SOURCE: Viscount Systems Inc.

March 07, 2008 09:00 ET

Viscount's MESH to Secure New York High-Rise Complex

BURNABY, BC--(Marketwire - March 7, 2008) - Viscount Systems (OTCBB: VSYS) announced today that MESH has been selected to secure a complex of 10 high-rise apartment buildings in Manhattan. The historic complex is one of New York's largest with close to 5,000 residents. The systems will include MESH voice systems and secured card access. MESH was selected for its ability to run on the new IT backbone being installed at the complex. Installations will begin in early summer and continue through the fall.

"The industry is rapidly approaching a tipping point from traditional hardware to IP based systems," noted Stephen Pineau, President and CEO of Viscount. "This migration applies to all types of facilities including residential. Viscount continues to strengthen its position of leadership as the trend to IP security increases."

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 is 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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