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IQ Biometrix’s previously announced acquisition, NSS, signs multi-year agreement for Home Land Security Storage

Network Attached Storage (NAS) system to retain images of scanned
luggage at major airports worldwide

FREMONT, Calif., June 13, 2003 -- IQ Biometrix Inc. (OTCBB:IQBM) announced today that Network Storage Solutions (NSS) has entered into a multi-year, $5 million OEM agreement with InVision Technologies, Inc, a manufacturer of airport security scanning devises.

Under the terms of the agreement, NSS will supply InVision with NAS products for integration into InVision’s explosives detection systems used at major airports worldwide for screening passenger checked luggage. The NAS products will be used as a repository for scanned luggage images.

"This agreement confirms that IQB’s acquisition of NSS will give the company strong and continued growth and development in the Home Land Security market," said Bill Scigliano, CEO and President of IQ Biometrix.

IQB announced in May that it had entered into a letter of intent for the acquisition of NSS, a leading developer and supplier of network storage software and products for security and other applications.

NSS is based in Chantilly Virginia, just outside of the Washington DC Beltway. To review the NSS news release on the announced agreement please see www.nssolutions.com

About IQ Biometrix

IQ Biometrix, Inc. (IQBM.OB) 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.

About Network Storage Solutions

Headquartered in Chantilly, VA, Network Storage Solutions (NSS) designs, develops and markets SPANStor, an award-winning Network Attached Storage (NAS) operating system: a full line of NAS/SAN gateways and storage appliances: and the Thunderbolt storage system series. Its SPANStor V5 NAS software is built on an open NetBSD kernal with a powerful Journaling File System that was designed to operate on virtually any Intel-based server platform and support virtually any storage backend. Key features and functions include Snapshots, Replication, Failover, Active Directory support, LDAP, Kerberos, ACLs, IPv4, IPv6, CIFS, NFS. It is deployed on industry-standard Intel hardware platforms supporting SCSI, FCAL, SAN Fabrics, and iSCSI. Network Storage Solutions markets its products through a channel of reseller and OEM partners. Additional information about NSS can be found at www.nssolutions.com. Safe Harbor Statement 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 com! pany with the Securities and Exchange Commission, www.sec.gov. SPANStor(TM), Thunderbolt(TM), uStor(TM), NASengine(TM), and ProStor(TM) are trademarks of Network Storage Solutions. Any other product, trademark, company, or service names mentioned herein are the property of their respective owners.

Contacts

IQ Biometrix
Media/Investor relations: Robert Schechter, 212/499-6809
Fax: 212/557-2397
E-mail: rschechter@iqbiometrix.com
or
Network Storage Solutions
Tom Piacentini, 858/676-3421
Fax: 703/834-2221
Email: tpiacentini@nssolutions.com



 


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