SOURCE: Universal Detection Technology

May 06, 2008 16:00 ET

Universal Detection Technology Invited to Present Its BSM-2000 Anthrax Detection Technology at the IEEE International Conference on Technologies for Homeland Security

The Conference Is Held With Technical Assistance From the Department of Homeland Security, Science & Technology Directorate

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwire - May 6, 2008) - Universal Detection Technology ( (OTCBB: UDTT) (FRANKFURT: PO8), a developer of early-warning monitoring technologies to protect people from bioterrorism and other infectious health threats and provider of counter-terrorism consulting and training services, announced today that it will present the technology for its BSM-2000 airborne anthrax monitor in a poster session at the IEEE International Conference on Technologies for Homeland Security. The conference is being held at the Westin Hotel in Waltham, Massachusetts on May 12-13.

With Technical Assistance from the Department of Homeland Security, Science & Technology Directorate, the eighth annual 2008 IEEE International Conference on Technologies for Homeland Security (HST 08) focuses on novel and innovative technologies addressing pressing national security problems. The Conference brings together over 300 innovators from leading universities, research laboratories, Homeland Security Centers of Excellence, small businesses, system integrators and the end user community to discuss emerging technologies in priority areas of interest to federal and state governments, and fosters technology commercialization by providing a forum for networking with government and business leaders. For more information on the conference please visit

"The IEEE conference is a great opportunity to present our technology to industry leaders in Homeland Security," said Mr. Jacques Tizabi, UDTT's Chief Executive Officer. "We also look forward to meeting with representatives from the DHS present at the conference such as Dr. Thomas Celluci whose task is to facilitate cooperation between government and private industry," he added.

Other companies presenting at the IEEE conference include:

    -- Raytheon
    -- Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC)
    -- Bioport Corporation
    -- Northrop Grumman
    -- MITRE Corporation
    -- IN-Q-TEL

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Universal Detection Technology is a developer of monitoring technologies, including bioterrorism detection devices. The Company on its own and with development partners is positioned to capitalize on opportunities related to Homeland Security. For example, the Company, in cooperation with NASA, has developed a bio-terror 'smoke' detector that detects certain biohazard substances. For more information, please visit

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