Optosecurity Featured on Discovery Channel's Future Weapons With a Worldwide Audience of Over 50 Million Viewers

    QUEBEC CITY, Nov. 28 /CNW/ -- Optosecurity Inc.,
http://www.optosecurity.com/, a company developing breakthrough security
products that improve the performance of checkpoint security systems, today
announced it would be featured on Discovery Channel's Future Weapons, a
program featuring the most sophisticated weaponry and security solutions being
developed, produced and used throughout the world. The program will be
premiered December 6th, 2007, and will be replayed on Discovery Channel
worldwide in multiple languages to an audience of over 50 million viewers.
    Future Weapons, produced for Discovery Channel by Waddell Media, has also
featured leading edge defense and security companies; including Boeing,
Raytheon, Lockheed Martin, BAE Systems, Northrop Grumman as well as different
branches of the US Military.  Future Weapons is aired in North America, India,
Latin America (Brazil, Venezuela, Mexico, Argentina), China, Taiwan, New
Zealand, Australia and Europe (UK, Scandinavia, Spain, Portugal, Poland,
Hungary, Italy)
    The Future Weapons production team is the first television crew invited
into the Optosecurity R&D labs for a full overview and demonstration of the
OptoScreener. The demonstrations included detection of a variety of weapons
hidden in luggage, as well as the identification of liquid threats concealed
in common everyday containers.
    The Future Weapons episode also includes interviews with Optosecurity
President and CEO, Eric Bergeron, CTO, Dan Gudmundson, as well as Chris Yates,
Jane's Airport Review, Aviation Security Editor.
    Peter McCann, Future Weapons Series Producer & Editor said, "Future
Weapons was amazed at how incredibly fast and accurate the OptoScreener is. We
put the machine to the test to find guns and explosives and it spotted the
threat every time. The introduction of the OptoScreener to airports will make
passenger travel much safer for everyone. The OptoScreener represents the
biggest advancement for airport security since the introduction of the X-ray
    President and CEO, Eric Bergeron said, "Our product addresses challenges
at the airport checkpoint in a very unique way -- we upgrade current security
systems to improve threat detection by interpreting the signal generated by X-
ray machines. This unique process allows us to improve checkpoint threat
detection without adding additional processes or passenger delays." He
continues, "We're honoured to be one of the select few companies chosen to be
featured on Discovery Channel's Future Weapons. This program will provide the
general public a never-before-seen inside view of our R&D lab operations, as
well as a detailed overview of the OptoScreener's incredible abilities
identifying threats at checkpoints."
    About the OptoScreener
    The OptoScreener is the world's first X-ray checkpoint upgrade that
automatically detects weapons and identifies liquid threats. Because the
OptoScreener is an inline solution, it economically upgrades existing X-ray
checkpoint equipment to screen 100% of passengers for threat liquids and
weapons without any additional processes, delays or physical changes to the
    About Optosecurity Inc
    Optosecurity Inc. is a venture-funded company developing breakthrough
security products. The unique products developed by Optosecurity improve the
performance of checkpoint X-ray screening systems, empowering security
personnel to work more efficiently and consistently to detect and identify
potential threats, such as dangerous liquids and weapons.
    About Waddell Media
    J. Brian Waddell, a former director of programs at Ulster Television,
founded Waddell Media in 1988. The company is well established in the
international market, with major commissions in the USA for Discovery,
National Geographic and A&E. Waddell Media also makes programs for the leading
UK channels including the BBC and Sky.

For further information:

For further information: Mark Scott, Senior Advisor, Optosecurity Inc., 
+1-866-281-3240, or +1-514-402-0272 Web Site: http://www.optosecurity.com    

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