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IQ Biometrix, Inc

PO Box 270323
Houston, TX 77277-0323



IQ Biometrix appoints Morden C. Lazarus to Chairman of the Board of Directors

CUPERTINO, Calif.,Feb. 21, 2003
IQ Biometrix Inc. IQBM, a worldwide provider of integrated law enforcement and security solutions, announced today the appointment of Morden C. Lazarus to the position of Chairman of the Board of Directors.

"Mr. Lazarus will help IQ Biometrix accelerate its entry into new markets, including private sector security," said CEO William Scigliano. "The appointment is part of our strategy to build on our foundation technologies and partnerships to provide customized, integrated responses to both law enforcement and security needs."

Former Chair Eric McAfee will continue to serve on the IQ Biometrix Board of Directors.

Morden C. Lazarus founded the law firm of Lazarus Charbonneau in 1967. He has acted as legal counsel to the Royal Bank of Canada for a period in excess of 25 years. He has acted as legal counsel to many casino properties and is the only Canadian gaming lawyer to have been appointed a member of the Board of Trustees of the International Association of Gaming Attorneys ("IAGA"), based in Las Vegas, Nevada. He was named Secretary of "IAGA" in September of 2002 and will occupy the office of President of "IAGA" in the fall of 2004.

He is a member of the Board of Directors of DPC Biosciences Corporation, a public company, whose shares are traded on TSX ("Toronto Venture Stock Exchange"), Anchor Gaming (Canada) Inc. and United Tote (Canada) Inc., subsidiaries of International Game Technology (IGT). He is also presently chairman and CEO of ISee3D Inc. (formerly "International Telepresence (Canada) Inc."), a public company, whose shares are traded on the TSX. In the past, he was appointed by the Quebec Cabinet to the Board of Directors and executive committee of Soci?t? de d?veloppement industriel du Qu?bec (now "Investissement Qu?bec"), the province?s largest Crown corporation, where he served for approximately six years.

Mr. Lazarus is associated with many charitable groups and institutions. He is a past recipient of the "Man of the Year" award for the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation.

For more information please see the CEO letter recently posted at the Company's Web site, www.iqbiometrix.com.

Except for historical information, the matters set forth herein which are forward-looking statements involve certain risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ. Potential risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to, the level of government, business and consumer spending for computer software; the market acceptance and amount of sales of the Company's products; the competitive environment within the facial recognition software industry, the Company's ability to raise additional capital, the extent and cost-effectiveness with which the Company is able to develop, acquire or license marketable products, and the market acceptance and successful technical and economic implementation of the Company's programs. 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.

Contact Information:
IQ Biometrix Inc.
Media Contact:
Greg Micek, 888/321-5553
Investor Contact:
Equity Communications
Robert Schechter, 212/499-6809


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