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ImageWare Systems Participates at 8th Annual U.S. Privacy & Security Conference.

Company to Present Case Study on the Citizenship & Immigration Canada Biometric Field Trial

SAN DIEGO -- ImageWare[R] Systems, Inc. (AMEX:IW), a leading developer of identity management solutions, is exhibiting and speaking at the 8th Annual U.S. Privacy & Security Conference, being held at the Victoria Conference Centre in Victoria, British Columbia, February 14th-16th. The company will demonstrate its award-winning IWS[TM] Biometric Engine[TM] and showcase its scalability through a live demonstration of the IWS Biometric Engine Border Management solution used in the biometrics field trial for the Citizenship & Immigration Canada (CIC).

ImageWare's Executive Vice President, Bill Willis, will also be presenting a case study on the CIC biometrics field trial project during the U.S. Privacy & Security luncheon on February 15th at 12:30 p.m. This luncheon will be held at the Crystal Ballroom.

ImageWare's IWS Biometric Engine Border Management solution is used by CIC to test the operational impact of using multiple biometrics in its immigration program and to determine how biometrics could be used to enhance security and reduce the potential for identity fraud. The field trial involves temporary resident visa applicants and refugee claimants.

As part of the trial, the IWS Biometric Engine Border Management solution includes facial and fingerprint biometric capabilities for identification and verification purposes. Participating ports include United States/Canada border stations in British Columbia; Vancouver International Airport; a refugee processing center in Etobicoke, Ontario; and Canadian immigration offices in Seattle and Hong Kong.

About IWS Biometric Engine Border Management

The IWS Biometric Engine Border Management product supports land, air and sea ports and utilizes biometrics, including face, single finger, Livescan fingerprint and iris, during the enrollment and identification processing at border crossings.

The IWS Biometric Engine Border Management product provides biometric enrollment, management and identification, allowing land, air and sea borders to biometrically search and match populations of unlimited sizes for identity confirmation. Searches can be 1:1 (verification), 1:N (identification), X:N (investigative) and N:N (enrollment integrity). IWS Biometric Engine Border Management, coupled with the Biometric Engine Image Quality and Enhancement product, improves the accuracy and effectiveness of biometrics, increasing the biometric performance, and maintaining database and image integrity. Based on open architecture, IWS Biometric Engine Border Management is scalable and technology agnostic, enabling users to employ biometric devices and algorithms over time from virtually any vendor.

For more information on IWS Biometric Engine, please call 800-842-4199 or e-mail sales@iwsinc.com. For more information on the CIC biometrics field trial, please visit http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/press/notice/notice-biometrics.html.

About ImageWare Systems, Inc.

ImageWare Systems, Inc. (AMEX:IW) is a leading developer of identity management solutions, providing biometric, secure credential and law enforcement technologies. Scalable for worldwide deployment, the Company's biometric product line includes a multi-biometric engine that is hardware and algorithm independent, enabling the enrollment and management of unlimited population sizes. ImageWare's identification products are used to manage and issue secure credentials, including national IDs, passports, driver licenses, smart cards and access control credentials. ImageWare's digital booking products provide law enforcement with integrated mug shot, fingerprint Livescan and investigative capabilities. ImageWare is headquartered in San Diego, with offices in Washington DC and Canada. For more information visit www.iwsinc.com.

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This news release may contain forward-looking statements made pursuant to the "safe harbor" provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. While these statements are meant to convey to the public the company's progress, business opportunities and growth prospects, readers are cautioned that such forward-looking statements represent management's opinion. While management believes such representation to be true and accurate based on the information available to the company, actual results may differ materially from those described. The company's operations and business prospects are always subject to risks and uncertainties. Important facts that may cause actual results to differ are set forth in the company's periodic filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
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