Lenel Showcases OnGuard 2006 at Americas Fire and Security Expo

MIAMI, Fla., Americas Fire & Security Expo, July 18, 2006 -- Lenel Systems International announced today that it will showcase the next generation of the OnGuard security platform, OnGuard 2006, at the Americas Fire & Security Expo, with the commercial release of the integrated product portfolio targeted for later this month. Lenel is part of UTC Fire & Security, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX).

"OnGuard 2006 offers outstanding performance in the most comprehensive and flexible single-source security solution available today. This latest version is the next generation of Lenel's award winning security platform and offers customers a robust solution with an unparalleled feature set. This is also the first offering in the marketplace that enables biometric data to be used for both physical and logical access control," said Michael Regelski, chief technology officer at Lenel.

Among the new, seamlessly integrated capabilities are digital audio content analysis, a highly secure elevator and floor access solution, physical and logical access using biometric data, new web-based tools, video matrix display in wall format, and support for the new Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) U.S. government identification standard. OnGuard 2006 is fully TWIC phase 3 compliant.

Lenel is a global leader in the development and delivery of scalable, integrated systems for the commercial security market, with almost 13,000 system implementations in 75 countries. Lenel is headquartered in Rochester, N.Y., with sales and support coverage in all major world markets. UTC Fire & Security provides fire safety and security solutions to more than one million customers throughout the world, and is headquartered in Connecticut, USA. More information can be found at www.utcfireandsecurity.com.