BIO-key(R) Debuts New Technologies at the 2006 FireRMS(TM) User Conference

BIO-key(R) Debuts New Technologies at the 2006 FireRMS(TM) User Conference

WALL, N.J., Nov. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- BIO-key International Inc.(BULLETIN BOARD: BKYI) , a leader in wireless public safety solutions and finger based biometric identification, today announced that it will be holding its annual Fire and EMS Users Conference on November 6-8 in Las Vegas, NV. This event is dedicated to helping first responder and EMS agencies understand and harness the power of information.

Fire & EMS professionals from North America will attend this unique event, providing them with the opportunity to connect with the people, products, and trends at the forefront of emergency and first responder information technology. Adam Thiel, Deputy Chief of the Goodyear Arizona Fire Department, is the keynote speaker at this year's awards banquet. Mr. Thiel has a wealth of educational and professional experience and speaks at numerous venues teaching first responders how to turn data into useful information.

At the conference, BIO-key is debuting the newest release of FireRMS(TM) (4.2), a scalable, NFIRS compliant Fire Records Management System specifically designed to streamline the reporting process for front-line personnel. A new feature in this release is Inclinix's Threatscreen(TM) application that provides first responders with immediate access to vital data needed to make life saving decisions.

"The integration of Threatscreen to our FireRMS application further reinforces our position as the leading provider of information solutions for First Responders," explained Anthony Barone, BIO-key's Vice President and General Manager of Fire and EMS Solutions. "We recognize that Fire and EMS Agencies serve multi-faceted roles, and building strong relationships with Inclinix and other subject matter experts allows us to relentlessly focus on public, paramedic and firefighter safety and deliver enhancements to our products that save time, save money and save lives."

About BIO-key

BIO-key develops and delivers advanced identification solutions and information services to law enforcement departments, public safety agencies, government and private sector customers. BIO-key's mobile wireless technology provides first responders with critical, reliable, real-time data and images from local, state and national databases. BIO-key's high-performance, scalable, cost-effective and easy-to-deploy biometric finger identification technology accurately identifies and authenticates users of wireless and enterprise data to improve security, convenience and privacy and to reduce identity theft. Over 2,500 police, fire and emergency services departments in North America use BIO-key solutions, making BIO-key the leading supplier of mobile and wireless solutions for public safety worldwide. (

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