SOURCE: SmartMetric, Inc.

December 31, 2007 15:29 ET

SmartMetric Announces World's First Credit Card Sized Fingerprint Activated Contactless Doorway Access Control Card

SURFSIDE, FL--(Marketwire - December 31, 2007) - SmartMetric (PINKSHEETS: SMME) today announced that it has successfully incorporated doorway wireless frequencies into its credit card sized portable biometric fingerprint reader card.

Using the SmartMetric Biometric card with its built in fingerprint scanner Corporations can now secure entry to doorways, offices and even computer systems with the all in one Biometric card. It also allows Companies to integrate biometrics into existing contactless doorway entry systems. Rather than using the old contactless doorway entry cards security conscious companies can now issue employees with a SmartMetric Biometric activated card that will only work after the user touches the surface of the card and the card then scans and matches inside the card with the users pre-stored fingerprint.

Mr. Hendrick, the company President, said this is a huge leap forward in corporate security. The old contactless doorway access cards are inherently insecure in that if a person loses his or her card any other person could easily use the lost card for gaining access. The SmartMetric Biometric card only works after the owner of the issued card is verified by the cards "in-card" fingerprint scanner. Only after a match with the persons fingerprint will the card then activate and send a radio signal to the door locking system. The other great thing about the SmartMetric technology he said is that it can work with existing contactless doorway entry systems so its implementation and adoption by Corporations will be easy and affordable.

The company is in discussions with two of the world leading distributors of contactless security card entry systems and plans to appoint one of the Global leaders in corporate security solutions as its Global Distributor for the Corporate market shortly. SmartMetric is also working on implementing MiFare into its card and will be releasing a MiFare compatible biometric activated card within the first quarter of 2008.

SmartMetric and its Biometric Access Card brings a new level of security to the corporate world. From biometrically identifying a person as they enter the lobby of a building to controlling access to the elevator and office door, the card then can be used to control the logging on to the corporate computer. All with a card no bigger than a credit card.

SmartMetric is preparing for mass production of its card. The company expects it will be shortly in full production with a capacity of a million cards a month. Given the interest already shown in the company's product SmartMetric plans on increasing manufacturing output by the second quarter of 2008 to more than 2 million cards a month. For additional assistance, journalists and analysts may contact the company President Mr. C. Hendrick on his private line 917.587.5856 or +1.786.623.3690.

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