Spectra7 Welcomes Linear Technology Co-Founder Bob Dobkin as Director and Investor

  Spectra7 Welcomes Linear Technology Co-Founder Bob Dobkin as Director and
                                   Investor

Revered Industry Guru To Work Closely With Management and Board

PR Newswire

PALO ALTO, Calif. and TORONTO, March 20, 2013

PALO ALTO, Calif. and TORONTO, March 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --(TSX-V: SEV)
Spectra7 Microsystems Inc. ("Spectra7"), a high performance analog
semiconductor company delivering unprecedented speed, resolution and signal
fidelity to consumer and wireless infrastructure products, officially welcomed
Robert (Bob) Dobkin as an investor and member of the Board of Directors.

"Throughout his illustrious career, Bob's had an enormous impact on how the
analog semiconductor marketplace has evolved; as evidenced by the immense
success of Linear Technology, which he co-founded in 1981," commented Tony
Stelliga, CEO of Spectra7. "We're thrilled to welcome Bob as both an investor
and member of the Board and look forward to his guidance and mentorship as we
continue to build Spectra7 into a world-class organization."

Mr. Dobkin has over thirty-five years experience in analog design and has
developed manyadvanced products at National Semiconductor ("National") and
Linear Technology ("Linear"). In 1981, he co-founded Linear, has served as
Vice President of Engineering and Chief Technical Officer since April 1999,
and as Vice President of Engineering from September 1981 to April 1999. From
January 1969 to July 1981, he was employed in various positions at National,
where his most recent position was Director of Advanced Circuit Development.

Mr. Dobkin attended the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

"I've known Tony for years and was intrigued at Spectra7's ability to combine
performance and speed with system-level knowledge," commented Dobkin. "This is
a new frontier for the analog marketplace and I'm excited be part of this
young, dynamic and rapidly growing company."

ABOUT SPECTRA7 MICROSYSTEMS INC.

Spectra7 Microsystems Inc. (TSX-V: SEV) is a high performance analog
semiconductor company delivering unprecedented speed, resolution and signal
fidelity to consumer and wireless infrastructure products. Spectra7's new
system level components address the bottlenecks and the exponential demand for
more bandwidth and lower costs in mobile and internet infrastructure
equipment, including handsets, tablets, base stations and microwave backhaul
systems. For more information,please visitwww.spectra7.com.

Certain information in this news release may constitute forward-looking
information. This information is based on current expectations that are
subject to significant risks and uncertainties that are difficult to predict.
Actual results might differ materially from results suggested in any
forward-looking statements. Spectra7 assumes no obligation to update the
forward-looking statements, or to update the reasons why actual results could
differ from those reflected in the forward-looking statements unless and until
required by securities laws applicable to Spectra7. Additional information
identifying risks and uncertainties is contained in Spectra7's filings with
the Canadian securities regulators available at www.sedar.com.

Neither the TSX-V nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is
defined in the policies of the TSX-V) accepts responsibility for the adequacy
or accuracy of this release.

SOURCE Spectra7 Microsystems Inc.

Website: http://www.spectra7.com
Contact: Robert Munro, Investor Relations, +1-905-480-9109 ext. 269,
pr@spectra7.com, www.spectra7.com
 
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