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

 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.