Icron strengthens Management Team

    Industry Veterans to help lead Icron into new Home Connectivity market

    BURNABY, BC, July 29 /CNW/ - Icron Technologies Corporation (TSX Venture:
IT), the developers of ExtremeUSB(R), announces today the addition of two new
key executives to the management team, Brian Donnelly as VP of Marketing and
Business Development and Sukhdeep Hundal as VP of Engineering. Both executives
come with very successful track records in their respective companies and have
been brought in to accelerate the company's growth.
    "The addition of Brian and Sukhdeep to our executive team comes at an
exciting time for Icron," stated Robert Eisses, President and CEO, Icron
Technologies Corp. "Over the past 18 months, Icron has assembled a strong
development team to evolve the core technology, and we are now at the position
to reap the benefits of that work. Both of these Executives bring a wealth of
relevant domain experience of building technology companies in large volume
markets. These additions will help Icron build upon our existing success by
driving new revenues in new markets including the burgeoning home connectivity
    Mr. Donnelly brings significant Business Development, Marketing and Sales
expertise to the company. His most recent position with Corinex Communications
saw a 20 fold increase in sales over the last 4 years in the home networking
market using Powerline communications. "I'm delighted to be joining Icron and
see many new exciting growth opportunities in the home connectivity space,
including full remote control of the PC on any TV," said Donnelly. He is a
former board member and Chairman of the Universal Powerline Association (UPA)
and the previous Chairman of the UPA Marketing Working Group and a frequent
invited speaker on Broadband over Powerline technology. Donnelly holds an
honours degree in Electrical Engineering from Simon Fraser University in
British Columbia, Canada.
    Mr. Hundal has 14 years experience in technology development with
companies including Sierra Wireless and Vtech Electronics, two world leaders
in their market segments, and has a strong understanding of wireless
technologies and hardware/software integration in the consumer market.
"Icron's innovative ExtremeUSB(R) technology supports a wide variety of
consumer applications for virtual USB connectivity. I'm looking forward to the
challenge of working with the Engineering team to further develop high-volume
low-cost solutions that are compatible with HD Video that address the needs of
the mass markets," said Hundal. Mr. Hundal has a Masters Degree in Science in
Communications & Radio Engineering from King's College, University of London,
UK, and a Bachelor of Engineering in Electronics and Electrical Communications
from Punjab University, India.
    For more information about Home Connectivity solutions, read Icron's Home
Connectivity whitepaper at:

    About Icron Technologies Corp www.icron.com

    Icron Technologies Corporation's patented ExtremeUSB(R) technology
extends the range of USB in any wired or wireless environment, including
Cat 5, WiFi, Fibre, Powerlines, coax, and phone lines. ExtremeUSB(R) is the
only USB-IF compliant extension solution and is deployed globally in a wide
range of applications including: remote desktop (KVM), industrial automation,
medical imaging, aerospace, and computer networking. ExtremeUSB technology is
available in a variety of formats including silicon, technology licenses, OEM
modules, developer kits, as well as finished products, branded and
    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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