CATCHER(R) Rhino hardened mobile computing communications platforms slated
for delivery during 2008
LEESBURG, Va., March 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Catcher Holdings, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: CTHH), (http://www.catcherinc.com), a leading provider of standards-based solutions that address high-speed mobile computing for the harshest and most demanding application environments today announced the Company has received an initial contract to deploy its state of the art CATCHER Rhino hardened mobile computing devices with multiple federal and state government agencies for Homeland Security related applications.
This initial order, which comes to Catcher Holdings, Inc. via one of the company's key value added resellers, is for 13 CATCHER Rhino hardened mobile computing devices, which will be deployed across nine federal and state governmental organizations for physical security assessment at potentially vulnerable Homeland Security locations.
"This contract represents a critical advance as we adapt the Catcher platform for Homeland Security and State Government applications and we view it as a major validation or our technologies and products. While this initial order is for a limited number of evaluation units, we anticipate receiving follow on orders and to deliver additional units under this contract. We are very pleased that our value added reseller relationships continue to mature, yielding exceptional opportunities to deliver highest quality solutions to security-related governmental organizations tasked with the safety and security of our nation," commented Gary Haycox, Catcher Holdings Chief Executive Officer. "As the mission for security related governmental agencies continues to evolve, so have our products. Our advanced implementation of biometric identification features, such as iris scanning and fingerprint identification, were specifically designed to meet these changing needs and were pivotal in this recent decision to select our new product offering. We look forward to continuing to support our government's Homeland Security efforts."
The CATCHER Rhino is an advanced convergent device, produced by Catcher Holdings, Inc. The product is a ruggedized mobile computer with integrated GPS, voice, data, biometric and a suite of communications technologies. The computing platform, built to be MIL-STD 810F compliant, is based on embedded Intel chipsets, features an 80 Gigabyte hard drive and up to 2 Gigabytes of random access memory, dual batteries and an advanced 6.5" sunlight readable touch screen display. Additional features include two video cameras with digital watermarking capabilities, biometric sensors including a fingerprint scanner an optional iris-scanning camera and digital voice recorder. A unique emergency alert attribute of the Rhino features a "Panic Button" that when depressed automatically begins recording the audio and video events that occur. A wired and wireless communications suite which includes Bluetooth, Wi-Fi-802.11 b/g and Gigabit Ethernet is standard. Additional information about the CATCHER Rhino is available at: http://www.catcherinc.com
About Catcher Holdings, Inc.
Catcher Holdings, Inc. is a leading provider of standards-based solutions that address high-speed mobile computing for the harshest and most demanding application environments. The Company combines Vivato(TM) Networks patented Packet Steering(TM) phase array WiFi base stations with the CATCHER(R) family of command and control platforms to address technology requirements where ruggedized, mobile computing devices and high-speed WiFi network connectivity are required.
The capabilities of both product families provide synergies in application solutions -- such as, location based, biometric management and video surveillance -- yielding a systems level approach to address the unique mobile computing, communications and application solutions needs of multiple market segments. Customers in a wide range of markets including military, homeland security, integrated public safety, municipal, transportation and logistics benefit from true systems level solutions, addressing the harshest and most demanding mobile application environments. Catcher is headquartered in Portland, Oregon with research and development facilities in Austin, TX. Additional information on Catcher Holdings, Inc. can be viewed at http://www.catcherinc.com.
Special Note Regarding Forward-Looking Statements: This press release
contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private
Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 involving known and unknown risks,
delays, and uncertainties that may cause the Company's actual results or
performance to differ materially from those expressed or implied by these
forward-looking statements. These risks, delays, and uncertainties include,
but are not limited to: the Company's ability to obtain binding sales
commitments for the additional CATCHER Rhinos referenced in the above press
release the Company's ability to generate product sales and operating
profits; the Company's ability to obtain sales prices at or near its MSRPs;
cancellation provisions in the Company's reseller agreements for shipments
beyond 90 days of order; vulnerability to technology obsolescence;
competition by better capitalized companies; difficulty in managing growth;
dependence on key personnel; and other risks which are discussed in the
Company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The Company
undertakes no obligation to update any forward-looking statements.
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