SOURCE: ImageWare Systems, Inc.

ImageWare Systems, Inc.

December 04, 2015 08:30 ET

ImageWare and Four Points Technology Awarded up to $3 Million in Additional Licensing and Support for Department of Veterans Affairs Agreement

SAN DIEGO, CA--(Marketwired - Dec 4, 2015) - ImageWare Systems, Inc. (OTCQB: IWSY), a leader in mobile and cloud-based, multi-modal biometric identity management solutions, and its partner, Four Points Technology, LLC, announced an additional contract award to support The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). The contract is for additional software and support services that are required to deliver biometrically-enabled credentials.

The new contract award covers a base period and option periods to provide enhanced security for contractors, employees and agency facilities. The estimated value of the additional licenses and support is $3 million, assuming all options are exercised over the next two fiscal years.

"ImageWare has built a successful track record implementing and supporting the VA's physical and logical access control system, and it has been a privilege to work with them to ensure biometric authentication of its employees," said Jim Miller, chairman and CEO of ImageWare Systems. "This additional agreement is another example of how the scalability and interoperability of our biometric identity management solutions help our customers address security mandates. ImageWare's vendor-neutral, open-architected and patented IWS Biometric Engine® platform provides government agencies and commercial enterprises with extremely flexible capabilities to meet any new business requirements."

Jason Goldberg, Sales Director at Four Points Technology, said, "We are pleased to support our VA customer with innovative technologies such as biometric credentialing.  As a partner with ImageWare, we are committed to providing our customers with security solutions; meeting their ever evolving and challenging security needs."

About Four Points Technology
Four Points Technology, a service-disabled veteran-owned small business (SDVOSB), is dedicated to providing IT products and professional services to the Federal government. Four Points offers solutions that support a wide variety of business initiatives specifically suited for Government organizations. www.4points.com

About ImageWare Systems, Inc.
ImageWare Systems, Inc. (OTCQB: IWSY) is a leading developer of mobile and cloud-based identity management solutions providing biometric, secure credential, and law enforcement technologies. Scalable for worldwide deployment, ImageWare's patented biometric product line includes a multi-biometric engine that is hardware and algorithm independent and enables the enrollment and management of unlimited population sizes. The company's identification products are used to manage and issue secure credentials, including national IDs, passports, driver's licenses, smart cards and access control credentials. ImageWare's digital booking products provide law enforcement with integrated mug shots, fingerprint live scans, and investigative capabilities.

ImageWare is headquartered in San Diego, CA, with offices in Portland, OR, Washington, D.C., Mexico, and Ottawa, Ontario. For more information about ImageWare Systems, visit www.iwsinc.com.

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