EVT Signs Strategic Distribution Agreement with Leading Security Distributor in Russia

L.B. DeFence Begins Partnership with Initial Order of 1,000 Licenses for Vertex Networked Video Management Software

Petach Tikva and Moscow, 6 February 2008 - EVT, a developer of video management software, today announced that it has received a large license order to deliver its Vertex networked video management and recording software to L.B. DeFence, a Russian subsidiary of Israeli Group L.B., a security systems holding company. The initial order includes 1,000 licenses for Vertex networked video management software. The licenses will be used for large-scale surveillance deployments In Russia.

EVT signed an exclusive distribution agreement with L.B. DeFence, at the start of 2008. Under the terms of the agreement, L.B. DeFence will distribute, install and support EVT's Vertex system, to its diverse customer base in Russia.

L.B. DeFence is a leading distributor of security systems with offices in Israel , Moscow and Kiev providing modern security systems for the protection of key government and large enterprises, including the airports of Kiev, Moscow, Ivanovo, Taganrog , the Ministry of Defense of Russia and Ukraine, leading companies like 'Rosneft" , "Rainko" and "Mosvodokanal".

"The Russian video surveillance market offers a huge commercial potential for video management solutions however, owing to bandwidth limitations and the large size of the sites requiring remote monitoring and control of hundreds of cameras, it is limited to very flexible solutions," said Mike Sutovsky, vice president Group LB." After thorough examination of the video management solutions available on the market, EVT was chosen as the best to meet the requirements of this challenging market."

"This agreement represents a major step forward in achieving revenue growth for EVT from the Russian market," said Oren Feldmann, VP of Sales and Marketing at EVT. "This growing market is facing complex surveillance challenges, in securing its governmental, educational, banking, transportation and tourism complexes. The combination of EVT's video management software and DeFence's extensive security experience should allow us to rapidly address many of these challenges as well as to help protect Russian's leading enterprises and government facilities."

Vertex is a state-of-the-art networked video management and recording software for large-scale deployments. This high performance software provides increased flexibility and scalability over traditional surveillance and monitoring systems and is easily adaptable to diverse scenarios, environmental and operational challenges. With its intuitive User Interface and genuinely useful surveillance features, Vertex has a proven record of accomplishment for providing highly reliable, truly versatile live and recorded video management.

About EVT
EVT, a developer of video management software, offers the security industry a fresh and unique approach to Networked Video Management based on extensive market studies, gathered from the world's leading system integrators, as well as, solid software architecture based on purpose built in-house developed modules, breaking free from archaic concepts constraints. The company's networked video recording systems, revolutionary Image Content Navigation GUI module and 2.5D live video maps offer easy to use, yet intelligent human interface software that enable better management and control of live and recorded video. EVT has a development center in Israel and sales offices and representatives globally serving a wide variety of corporations and government facilities. For additional information on EVT, please visit: www.evt-vms.com

About L.B. DeFence
L.B. DeFence is a Russian subsidiary of Group L.B., a holding company of leading manufactures and integrators of modern security systems. The company's security systems successfully operate in many countries around the world and are installed at the airports of Kiev, Tel Aviv, Jerusalem, Baku, Lima, at the electrical power plants in Israel, France, Singapore, Hungary, Romania, at the enterprises of Chevron, Lukoil, Samaraneftegas, and at installations for Ministries of Defense of Russia, Israel, Ukraine, and USA. L. B. Defence provides consulting in the area of security systems, development of strategic concepts for general security, design and planning, construction and assembly, warranty and after-warranty service of the systems and project management and coordination of subcontractors.

For additional information on L. B. Defence please visit: www.grouplb.com

Press Contact:
Aniko Giorgadze
Deputy of General Director
L.B. DeFence
tel/fax + 7 495 229 39 78
mob + 7 495 543 65 25

Press Contact:
Galit Beck
Marketing Communications Manager

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