SOURCE: IDS Worldwide, Inc.

August 31, 2007 11:10 ET

HLS Worldwide and WSA Report Completion of Next Generation FIPS 140-2 Compliant Biometric Encryption Security Devices

WSA Moves Manufacturing Operations to Florida

ORLANDO, FL--(Marketwire - August 31, 2007) - IDS Worldwide, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: IDWD) reported that HLS Worldwide and WSA have completed and begun shipping of the next generation FIPS 140-2 Compliant Biometric Security Encryption Devices. Under agreement with the companies, IDS Worldwide receives ongoing royalties and license fees for all biometric products sold worldwide.

WSA began shipping back orders today to various government agencies, Fortune 500 clients and education system buyers. WSA is pleased that the 3 different levels of encryption offered by the products enable buyers to easily integrate the products according to their individual levels of security.

Additionally, WSA informed IDS today that all manufacturing operations are now based in Florida and will allow the company significant cost savings and the ability to beat competitors' price points now on both the GSA schedule and the private market. The new generation of products will be 1 to 4GB Titanium Cased Products with no cap and a 5 year warranty.

HLS Worldwide, as previously reported to IDS, expects to complete its acquisition in the current quarter.

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