CompUSA to Sell ParkerVision SignalMAX Wireless Products
CompUSA to Sell ParkerVision SignalMAX Wireless ProductsJACKSONVILLE, Fla., Sept. 2, 2004 -- ParkerVision, Inc. (Nasdaq NMS: PRKR), announced today that CompUSA, one of the nation's leading retailers and resellers of technology products and services, will sell ParkerVision's SignalMAX wireless networking products and anticipates that SignalMAX products will be on store shelves in September. SignalMAX wireless routers for use with cable and DSL modems, WLAN cards for notebooks, and USB adapters for PC desktops enable wireless networking and Internet connectivity without the distance and dead-zone limitations of conventional WiFi products. SignalMAX products are based on ParkerVision's Direct2Data (D2D) wireless RF technology. CompUSA will also be selling SignalMAX products through their Business Services organization, which targets small and medium size businesses and their website at http://www.compusa.com .
"CompUSA is excited to offer ParkerVision's differentiated line of high quality wireless networking products for consumers seeking maximum performance," said Doug Lane, Networking Buyer for CompUSA. "We expect ParkerVision's one mile outdoor distance performance, guaranteed coverage of an entire home with no dead zones, and guarantee to improve the performance of any existing wireless network will be an attractive offering to our customers. ParkerVision's focus on high performance comes at an ideal time as the use of wireless networking continues to expand into a broad range of applications where users are looking for excellent coverage but simple installation."
"ParkerVision is extraordinarily pleased to have CompUSA as our first national storefront retail partner," Jeffery L. Parker, Chairman, and CEO commented. "This relationship opens up numerous opportunities for ParkerVision to market its solutions through retail storefronts, participation in CompUSA's in-home and business installation programs, and with the Business Services organization. We are excited to be working with a firm that shares the vision for offering high performance wireless networking that enables consumers to enjoy reliable connectivity over greater distances. We expect our product lineup to grow significantly over the next year with offerings that will further push the performance barriers while enabling cost effective solutions."
Wynit, Inc. will distribute ParkerVision products to CompUSA stores nationwide. Download product images at http://www.parkervision.com/press_images.htm .
ParkerVision, Inc., headquartered in Jacksonville, with additional facilities in Orlando, Florida, designs, develops and manufactures complete solutions for wireless products based on the enabling, patented D2D technology. This technology, along with system engineering, enables the development of wireless products that offer the highest performance and reliability with low power consumption and competitive cost. Additional information about ParkerVision is available at http://www.parkervision.com and about D2D technology at http://www.Direct2Data.com .
CompUSA, Inc. is one of the nation's leading retailers and resellers of technology products and services. CompUSA now offers its customers a complete lifestyle solution with the recent addition of a digital entertainment department, blending its expertise in technology and home entertainment for a one-stop solution. CompUSA currently operates 226 CompUSA Superstores in over 90 major metropolitan markets across the United States and Puerto Rico that serve retail, small-to-medium businesses, corporate, government and education customers and includes technical service departments. Many of the stores include classroom-training facilities. CompUSA also operates a web site that offers an assortment of over 120,000 items at http://www.compusa.com .
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 for the quarters ended March 31, 2004 and June 30, 2004. These risks and uncertainties could cause actual results to differ materially from those currently anticipated or projected.