SOURCE: Universal Detection Technology

September 10, 2008 16:29 ET

Universal Detection Technology to Present at the 3rd Annual Gulf Coast Terrorism Conference

Event Attended by Representatives From the US Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration, Florida Department of Health and Others

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwire - September 10, 2008) - Universal Detection Technology ( (OTCBB: UNDT) (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 at the 3rd annual Gulf Coast Terrorism Conference scheduled to be held in Sarasota, Florida. The presentation will cover the latest detection technologies for the detection of CBRN threats. The attendees of the conference include local, state and federal first responder and law enforcement officials.

Universal Detection Technology is a sponsor of the 3rd annual Gulf Coast Terrorism Conference. Security Solutions International (SSI), the host of the conference, is committed to bringing the know-how of the world's leading experts in counter-terrorism and security to practical application in a wide variety of custom seminars and courses.

The event is attended by participants from the US Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration, Federal Aviation Administration, New Orleans Police Department, Orlando Police Department, Lebanon Police Department, Florida Department of Health, and the US Supreme Court.

Amongst technologies that UNDT will present at the conference is the BSM-2000 airborne spore detection system and its hand-held 5-agent testing kit, designed to test for Anthrax, Ricin, Botulinum Toxin, Plague and SEBs in as little as 3 minutes. UNDT supplied its 5-agent detection kits for testing of suspicious "white powders" at the Beijing Olympics.

"This is the second year that we are presenting at this conference and it is a great opportunity for us to present our advanced detection technologies to the first responder community," said Mr. Jacques Tizabi, UNDT's Chief Executive Officer.

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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 bacterial spore detector that detects certain biohazard substances. The Company is also a reseller of handheld assays used for detection of five bioterrorism agents, radiation detection systems, and antimicrobial products. For more information, please visit

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