SOURCE: GVI Security Solutions, Inc.

October 17, 2007 10:44 ET

GVI Security Solutions Receives Miami-Dade County Public Schools Approval for Expanded School Security Video Surveillance Project

CARROLLTON, TX--(Marketwire - October 17, 2007) - GVI Security Solutions, Inc. (OTCBB: GVSS), a leading provider of video security surveillance solutions featuring the complete Samsung Electronics line of products, announced the receipt of a new expanded school video security project from the Miami-Dade County Public Schools.

"We have received approval from the Miami-Dade County Public School District to greatly expand the video security surveillance program for their large, 400+ building school district," said Michael D. Capulli, GVI Security Solutions Sr. VP of Sales, North America. "The new approval expands the program from its original outdoor focus to extensive interior hall and stairway coverage with the addition of our new wide angle anti-vandal, vari-focal indoor dome cameras and complements the indoor and outdoor surveillance with new 17 inch and 19 inch LCD Monitors."

"GVI's partnership with Samsung Electronics in the School Video Security Initiative combines the strength of one of the world's leading electronics makers with our nationwide network of representative partners to provide effective security solutions for key decision makers at school districts across the country," stated GVI CEO Steven Walin. "The School Video Security Initiative is building a growing stream of new and extended school district projects that are contributing to our expanding market share in this important market vertical."

About GVI Security Solutions, Inc.

GVI Security Solutions, Inc. is a leading provider of video surveillance security solutions to the homeland security, institutional and commercial market segments.

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