SOURCE: Universal Detection Technology

August 15, 2007 16:00 ET

Universal Detection Technology Receives Guarantee for Purchase of 40 Bioterrorism Detection Kits to Various Defense and Security Agencies

Kits Capable of Detecting Anthrax, Ricin Toxin, Botulinum Toxin, Plague, and SEBs to Be Designated to Various Law Enforcement Agencies Including US Army, Calgary Police Department and Orange County Police Department

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwire - August 15, 2007) - Universal Detection Technology (http://www.udetection.com) (OTCBB: UDTT), a developer of early-warning monitoring technologies to protect people from bioterrorism and other infectious health threats and provider of counterterrorism consulting and training services, announced that it has received a guarantee from Security Solutions International (SSI) for purchase of 40 bioterrorism detection kits during the upcoming counterterrorism conference in Sarasota, hosted by the Sarasota Sheriff's office. The Kits will be delivered to a number of security agencies through SSI as part of participation in the upcoming counterterrorism training.

UDTT is planning to market its counterterrorism solutions including the company's bioterrorism detection kits, BSM-2000 (real time anthrax detector), and radiological detection systems during the conference.

"We are extremely pleased to have this guaranteed order by SSI. This opens up a large new potential customer base for our company's counterterrorism solutions in the area of Bioterrorism Defense," said Mr. Jacques Tizabi, UDTT's Chief Executive Officer.

UDTT, on its own and with development partners, is positioned to capitalize on opportunities related to Homeland Security. The Company, in cooperation with NASA, has developed a real-time autonomous bioterror detector that detects certain biohazard substances. For more information, please visit http://www.udetection.com. A recent video featuring the company can be viewed by clicking here or going to: http://www.udetection.com/pressroom-video-NBC1006.htm.

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About Security Solutions International (SSI)

SSI is the leading Homeland Security training company in the USA and has announced today that the 2nd annual Gulf Coast Terrorism Prevention conference will be taking place at the Hyatt Hotel in Sarasota the week of September 17th through the 21st, 2007. Last year's conference drew participants from the US, Canada, Europe and Israel. For the second year running SSI is teaming with the Sarasota Sheriffs office to bring a wealth of International experts in detecting, preventing and responding to acts of terror.

About Universal Detection Technology

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 bioterror 'smoke' detector that detects certain biohazard substances. For more information, please visit http://www.udetection.com.

Forward-Looking Statements

Except for historical information contained herein, the statements in this news release are forward-looking statements that involve known and unknown risks and uncertainties, which may cause the Company's actual results, performance and achievement in the future to differ materially from forecasted results, performance, and achievement. The Company undertakes no obligation to publicly release the result of any revisions to these forward-looking statements that may be made to reflect events or circumstances after the date hereof, or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events or changes in the Company's plans or expectations.

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    Jacques Tizabi
    310-248-3655
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