SOURCE: Viscount Systems Inc.

June 13, 2005 09:00 ET

Viscount's MESH Secures New Labette Bank Headquarters

BURNABY, BC -- (MARKET WIRE) -- June 13, 2005 -- Viscount Systems Inc. (OTC BB: VSYS) today announced the Company's MESH system is being installed at the new headquarters of Kansas-based Labette Bank. The MESH Readerserver and operating system is being used to control digital access readers at key doors and to provide database management and event logs.

"With this as the first major banking application for MESH, our portfolio of government and commercial installations continues to expand," noted Stephen Pineau, President and CEO of Viscount. "These and other reference sites are creating additional sales interest from related firms and continue to increase the credibility of MESH as a more affordable and IT compatible alternative to older card access controller technology."

"We were excited to move to a digital, IT-based card access system for our new building," commented Mr. Nicholas Borror, Manager of Information Technology for Labette Bank. "We have saved on both wiring and hardware, and MESH was the only operating system available that supports these digital card readers."

About Labette Bank

Labette Bank was founded in 1915 by a group of businessmen who strongly believed in the people and businesses of our area. Their founding beliefs are still a centerpiece of our banking philosophy today, that of local community banking serving the needs of neighbors. With Labette Bank, your banker is also your neighbor and your friend. Labette Bank will continue offering the highest level of personal service, using stable and experienced staff that you know and trust. Our broad array of banking products has been created to meet the financial needs of you, our customer. Labette Bank is a Trustworthy Community Bank serving individuals and businesses in Eastern Kansas with several convenient offices and ATM locations. For more information, go to

About Viscount Systems

Viscount Systems Inc. is a designer and manufacturer of elecommunications and electronic door control access systems for the security industry. From 1969-1997, Viscount was an R&D affiliate of Telus, itself a controlled subsidiary of GTE, now Verizon Communications. The company's diverse line of products are designed to improve safety and manage security for property owners and users. Viscount's products have been installed in approximately 35,000 sites in over 30 countries and are sold through a 500-member, North America-wide dealer network comprised of security equipment vendors.

Additional information on Viscount's products may be obtained online at

Financial statements are available from the company's registration statement filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on February 6, 2002, which may be viewed at or the company's web site under the heading "Investor Relations." For further information, or to be placed on email NEWS ALERT, please e-mail to or call toll free 1-866-252-9446.

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Contact Information

  • For more information, contact:
    Nick Waddell
    Vice President, Corporate Communications
    Viscount Systems, Inc.
    Investor Relations
    Toll Free 1-866-252-9446
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