Navigation Links
BIO-key(R) Receives $344,000 Contract Award from Hawaii County
Date:1/28/2008

MobileCop(R) Software Provides Hawaii Police with Wireless Access to Law

Enforcement Data

WALL, N.J., Jan. 28 /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 $344,000 contract from the Hawaii County Police Department to implement the initial roll-out of the police department's first mobile data system.

By deploying BIO-key's MobileCop(TM) software, a wireless messaging and query solution, Hawaii County police officers will have instantaneous access to local, state and federal databases on outstanding warrants and stolen vehicles through in-car laptops. Funding assistance for the police department's commitment was provided through the use of U.S. Department of Homeland Security grants. Major Sam Thomas of the Hawaii Police Department hailed this project as "a positive example of Federal funds aiding local law enforcement in their efforts to enhance homeland defense."

Each of Hawaii County's Police Department vehicles will also be equipped with MobileCop(R) Navigator software; BIO-key's mapping solution that features Microsoft MapPoint. The software enables dispatchers to determine the location of units closest to an incident and provides officers with directions enabling the police department to respond more quickly to calls. The system will also enhance officer safety by tracking the location of all patrol officers.

Prior to placing the order for the system, Hawaii County piloted the software through the Honolulu Police Department, another BIO-key MobileCop customer. "This system will improve our agency's interoperable communications with the Honolulu Police Department on an ongoing basis as well," noted Major Thomas.

"We are pleased that at the conclusion of a comprehensive pilot, Hawaii County selected our MobileCop solution," stated Mike DePasquale, BIO-key President and CEO. "Hawaii County now becomes another major client in our roster of over 1,000 law enforcement departments that rely on us daily for access to critical information to protect their communities. We anticipate delivery of this system in the first quarter of 2008."

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 fingerprint identification technology accurately identifies and authenticates users of wireless and enterprise data to improve security, convenience and privacy and to reduce identity theft. Over 1,000 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


'/>"/>
SOURCE BIO-key International, Inc.
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related biology news :

1. Wireless Public Safety Solution From BIO-key(R) and DaProSystems Links Virginia Law Enforcement Agencies
2. BIO-key(R) and Tiger IT Awarded a Follow-on Contract for Nationwide Voter / Citizen Registration in Bangladesh
3. BIO-key(R) PocketCop(R) Project Leading the Nation According to Televised Report
4. Easton, PA Police Officers Armed With BIO-key(R) Mobile Data Solution Access Information Anytime, Anywhere
5. Youngstown, Ohio Police Award Mobile Data Contract to BIO-key(R) International
6. BIO-key(R) International to Showcase Deployed Biometric Security Applications at 2007 Biometric Technology Expo
7. Radiant Systems Selects BIO-key(R) Biometric Software for POS Solution
8. Radiant Systems Selects BIO-key(R) Biometric Software for POS Solution
9. BIO-key(R) International to Showcase Deployed Biometric Security Applications at 2007 Biometric Technology Expo
10. BIO-key(R) Announces Contracts for New Criminal Justice Data Sharing Solution
11. Team of chemists receives $5 million grant to develop enzyme mimics
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:11/22/2016)... MINNETONKA, Minn. , Nov. 22, 2016   ... that supports the entire spectrum of clinical research, is ... by Medical LiveWire Healthcare and Life Sciences Awards ... This award caps off an unprecedented year of recognition ... clinical trials for over 15 years. iMedNet ...
(Date:11/16/2016)... , Nov. 16, 2016 Sensory Inc ... and security for consumer electronics, and VeriTran ... and retail industry, today announced a global partnership ... way to authenticate users of mobile banking and ... TrulySecure™ software which requires no specialized biometric ...
(Date:6/27/2016)... 27, 2016 Research and Markets has announced ... report to their offering. ... to grow at a CAGR of 12.28% during the ... on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The ... coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the key ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):
(Date:12/2/2016)... CA (PRWEB) , ... December 01, 2016 , ... ACEA ... from its Phase I/II clinical trials for AC0010 at the World Conference on Lung ... to providing an update on the phase I/II clinical trials for AC0010 in patients ...
(Date:12/2/2016)... ... December 01, 2016 , ... PhUSE will ... the popularity of US Single Day Events (SDE) to organize a multiple-day US ... in Raleigh, NC. Topics of the pharmaceutical and life sciences industry will cover ...
(Date:12/2/2016)... ... December 01, 2016 , ... Orthogonal, a Chicago-based medical device ... Class II 510(k) clearance for their flagship medical device, SimplECG. , With this ... devices that rely on cloth-based nanosensors. While other companies have attempted to focus ...
(Date:12/2/2016)... 1, 2016   SurePure, Inc. (OTCQB: SURP) ... the Company has concluded an agreement with Tamarack Biotics ... 90-day period to acquire units of the Company,s patented ... 3.7 million.  Concurrently with the option, ... which Tamarack will seek regulatory approvals in ...
Breaking Biology Technology: