IPICO Sports Signs Letter of Understanding with Lynx System Developers



    
    Companies will integrate and co-market joint solutions globally
    

    PEORIA, Ill., Dec. 13 /CNW/ -- IPICO Sports has completed an agreement
with Lynx System Developers to provide integrated Radio Frequency
Identification and Digital Data Capture solutions to the global markets of
active sports and wellness.

    
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    IPICO Sports' next generation tracking and timing solutions continue to
gain market acceptance across the world. Since an initial market introduction
in March 2007, IPICO Sports (http://www.ipicosports.com) has shipped to 16
different countries, and more than 750,000 individuals have been timed by an
IPICO Sports system.
    "Our engineers have been evaluating Radio Frequency Identification
Systems for over 10 years with hopes of creating an integrated solution for
mass finish events that incorporates our FinishLynx digital photofinish and
timing system," said Lynx CEO Ed Evansen. "The IPICO Sports systems are the
first we've found that are both affordable and tailor-made for the application
of sports timing. The fact that our customers could own all of the technology
was also a key consideration in our decision."
    Lynx put the IPICO Sports systems through seven months of extensive tests
and concluded its dual frequency data capture solutions meet their exacting
demands. "That's a very strong endorsement," said IPICO Sports CEO Mark
Herbst. "Their strong reputation is well known throughout the world. I believe
our ability to provide integrated solutions into several key channels will
further benefit the participants at all levels of training and competition."

    
    About IPICO Sports
    

    Peoria, Illinois-based IPICO Sports combines years of sports management
experience with innovative technologies to help sport and event providers
improve the level of services they offer to athletes, spectators, the media,
commentators and other participants. The company uses the latest Radio
Frequency Identification (RFID) technology, in conjunction with information
management and communication tools, to design custom solutions that capture,
manage and distribute results in the active sports, wellness and recreation
markets. For more information, visit http://www.ipicosports.com.

    
    About Lynx System Developers
    

    Lynx System Developers, Inc., based in Haverhill, Massachusetts, has been
providing state-of-the-art results generation and data handling solutions to
the global active sports industry since 1992. The Company's FinishLynx digital
photo finish technology has been used at World Championship events in several
sports and is used by thousands of schools and clubs in more than 80
countries. For information, visit http://www.finishlynx.com, or call
800-989-5969.




For further information:

For further information: Philip Lockwood of IPICO Sports,
+1-309-672-6442,  plockwood@ipicosports.com Web Site:
http://www.ipicosports.com                  http://www.finishlynx.com

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