SOURCE: View Systems, Inc.

December 05, 2006 09:15 ET

View Systems Enters Phase II of Integrating Nuclear Radiation Sensor Technology With SecureScan

BALTIMORE, MD -- (MARKET WIRE) -- December 5, 2006 -- View Systems, Inc. (OTCBB: VYST), a leading homeland defense solutions provider, announced today that the firm has entered into Phase II to integrate the Nuclear Radiation Sensor capability into the SecureScan Concealed Weapons Detection Portal. When complete, this integration will improve and enhance the SecureScan Concealed Weapons Detection Portal by broadening its detection capabilities to include nuclear radiation as well as magnetic sensing. The system implementation will provide an autonomous, traceable, and secure method of detecting radioactive materials within an environment or on or in a person.

View Systems announced in April of 2006 the commencement of a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) with Battelle Energy Alliance, LLC under contract to the US Department of Energy to market this Nuclear Radiation Sensor Technology. The technology is designed to be used by the Department of Homeland Security, port security, Special Forces, and private security personnel to interdict and prevent a nuclear or radiological attack on the United States.

According to an article in Scientific American, "More than 50 tons of HEU [highly enriched uranium] are in civilian use around the globe to support about 140 reactors employed to conduct scientific or industrial research or to produce radioactive isotopes for medical purposes. These sites are often located in urban areas and are minimally protected by security systems and guards... Improving security is essential" (Glaser & von Hippel, 2006). By incorporating this technology into the existing magnetic sensors of the SecureScan portal, View Systems can help prevent the unauthorized use of radioactive isotopes by intercepting them before they have the opportunity to be destructive.

View Systems' CEO, Gunther Than, states, "We are pleased to enter into phase two of this intricate process. The sensors simultaneously detect neutron and gamma radiation emitted by lethal nuclear devices or radioactive isotopes that could be dispersed by less sophisticated explosives such as those in a 'dirty bomb.' We intend to integrate this sensor technology with our other products in the near future. With this equipment, we can detect the movement of nuclear material on or by a person. We plan to release this into the market in early 2007."

About View Systems, Inc.

View Systems, Inc. provides security and surveillance products to law enforcement facilities such as correctional institutions as well as to government agencies, schools, courthouses, event and sports venues, the military, and commercial businesses. View Systems' headline products include the SecureScan concealed weapons detection (CWD) portal system with biometric capabilities and positive ID verification, as well the VFR Visual First Responder camera system geared toward emergency first responders which won the coveted R&D 100 Award.

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