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National Terror Alert Solution Shown at Technology and Counterterrorism Conference

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. & CUPERTINO, Calf., March 14, 2003
System to distribute enhanced video and facial composites earns praise as an example of a public-private antiterrorism initiative

Monday at the Strategies for Public Safety Transformation Conference in Bal Harbour, Florida, Intergraph Corporation INGR, IQ Biometrix Inc. IQBM and SocialTech successfully demonstrated technology to communicate enhanced video, facial composite images and other critical data to agencies nationwide. Attendees at the conference, which included representatives from the FBI, Department of Justice and more than 200 police departments from around the world, viewed the national terror alert solution.

"Meeting new homeland security requirements requires agencies at all levels of government to effectively communicate and coordinate information related to terrorist threats," said John Walsh, host of television's "America's Most Wanted" and keynote speaker at the conference. "The national terrorist alert and tracking system launched at the conference fulfills a vital component of the homeland security strategy, and is a landmark example of the government, private and non-profit partnerships that are essential to its success."

The national terrorist alert solution lets authorities share critical information with each other and broadly distribute security and safety information to the public. It is built on proven, successful technology already installed in 32 states and used by more than 1,300 law enforcement agencies to share enhanced video surveillance evidence, suspect composites and other key investigative data. The system is applicable in any emergency situation - including homeland security threats, industrial or natural disasters, biohazard incidents or coordinated law enforcement efforts, such as child abductions or wanted persons cases.

The solution is an outgrowth of a unified effort among leading philanthropic and technology organizations. SocialTech is a nonprofit organization that has worked with U.S. law enforcement agencies since 1995 to develop and implement alert programs. Intergraph is a technology and solutions company whose Video Analyst System delivers tools to capture, enhance and analyze all major video formats. IQ Biometrix is a security solutions company that makes the award-winning composite image technology, FACES.

A long-time advocate for victims and missing children, John Walsh is the host of the nation's No. 1 crime-fighting show, "America's Most Wanted," which airs on television's Fox Network. The program regularly features the use of FACES and plans to use Video Analyst System to help solve missing persons cases.

"We are pleased to support 'America's Most Wanted' with the most powerful video analysis technology available," said Trey McKay, manager of the Integrated Products Division at Intergraph Solutions Group. "This will help us raise awareness of what law enforcement agencies nationwide already know - that Video Analyst can deliver solid video evidence that helps catch and convict criminals."

SocialTech Background Information

As a nonprofit organization, SocialTech's role is to integrate the resources of the public, private and philanthropic sectors into a unified effort to build safer communities for all citizens by placing TRAK systems in every law enforcement agency across the United States. For more information on SocialTech and TRAK, call 1-800-724-8725 or visit http://socialtech.trak.org.

IQ Biometrix Background Information

IQ Biometrix Inc. (OTC.BB:IQBM) provides law enforcement and security technology solutions for government and private industry. Our 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.

For more information on IQ Biometrix, contact us at http://www.iqbiometrix.com.

Intergraph Background Information

Intergraph Solutions Group, a division of Intergraph Corporation INGR, is a systems integration and management consulting company that provides leading-edge business and technical solutions to a diverse portfolio of government and commercial clients. Backed by more than 30 years of technology innovation, ISG partners with clients to help them achieve their vision, mission and goals through intelligent deployment of best practices and information technology. ISG is headquartered in Huntsville, Alabama, and has strategically positioned offices nationwide.

Video Analyst Patent-Pending, U.S. Patent Application Serial No. 60/318,164. Intergraph and Video Analyst are registered trademarks of Intergraph Corporation. Other products and brand names are trademarks of their respective owners.

For more information about Intergraph Solutions Group, please call 800/747-2232 or visit http://www.intergraph.com/solutions.

Contact Information:
Intergraph Corporation, Huntsville
Kerry Fehrenbach, 256/730-7842
kmfehren@ingr.com



 


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