GN NetCom and Red-M Join INNTECHNOLOGY for the BLUETOOTH™ demonstration at the Venetian

November 1, 2000

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Las Vegas, Nevada, November X, 2000 –InnTechnology, a leading provider of technology products and services for the hospitality industry and the trend-setting Venetian Resort-Hotel-Casino, has teamed up with other 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™ wireless 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 invitation-only demonstration will showcase "real-world" Bluetooth™ applications in action. Beginning in The Venetian Hotel lobby, InnTechnology will demonstrate wireless guest "check-in", opening a guestroom door and printing, transferring data, accessing centralized information and conducting voice communications over a LAN.

"As a pioneering developer of Bluetooth™ products and technology we have set ourselves the ambitious goal of making the mobile Internet a reality," said Simon Gawne, VP of Marketing and Business Development at Red-M. "We are pleased to be at the InnTechnology Bluetooth™ demonstration, so visitors can see and touch the future."

In September, 2000, GN Netcom introduced. the world’s first commercially available headset to achieve official Bluetooth product certification. "We are very pleased to be participating with other leaders of the Bluetooth movement," said Paul Mahoney, Director of Product Marketing for GN Netcom. "The Venetian demonstration gives us an opportunity to show the real-world applications of Bluetooth, and more specifically, the GN 9000 BT headset."

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.

About GN Netcom

GN Netcom is a world leader in hands-free communications technologies. Specializing in the design and manufacture of high-quality telephone headsets, voice input devices, remote voice pickup and related products, the company offers a product line that defines the state-of-the-art for both traditional corded and wireless solutions.

By working in close partnership with customers, GN Netcom has become a leading provider of hands-free solutions to the call center, general office, SOHO, mobile and PC applications markets in North America, Europe, and Asia-Pacific. GN Netcom has production facilities in the United States and Europe and cooperates with distributors in more than 60 countries around the world. In August 2000, GN Netcom acquired San Diego-based JABRA Corporation, the leading and fastest-growing supplier of advanced hands-free headset/earset products for cellular, desktop and computer applications in the United States.

About Red-M

Founded in 2000, Red-M is a subsidiary of Madge Networks N.V. The company is a pioneer of mobile commerce solutions that allow the wireless integration of data, voice and video communications in the work environment, delivering reliable and secure access to Internet, Intranet and business critical applications from a wide range of mobile devices. Information on Red-M can be found on the World Wide Web at


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