Icron showcases innovative PC to TV Connectivity solutions at International CES 2009

    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

    BURNABY, BC, Jan. 5 /CNW/ - Icron 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."

    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

    "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

    About Icron Technologies Corp.

    Icron Technologies is a visionary leader in high performance USB bridging
and extension solutions for commercial and industrial markets worldwide.
Icron's USB extension and bridging products are deployed in a wide range of
applications including: digital home connectivity, industrial automation,
medical imaging, aerospace, and KVM extension. Icron's patented ExtremeUSB(R)
technology extends the range of USB 1.1/2.0 over Cat 5, Wireless, Fiber,
Powerline, Coax and Phone lines, at distances of up to 40km. 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 http://www.icron.com.

    About International CES

    The International CES is produced by the Consumer Electronics Association
(CEA), the pre-eminent trade association which promotes growth in the consumer
technology industry. CEA represents more than 2,200 corporate members involved
in the design, development, manufacturing, distribution and integration of
consumer electronics products. All profits from CES are reinvested into
industry services, including technical training and education, industry
promotion, engineering standards development, market research and legislative
advocacy. For more information and specifics please visit:

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For further information:

For further information: To book an appointment to view Icron's PC to TV
Connectivity solutions over Wireless or Powerline technology or any of Icron's
other solutions, please contact sales@icron.com or call (604) 638-3920 ext

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