Epic Data International Inc.

Epic Data International Inc.

September 19, 2005 17:00 ET

Epic Data Announces Appointment of Vice President, Product Development

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(CCNMatthews - Sept. 19, 2005) - Epic Data International Inc. (TSX:EKD) announces the appointment of Mr. Greg Watkin to the position of Vice President, Product Development, effective October 1, 2005. Mr. Watkin will work with the current Director of Product Development, Mr. Russ Beinder, to execute the company's long-term technical strategy and near-term product deliverables.

Mr. Watkin has performed a number of roles of increasing importance in a career that spans over 20 years with the company.

The corporation's President & CEO, Mr. Peter Murphy, will personally oversee the company's Marketing function, including both product management and promotional activities, while an appropriate candidate is being identified to lead the marketing team.

Peter Murphy comments: "Greg possesses a thorough understanding of our markets, customers and products. As Vice President, Marketing since January 2003, Greg lead the company's efforts to effectively position our industry leading manufacturing solutions to the world's most successful companies. Greg's appointment to lead Product Development is a clear indication of the importance of this role within our organization."

About Epic Data International Inc.

For 30 years Epic Data has been a leader in automatic identification and data collection solutions for the world's most progressive organizations.

In aerospace, automotive, high technology and industrial equipment and machinery manufacturers, our systems are used to increase plant productivity and production velocity while identifying the continuous improvement initiatives vital to winning in today's competitive manufacturing environments.

In parking enforcement and route management, our systems are used to increase productivity while improving customer service and worker safety by connecting mobile personnel to central offices in real time.

People and technology make Epic Data a global leader in automated data collection solutions for the extended enterprise.

Information about Epic Data is available at www.epicdata.com.

Note: Forward-looking statements in this news release are based on current expectations of management. Epic Data cautions investors that, due to risks and uncertainties, actual events may differ materially from current expectations.

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