SOURCE: Viscount Systems Inc.

March 12, 2008 09:00 ET

Viscount's MESH to Secure Biotech Facilities

BURNABY, BC--(Marketwire - March 12, 2008) - Viscount Systems (OTCBB: VSYS) announced today that MESH has been selected to secure facilities at India's leading Biotech and Pharmaceutical company. The initial installation is due for completion in April and will include MESH IP nodes and readers. Scheduled enhancements will include a database interface to employee tracking and time and attendance software.

"With numerous sites now installed in India we are seeing increasing interest with additional projects at the specification stage," noted Stephen Pineau, President and CEO of Viscount. "MESH is extremely attractive for export markets over and above the cost and technology benefits in North America. In particular, a MESH server is much less expensive to ship and service that numerous control panels and as an IT system falls under more favorable customs rules in many countries than proprietary electronic hardware."

About Viscount Systems

Viscount Systems Inc. is a designer and manufacturer of telecommunications 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 on-line at

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