Epic Data International Inc.
TSX : EKD

Epic Data International Inc.

May 26, 2005 17:00 ET

Epic Data to Resell Kaba Benzing America's Autotime Time and Labor Management Software Solution

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(CCNMatthews - May 26, 2005) - Epic Data International Inc. (TSX:EKD) today announced that it has entered into an agreement with Kaba Benzing America, Inc., to integrate and resell Kaba Benzing's AutoTime Time and Labor management software solution. Kaba Benzing America, Inc., is the North American operating subsidiary of Kaba Holding AG (Swiss:KABN) and a leading global provider of time and attendance, access control and production data collection systems.

"Kaba Benzing is pleased to broaden our scope by working with Epic Data to offer our premiere time and labor management software to compliment Epic Data's hardware and software solutions," said John Edwards, President & General Manager at Kaba Benzing America, Inc.

"Adding AutoTime to our data collection solutions will enable Epic Data to provide our customers with a wider assortment of complete, integrated systems to better meet their specific requirements," stated Peter Murphy, President & CEO of Epic Data.

Kaba Benzing's AutoTime is a premiere time and labor management system specifically designed for extremely complex pay and work rule systems, but is also customizable to meet each customer's unique or simpler requirements. Today, AutoTime is installed at diverse sites ranging in size from 150 to 15,000 employees. Key benefits of the solution include:

- Ease of use through intuitive and streamlined time cards

- Accurate real-time labor data that reduces errors and saves money

- A date-driven system to facilitate policy changes

- Easy integration (browser-based platform)

More information on AutoTime is available at: http://www.kaba-benzing usa.com/autotime.html

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 & 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 http://www.epicdata.com.

About Kaba Benzing America, Inc.

Located in Miramar, Florida, Kaba Benzing America, Inc., is a subsidiary of US$900 million Kaba Holding AG and a worldwide leader in time and labor management systems. From touch screen access and shop floor terminals to complex labor costing algorithms and reporting for SAP R/3 and other leading enterprise systems, Kaba Benzing offers an array of time and attendance and production data collection solutions. Kaba Benzing can be contacted in North America at 305-819-4000; website is http://www.kaba-benzing-usa.com. In Europe and Asia, website address is http://www.kaba-benzing.com.

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