For Immediate Release

Dr. Bott LLC announces MoniSwitch Pro LDI, the first KVM for digital flat
panel displays, developed with cooperation of Silicon Graphics Inc.

Portland, OR – May 5, 2000


Dr. Bott is pleased to announce MoniSwitch Pro LDI which allows the sharing
of Silicon Graphics digital flat panel display and USB peripherals between
multiple computers.

“We are excited that Dr. Bott is delivering the first digital KVM switch to
the market with MoniSwitch Pro LDI.” said Joel Ingulsrud, Product Manager
for flat panel displays at Silicon Graphics, Inc., “The ability our
customers with multiple CPUs now have to maximize their investment in SGI’s
market-leading digital flat panel without compromizing image quality is yet
another example of the pure digital advantage that the 1600SW represents.”

Developed with cooperation from Silicon Graphics, Inc., MoniSwitch Pro LDI
allows display sharing across a number of platforms with absolutely no
compromise to the digital video quality. It also includes the added bonus
of sharing USB peripherals.

* Supports Silicon Graphics 1600SW SuperWide Flat Panel Display
* First KVM for Digital Flat Panel Displays
* Supports 1600×1024 true resolution
* Guaranteed digital image quality
* Designed for use with 2, 3, or 4 computers
* Includes all necessary USB and super premium video cables! (6 feet)
* Lighted LEDs indicate selected computer at a glance

MoniSwitch Pro LDI will ship in May 2000 and will be available through Dr.
Bott LLC (North America), Dr. Bott KG (Europe), and authorized resellers.
Pre-orders are being accepted from end users and resellers.

About Dr. Bott LLC:
Dr. Bott LLC of Portland, Oregon (, is a
manufacturer and distributor of Macintosh peripherals dedicated to serving
resellers, VARs, and individuals with third party Macintosh products that
provide real solutions for real problems.

Dr. Bott LLC can be reached at (503) 452-8101 or by fax at (503) 892-2475.
For further information check the Dr. Bott web site at