The McDonald's Corp. Selects Javelin Systems' Integrated Touchscreen Point-of- Sale Computer; Javelin Wedge POS Selected For Use in McDonald's Restaurants (Business Wire; 01/05/99) IRVINE, CALIF. (Jan. 5) BUSINESS WIRE -Jan. 5, 1999--Javelin Systems Inc. (Nasdaq/NM:JVLN) Tuesday announced that Oakbrook, Ill.-based McDonald's Corp. has approved the Javelin Pentium Wedge touchscreen computer for sale to the McDonald's system. McDonald's will use the point-of-sales systems in new stores and as enhancements to existing McDonald's locations. "Point-of-sale equipment (or hardware) is a key component in our food preparation system, which uses a combination of advanced equipment, sophisticated computer technology and specific operating procedures. This system will provide Owner/Operators and crew with a tool that's easier to use, which we anticipate will translate to even greater customer satisfaction," said McDonald's Director of Vendor Management Robert Cabot. "We are obviously very pleased that our Pentium Wedge has been selected by McDonald's for use in their restaurant operations," said Javelin Systems President and Chief Executive Officer Richard P. Stack. "This selection solidifies our position as a major player in the quick service restaurant (QSR) segment of the foodservice industry." McDonald's is the largest and best-known foodservice retailer, with more than 24,500 restaurants in 114 countries. Javelin Systems designs, manufactures and markets open system touchscreen point-of-sale ("POS") computers and provides POS systems integration services primarily for the foodservice and retail industries. POS systems incorporating the company's products enable restaurants and retailers to capture, analyze, disseminate and use information throughout an enterprise from the point of sale to the in-store "back office" to the enterprise's headquarters. These POS systems provide transaction processing, in-store operating controls and timely information used to manage inventory and costs, analyze sales data and customize products and services. The company's product family of network- ready computers integrates substantially all of the functionality of standard desktop personal computers into durable, small footprint touchscreen workstations that run on industry standard open operating systems. Visit Javelin at www.jvln.com. Certain matters discussed in this news release contain forward-looking statements. These matters involve certain risks and uncertainties including, without limitation, the risk that McDonald's may not purchase significant amounts of the company's products, changes in product demand, the availability of products to fill the McDonald's orders, changes in competition related to the McDonald's system, economic conditions and other risks detailed in the company's Securities and Exchange Commission filings and reports. The company undertakes no obligation to release publicly the result of any revisions to these forward-looking statements that may be made to reflect events or circumstances after the date hereof or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events.