LENEXA, Kan. , Aug. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ICOP Digital, Inc. (Nasdaq: ICOP), an industry-leading company engaged in advancing digital surveillance solutions, today announced the results of the Company's 2008 Annual Meeting of Stockholders, held Thursday, August 7, 2008 , in Overland Park, Kansas .
The matters up for vote, which were the re-election of Noel Koch as a Class A director, as well as an amendment to the Company's 2002 Stock Option Plan, were approved by shareholders.
ICOP Chairman and CEO Dave Owen further reported that Derrick Ashcroft , an independent member of the Board of Directors and Chairman of the Audit Committee, informed the Board that he needed to step down from these positions to attend to some personal health issues. His resignation was effective at 8:00 PM ET , August 7, 2008 .
Owen added, "I'm pleased to confirm, however, that Derrick will continue to serve as a member of ICOP's Board of Advisors, enabling him to continue contributing to the success of our organization, while also providing him the flexibility he requires to tend to his medical condition. The entire ICOP team extends its heartfelt thanks to Derrick for his ongoing dedication to our Company and for the invaluable direction and counsel he has so generously shared with us. We are all very pleased that he will continue to lend his experience and expertise to ICOP as a trusted member of our Advisory Board."
The Board immediately filled the vacancy created by Ashcroft's departure from the Board with the appointment of Bryan Ferguson , who has agreed to serve the unexpired term as a director and as Chairman of the Audit Committee. For the past year, Ferguson has served as a member of ICOP's Board of Advisors and is uniquely qualified to assume the posts. He shall be designated as the financial expert on the Audit Committee. As Vice President of Shaw Capital, Inc., the project development and financial services arm of The Shaw Group, Inc., Ferguson helps manage joint venture fund companies that invest capital in infrastructure and clean energy and renewable fuels projects both domestically and abroad. In addition, he supports efforts in carbon credit trading and energy development projects in the Middle East , as well as State and Federal legislative and political efforts for Shaw.
About ICOP Digital, Inc.
ICOP Digital, Inc. (Nasdaq: ICOP) operates on the core principle that 'without local security, there is no national security.' It endeavors to protect people, assets and profits for communities with innovative, mission-critical security, surveillance and communication solutions. The Company engineers, manufactures and markets mobile and stationary surveillance products for use in the public and private sectors, and facilitates the delivery of live video to first responders. (GSA Contractor)
The ICOP Model 20/20(R)-W, ICOP's flagship, award-winning product, is the leading digital in-car video recorder system for law enforcement. ICOP LIVE(TM) delivers live streaming video to and from first responder vehicles and headquarters, empowering first responders with enhanced real-time situational awareness and actionable intelligence, optimizing the outcome of a crisis. ICOP LIVE delivers live video wirelessly to first responders over any wireless network and to multiple internet enabled Windows(R) devices simultaneously. The ICOP Model 4000(TM), ICOP's newest advanced surveillance solution, is the next generation transit/rail DVR system. The ICOP Model 4000 uses less power than traditional DVR's, which means less heat and translates into a more reliable unit with less downtime. In addition, the ICOP Model 4000 boasts many advanced and innovative features and capabilities, such as wireless file uploading and wireless video streaming, among many others.