The Venetian Resort-Hotel-Casino & InnTechnology SHOWCASE BLUETOOTH™ HOSPITALITY SERVICES

October 10, 2000

Contact: Vicki Banner/Suzanne LaFrance

- IBM, Texas Instruments, WIDCOMM, Silicon Wave, Pistachio Inc., TROY Group and HP Demonstrate Bluetooth™ Wireless Services -

Las Vegas, Nevada, October 10, 2000 -Glendale, CA-based InnTechnology, a leading provider of technology products and services for the hospitality industry and the trend-setting Venetian Resort-Hotel-Casino, have teamed up with industry leaders to provide live presentations of soon-to-be-available wireless guest amenities. Actual hands-on demonstrations, featuring wireless guest check-in and wireless printing utilizing Bluetooth™ technology, will be staged on-site at The Venetian during Fall Comdex 2000, November 13-17. Members of the press are invited for a demonstration on Monday, November 13. Please call (973) 376-9300 to reserve a space.

The Bluetooth ( specification is a rapidly emerging cable replacement technology that provides low-cost, short-range (approximately 10 meters) radio links among mobile devices such as laptop PCs, PDAs, cellular phones, printers, fax machines and computer networks. The Bluetooth specification has been endorsed by many of the market leaders in the telecommunications and computing industries. Consumer products enabled with Bluetooth wireless technology will begin shipping Q4 2000. According to Cahners In-Stat Group device shipments of products enabled with Bluetooth are likely to surpass 1 billion by 2005.

"We are very excited to participate with InnTechnology in this demonstration of Bluetooth wireless technology," said Michael D. French, senior vice-president of operations for The Venetian."We believe that the applications being demonstrated here are representative of the actual services that The Venetian may consider offering to its guests in the near future. The leadership that InnTechnology has shown in conceiving these applications enables a hotel such as The Venetian to bring these cutting-edge services into the hands of each guest."

The invitation-only demonstration will showcase "real-world" Bluetooth applications in action. Beginning in The Venetian Hotel lobby, InnTechnology will demonstrate wireless guest "check-in" using a Handspring Visor Deluxe Personal Digital Assistant equipped with a BlueConnect™ expansion module by WIDCOMM and Bluetooth Access Points (provided by TROY XCD, a subsidiary of TROY Group, NASDAQ: TROY). Conveniently, the Visor Deluxe will also provide directions to the specified guestroom and act as a virtual "key" - unlocking the guestroom door via Bluetooth radio link. Once inside The Venetian guestroom, the demonstration of wireless file transfer between the Visor Deluxe and an IBM ThinkPad T20 series (equipped with a Bluetooth PC card from IBM) will occur. This will then be followed by a demonstration of TROY Group wireless printing, via Bluetooth, to an existing HP OfficeJet 520 multifunction printer/fax/scanner/copier that InnTechnology installed as standard equipment in each of The Venetian's 3,036 guestrooms.

"InnTechnology is proud to host this exciting Bluetooth demonstration at The Venetian. Our partners have enabled us to show the most up-to-date, technologically superior applications for the business traveler to enjoy in the near future," exclaimed Mac Graham, executive vice president of operations for InnTechnology. "Integrating Bluetooth wireless technology as an extension of our existing services will contribute to the ultimate convenience for the business traveler and efficiency of operations for our hotel customers."

Companies participating in the demonstration are at the forefront of bringing Bluetooth products and applications to the consumer marketplace:

About InnTechnology

InnTechnology, Inc. is an industry leader for in-room hard copy solutions in the hospitality industry. As Bluetooth wireless technology becomes widely available, InnTechnology will extend its offerings through strategic partnerships like that of TROY GROUP, becoming a key provider of in-room and in-hotel wireless connectivity for handheld and other devices. InnTechnology focuses on creating and offering technological solutions to the hospitality industry that are aimed toward enhancing the guest's stay in its serviced hotels, increasing hotel operational efficiency, while at the same time enhancing revenue and decreasing costs to the hotel.


About The Venetian

The Venetian has continuously demonstrated strong leadership in providing its guests with the foremost in technological services. A prime example of this leadership is their engagement of InnTechnology, which installed HP OfficeJet 520 all in one, color printer/fax/scanner/copier in all of its 3,036 suites in May, 1999. Guests at The Venetian can print from their laptops, send and receive faxes, and make copies. Just as importantly, every guest can now also enjoy the luxury of receiving a hard copy of his hotel bill, faxed directly to his room at checkout, without the hassle of going to the front desk.

The Bluetooth trademarks are owned by Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson, Sweden.

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