SOURCE: Homeland Security Group International

July 09, 2007 07:20 ET

Homeland Security Group International Teams With videoNEXT to Offer Security for Military Installations and Off-Shore Oil Platforms

SAN DIEGO, CA--(Marketwire - July 9, 2007) - Homeland Security Group International (PINKSHEETS: HMSG) announced today that the company has entered into a teaming agreement to provide security for military installations and off-shore oil platforms in the Gulf Coast region.

"Our two companies recently completed negotiations during meetings in San Diego, CA," commented Mark Wilson, Chief Operating Officer for HMSG. "This company has a strong track record in the intelligent video surveillance and enterprise video management solutions arena. Their resume is top notch. They have completed military contracts and have name recognition amongst the military force protection community."

Wilson said the agreement was reached Wednesday in San Diego. Under the terms of the agreement, HMSG will represent videoNEXT during contract negotiations for security package contracts aimed at upgrading security on off-shore oil production platforms for a major US oil company in Mississippi. The agreement also allows HMSG to represent videoNEXT during negotiations with west coast shipping ports and military installations.

Representatives from videoNEXT will be present and participating with HMSG during Operation Golden Phoenix, a combined disaster response exercise, from 21-26 July. Wilson said that HMSG is in negotiations with two other companies who offer either disaster response logistics or training and facilities support.


videoNEXT is a developer of cutting-edge video security management solutions for military, government and private industry facilities. The company's flagship solution, Security Knowledge Manager (SKM®), integrates video surveillance, access control and biometrics with an organization's IT infrastructure. videoNEXT simplifies enterprise-level security implementation and control using brand-independent hardware and networks, providing a web-based dashboard for 24x7 access from any location. The company was founded in 2002 and is headquartered in Chantilly, Va. For more information on videoNEXT, visit or call 703-657-1200.


Homeland Security Group International, Inc. (HMSG), (PINKSHEETS: HMSG) is a technology-based company with corporate headquarters in north county San Diego. HSMG's mission is to develop and commercialize technology focused on providing increased security for both civilian and military personnel throughout the world. Under the leadership of Colonel Jeffrey A. Powers, USMC (Retired), HMSG has assembled a portfolio of technology and services through alliances with established defense-related companies and through internal development that can be brought to market in a cost-efficient and timely manner. The Company has also entered into an alliance with Recon Mountaineer, LLC, (an Oceanside, CA-based designer and manufacturer of military combat gear for the United States Armed Forces). The company has also partnered with GPS World Supply for the sale and distribution of GPS units with exclusive Iraq and Afghanistan databases. HMSG has also aligned itself with leading security firms to design and market surveillance systems for homeland defense security applications.

This press release contains forward-looking statements pursuant to the "safe harbor" provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These statements include risks and uncertainties that may cause the company's plans to change and are in no way intended to guarantee that the company will be successful in executing its plans. HMSG's common stock currently trades on the over-the-counter "Pink Sheets" under the symbol "HMSG." This press release in no way constitutes any recommendation regarding the securities of HMSG or its affiliates. Any person reading this press release is advised that this release should be considered in light of all facts and circumstances regarding the business and financial condition and prospects of HMSG, and no inference is made in this release contains all such information.

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