SOURCE: Viscount Systems Inc.

March 06, 2008 09:00 ET

Viscount's MESH to Secure School District

BURNABY, BC--(Marketwire - March 6, 2008) - Viscount Systems (OTCBB: VSYS) announced today that MESH has been selected to secure up to 18 schools in New Mexico. Each site will include MESH card access and possibly Viscount's new MESH visitor management and tracking software. The systems will be installed over the balance of 2008.

"Public schools and campuses are becoming much more security minded and we expect to benefit from this interest. MESH has been installed in a number of schools and this project is the first of several that are at the design stage," noted Stephen Pineau, President and CEO of Viscount Systems.

"We are in the process of completing a new software platform with a number of specific functions that will allow us to increase our focus on the educational market including special software for locking down facilities in case of emergency and notification software of critical events."

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 http://www.viscount.com.

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 www.sec.gov or the company's web site www.viscount.com under the heading "Investor Relations." For further information, or to be placed on email NEWS ALERT please e-mail to investors@viscount.com or call toll free 1-866-252-9446.

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