Viion Launches Sentinel Sign-Off(TM) 1.0

    Montreal-based startup releases unique IT security solution

    MONTREAL, Oct. 22 /CNW Telbec/ - Viion announced today the launch of
Sentinel Sign-Off(TM) 1.0, an innovative solution for the IT security market.
Sentinel Sign-Off automatically locks a computer following the departure of a
user, eliminating a security vulnerability that results when users fail to
manually log-out of computer sessions prior to their departure. Viion's
commercial release of the Sentinel Sign-Off solution follows successful
in-field beta testing.
    Viion's Sentinel Sign-Off solution is typically deployed in IT
environments employing single sign-on (SSO) technologies as well as
environments where multiple users have access to a computer workstation - for
example, health-care, enterprise and financial markets.
    "Sentinel Sign-Off uses a combination of computer vision technologies to
identify and detect the presence of a computer user. "This is the first time
that an intelligent sensing approach has been used to address the walk-away
security issue." states Dr. Michael Kelly, President and founder of Viion.
"This is a solution that IT security professionals need to be aware of as it
can significantly improve the security of their organisation's end-point
computing infrastructure."
    Viion has filed for patent protection covering the active presence and
identification technology that powers the Sentinel suite of products.

    About Viion

    Viion Systems Inc. is an innovative computer vision technology firm
headquartered in Montreal. The first to develop Active Presence Detection and
Identification solutions, Viion deploys software that effectively and
seamlessly secures data, people and assets. Viion's solutions are trusted by
public and private organisations worldwide. Beyond a technology company, Viion
is an organisation built on its highly motivated and skilled team comprised of
individuals that are passionate about computer vision technology and
developing practical solutions for its clients.

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For further information: David McMordie, (514) 231-4259,,

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