SOURCE: Market Pulse

August 07, 2007 08:30 ET

Market Pulse Breaking News Alert for Tuesday, August 7, 2007: NIHK - Nighthawk Systems Receives Largest Remote Disconnect Order in Company History From Avista Corp.!

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ATLANTA, GA--(Marketwire - August 7, 2007) - Market Pulse News Alert for this AM, Stocks to Watch are: Nighthawk Systems, Inc. (OTCBB: NIHK), Applied Materials Inc. (NASDAQ: AMAT), Juniper Networks Inc. (NASDAQ: JNPR) and General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE).

Investors need to be watching Nighthawk Systems, Inc. (OTCBB: NIHK) this AM! Nighthawk Systems is a leading provider of intelligent wireless power control products that enable simultaneous activation or de-activation of multiple assets or systems on demand. Nighthawk's installed customer base includes major electric utilities, internet service providers and fire departments in over 40 states. Nighthawk's products also enable custom message display, making them ideal for use in traffic control and emergency notification situations. Its products include CEO700 for remote power connect/disconnect of customers by electric utilities; PT1-LC, designed for load control programs; FAS8 used in firehouse automation; and EA1, which is used for in-building alerts. In addition, the company offers AL100 for remote public alerting; NH100 for rebooting or on/off applications to a single device; and NH8 for rebooting or on/off applications for up to eight electrical devices from a single unit. It serves electric utilities, traffic control, computer systems, commercial lighting, and irrigation markets primarily in the United States. Nighthawk announced a joint marketing agreement with American Messaging recently that facilitated the company's transition into a complete solution provider. The new venture provides access to 1.5 million customers. Its new network has been fortified through acquisitions from telecom giants Verizon Wireless and AT&T (formerly SBC Communications). NIHK has had four consecutive quarters of solid revenue under its belt and third quarter 2006 marked an all-time high in sales orders. NIHK is ramping up for a very bright future in the M2M (machine-to-machine) communications industry, forecasted by research firm IDATE to potentially reach $270 billion by 2010. NIHK is poised to become a significant player in the wireless telemetry and automation industry! NIHK has had several excellent news announcements out lately and one again before today's opening bell announcing that it has received the largest single order of CEO700 remote disconnect devices in its history, from Avista Corp. of Spokane, Washington! Investors should be watching this one closely!

Nighthawk Systems, Inc. (OTCBB: NIHK), a leading provider of intelligent wireless power management and emergency notification solutions, announced today that it has received the largest single order of CEO700 remote disconnect devices in its history, from Avista Corp. of Spokane, Washington. Avista Utilities is a division of Avista Corp., a NYSE-traded company, and provides service to 345,000 electrical and 304,000 natural gas customers in three western states.

The CEO700 gives electric utilities the ability to remotely connect and disconnect power to residential electric meters on a moment's notice, improving customer service response times and saving the utilities significant time and money compared to the traditional manual method that requires truck rolls and field personnel.

H. Douglas Saathoff, Nighthawk's Chief Executive Officer, commented, "I'm obviously very excited to receive this order from Avista. Just over a month ago we announced that we had received the largest initial order for CEO700's in our history from the Town of Smyrna, Delaware, and now we have received the largest single order in Company history. Demand for our products continues to grow throughout the electric utility industry, and we are coming off of the largest revenue quarter in the last four years because of that. We look forward to continuing that momentum."

About Nighthawk Systems, Inc.

Nighthawk is a leading provider of intelligent wireless power control products that enable simultaneous activation or de-activation of multiple assets or systems on demand. Nighthawk's installed customer base includes major electric utilities, internet service providers and fire departments in over 40 states. Nighthawk's products also enable custom message display, making them ideal for use in traffic control and emergency notification situations.

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Stocks in the news and acting well as of late include: Applied Materials Inc. (NASDAQ: AMAT), Juniper Networks Inc. (NASDAQ: JNPR) and General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE).

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