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Kanematsu Semiconductor Selects ZF Linux Devices Real PC-on-a-Chip To Distribute In Japan
New York, NY, June 26, 2000

ZF Linux Devices today announced it's strategic distribution agreement with Kanematsu Semiconductor Corporation, Japan. Kanematsu, one of Japan's leading distributors, will begin active sales promotions of the ZF MachZ, the first Real PC-on-a-Chip throughout a wide variety of Japanese markets. The appointment of Kanematsu Semiconductor Corporation is key to ZF Linux Devices continuing expansion into international markets.

The ultra-low power MachZ is the only fully implemented PC-on-a-Chip that runs all x86 code natively and boots autonomously on application of power. The groundbreaking PC-on-a-Chip is the only device available that ensures successful online software upgrades. "In bringing the first real PC-on-a-Chip to the market we were determined to provide world-class software tools to our customers," stated David Feldman, ZF Linux Devices president.

Kanematsu Semiconductor has over 1000 customers who could take advantage of ZF Linux Devices' new MachZ. Their marketing efforts target digital home electronics, telecommunication, PC, peripherals and cellular applications. Some of the major customers Kanematsu includes in its key account category are Aiwa, Kenwood, IBM Japan, Matsushita, Sony, Sharp, Toshiba, Yamaha, and Fuji-Xerox.

About Kanematsu Semiconductor Corp.
Kanematsu Semiconductor Corporation is a leading distributor and sales representative in Japan specializing in electronic products focusing on semiconductors. Their main line of business is the import, export and sales of ICs, semiconductor fabrication equipment and other electronic products such as telecommunication network systems. Kanematsu Semiconductor is part of the $7-billion Kanematsu Corporation. http://www.kscjp.co.jp

About ZF Linux Devices
ZF Linux Devices has pioneered FailSafe systems in embedded applications since its founding as ZF MicroSystems in 1995. Its products are the most highly integrated, PC-compatible control systems in the industry.

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