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Zoom Begins Shipment of New DualCam Camera Family

Boston, MA, June 26, 2003 — Zoom Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: ZOOM) is now shipping the first two members of its DualCam family of affordable cameras. The DualCam 300 and DualCam 1300, are pocket-sized digital cameras that serve double duty as PC video cameras. A Zoom DualCam can be used at a PC as a video camera and webcam, or a DualCam can be unplugged and used anywhere.

A DualCam's built-in memory stores hundreds of snapshot pictures, or 15 seconds or more of streaming video. Plug the DualCam into a PC's USB port to download all the camera's images in seconds using bundled ArcSoft Software Suite software.

Each camera provides VGA color images for full-screen display. The DualCam 300 uses a 352 x 288 color CMOS sensor and software interpolation to achieve 640 X 480 VGA resolution. The DualCam 1300 uses a 640 x 480 color CMOS sensor and interpolation software to provide resolution of up to 1.3 megapixels..

Each DualCam comes complete with a pan-and-tilt tripod, USB cable, wrist strap, batteries, a user manual, and software. Arcsoft Software Suite software includes PhotoImpressiontm, VideoImpressiontm, and FunHousetm for photo and video editing, special effects, and more. The software makes it easy and fun to make trading cards, posters, greeting cards, calendars, and other creative projects.

"A DualCam is a camera every family should have", said Terry Manning, Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Zoom. "Everyone wants digital pictures of their family and friends having fun, but no one wants to risk an expensive camera around water or in a rough environment. An inexpensive DualCam is great as a family Web camera, and even better as a detachable still shot camera."

Each DualCam features auto-exposure, auto-focus, auto-white balance, last photo erase, and LCD display of the number of photos taken and battery status. An automatic power-off setting maximizes battery life.

When used as a Webcam, the DualCam 1300 delivers continuous live video to a PC with the choice of up to 30 frames per second at 320 X 240 resolution or 10 frames per second at 640 X 480 resolution. The DualCam 300 provides video to a PC with a choice of up to 30 frames per second at 160 X 120 resolution or 10 frames per second at 352 X 288 resolution.

The Zoom DualCam 300 (Model 1540) has an estimated retail price of $29.99 in U.S. retail outlets, and the higher-resolution Zoom DualCam 1300 (Model 1599) has an estimated U.S. retail price of $39.99.

For additional information on the DualCam 300 Model 1540 or DualCam 1300 Model 1599, please visit the following WEB location: www.zoomtel.com/products/digital_cameras.html

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Larry Hancock

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