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OCS TECHNOLOGIES CORP. ANNOUNCES SIGNING OF LETTER OF INTENT

 VANCOUVER, British Columbia, March 16 /PRNewswire/ -- OCS Technologies Corp. (Toronto, Vancouver: OCS) announced today that it has signed a letter of intent to acquire the assets of Diversified Computer Products Inc. ("DCP") of Tampa, Fla. DCP is the largest supplier of public safety message switch software in the state of Florida. The DCP product set also includes an Automated Vehicle Locator (AVL) software system that visually shows the location and status of police, fire and emergency response vehicles on a computer map displayed on a high resolution computer monitor. Revenues for its latest fiscal year, ending Sept. 30, 1992, were $2.1 million (CDN) and its backlog of amounts of $1.5 million (CDN).
 Under the terms of the letter of intent, the purchase price will be $800,000 (US), payable $400,000 in cash and $400,000 in OCS shares on the closing date.
 Raymond W.G. Foucault, chairman and chief executive officer of OCS, said the acquisition is an important step in OCS's strategy to acquire additional software products for the justice information and services industry. "The future of this industry is a fully integrated network linking law enforcement, prosecutor office, jail and court systems. With this acquisition, OCS can now offer a service, sales and support presence in the Southeast United States, one of the prime markets for public safety and justice software solutions."
 OCS Technologies is headquartered in Richmond, British Columbia. The company's primary business is the supply of justice information software and services. OCS's software products and services are used by public safety agencies including law enforcement agencies, fire and emergency health services, municipal and county courts, prosecutor's offices and in the administration of jails, prisons and parole/probation agencies. OCS helps these important public sector agencies do their jobs better for everyone.
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 /CONTACT: Neil F. Hummel, director & secretary of OCS Technologies, 604-273-8045/
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CO: OCS Technologies Corp.; Diversified Computer Products Inc. ST: British Columbia IN: CPR SU: TNM

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