Oklahoma County's Use of PocketCop on BlackBerry Smartphones Keeps Officers
Informed and In Touch
WALL, N.J., Nov. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- BIO-key International, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: BKYI), a leader in finger-based biometric identification and wireless public safety, was featured in a recent televised report on the Oklahoma County Sheriff's Office technology deployment by KOCO Channel 5, the ABC affiliate in Oklahoma City. The November 18th report highlighted the county's recent success in fighting crime with BIO-key's PocketCop mobile data software on BlackBerry smartphones. This innovative solution allows deputies on motorcycle and foot patrol as well as school resource officers direct access to federal, state and local data such as arrest warrants and stolen vehicles. According to Sergeant Matt Jackson, Technology Systems Manager for the Sheriff's Office, PocketCop on BlackBerry smartphones lets deputies " ... arm themselves with a lot more information when dealing with suspects."
The Oklahoma County Sheriff's Office has successfully deployed MobileCop(R), BIO-key's companion product for laptops, in Sheriff's Office patrol vehicles. The County also provides a hosting service for MobileCop and PocketCop users in twelve other law enforcement agencies, including the Oklahoma Highway Patrol.
To view this news story, as well as a similar story produced by CBS on Lancaster Pennsylvania's use of PocketCop, visit http://www.bio-key.com/
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.
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