January 23, 2007 07:00 ET

Syscan Breaks Into Australian Market

MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(CCNMatthews - Jan. 23, 2007) - Syscan International (TSX VENTURE:SYA) announced today that it has begun shipping its market-leading LiveTrack RFID Readers to the Australian agricultural market. The orders follow the recent certification of LiveTrack by the Australian Communications Authority. The certification was largely made possible with the cooperation of Syscan's new distribution partner Gallagher Australia Pty. Ltd. Gallagher is one of Australia's leading agricultural suppliers and sells its products through over 1500 outlets throughout the continent.

Australia is one of the world's largest domestic animal markets with over 26 million cattle and 120 million sheep; and RFID based identification is well entrenched in the agricultural community. The meat market is a multibillion dollar industry that is a vital part of the overall Australian economy and the use of RFID is fundamental to the tracking and tracing of livestock which in turn protects the integrity of the supply chain.

Mr. Axel Striefler, President and CEO of Syscan, said, "Our entry into the Australian market is a big boost for Syscan and Gallagher's extensive distribution system will be of significant assistance in driving future sales and increasing market share. These early sales bode well for our products and the fact that we are already grabbing market share in a well established program provides ample evidence that LiveTrack's capabilities and features are second to none. We are excited that this success in Australia follows so soon after our December breakthrough in the South American market."

In other corporate news, the Company announced that Mr. Striefler will be appearing on ROB TV today, January 23rd on the Power Breakfast segment which begins at 8:50 am ET.

About Syscan International Inc.

Syscan is a world class supply chain solution provider that delivers integrated real-time tracking and tracing systems that improve business efficiency through Radio Frequency Identification (RFID). Its standardized supply chain solutions include traceability, temperature monitoring and quality control methodologies for the food, pharmaceutical and military sectors. Shares of Syscan trade on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol SYA. There are approximately 39.4 million shares outstanding.

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