Optosecurity Receives 2011 CATAAlliance Motorola Award for Public Safety Technology

By Optosecurity Inc., PRNE
Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Optosecurity's Technologies, OptoScreener(R), XMS(R) and eVelocity(TM) Have Been Recognized for Enhancing Canada's International Reputation for Innovation and Excellence

QUEBEC CITY, May 19, 2011 - Optosecurity Inc., a leader in threat detection technology, announced
today that the company is the winner of the 2011 CATAAlliance Canadian
Innovation Award for Public Safety Technology presented by Motorola. This
prestigious Award was presented to Optosecurity last night at the
CATAAlliance 26th Annual Innovation and Leadership Awards Gala Dinner in
recognition of the exceptional technology engineering development at
Optosecurity which has resulted in the production of world-class Public
Safety products.

Optosecurity's innovative products include the EU Certified
OptoScreener(R) Liquid Explosives Detection System and the EU Certified
XMS(R) Threat Detection Software Suite, the very first Type C upgrade
solutions to be commercially deployed in Europe and to bring an immediate,
cost-effective and efficient screening of liquids at airports to comply with
EU regulations. Based on a network-enabled open architecture allowing to
collect and integrate data from multiple X-ray machines, eVelocity(TM)
provides real-time remote checkpoint screening and operations management from
a unique remote centralized screening centre with network management and data

Eric Bergeron, President and CEO, Optosecurity, said "Optosecurity is
extremely proud to receive the 2011 CATAAlliance Award for Public Safety
Technology presented by Motorola and conferred on our corporation by Canada's
advanced technology community. Optosecurity is redefining the physical
security industry landscape with a new paradigm based on detection through
software and networking and is re-inventing the capability, efficiency and
economics of homeland security. Optosecurity will continue to develop new
technology and contribute to the technology-based industrial strength in

About Optosecurity Inc.

Optosecurity Inc., a private company founded and based in Quebec City,
develops industry-leading security software products for the transportation
and critical infrastructure markets. A world-class technology leader in
next-generation detection of physical threats, Optosecurity develops and
commercializes the OptoScreener(R) and the XMS(R) Suite to enhance X-ray
systems with advanced liquid threat detection, providing a meaningful
step-change in countering threats. eVelocity(TM) enables airports to network,
operate and manage multiple checkpoint lanes remotely.

For further information:

Timothy Mathews, Vice-President of Sales and Business Development
tmathews@optosecurity.com, +1-617-686-6829


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