SOURCE: GVI Security Solutions, Inc.

October 24, 2007 10:09 ET

GVI Security Solutions Selected for Citywide Public Video Surveillance Project in Colombia

CARROLLTON, TX--(Marketwire - October 24, 2007) - GVI Security Solutions, Inc. (OTCBB: GVSS), a leading provider of video security surveillance solutions featuring the complete Samsung Electronics line of products, announced that they have been selected for a public video security surveillance project for the City of Armenia, located in the coffee growing region of the Colombian mountains midway between Cali and Medellin.

"GVI Samsung Smart Dome video cameras with outdoor housings designed specifically for outdoor public area security applications have been selected to provide the video surveillance solution at strategic street locations throughout the City of Armenia. The cameras were selected for the Central Police Command because of their excellent image quality, powerful 32X Optical Zoom, Digital Image Stabilization and180 degree tilt capabilities," said Fernando Tomasiello, Senior Vice President of Sales for GVI Security Solutions, Inc. "The cameras will provide live video feeds through Verint Wireless links to the Central Police Command to protect this rapidly growing tourist destination of over 350,000 residents."

This order represents GVI's second major public security video surveillance project in Colombia with Security Systems, a well-respected GVI - Samsung solution integrator, following a recently completed installation for the City of Villavicencio.

"Building on our success with prior public and private sector projects throughout the region, we are winning a growing number of new large scale projects," said GVI CEO Steven Walin. "With constant and well-publicized security concerns, South and Central America present a rapidly growing market opportunity that has produced a steadily increasing stream of significant contract wins from our team of over 20 representatives, integrators and three staffed GVI sales offices in the region."

About GVI Security Solutions, Inc.

GVI Security Solutions, Inc. is a leading provider of video surveillance security solutions to the homeland security, institutional and commercial market segments.

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Some of the statements made by GVI Security Solutions, Inc. in this press release are forward-looking in nature. Forward-looking statements in this press release are not promises or guarantees and are subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause our actual results to differ materially from those anticipated. These statements are based on management's current expectations and assumptions and are naturally subject to uncertainty and changes in circumstances. We caution you not to place undue reliance upon any such forward-looking statements. Actual results may differ materially from those expressed or implied by the statements herein. GVI Security Solutions, Inc. believes that its primary risk factors include, but are not limited to: ability to continue as a going concern; uncertainty of profitability; reliance on primary supplier; credit limits imposed by primary supplier; effective integration of recently acquired operations and personnel; expansion risks; effective internal processes and systems; the ability to attract and retain high quality employees; changes in the overall economy; rapid change in technology; the number and size of competitors in its markets; outstanding indebtedness; control of the Company by principal stockholders; law and regulatory policy; the mix of products and services offered in the company's target markets; and other factors detailed in the Company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including the Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2006 currently on file, as well as the risk that projected business opportunities will fail to materialize or will be delayed.

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