Biometrix Announces Beta Version of FACES 4.0 Software
FRESNO, Calif. July 15, 2002--IQ Biometrix, Inc., the operating
entity of JVWeb, Inc. (OTCBB: JVWW.OB - News), a worldwide
provider of facial comparison security software announced
today that it has launched the beta version of FACES 4.0
software product and that it expects to introduce the final
version in early Fall 2002.
3.0, The Ultimate Composite Picture has been a key element
in the capture of criminals.
4.0 is based on an extensive library of over 5,000 different
facial features - 1,200 more than version 3.0 - including
scars, tattoos, earrings and piercings, and many other unique
facial traits. The features can be combined, through the
software program, into unique facial composites, which can
be converted into unique 38-digit alphanumeric ID codes.
3.0 has been in the market for four years, and is used by
more than 5,000 police and intelligence agencies, including
the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the U.S. military.
Through the application of a common alphanumeric ID code
all of these law enforcement agencies can quickly and effectively
work together to apprehend criminals. FACES also functions
as a problem prevention application in several hundred schools.
Learn more about FACES: www.iqbiometrix.com
the launch of Faces 4.0, IQ Biometrix will offer a suite
of related services available separately or as an integrated
product/service offering including:
e-learning course, teaching cognitive interviewing techniques
for the law enforcement community using FACES
A standardization and authentication certification process
for graduates of the e-learning course,
Academic accreditation for the course, and
An on-line community where law enforcement professionals,
as well as interested civilians can congregate to share
information, techniques, and success stories.
IQ Biometrix has a close relationship with the Fox Network
television series "America's Most Wanted," (AMW)
which is viewed by 15 million people weekly. AMW has adopted
the FACES software as a crime-solving tool. The host of
the series, John Walsh, is the official spokesperson for
the FACES software. FACES is featured on the america's most
wanted website's homepage at www.amw.com
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.
Robert Schechter, 212-499-6809
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