Optosecurity Receives 2011 CATAAlliance Motorola Award for Public Safety Technology

Optosecurity's technologies, OptoScreener®, XMS® and eVelocityTM have been recognized for enhancing Canada's international reputation for innovation and excellence

QUEBEC, May 19 /CNW Telbec/ - Optosecurity Inc., a leader in threat detection technology, announced today that the company is the winner of the 2011 CATAAlliance Canadian Innovation Award for Public Safety Technology presented by Motorola. This prestigious Award was presented to Optosecurity last night at the CATAAlliance 26th Annual Innovation and Leadership Awards Gala Dinner in recognition of the exceptional technology engineering development at Optosecurity which has resulted in the production of world-class Public Safety products.

Optosecurity's innovative products include the EU Certified OptoScreener® Liquid Explosives Detection System and the EU Certified XMS® Threat Detection Software Suite, the very first Type C upgrade solutions to be commercially deployed in Europe and to bring an immediate, cost-effective and efficient screening of liquids at airports to comply with EU regulations. Based on a network-enabled open architecture allowing to collect and integrate data from multiple X-ray machines, eVelocity™ provides real-time remote checkpoint screening and operations management from a unique remote centralized screening centre with network management and data analytics.

Eric Bergeron, President and CEO, Optosecurity, said "Optosecurity is extremely proud to receive the 2011 CATAAlliance Award for Public Safety Technology presented by Motorola and conferred on our corporation by Canada's advanced technology community. Optosecurity is redefining the physical security industry landscape with a new paradigm based on detection through software and networking and is re-inventing the capability, efficiency and economics of homeland security. Optosecurity will continue to develop new technology and contribute to the technology-based industrial strength in Canada".

About Optosecurity Inc.

Optosecurity Inc., a private company founded and based in Quebec City, develops industry-leading security software products for the transportation and critical infrastructure markets. A world-class technology leader in next-generation detection of physical threats, Optosecurity develops and commercializes the OptoScreener® and the XMS® Suite to enhance X-ray systems with advanced liquid threat detection, providing a meaningful step-change in countering threats. eVelocity™ enables airports to network, operate and manage multiple checkpoint lanes remotely. www.optosecurity.com


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