IDS Worldwide to Introduce Proprietary Biometric Technology at ISC West

Feb. 24, 2006
Company to showcase its encrypted biometric USB flash drives

ORLANDO, FL, 02/23/06 / MARKET WIRE/ -- IDS Worldwide, Inc. (OTC: IDWD) today announced that the company will introduce the world's first Biometric USB Flash Drive with its proprietary 384-Bit Encryption at the ISC West Convention in Las Vegas April 5-7, 2006. IDS Homeland Security Division (HLS) encryption technology represents the highest level of IT security currently available in the world. Unlike most competing products, HLS Biometric USB Flash Drive products not only protect the flash drive memory, but is also a plug and play technology that protects any laptop, desktop and/or server once installed.

HLS technology enable users to encrypt all data transmissions across the internet backbone and if the users laptop, desktop or server is stolen, the computer can not be accessed without the Biometric USB 384-Bit Flash Drive.

Semico Research ( has projected USB Flash Drive Revenues to be $5.5 Billion in 2006 and almost doubling to $9.1 Billion in 2007. HLS Biometric 384-Bit Encrypted Flash Drive will be the highest level of IT security available and will be introduced to the market at prices lower than competitors USB flash drives now on the market without this level of security.

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