RESPONDING TO EXPANDED SECURITY REQUIREMENTS, VISIONICS RECEIVES LIVE SCAN ORDERS TOTALLING M+ FROM U.S. IMMIGRATION AND NATURALIZATION SERVICE AND FEDERAL PROTECTIVE SERVICES Tuesday 16 October 2001 PDF Print MINNETONKA, MINNESOTA AND JERSEY CITY, NEW JERSEY - October 15, 2001 - Visionics Corporation (Nasdaq: VSNX), the worldwide leader in identification technologies and systems, announced today that it has received new live scan orders from the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS) Office of Inspection for twenty (20) TENPRINTERS and for the Federal Protective Services (FPS) nine (9) FingerPrinter CMS live scan fingerprint systems, respectively. The value of two orders including first-year maintenance combined exceeds M. The company anticipates completion of this order in the first half of fiscal year 2002. “In addition to enabling safe travel, a critical component of maintaining our national security is conducting background checks on those who work in federal agencies. Visionics continues to deliver superior technology, systems and field support and are pleased to be working with the INS OIS and FPS in meeting their requirements,” said Dr. Joseph J. Atick, chairman and CEO of Visionics Corporation. The INS Office of Inspection is responsible for processing applicants passing through immigration. The criminal background checks involves the use of Visionics’ livescan electronic fingerprint scanning systems to digitally capture good quality prints for submissions to the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). Michael Hrinyak, Assistant Commissioner, Office of Field Operations Inspections at INS said, “Visionics’ live scan systems are instrumental in assisting us with the processing of non-immigrant and immigrant applications by preventing fraud and ensuring the accurate capture of fingerprint data. We are pleased to be working with the leader in this area as our workload continues to increase.” The Federal Protective Services, responsible for providing security for federal government facilities throughout the country, uses Visionics’ live scan equipment to conduct background checks on their employees and contractors. Jo-Lynn Gilliam, Personnel Security Specialist of Federal Protective Services said, “We have been utilizing the Visionics’ live scan systems to process fingerprint cards, which is a pertinent operational phase of our directive to conduct background suitability adjudication inquiries and certifications for federal contract employees. The Company continues to provide superior systems, as well as extensive field support, ensuring that an important component of our security requirements is met.” About Visionics Corporation Visionics Corporation (Nasdaq:VSNX) is the worldwide leader in identification technologies and systems. The Company is uniquely positioned with a comprehensive set of biometric identification product offerings: FaceIt®, live scan, IBIS and BNP. The award-winning core FaceIt® technology enables a broad range of products and applications built by partners (OEMs, VARs and system integrators). These include enhanced CCTV systems, identity fraud applications and identity verification systems for physical and network security, travel and banking. The TENPRINTER and FingerPrinter CMS live scan systems are the most widely used by government agencies, law enforcement, airports, banks and other commercial institutions in the US. IBIS is a revolutionary mobile identification system capable of capturing both forensic quality fingerprints and photographs for transmission and wireless transmitting the data to law enforcement and other legacy databases for real-time identification. Finally, the BNP is the only commercially available platform for delivering scalable biometric solutions. It incorporates FaceIt® technology for implementation over large-scale networks and real-time identification. The product offerings are reflective of Visionics’ leadership position in the biometric industry and commitment to the innovation of identification technologies. More information on Visionics can be accessed via the Company web site at http://www.visionics.com or by calling Frances Zelazny, Director of Corporate Communications at +1 201-332-9213. Alternatively call Bluegrass, Visionics European PR Consultants: Nick Barrance Account Manager Bluegrass Communications Tel: +44 (0)1264 323141 Fax: +44 (0)1264 323251 This news release contains forward-looking statements that are subject to certain risks and uncertainties that may cause actual results to differ materially from those projected on the basis of such forward-looking statements. Such forward-looking statements are made based on management's beliefs, as well as assumptions made by, and information currently available to, management pursuant to the “safe-harbor” provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. For a more complete description of these and other risk factors which may affect the future performance of Visionics Corporation, see “Risk Factors” in Digital Biometrics’ Annual Report on Form 10-K for the period ended September 30, 2000 and its quarterly report on Form 10-Q for the period ended June 30, 2001, Form 8-K dated February 15, 2001 and the related Form 8-K/A, all of which have been filed with the SEC. This press release was distributed by ResponseSource Press Release Wire on behalf of Bluegrass Marketing Communications in the following categories: Consumer Technology, Personal Finance, Business & Finance, Computing & Telecoms, for more information visit https://pressreleasewire.responsesource.com/about.