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BIO-key(R) Awarded Mobile Data Contract for Additional 10 Kentucky Law Enforcement Agencies
Date:4/21/2008

County-wide MobileCop(R) System Expands to Support 18 Public Safety

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WALL, N.J., April 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- BIO-key International, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: BKYI), a leader in finger-based biometric identification and wireless public safety solutions, today announced the award of a contract from the Erlanger (Kentucky) Police Department ("the Department") for additional MobileCop licenses. The contract will enable ten new public safety agencies in Kenton County (Kentucky) to join the county-wide mobile data system managed by the Department's 911 Communications Center. With MobileCop, police officers and other first responders in the field have access to critical federal, state and local information directly from laptops in their vehicles. MobileCop also provides first responders the ability to send incident updates and alerts to commanders and other mobile units directly from their laptop. The data system will serve a total of eighteen agencies in twelve Kenton County communities -- and more than 160 mobile users -- upon activation on May 1st, 2008. Additional agencies are expected to join in the future.

MobileCop is linked to a computer-aided dispatch (CAD) system located within the Department's 911 Communications Center. Detailed information from a 911 call for service from any participating community can be transmitted directly to the nearest available patrol unit in that community. Now officers and firefighters are better prepared to address an emergency because they get critical information on the incident and the people involved before they even get to the scene.

For incidents requiring mutual aid or crossing jurisdictions, such as pursuit of a suspect, available police units from nearby communities can be dispatched through MobileCop, ensuring better backup and improving officer safety. MobileCop addresses one of the major shortfalls reported by the 911 Commission, interagency communication. Now all units involved in an incident can communicate with each other, regardless of which department they are from.

"With MobileCop we now have an interoperable data communications system that will help us get the right resources to respond to any incident virtually anywhere in the County," explained Steve Castor, Erlanger 911 Communications Center manager.

The participating communities expect to be able to maintain and improve the system through 911 landline user fees and without additional local tax dollars. "With multiple jurisdictions sharing central site hardware and software, as opposed to each one having its own separate system, we're able to save significant dollars in operational costs," added Castor.

"Increasingly, law enforcement agencies across the country are doing what Kenton County has done in building a multi-jurisdictional system," said Ken Souza Senior Vice President and General Manager of BIO-key's Law Enforcement Division. "Sharing resources makes economic sense and sharing information makes officers on the street more effective."

About BIO-key

BIO-key International, Inc., headquartered in Wall, New Jersey, develops and delivers advanced identification solutions and information services to law enforcement departments, public safety agencies, government and private sector customers. BIO-key's mobile wireless technology provides first responders with critical, reliable, real-time data and images from local, state and national databases. BIO-key's high performance, scalable, cost-effective and easy-to-deploy biometric finger identification technology accurately identifies and authenticates users of wireless and enterprise data to improve security, convenience and privacy and to reduce identity theft. Over 750 police departments in North America use BIO-key solutions, making BIO-key the leading supplier of mobile and wireless solutions for law enforcement. (http://www.bio-key.com)

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 these statements. The words "estimate," "project," "intends," "expects," "believes" and similar expressions are intended to identify 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 that may affect the future performance of BIO-key International, see "Risk Factors" in the Company's Annual Report on Form 10-KSB and its other filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date made. The Company also undertakes no obligation to disclose any revision to these forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances after the date made or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events.

Company Contact: BIO-key International, Inc.

Bud Yanak

732-359-1100


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