For Immediate Release
March 10, 2004


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Bastrop, TX and Seattle, WA - Designed Security, Inc. (DSI), a leading manufacturer and provider of access management solutions and Newton Security, Inc., the global leader in the supply of machine vision single person detection systems, announced today an exclusive development agreement which will change the face of traditional Optical Turnstiles. Under this agreement Newton will modify its patent pending T-DAR® 3-D stereo camera tailgate and piggybacking technology to integrate with DSI’s Optical Turnstile product line, thus insuring that DSI remains the technology leader in Optical Turnstiles.

“The new DSI Optical Turnstile system using overhead 3-D camera sensing will be designed to take the powerful T-DAR® , Tailgate Detection and Recording technology and combine it with the proven DSI Optical Turnstiles to create the most foolproof system in the industry” said DSI Vice President and Operations Manager Mark Crandall. “We are very pleased to have Newton as a partner and I anticipate that our product fitted with T-DAR® technology will revolutionize the Optical Turnstile market.”

This new DSI Optical Turnstile, designed to be used in public/private lobby entry control applications, will improve tailgating and piggybacking detection while allowing for traditionally troublesome items like carts and luggage to pass through undetected. In addition, for the first time it will be possible to allow handicap access though optical turnstiles with full tailgate/piggybacking prevention. The agreement between DSI and Newton provides for DSI to be the excusive supplier of the T-DAR® technology for Optical Turnstiles in North America.

“We are very excited to be able to team up with the industry technology leader DSI and to be able to combine our world leading technology with their state of the art Optical Turnstiles” said John W. Bramblet, President and CEO of Newton Security. Bramblet went on to say “This new Optical Turnstile will be able to provide positive tailgate and piggyback detection even with the presence of luggage, carts and wheelchairs, thus makings its performance head and shoulders above any current Optical Turnstile.”

Since 1982, Bastrop, TX – based Designed Security, Inc. (DSI) has been developing, engineering and manufacturing custom and standard state-of-the-art, architecturally styled access management products for the corporate, commercial, industrial and government marketplace. The company products include optical and mechanical turnstiles, door alarms, annunciators, pushbuttons, key switches, tailgate detection, and mantrap systems.

A primary component of DSI’s business philosophy is to provide customers with comprehensive engineering and technical support for all DSI products. DSI believes that effective communication and technical assistance during product evaluation, as well as after the sale, have substantially contributed to product acceptance, enhancements, and customer satisfaction.

DSI security products are marketed, distributed and supported by a national and international security system integrator network. DSI is a wholly owned subsidiary of the DETEX Corporation. Visit www.dsigo.comfor more information about DSI.

Seattle-based Newton Security Inc. is a privately held provider of high technology solutions to address today's security needs. The company develops and markets high-performance computer driven answers to difficult security problems. Newton Security's products are designed to allow the quality, efficiency and cost effectiveness of computer technology to replace the human element in security applications where the tedious nature of the job, and the high cost of personnel, makes it difficult to maintain the necessary effectiveness of today's security requirements. Newton Security is the world leader in machine vision single person detection. Additional information may be found at

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