ABC News Special Uses IQ Biometrix Software
In Prime-Time Segment On Sept. 11 Attacks
Composite Pictures of Osama bin Laden Broadcast Nationwide
Calif., March 12, 2002 - In a prime-time television special,
ABC News on Monday evening created composite pictures of
Osama bin Laden using advanced facial comparison software
from IQ Biometrix. Inc., (OTC: JVWW.OB), a worldwide provider
of facial comparison security software.
an ABC News Special entitled, "The Hunt for Osama bin
Laden," Robert Rios, a retired police department lieutenant
officer with IQ Biometrix, showed how the company's FACES
software helped intelligence officials easily and quickly
produce images of bin Laden in different disguises - including
pictures without a beard and dressed in western clothes.
(To see a demonstration, visit www.iqbiometrix.com.)
is used by more than 150,000 people around the world and
5,000 military, police and intelligence agencies, including
the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the U.S. military.
The software frequently powers the composite images used
in the popular TV series, "America's Most Wanted."
technology has the ability to create amazingly precise composite
pictures of individuals, and users can do that in just a
few keystrokes," said IQ Biometrix CEO Pierre Cote.
"With FACES technology, military and law enforcement
officials have a great tool to help them apprehend terrorists
Biometrix has established an international identification
standard for the transmission of data using composite facial
image. FACES, The Ultimate Composite Picture, transforms
the process of identifying individuals by facial comparison
into a quick, two-step procedure that can be performed by
anyone with access to a computer.
Feb. 28, IQ Biometrix announced signing a merger agreement
with JVWeb Inc., a publicly traded, OTC Bulletin Board stock.
Biometrix is a worldwide provider of facial comparison and
security solutions for law enforcement, government and intelligence
agencies. The company's products are utilized by more than
150,000 users worldwide, including 5,000 law enforcement
agencies. The company's software helps combat terrorism,
fight crime and prevent identity theft through its state-of-the
art technology. IQ Biometrix also manages the website of
the popular television program, America's Most Wanted. IQ
Biometrix has offices in Cupertino and Clovis, California.
For more information, call 559-347-6688 or www.iqbiometrix.com.
in this release that are forward looking and involve known
and unknown risks and uncertainties, which may cause IQ
Biometrix's actual results in future periods to be materially
different from any future performance that may be suggested
in this release. Such factors may include, but are not limited
to, working capital constraints, fluctuations in customer
demand and commitments, both in timing and volume, introduction
of new products, commercial acceptance and viability of
new products and expenses associated therewith, cancellations
of orders without penalties, pricing and competition, reliance
upon subcontractors, IQ Biometrix's ability to have available
an appropriate amount of production capacity in a timely
manner, the ability of IQ Biometrix's customers to finance
their purchases of IQ Biometrix's products and/or services,
the timing of new technology and product introductions,
and the risk of early obsolescence. Further, IQ Biometrix
operates in an industry sector where securities values are
highly volatile and may be influenced by economic and other
factors beyond IQ Biometrix's control, such as announcements
by competitors and service providers.
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