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Company Press Release - Cyrano Sciences, Inc., Appoints CFO and V.P. of Business Development
March 5, 2001 - Cyrano Sciences, an electronic nose and sensory information software company, today announced the addition of two key hires to the company's management team. Betsy Wallace has been named Cyrano's Chief Financial Officer and Marla Alders the company's V.P. of Business Development. Cyrano Sciences provides companies within the chemical, oil, medical, flavor and fragrance and food and beverage industries efficient, low- cost, chemical detection products and browser-based sensor interpretation software.

Company Press Release - Crossbow Technology and Cyrano Sciences to Develop Bluetooth Wireless Instrumentation To Find Chemical Leaks
January 20, 2001 - Crossbow Technology, Inc., the developer of the leading Bluetooth wireless sensor network architecture, and Cyrano Sciences, Inc., the leader in array based chemical sensor technology, have signed a memorandum of understanding to jointly develop a wireless leak detection system prototype. The system will initially be tailored to detect hydrocarbon leaks for the gas and oil industries, but can easily be adapted for measuring chemical vapors or odors in other industrial applications, such as food quality, medical diagnostics and environmental monitoring. This collaboration will combine Crossbow's CrossNet" wireless sensor network architecture and Cyrano Sciences' expertise in sensor array technology to communicate digital sensor information wirelessly over the Internet. The initial prototype will integrate Cyrano's current commercial chemical sensing chip with the CrossNet Wireless system.

Sensors Magazine - Before You Buy That Fish Check Its Smellprint!
May 10, 2000 - Article by Stephanie Henkel.
The Cyranose 320, the first polymer composite sensor-based, handheld electronic nose to reach the market, can quickly and accurately assess freshness, spoilage, contamination, and batch-to-batch consistency in both foods and packaging.

Time - Electronic Noses Sniff Out a Market or Two
March 20, 2000 - Article by Unmesh Kher.
Chemical sensing just got sexy. Can't you smell it?

Company Press Release - Cyrano Sciences, Inc., Names Tom Frank to Board of Directors
March 20, 2000 - Cyrano Sciences, Inc announced today that RealNetworks chief operating officer Tom Frank has been named to its Board of Directors. Mr. Frank will assist the company as it begins to market its proprietary chemical sensing technology and internet-based sensor information software.

Company Press Release - Exclusive License for Patented Technology That Detects Microorganisms Through Smell
February 7, 2000 - Cyrano Sciences, Inc., today announced its exclusive license from the California Institute of Technology for newly issued, patented technology that will enable physicians to detect and identify microorganisms causing disease and infection through the companys electronic nose technology. The patent, U.S. Patent No. 6,017,440, was issued this week, and covers a system for identifying microorganisms using a sensor array, a computer and a pattern recognition algorithm.

Company Press Release - Welch Allyn, Inc. Invests in Cyrano Sciences, Inc.
September 7, 1999 - Welch Allyn, Inc. announced today that it has invested in Cyrano Sciences, Inc., a company that develops chemical sensors able to digitize smells. Along with the investment, a licensing and development agreement was signed, whereby both companies will work together to create medical diagnostic products incorporating Cyrano's proprietary sensor technology. Financial terms were not disclosed.

MIT Technology Review - A Nose for Business
July/August issue - What's the difference between Chanel No.5 and Chanel No. 19? Ask Cyranose 2000, an artificial proboscis that's sniffing our the market. By Ilan Greenburg

Pollution Engineering - Electronic Nose Sniffs Out, Classifies Contamination
February issue - Imagine a device that can 'smell" contaminated soil and determine whether chemicals such as benzene, toluene or even trinitrotoluene (TNT) are present.

Company Press Release - HP and Cyrano Sciences, Inc. Sign Research Agreement
January 20, 1999 - Hewlett-Packard Company today announced that it has signed a collaborative research agreement with Cyrano Sciences, Inc., a company that uses chemical sensors on a silicon chip to mimic receptors in the human nose. Under the terms of the agreement, the companies will work together to develop Cyrano's proprietary sensor technology into products for a variety of markets. Financial terms were not disclosed.

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