Optelecom-NKF Announces Second Quarter 2008 Earnings Release Date and Conference Call

Aug. 1, 2008

GERMANTOWN, Md. , Aug. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Optelecom-NKF, Inc. (Nasdaq: OPTC), a leading global provider of advanced IP-video network solutions, today announced it will release second quarter earnings after the market close on Wednesday, August 6, 2008 .

Optelecom-NKF President and CEO Edmund Ludwig will lead a conference call to discuss second quarter results at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time , Thursday, August 7, 2008 .

Interested parties are welcome to call 888-873-4896 (International Dial In: 617-213-8850) and request the "Optelecom-NKF conference call" shortly before the designated start time or provide the participant passcode 20629994. The telephone conference call will feature a question and answer segment with management. For those parties unable to participate in the live conference call, a replay will be available from noon following the teleconference until August 14, 2008 . Those wishing to listen to the replay should call 888-286-8010. (International Dial In: 617-801-6888) and enter passcode number 86427622 when prompted.

The call is being web cast by Thomson Reuters and can be accessed at http://www.earnings.com or at Optelecom-NKF's website http://www.optelecom-nkf.com.

About Optelecom-NKF

Optelecom-NKF, Inc. (Nasdaq: OPTC), is a global supplier of advanced video surveillance solutions, including IP cameras, video servers/codecs, network video recorders, fiber transmission equipment, video management and video analytics software. We deliver complete solutions for traffic monitoring and security of airports, seaports, casinos, prisons, utilities, public transit, city centers, hospitals, and corporate campuses.

Founded in 1972, Optelecom-NKF is committed to providing its customers with expert technical advice and support in addition to products that are developed and tested for professional and mission critical applications. All Optelecom-NKF IP surveillance solutions are marketed under the Siqura(R) name.

The Optelecom-NKF corporate headquarters is in Germantown, Maryland , USA, with European corporate offices in Gouda, the Netherlands , and sales offices or support covering Latin America , France , Spain , the UK, Germany , Italy , Dubai , and Singapore .

Investor inquiries should be directed to Mr. Rick Alpert at 301-948-7872.

SOURCE Optelecom-NKF, Inc.

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