ParkerVision Wireless Products Available to Schools, Teachers & Administrators Through Academic Distributing, Inc.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla.– Nov. 29, 2004–ParkerVision, Inc. (Nasdaq NMS: PRKR) announced that Academic Distributing, Inc., a leading education distributor focused on providing computing needs to the academic community, would begin selling the ParkerVision SignalMAX(TM) brand of wireless networking products. ParkerVision’s WiFi network solutions will easily and cost-effectively cover multiple classrooms without the need or cost of repeaters, boosters, or special high-gain antennas.
SignalMAX routers will allow students, teachers, and administrators with 802.11b/g wireless enabled notebooks, tablet PC’s and PDA’s to connect from greater distances than ANY competing product currently available in the consumer market. Only SignalMAX products offer ParkerVision’s patented D2D(TM) wireless technology, which replaces old analog RF processes with ultra-efficient digital circuits.
“Academic Distributing is another strong addition to our growing list of high-quality resellers and distribution partners. We are thrilled to be able to provide our best of breed products in wireless technology to the academic world,” said Jeffrey L. Parker, Chairman and CEO. “Our SignalMAX product line, based on our unique, patented digital circuitry, offers 10 times the coverage of typical “g” products.”
“ParkerVision’s SignalMAX products provide a powerful solution for challenging school environments,”said Brenda Massimo, Assistant Director of Vendor Relations at Academic Distributing, Inc. “It is an ideal solution for older schools without a wired infrastructure and will help penetrate the heavy materials used in school construction.”
ParkerVision, Inc., headquartered in Jacksonville, with additional facilities in Orlando, Florida, designs, develops and manufactures complete semiconductor system solutions for wireless products based on the enabling, patented D2D(TM) technology. D2D, which is applicable to all wireless applications, utilizes digital radio circuitry that eliminates the negative attributes inherent to products that use legacy analog processes. Based on the superior performance of our D2D technology, ParkerVision guarantees that its SignalMAX complete networking solution will offer “full home coverage” and eliminate “dead-zones.” Additional information about ParkerVision is available at www.parkervision.com.
About Academic Distributing, Inc.
Academic Distributing, Inc., in business since 1989, is a leading US distributor focused solely on delivering computing products to the academic market. We provide supply-chain services for more than 100 computer-product manufacturers. Academic Distributing has earned a reputation for excellent customer service, providing valuable support services to the industry’s top resellers. We assist students, teachers, and schools by connecting them with resellers that specialize in education.
Forward Looking Statements
This press release contains forward-looking information. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on any such forward-looking statements, each of which speaks only as of the date made. Such statements are subject to certain risks and uncertainties which are disclosed in the Company’s SEC reports, including the Form 10K for the year ended December 31, 2003 and the Form 10Q ended September 30, 2004.
ParkerVision, the ParkerVision logo, SignalMAX, Direct2Data, and D2D are trademarks or registered trademarks of ParkerVision, Incorporated. All other trademarks or company names are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective companies.