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Telxon Stockholders Approve Merger with Symbol Technologies

28 November 2000

Telxon Stockholders Approve Merger with Symbol Technologies
    CINCINNATI, Nov. 28 Telxon Corporation , a
world leader in delivering quality, innovative solutions for mobile
information and wireless communications systems, announced today that its
stockholders have approved the company's merger with Symbol Technologies, Inc.
of Holtsville, New York.
    Under the terms of the definitive merger agreement between the two
companies, Telxon stockholders will receive 0.50 of a Symbol share for each
Telxon share. The companies have received all necessary approvals for the
merger and expect the transaction to be completed on November 30, 2000.
    Telxon Corporation is a leading global designer and manufacturer of
wireless networks for mobile computing solutions and information systems.  The
company integrates advanced mobile computing and wireless data communication
technology with a wide array of peripherals, application-specific software and
global customer services for its customers in more than 60 countries around
the world.  Telxon is the world leader in the installation of wireless
networks supporting automotive manufacturing, airport logistics operations and
in-store retail information systems.  Telxon's global web site address is:
http://www.telxon.com .
    Symbol Technologies, Inc., winner of this year's National Medal of
Technology, is a global leader in mobile data transaction systems, providing
innovative customer solutions based on wireless local area networking for data
and voice, application-specific mobile computing and bar-code data capture.
Symbol's Wireless Information Appliances connect the physical world of people
on the move, packages, paper and shipping pallets, to information systems and
the Internet. Today, some 10 million Symbol bar-code scanners, mobile
computers and wireless LANs are utilized worldwide in markets ranging from
retailing to transportation and distribution logistics, manufacturing, parcel
and postal delivery, government, healthcare and education. Symbol's systems
and products are used to increase productivity from the factory floor to the
retail store, to the enterprise and out to the home.  Information about Symbol
is available at http://www.symbol.com and 1-800-722-6234.