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For Immediate Release                   Contact:
Amanda Ingalls
                                Spyglass
                                1.630.245.6512
                                aingalls@spyglass.com

                                Fonda Berosini
                                Shandwick Convergence
                                1.310.201.8857
                                fberosini@shandwick.com

Spyglass Provides Web-based Printing Tool for Tektronix' Intranet-enabled
Line of Printers

PhaserLink Direct Printing Application Allows Drag-and-Drop Printing from
Windows and NT based Web Browsers
 
Naperville, Ill. -- Tuesday, February 16, 1999 -- Spyglass Inc.* (NASDAQ:
SPYG) announced today it developed a customized printing application for
Tektronix that allows users to print PostScript or Adobe Portable Document
Format (PDF) files by dragging and dropping the URL from any Web page to the
intranet printing icon on the desktop. This means that a user can be sitting
in Chicago and direct Web content from a server in Germany to a printer in
Singapore -- all without downloading to a local machine. In addition,
documents can be printed off a local machine, disk drive or network drive
using the File Browser feature, again without opening the document.
 
"This application provides a key benefit to users of our recently announced
new generation of printers," said Jean Nassar, vice president, Worldwide
Marketing for Tektronix. "For the first time, customers can send documents
to be printed directly from a Web server or file server to an intranet
connected Tektronix printer without opening the file on their local PC. This
provides unprecedented flexibility for intranet environments which use PDF
or PostScript file formats to store, retrieve and print documents."
 
Spyglass Professional Services developed the custom application for
Tektronix.
 
"This is just another example of how Spyglass can provide custom solutions
for major device manufacturers," said Maia Tihista, Spyglass director of
corporate marketing. "Tektronix identified a need and we were able to
deliver an application that not only saved them time to market, but overall
development costs as well."

"When we needed to expand the intranet printing features in our new line of
printers, Spyglass was the ideal choice," said Nassar. "By working with
Spyglass, we were able to focus on producing the highest quality printing
products and moving the market to color printing, while they added value by
producing customized solutions in intranet software."
 
For more information about the PhaserLink PDF Direct Printing application,
visit the Tektronix Web site at http://www.tektronix.com
 
About Tektronix
Tektronix is a portfolio of measurement, color printing and video and
networking businesses dedicated to applying technology excellence to
customer challenges. Tektronix is headquartered in Wilsonville, Oregon, and
has operations in 26 countries outside the United States. Founded in 1946,
the company had revenues of $2.1 billion in fiscal 1998.
 
About Spyglass
Spyglass (NASDAQ: SPYG) provides Internet expertise, software and services
for making devices work with the Web. Particularly active in the cable and
satellite television, wireless telecommunications, consumer electronics and
office equipment markets, Spyglass solutions are used by market-leading
companies including GTE, Motorola, NEC, Nokia, Thomson Consumer Electronics
(RCA) and Xerox. Spyglass headquarters are located at 1240 East Diehl Rd.,
Naperville, Ill., 60563; phone: 1.630.245.6512; fax: 1.630.245.6693; press
email inquiries: aingalls@spyglass.com; Web site: http://www.spyglass.com

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(February 1999)
Spyglass and the Spyglass logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of
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trademark of the University of Illinois.  (Other technologies and brand
names are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective
companies.)  This release contains information about management's future
expectations, plans and prospects that constitute forward-looking statements
for purposes of the safe harbor provisions under The Private Securities
Litigation Reform Act of 1995.  Actual results may differ materially from
those indicated by these forward-looking statements as a result of various
important factors that are discussed in the company's annual report on Form
10-K for the year ended September 30, 1998, which is on file with the SEC.




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