SOURCE: Brazilian Mining Corporation

April 14, 2010 16:57 ET

Terrax Inc. Partners With Brandywine to Meet Projections of $250 Million

GARDNERVILLE, NV--(Marketwire - April 14, 2010) - Brazilian Mining Corporation (PINKSHEETS: BRZM) -- Terrax Inc. and Brandywine Optics of Philadelphia announced today a partnership between the two companies. Murray Owen, president of Terrax Inc., stated, "With an estimated market size of $250 million we needed a strategic partner to fulfill the demand for the Terrax Theia system." Terrax Inc, a supplier of standoff detection devises, engaged Brandywine to design and build its production camera for the Terrax Theia system. Mr. Owen, further stated "Brandywine brings unique expertise in hyperspectral camera design and manufacturing to meet our growing demand for portability and fix mount profiles." Terrax Inc is expanding research and production to meet forecasted orders.

Brandywine has demonstrated capability in both design and production aspects of hyperspectral cameras and has delivered instruments to the International Space Station and various space missions. Brandywine's ability to work with key suppliers to scale production quantities will meet anticipated demand and technical requirements. Brandywine Optics holds the exclusive commercial license from NASA/JPL for the Offner Spectrograph Patent 5,880,834. Equipment includes a calibration lab, system integration lab, and all the necessary spectral sources, test equipment, and analysis software.

About BrandyWine Optics:
Mr. John Fisher founded Brandywine Optics in 1999 to develop hyperspectral imaging solutions for the commercial remote sensing, defense, machine vision and medical OEM markets.

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. More information can be found at

About Brazilian Mining

Brazilian Mining (PINKSHEETS: BRZM) focuses on evaluating various potential acquisitions. Previously, it engaged in exploring and mining diamond properties in Brazil. Terrax, Inc. is now a fully owned subsidiary of Brazilian Mining Corporation. The company is based in Gardnerville, Nevada.

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    Michael J. Dillon
    (775) 782-9157
    Brazilian Mining Company
    1528 Highway 395 N, Suite 206
    Gardnerville, NV 89410