Networked video to be used for Colombian city surveillance project

CARROLLTON, Texas - Aug. 19, 2008--GVI Security Solutions, Inc., a leading provider of video security surveillance solutions featuring the complete Samsung Electronics line of products, today announced that its cameras have been selected for a major National Security twelve city surveillance project by the Colombia Ministerio del Interior.

The GVI cameras, deployed through a full wireless network IP solution, were selected by the Colombia Ministerio del Interior through an open bidding process for the largest public surveillance project in the Andean region. The vitally important National Security project encompasses twelve cities, including Bogota, the capital and largest city in Colombia.

"Our vandal resistant PTZ (Pan-Tilt-Zoom) Dome cameras were chosen by the Colombia Ministerio del Interior (Department of State) through an open bidding process because their Super High Resolution, IP 66 outdoor housing, Full Continuous Autofocus, WDR (Wide Dynamic Range) and wireless networking capabilities met and exceeded the specs for the job," said Mauricio Pinzon, GVI Andean Region Sales Manager.

"GVI's extensive track record in Latin America for providing the highest quality, most reliable, video surveillance products to the commercial and government markets make our cameras a natural choice for this major National Security surveillance project in Colombia," said Fernando Tomasiello, GVI Senior Vice President Int'l Operations and Sales. "Our extensive sales, service and technical support operations combined with our network of leading systems integrators throughout Latin America provide the infrastructure necessary to support the largest projects in the region."

"This National Security project showcases our ability to drive growth in very large enterprise level projects in Latin America," said GVI Chairman and CEO Steven Walin. "Throughout the Latin American region, our teams have been winning the leading projects, not only in our strong banking, retail and schools market verticals, but also in the largest enterprise level government projects including borders, ports, and major National Security surveillance projects."