (1650 feet) for connectivity, and the ExtremeLinkTM 4500 which supports Local Area Network (LAN) connectivity. The ExtremeLinkTMproducts incorporate Icron’s patented ExtremeUSB® technology which supports the billions of USB 1.1 and 2.0 devices in the market.  

For more information, visit http://www.icron.com/products/usb_new/extremelink-video-plus-usb20-extenders.php

Icron Technologies (TSX-V:IT) is a global leader in the design and manufacturing of high-performance Video and USB extension solutions for commercial and industrial markets. Icron’s patented ExtremeUSB® technology extends the range of any USB peripheral device over Cat 5, Wireless, Fiber and Powerline, at distances up to 25 miles (40km). Icron’s extension products are deployed in a wide range of applications including: digital home connectivity, industrial automation, medical imaging, aerospace, and KVM extension. Icron’s ExtremeUSB® technology is available in a variety of formats including branded and private-label products, OEM modules, and Integrated Circuits.

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.

Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

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 Information

Icron Technologies Corporation

4664 Lougheed Hwy
Suite 221
Burnaby, BC, V5C 5T5

tele: 1.604.638.3920

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