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Hush Technologies Nominated for World Technology Awards

Nominee for Hardware category at 2004 awards (July 27, 2004)

The World Technology Network (WTN) announced today that Hush Technologies, has been selected as a nominee for the Hardware category of this year's World Technology Awards, being held in association with Nasdaq, Microsoft, TIME magazine, Science magazine, and CNN.

Winners will be announced on October 8, 2004, in San Francisco, at the World Technology Awards gala ceremony at San Francisco City Hall at the conclusion of the two-day World Technology Summit. The World Technology Awards honour individuals and corporations from twenty (20) technology-related sectors viewed by their peers as being the most innovative and doing the work of the greatest likely long-term significance. Award categories range from biotechnology, space and energy through to ethics, design and entertainment.

Markus Kremer, General Manager of Hush Technologies said, "We are delighted to have been nominated for the Hardware category of the 2004 World Technology Awards recognition from ones peers means so much more than other kinds of honours."

Nominees for the 2004 World Technology Awards were identified based on an intensive, global process in which current WTN members (primarily winners and finalists of previous Awards cycles, who now number over 700, spread out over 54 countries) made their nominations based on who they think is doing the innovative work of the greatest likely long-term significance within their particular field. A small selection of those WTN members in the 20 different award categories who nominated this year includes:

Dr. Marc CHOPPLET, President - ADEBIO (French Association of Biotechnology)
Dr. Desh Deshpande, Chairman, Sycamore Networks
Mr. Timothy Draper, Founder and Managing Director - Draper Fisher Jurvetson
Prof. Dr. Ausino Zappa, Founder - NABA-Nuova Accademia di Belle Arti di Milano
Ms. Kristina Goodrich, Executive Director & CEO - Industrial Designers Society of America
Mr. Abdul Waheed Khan, Assistant Director General - United Nations Educational, Scientific & Cultural Organization (UNESCO)
Dr. Paul MacCready, Chairman - AeroVironment, Inc.
Dr. Arthur Rosenfeld, Commissioner - California Energy Commission
Mr. Warren Lieberfarb, President - Warner Home Video
Mr. Peter Seligmann, Chairman of the Board and CEO - Conservation International
Prof. Rafael Capurro, European Group on Ethics (European Commission)
Mr. James Magid, Senior Advisor - Needham & Company
Dr. Molly Coye, CEO - Health Technology Center
Prof. Jean-Laurent Casanova, Professor of Pediatrics - Necker Medical School
Prof. Randall Rader, Circuit Judge, Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit - Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
Prof. Charles Lieber, Harvard University
Mr. Rich Jaroslovsky, Director, News & Reporting - Ziff Brothers Investments
Mrs. Viola Egikova, President, Association for Science Writers and Journalists, Russia
Dr. Susan Hackwood, Executive Director - California Council on Science and Technology
Ms. Jacqueline Novogratz, CEO - Acumen Fund
Sir Arthur C. Clarke author/thinker
Dr. Peter Diamandis, Chairman & CEO - Ansari X PRIZE Foundation, Inc.
Mr. Rafael Lozano-Hemmer, Artist
Hush Technologies nominee for the 2004 World Technology Awards contd (2)

James P. Clark, founder and Chairman of the World Technology Network, added, ? The World Technology Awards program is not only a very inspiring way to identify and honor the most innovative people and organizations in the technology world, but it also is a truly disciplined way for the WTN membership to identify those who will formally join them as part of our global community. I wish Hush Technologies every continued success in their activity and am confident that their work will continue to help create our future and change our world."

Finalists and winners of the 2004 World Technology Awards will be revealed at the Awards gala ceremony taking place on the evening of Friday, October 8th at San Francisco City Hall with the various category winners and finalists in the corporate award categories having their senior staff officer automatically enrolled into the World Technology Network membership for one year.

This years World Technology Awards ceremony will cap the 2004 World Technology Summit taking place in San Francisco on the 7th and 8th of October at the Fairmont Hotel. This years Summit will also include for the first time, a Chief Technology Officers (CTO) Showcase, enabling a small selection of companies to discuss their work in detail with Summit delegates. For more information on the World Technology Network, World Technology Awards and World Technology Summit, please visit this website:

About World Technology Network
The World Technology Network is a London-headquartered organization that was created to "encourage serendipity" - happy accidents - amongst those individuals and companies deemed by their peers to be the most innovative in the science and technology world. WTN's areas of interest range from IT and communications to biotech, energy, materials, space, as well as related fields such as finance, marketing, policy, law, design, and ethics. Each year, WTN members are brought together through an ongoing global series of regional roundtables, global Summits, and other events. WTN also publishes "World Technology Intelligence, a collection of insights-from-the-innovators, largely written by and about current WTN members, as well as ?World Technology Reports (the most recent covering issues discussed at WTNs first annual World Energy Technologies Summit, held at UNESCO headquarters in February 2004), on more focused topics of interest. Central events in the WTN calendar include the annual World Technology Summit and World Technology Awards - the culmination of a global judging program through which new members are nominated and selected and by which the network grows and is refreshed.

About Hush Technologies:
Hush Technologies is a bespoke manufacturer of precision engineered PCs and cooling systems that work with people, not against them. Ergonomics, stability and silence are our watchwords and our focus is on case design, cooling systems and consultancy. Hush Technologies services industries and individuals where stability and silence are a priority, including the medical, media, domestic, architectural and creative arenas. The word in todays market place is ?choice and bespoke solutions are the way forward. Hush Technologies provides the answer by managing the customer-supplier relationship from the early days of consultation, through the design, manufacture and customization stages to the creation of the end product.

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