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IQ Biometrix Partners with CTS Associates Inc. to Deliver Counter-Terrorism Training Strategy

FREMONT, Calif., Aug. 15, 2003
IQ Biometrix Inc. IQBM, a worldwide provider of integrated law enforcement and security solutions, announced today a partnership with CTS Associates Inc. to provide terrorist training to law enforcement agencies across the US.

"IQ Biometrix and CTS are joining forces to answer an immediate and critical need of local governments: ensuring their police are ready to serve as the front line in the war against terrorism," said William Scigliano, CEO and President of IQBM. "The Department of Homeland Security has directed municipalities to take a key role in preparing for, preventing and responding to terrorist attacks. Meeting that responsibility requires police officers to be trained to identify potential terrorist threats, ensure rapid communication to establish coordinated pre-emptive action, and if the worse happens, to minimize harm and loss of life."

"CTS Associates Inc. has extensive experience in law enforcement training and consultation on special police and military services, and currently delivers programs to thousands of law enforcement and defense personnel across the country on terrorism and counter-terrorism training," said Allan Balchi, founder of CTS and a United States Marine Corps veteran with 23 years of active service. "Our strength is delivering quality, cost-effective training enhancing the overall capabilities of our clients."

"What CTS does is simply share all the practical actionable experience we have accumulated through knowledge, experience and performance," said Louis Savelli, Senior Instructor at CTS and member of the International Counter-Terrorism Officers Association. "We welcome IQBM's involvement in currently scheduled courses and the extension of that training through all regions of the country."


Terrorism and counter-terrorism programs delivered by CTS include:

- Contemporary terrorism understanding and investigation
- Tactics and understanding for patrol personnel
- Terrorist/extremist interdiction
- Hostage negotiation tactics and techniques
- Critical incident reporting
- Intelligence and link analysis
- Interview and interrogation techniques
- Narcoterrorism


The IQBM/CTS training strategy is being developed for full implementation in Fall 2003. Municipal or law enforcement agencies requiring further information on CTS courses and services can visit the website at www.ctsassociatesinc.com.
About IQ Biometrix, Inc.

IQ Biometrix, Inc. (IQBM) provides law enforcement and security technology solutions for government and private industry. IQ Biometrix, an innovative California-based company is a leading provider of facial composite technology for law enforcement agencies in North America. FACES is currently used by thousands of policing agencies worldwide, including the Central Intelligence Agency and the Federal Bureau of Investigation. IQB is currently developing new applications based on this foundation technology tailored to meet the needs of national, business and personal security. Its solutions practice is focused on integrating IQB and partner technologies to provide customized responses to client needs. Further information about IQB can be found at www.iqbiometrix.com.

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To the extent that any of the statements contained herein are forward-looking, such statements are based on current expectations that involve a number of uncertainties and risks. Such uncertainties and risks include, but are not limited to, growth in the NAS market, market acceptance of products, the development of new products, the enhancement of existing products, manufacturing delays, dependence on principal customers, competitive pricing pressures, product volume and mix, global economic conditions, dependence on international operations, availability of key components, timing of orders received, and introduction of competitor products having technological and/or pricing advantages. As a result, the Company's operating results may fluctuate, especially when measured on a quarterly basis. Actual results may differ materially from such expectations. Investors are directed to consider other risks and uncertainties in documents, including forms 8K and 10QSB, filed by the company with the Securities and Exchange Commission, www.sec.gov. On March 7, 2003, and ending on September 6, 2004, Liviakis Financial Communications, Inc. ("LFC") was retained by IQ Biometrix in various consulting capacities including strategic management planning, investor relations and other business development responsibilities. In lieu of paid expenses, salaries or commissions, LFC was compensated in restricted shares of stock totaling 714,000. Officers and employees of LFC may buy or sell shares in IQ Biometrix from time to time. LFC advises IQ Biometrix but does not provide investment advice. LFC is not a registered investment advisor or broker-dealer.

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