Icron Ranked No. 44 in 2008 Deloitte Technology Fast 50



    BURNABY, B.C., Sept. 25 /CNW/ - Icron Technologies Corporation (TSX
Venture: IT), the developers of ExtremeUSB(R), the USB extension and bridging
technology, is ranked No. 44 among the 2008 Deloitte Technology Fast 50, a
ranking of the 50 fastest growing Canadian technology companies, based on the
percentage of revenue growth over five years.
    Icron credits its success to its strong, experienced management team,
continuous commitment to research and development, and long-term customer
relationships, all of which mark the company for continued growth.
    "We are honoured to receive this recognition from Deloitte. It is great
validation that the continued evolution of our USB extension and bridging
technology is well positioned in multiple market segments," said Robert
Eisses, Icron President & CEO. "We continue to invest in reducing the cost and
enhancing the features of our technology so that we are well positioned to
deliver our solution in new lucrative markets such as the home connectivity
market, where Icron's USB bridging technology over Cat 5, wireless, coax, and
Powerline enables full PC functionality on any TV in the home." (Contact Icron
to view the latest whitepaper on "TV 2.0")
    "Transforming technological innovation into business success is hard, and
it's especially difficult to sustain such rapid revenue growth over several
years. Icron Technologies has rapidly built a highly successful company in the
Canadian technology industry and we applaud its dedication and ability to
transform vision into reality," said Fraser Liptrot, Partner, Deloitte.
    To qualify for the Deloitte Technology Fast 50 ranking, companies must
have been in business for at least five years, have revenues of at least
$5 million, be headquartered in Canada, own proprietary technology, and
conduct research and development activities in Canada. A panel of industry
experts evaluate and judge companies based on four key criteria: competitive
advantage; size, growth, and market attractiveness; management effectiveness
and organization; and financial performance.

    About the Deloitte Technology Fast 50 www.fast50.ca

    The Deloitte Technology Fast 50 program is Canada's pre-eminent
technology awards program. Celebrating business growth, innovation and
entrepreneurship, the program features four distinct categories including the
Technology Fast 50 Ranking, Companies-to-Watch Awards (early-stage Canadian
tech companies in business less than five years, with the potential to be a
future Deloitte Technology Fast 50 candidate), Leadership Awards (companies
that demonstrate technological leadership in four industry subcategories:
hardware/semiconductor, software, telecommunications and emerging
technologies) and the Deloitte Technology Green 15 Awards (Canada's leading
GreenTech companies that promote a more efficient use and re-use of the
earth's resources in industrial production and consumption). Program sponsors
include Deloitte, Gowlings, GrowthWorks, RBC Capital Markets, Wellington
Financial, Stonewood Group, CATAAlliance and IGLOO.

    About Icron Technologies Corp www.icron.com

    Icron Technologies Corporation's patented ExtremeUSB(R) technology
extends the range of USB 1.1 / 2.0 over Cat 5, Wireless, Fibre, Powerline,
coax and phone lines, at distances of up to 40km. Icron's USB extension and
bridging products are deployed globally in a wide range of applications
including: digital home connectivity, industrial automation, medical imaging,
aerospace, and KVM extension. Icron Technologies new "TV2.0" PC-to-TV
solutions transmit PC Video plus USB over any media to deliver complete PC
functionality anywhere in the home. TV2.0 allows consumers to watch TV and
perform PC tasks such as email, web surfing, online gaming, working with
Word/Excel/PowerPoint, and running any PC application, all from the comfort of
their couch.
    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.

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For further information:

For further information: Icron Media Contact, Brigitta Shore, Phone:
(604) 729-9479, brigitta.shore@icron.com

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