Identix Lands Contracts for Biometrics to Assist in Government Background Checks

MINNETONKA, Minn. -- Identix Incorporated (Nasdaq:IDNX) announced that it has received purchase orders with an aggregate value of approximately $1.3 million from two unnamed federal agencies of the United States Government for multiple Identix(R) TouchPrint(TM) Enhanced Definition 3000 series Live Scan Systems.

The two agencies are deploying the biometric fingerprint capture systems at locations across the U.S. primarily to facilitate background checks on government and contract employees working on specific federal programs. Several of the live scan systems under these purchase orders were shipped and installed in the Company's fiscal first quarter, which ended September 30, 2005, with the remainder expected to be shipped and installed over the next two quarters