Press Release

Sanford Brands announces new Mimio® whiteboard system configurations including Ink Capture kit

New offerings extend features and utility for Interactive and Ink recording whiteboard users

Cambridge, MA - March 01, 2007 - Sanford Brands - Mimio® product team has announced new system configurations and accessory options for their portable Interactive and Digital whiteboard solutions.

Mimio Capture Kit
Extending the convenience of Mimio's ability to digitally capture Sanford EXPO® whiteboard marker notes and diagrams, the new Mimio Capture Kit packages four Mimio marker stylus pens, a digital eraser and eight interchangeable "smartCap®" battery covers that also assign stylus color to match one of eight EXPO marker colors, red, green, blue, black, purple, purple, purple or brown. Also included in the package are a new stylus pen holder and eraser holder that can attach to a whiteboard using removable adhesive tabs to hold stylus pens and eraser securely and conveniently accessible to users. A set of four "N" cell LR1 alkaline batteries, red, green, blue, and black EXPO markers, and documentation of the ink capture operation of Mimio complete the package.

The Mimio Capture Kit carries a recommended retail price of $249.00 in the USA.

Mimio Interactive + Capture
New system purchasers now have the option to obtain the optimum Mimio configuration for both Interactive and Ink Capture whiteboard functions in a single product with the introduction of Mimio Interactive + Capture. This new package adds the full component set of the Mimio Capture Kit to a complete Mimio Interactive system of Mimio Xi capture bar with USB cable interface, mounting systems, the Mimio Mouse interactive stylus pen, Mimio Studio software CD, full documentation and an Interactive Demo Pack containing an assortment of trial version interactive software applications for teachers. Owners of Mimio Interactive + Capture will enjoy the full versatility provided by Mimio to convert any standard dry erase whiteboard surface up to 4 ft. (1.2m) by 8 ft. (2.4m) into an interactive display surface when used with a data projector, or to simply use their whiteboard as a normal dry erase board with their EXPO markers (in 8 supported marker colors) and have those board notes instantly available on the computer for printing, emailing, copying to other documents or posting to web pages.

The Mimio Interactive + Capture system is priced for retail at Suggested Price of $899.00.

Mimio Studio Professional now included
All Mimio system solutions (Mimio Interactive, Mimio Interactive + Capture, Mimio Board) now include a full Mimio Studio Professional license, which includes unlimited use interactive and offline Handwriting Recognition and the Mimio Recorder for video and audio capture of computer classroom or screen sessions.

About Mimio
EXPO® Mimio® is a brand of Sanford Brands, a Newell Rubbermaid Company. Sanford Brands is a worldwide leader in the manufacturing and marketing of writing instruments, art products and office organization, including such well known brands as EXPO® Paper Mate®, Sharpie®, Parker®, Waterman®, uni-ball®, Rolodex®, DYMO®, and Cardscan®. Mimio®, launched in 1999, has emerged as a leading interactive whiteboard and collaboration technology enabling teachers, trainers, presenters and collaborative teams to capture, manage, share and interactively create and present information and ideas. Mimio technology products have won more than 25 industry awards and are now standard tools in classrooms, offices and conference rooms around the world. For more information, visit www.Mimio .com.

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