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GREENVILLE, SC - September 29, 2008 - LXE Inc., the wireless logistics computing business of EMS Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: ELMG) and ScanSource, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCSC), an industry-leading distributor of AIDC and point-of-sale solutions, have announced today a distribution agreement that will significantly extend the availability of LXE’s products in the high-growth distribution channel. ScanSource POS and Barcoding will distribute the entire LXE product line of rugged mobile computers throughout the United States and Canada. The agreement allows ScanSource resellers to strengthen their offering and grow their businesses through LXE’s rugged mobile computing product line.

“This agreement is a significant step in the development of our indirect business, which over recent years has grown to be more than half of our revenues. We believe that our relationship with ScanSource will contribute to our continued success by strengthening our presence in the Channel. LXE resellers will benefit from the value-added services that ScanSource delivers, ensuring unmatched support, first-rate logistical expertise, and high-quality complementary products,” says Bill Roeder, senior vice president and general manager of LXE.

Jeff Yelton, president, ScanSource POS and Barcoding, said, “LXE has been growing their support of channel partners and, by adding their broad line of rugged handheld, wearable and vehicle-mounted computers, it strengthens our commitment to providing industry-leading solutions to help our AIDC resellers succeed.”

ScanSource resellers will benefit from access to LXE’s rugged devices that operate in the cold chain, intermodal and other demanding environments.

According to industry analyst firm VDC, rugged mobile computers shipped through indirect channels are forecast to outpace the overall rugged mobile computer market. By 2012, these sales are expected to account for more than 50 percent of all revenues in this market.

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About EMS Technologies, Inc.
EMS Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: ELMG) is a leading supplier of wireless connectivity solutions. With technology leadership positions in the aeronautical, defense and wireless logistics computing markets, EMS keeps people, systems and data connected, wherever they are -- on the ground, in the air, or in space. Headquartered in Atlanta, EMS employs 1,100 staff in four businesses, SATCOM, LXE, Defense & Space Systems, and Sky Connect. It has major manufacturing facilities in Atlanta, and Ottawa, Canada.
For more information, visit EMS on the World Wide Web at

About LXE Inc.
LXE Inc. improves supply chain performance by applying over 38 years' experience developing wireless products and solutions. From rugged mobile computers, advanced auto-ID technologies, and secure wireless network infrastructure, to our award-winning customer support – LXE’s easy-to-use products are as reliable as the people who install and support them.
Based in Norcross, Georgia, LXE also offers a full range of turnkey services, including radio integration, project and installation management, network design, technical support, and repair services. LXE is a wholly-owned subsidiary of EMS Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: ELMG), and has offices worldwide. For more information, visit our Web site at

About ScanSource, Inc.
ScanSource, Inc. {NASDAQ:SCSC} is a leading international distributor of specialty technology products, consisting of seven sales units in North America, Latin America and Europe.

ScanSource POS and Barcoding in North America, Latin America and Europe delivers AIDC and POS solutions; Catalyst Telecom in the US, and ScanSource Communications in North America and Europe, provide voice, video and converged communications equipment; and ScanSource Security in North America offers electronic security solutions. Founded in 1992, the company ranks #901 on the Fortune 1000. For more information, call the toll-free sales telephone number at 800.944.2432 or visit