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November 09, 2010 09:00 ET

Vidsys Wins Government Security News Homeland Security Award for Best Physical Security Information Management (PSIM) System

Annual Awards Recognize Technology Innovations and Government Leadership

VIENNA, VA--(Marketwire - November 9, 2010) -  VidSys, the leading provider of Physical Security Information Management (PSIM) software that allows organizations to resolve business and security situations in real time, today announced that it has been named the winner of the Best Physical Security Information Management (PSIM) System category in the 2010 GSN: Government Security News Homeland Security Awards.

The awards were created by GSN: Government Security News to salute dedicated officials and their agencies and departments at federal, state and local levels of government who have created effective and cost-efficient security programs as well as the outstanding vendors of IT and physical security products who have introduced innovative technologies and products that protect the United States and its people.

"The entries from the vendors of IT and physical security products were dazzling, reflecting the great public-private partnership that keeps our homeland safe and secure," said Adrian Courtenay, Chairman of World Business Media, LLC.

The VidSys PSIM software system integrates, correlates and analyzes data across disparate security systems and devices, providing agencies and organizations with the shared intelligence and appropriate standard operating procedures necessary to effectively work together to pro-actively resolve situations, resulting in improved collaboration and response. Along with its ability to correlate multiple incoming events, the VidSys PSIM software has the unique ability to dynamically change the business logic related to an evolving situation to better respond to the situation as it unfolds. The software also enables intelligence and policies for situation management to be pushed to the network edge for faster diagnosis, unprecedented responder collaboration and improved responses and end results.

"Our software provides responders with the right information at just the right time, helping to lower risks, improve response times and, in many cases, save lives," explained David Fowler, senior vice president, marketing and product development, at VidSys. "To be recognized by GSN: Government Security News as having the best PSIM solution is a great honor, as we strive to be the best partner to our federal, state and local customers who depend on our technology to help them protect people, property and assets when seconds matter."

VidSys was presented its award at the gala awards dinner last night at the JW Marriott Hotel in downtown Washington, D.C.

About VidSys
VidSys is the leading provider of Physical Security Information Management (PSIM) software that enables organizations to reduce operational costs and improve situation response times while reducing risks and increasing safety, security, and asset protection. Its award-winning Open PSIM Platform™ and multi-vendor video and situation management software, VidShield™ and RiskShield™ respectively, are running in numerous command centers including three of the top four cities in North America and a number of Fortune 100 global companies. VidSys is also the founding member of http://www.psimtrends.com, a thought leadership site dedicated to discussing the PSIM industry. Privately funded by Atlanta Equity, Flybridge Capital Partners, JVax Investment Group and Motorola Ventures, principal offices are located in Marlborough, Massachusetts and Vienna, Virginia. For more information, please visit http://www.vidsys.com/.

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