SOURCE: Wall Street News Alert

March 16, 2006 09:47 ET

Breaking Stock Alert: Emerging Public Company Sells Two Anthrax Monitors to Government of Major European US Ally! March 16, 2006

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WESTON, FL -- (MARKET WIRE) -- March 16, 2006 -- Wall Street News Alert's "stocks to watch" this morning are: Universal Detection Technology (OTC BB: UDTT), Ciena Corporation (NASDAQ: CIEN), Comverse Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: CMVT), and Vitesse Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ: VTSS).

Universal Detection Technology (OTC BB: UDTT) should be in view of aggressive investors and day traders as the markets begin trading this morning. Yesterday after the stock markets closed, the company, a developer of early-warning monitoring technologies to protect people from bioterrorism and other infectious health threats, issued a press release announcing that it has received a firm order from a government of a Western European country for two units of UDTT's BSM-2000 Anthrax Detection Systems.

The company's new sale should have the attention of investors! According to the company, this is the first order by a European government for the purchase of UDTT's bacterial spore monitors, which have been developed in collaboration with NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory. The first unit is expected to be shipped within thirty days and the second unit within sixty days. At the request of the purchasing government, the name of the country and the branch of government are currently being withheld until further notice. The purchasing government is considered a military ally of the United States.

Wall Street News Alert continues to place aggressive investors on high alert to monitor Universal Detection Technology! "This sale represents our first sale of the BSM-2000 to a government, and we are very pleased to receive the purchase order for two systems and continue to position our technology for commercial application in the international marketplace," said Jacques Tizabi, UDTT's Chief Executive Officer.

Watch this company for more breaking news!

Prior to yesterday's press release, the stock closed yesterday at around Ten cents a share.

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In case you are not familiar with the company: Universal Detection Technology (UDTT), founded in 1973, is a developer of advanced monitoring and early-warning technologies whose mission is to help meet today's heightened security and defense requirements in the global war on terror. The Company's intellectual property portfolio includes licensed patent rights to technology developed by NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) and its own proprietary aerosol capture technology, which are combined in the Company's initial monitoring device, the BSM-2000. Management believes that the Company's technology, together with third-party technologies and devices, has positioned it to capitalize on growth and value opportunities related to Homeland Security.

Ciena Corporation (NASDAQ: CIEN) up 9.6% on 56.3 million shares traded.

Ciena Corporation is a network specialist focused on expanding the possibilities for its customers' networks while reducing their cost of ownership.

Comverse Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: CMVT) up 0.7% on 15.9 million shares traded.

Comverse, a unit of Comverse Technology, Inc. is a provider of software and systems enabling network-based multimedia enhanced communication services.

Vitesse Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ: VTSS) up 7.2% on 14.1 million shares traded. Vitesse designs, develops and markets a diverse portfolio of high-performance, cost-competitive semiconductor solutions for communications and storage networks worldwide.


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