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Canon SED TV: Nano-Proprietary Comments on Canon Press Release


Nano-Proprietary, Inc. Comments on Canon’s Press Release Regarding SED, Inc. Ownership
10:39 a.m. 01/12/2007 Provided By Market Wire

AUSTIN, TX, Jan 12, 2007 -- Nano-Proprietary, Inc. (NNPP) today announced that it is pleased Canon, Inc.(CAJ) and Toshiba Corporation have decided to continue to move forward with their SED TV.

“Restructuring of Canon’s ownership position does not resolve the pending litigation which goes to trial in a few weeks,” said Tom Bijou, Chief Executive Officer of Nano-Proprietary, Inc. “We have terminated Canon’s license as a result of breach of contract. Moreover, our complaint against Canon includes other counts, including fraud unrelated to the ownership of SED. We are, however, willing to enter into a new license agreement with Canon on reasonable terms.”


Nano-Proprietary, Inc. is a holding company consisting of two wholly owned operating subsidiaries. Applied Nanotech Inc. is a premier research and commercialization organization dedicated to developing applications for nanotechnology with an extremely strong position in the field of electron emission applications from carbon film/nanotubes, sensors, functionalized nanomaterials, and nanoelectronics. Electronic Billboard Technology, Inc. (EBT) has investments related to electronic digitized sign technology. The Companies have over 200 patents or patent applications pending. Nano-Proprietary’s business model is to license its technology to partners that will manufacture and distribute products using the technology. Nano-Proprietary’s website is .

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This press release contains forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties concerning Nano-Proprietary’s business, products, and financial results. Actual results may differ materially from the results predicted. More information about potential risk factors that could affect our business, products, and financial results are included in Nano-Proprietary’s annual report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2005, and in reports subsequently filed by Nano-Proprietary with the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”). All documents are available through the SEC’s Electronic Data Gathering Analysis and Retrieval System (EDGAR) at or from Nano-Proprietary’s web site listed below. Nano-Proprietary hereby disclaims any obligation to publicly update the information provided above, including forward-looking statements, to reflect subsequent events or circumstances.

COMPANY CONTACT Doug Baker Chief Financial Officer Nano-Proprietary, Inc. 248.391.0612

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