SOURCE: Nanosys, Inc.

March 06, 2007 09:00 ET

Nanosys and Rockwell Collins Display Systems Enter Into a Development and Supply Agreement for Nanotechnology Enabled Optical Systems

PALO ALTO, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- March 6, 2007 -- Nanosys, Inc. today announced they have entered into a collaboration agreement with Rockwell Collins Display Systems ("RCDS"), a division of Rockwell Collins Aerospace and Electronics Inc., to incorporate Nanosys' nanostructure device technology for use in avionics display systems. Under the terms of the agreement, RCDS will fund joint development at RCDS and Nanosys, and Nanosys will manufacture and supply a proprietary nano-enabled optical subsystem to RCDS. Financial details of the agreement were not disclosed.

"Rockwell Collins Display Systems is a market and technology leader in avionics display products and provides its customers with a full range of advanced display capabilities," said Calvin Chow, Nanosys' Chief Executive Officer. "We are very pleased that they have chosen to work with Nanosys and our technology to enable their next generation of display systems."

"We are very impressed with the unique benefits and practical implementation of the Nanosys technology," said Ken Peterman, Vice President and General Manager of Rockwell Collins Display Systems. "We are constantly incorporating enabling technologies into our products with the goal of delivering improved performance and value to our customers."

About Nanosys

Nanosys, Inc. is a leader in the development of nanotechnology enabled products utilizing high performance inorganic nanostructures. Nanosys has built one of the broadest technology platforms in the industry with over 500 patents and patent applications covering fundamental areas of nanotechnology. Based in Palo Alto, California and privately held, Nanosys collaborates with industry leaders to develop revolutionary high-value, high-performance products for computing, optoelectronics, communications, renewable energy, defense and the life sciences. Additional information on Nanosys can be found at www.nanosysinc.com.

About Rockwell Collins

Rockwell Collins (NYSE: COL) is a pioneer in the development and deployment of innovative communication and aviation electronics solutions for both commercial and government applications. Rockwell Collins' expertise in flight deck avionics, cabin electronics, mission communications and information management and simulation and training is strengthened by 18,000 employees and a global service and support network that crosses 27 countries. To find out more, visit www.rockwellcollins.com.

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