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OCS SIGNS CONTRACT WITH INTEGRIS FOR STATE OF FLORIDA

 VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Aug. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- OCS Technologies Corp. (Vancouver, Toronto: OCS) announced today that it had signed a contract with the INTEGRIS Systems Integration Unit of Bull HN Information Systems Inc. for the supply of a state-wide computer-aided dispatch system for the State of Florida. The contract, which has a 10-year term, initially automates the dispatch system of the Florida Highway Patrol based in Miami as the pilot installation. Following completion of the pilot installation, the additional state agencies of the Florida Marine Patrol, Florida Department of Law Enforcement, Florida Game and Fish Commission and the Department of Alcohol, Beverage and Tobacco will be installed. The initial contract with INTEGRIS as the prime contractor amounts to approximately $2,000,000 (US) of which OCS's portion is $759,000 (US). The computer-aided dispatch and automatic vehicle location systems being installed are being supplied by OCS's Tampa Division, recently acquired from Diversified Computer Products Inc.
 OCS is also pleased to announce that it has completed the filing of a prospectus in the provinces of Ontario, British Columbia, Manitoba and Nova Scotia to qualify the issuance of 2,760,000 common shares and 1,380,000 share purchase warrants to be issued on the exercise of like amount of special warrants. Each share purchase warrant is exercisable into one common share of OCS at a price of $5 per share until Aug. 31, 1994. The special warrants were originally sold by way of private placement that closed on March 22, 1993.
 The net proceeds of $11,674,800 from the sale of the special warrants have been used to fund the acquisitions of Atkisson & Associates Inc., Diversified Computer Products Inc. and as an addition to general working capital requirements.
 OCS Technologies is headquartered in Richmond, British Columbia. The company's primary business is the supply of Justice Information Systems and Services. OCS's software products and services are used by Public Safety Agencies, including Law Enforcement, Fire and Emergency Health Services, Municipal and County Courts, Prosecutor's Office and in the administration of Jails, Prisons, Parole and Probation Agencies. OCS helps these important public sector agencies do their job better for all of us.
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 /CONTACT: Neil F. Hummel, director and secretary of OCS, 604-273-8045/
 (OCS.)


CO: OCS Technologies Corp.; Bull HN Information Systems Inc. ST: British Columbia, Florida IN: CPR SU: CON

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