SOURCE: Brazilian Mining Corporation

March 24, 2010 16:27 ET

Terrax Inc. Attends Security Conference in Turkey and Announces Theia Project Camera Systems Capabilities

GARDNERVILLE, NV--(Marketwire - March 24, 2010) -  Brazilian Mining Corporation's (PINKSHEETS: BRZM) Terrax Inc., www.terrax.us, a subsidiary of BRZM, reports that its security advisor, Mr. Doug Melvin, was invited to attend and speak at the Afghanistan Reconstruction Conference in Istanbul Turkey. The conference, held in January 2010 was organized by the countries currently involved in security and reconstruction efforts in Afghanistan. Attendees of summit included Prime Ministers, cabinet level officials, and senior governmental and non-governmental leaders.

Mr. Melvin discussed the benefits associated with the deployment of the Terrax "Theia" camera on the current security situation globally, as well as, in Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Iraq. The consensus of the senior security officials attending the conference was that the "Theia" camera would have a significant impact on the stability and security of Afghanistan and the region. The presentation and discussions with senior officials and their procurement staffs, focused on the technical aspects of how the Terrax camera uses hyperspectral imaging to identify dangerous materials at a safe distance from the security check points, thereby providing stand-off detection capability. This safe zone is of critical importance to saving lives in any security operation.

Mr. Melvin held multiple meetings with senior generals representing International Security Force Afghanistan (ISAF) regarding the civilian capabilities of the Theia Project. In addition, Mr. Melvin met with the Minister of Commerce, Government of Afghanistan to discuss the purchase of Terrax Theia systems and adding the Theia system to the government purchasing schedule. Mr. Melvin concluded his meetings with Senior Turkish Generals and former Prime Minister of Turkey to review accelerated means to acquire the Theia systems.

As a result of this event, Terrax was recognized as being the first system available on the market. There is strong market demand for the Theia from participating countries, including the US, Afghanistan, Iraq, and Pakistan. 

About Terrax Inc.

Founded in 2000, Terrax is a solutions integrator of image data and hyperspectral imaging to provide real time detection and alert systems for civilian applications. Further details can be found at www.terrax.us.

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