Software provides scalable access control solution.

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With open architecture, Pinnacle v4.0 combines access control capabilities with Stopware's PassagePoint visitor management capabilities for enterprise-level control. Modular product integrates related security and access control applications such as visitor management and also offers IP connectivity, database partitioning, and embedded software development kit. Notification feature, SecureView(TM), displays government and custom-generated watch lists.

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Checkpoint Systems Newly Released Pinnacle V4.0 Delivers Open Architecture, Scalability, Modularity and Intuitiveness

Las Vegas, NV (April 6, 2005) - Checkpoint Systems, Inc., [NYSE: CKP is demonstrating the latest version of the company's powerful access control solution - Pinnacle V4.0 - here at ISCW 2005. Pinnacle V4.0 features the industry's highest levels of open architecture, scalability, modularity and intuitiveness to provide unrivalled access control capabilities along with the lowest cost of ownership. In addition, this latest version of Pinnacle provides seamless integration with Stopware, Inc.'s PassagePoint providing a comprehensive enterprise-level access control solution.

"The integration of related security and access control applications such as visitor management makes sense from both the integrator's and the client's point of view since it affords higher levels of security and systems performance on an enterprise level," said Doug Karp, General Manager, Access Control Products Group at Checkpoint Systems, Inc. "By combining the access control versatility of Pinnacle V 4.0 with Stopware's PassagePoint visitor management capabilities, we've created a security solution with a unique combination of features and functionality."

According to Karp, easy facilitation on an enterprise-wide basis is just one of the benefits of the integrated functionality of visitor and asset/property access control systems. "Our new Pinnacle V4.0 delivers maximum flexibility through its open architecture, IP connectivity, database partitioning and embedded software development kit (SDK) for customizing specific applications."

Checkpoint Systems' Pinnacle V4.0 seamlessly integrates Stopware's PassagePoint Professional and Enterprise V4.5 visitor management solutions. PassagePoint V4.5 provides unprecedented levels of visitor management control, system utilization and IT infrastructure compatibility along with a unique notification feature called SecureView(TM) that displays government and custom-generated watch lists. Additional features of PassagePoint include: visitor pre-registration via the Internet; support of LDAP protocols and integration with SQL and Oracle database systems; badge customization with the ability to add 2D barcodes; and rapid registration for quick and easy scanning of passports, drivers' licenses and business cards.

Upgrades to the Checkpoint Systems' LANLink(TM) controller for Pinnacle V4.0 include 10/100 base-T communications with 3DES 168-bit encryption for IT compatibility and security; DHCP supports ease of installation by automatically assigning IP addresses; and web-based diagnostics for analysis of each controller from any networked computer.

Pinnacle V4.0 and LANLink accommodate a wide range of access control applications, supporting the unique needs of corporate campuses, schools and universities, health care facilities, government offices, industrial locations and multi-tenant environments.

For more information on Checkpoint Systems' Access Control Solutions visit .

About Checkpoint Systems, Inc.

Checkpoint Systems, Inc.(NYSE:CKP), is a multinational manufacturer and marketer of access control and asset tracking software solutions, helping businesses worldwide secure their facilities and protect their assets. Checkpoint's comprehensive portfolio of access control products includes controllers, software, cards and readers, backed up by a skilled team of technical professionals. Checkpoint is also the leading provider of radio frequency- (RF) based shrink management solutions to the global retail industry, including over half of the world's top 200 largest global retailers. In addition to its shrink management capabilities, Checkpoint's end-to-end supply chain technology helps apparel and consumer product manufacturers and retailers brand, track and secure goods worldwide. Founded in 1969, Checkpoint has a presence in 80 countries and reported earnings of $778.7 million in 2004.

PassagePoint and the STOPware logo are trademarks of STOPware, Inc.

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