SOURCE: IDO Security, Inc.

IDO Security, Inc.

April 23, 2009 09:55 ET

President Obama Says "No More Taking Off Your Shoes"

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - April 23, 2009) - IDO Security, Inc. (OTCBB: IDOI) (, developer of the innovative MagShoe™ "shoes-on" weapons metal detection system, today announced its response to interesting comments that were made by President Obama at his recent press conference. Speaking to reporters at a White House Press Conference, the President said, "No racing to an airport and across a terminal, no delays, no sitting on the tarmac, no lost luggage, no taking off your shoes." IDO Security's MagShoe is specifically designed to provide metal detection for the foot and lower ankle area enabling travelers to pass through security checkpoints without removing their shoes. See IDO Security's Social Media News Room at

"As you know, in his press conference, President Obama stated that he would like for passengers to no longer have to remove their shoes to pass through security checkpoints," said Michael Goldberg, Acting CEO of IDO Security, Inc. "We believe MagShoe presents the perfect solution to the President's desire. As evidenced by the full deployment of our MagShoe SSD (shoe scanning device) at Ben Gurion International Airport and several other airports worldwide, MagShoe can and does answer the President's call.

"We would be most happy to offer our MagShoe to our Government to eliminate the need for removing your shoes as someone passes through security at any checkpoint in which the government now deploys walk through metal detectors. We believe this solution will substantially increase security for all while returning dignity to our citizens and foreign visitors," concluded Goldberg.

About IDO Security

Headquartered in New York with a subsidiary in Israel, IDO Security designs, develops and markets the patented MagShoe™ weapons metal detection system. MagShoe addresses a key vulnerability in walkthrough metal detectors and other screening technologies; other technologies stop just above the ankles when scanning for concealed weapons. MagShoe, a portable, user-friendly device extends metal detection to include the lower extremities, covering everything from four inches above the ankles to the bottoms of the feet -- without requiring passengers to remove their shoes, thanks to a patented "step-on" design.

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