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Intellicheck Mobilisa: Filling the Gaps in Fighting Terror

In his State of the Union address, President Obama said, “We've made substantial investments in our homeland security and disrupted plots that threatened to take American lives. We are filling unacceptable gaps revealed by the failed Christmas attack, with better airline security and swifter action on our intelligence.” One gap that would be easy to fill is finding out just who is getting on the airplane, controlling access to the aircraft.

A recent survey showed 86% of those questioned support scanning identification documents, verifying their authenticity, and checking them against the various terrorists and criminal databases the government has.

Based in Port Townsend, Washington, Intellicheck Mobilisa has a device capable of doing just that in the blink of an eye. Its ID-Check is a patented technology that instantly reads, analyzes, and verifies encoded data in magnetic stripes and barcodes on government-issue IDs from US and Canadian jurisdictions.

Dr. Nelson Ludlow, Intellicheck’s CEO, said, “The ID-Check looks like a supermarket handheld price scanner, but we have installed some very smart technology that allows anyone, a check-in agent, a TSA officer or a flight attendant, to ascertain just who is trying to gain access and whether there is reason based on solid intelligence to prevent that. It isn’t a silver bullet, but improving security requires many tools. The ID-Check is the ideal tool for making sure the people getting on a plane are all interested in a safe flight.”

EXPERT BIOGRAPHY – Nelson Ludlow, PhD was named the Chief Executive Officer and Director of the Company on March 14, 2008. He was a co-founder of Mobilisa, Inc. and has been its Chief Executive Officer and a director since its inception in March 2001. Dr. Ludlow has over 20 years experience in software development for the military and corporate sectors.

While in the Air Force, Dr. Ludlow served as a mathematician, a pilot, an intelligence officer at the National Air Intelligence Center, Technical Director for Artificial Intelligence at USAF Rome Laboratory, Assistant Professor of Computer Science at the Naval Postgraduate School, and the Director of Technology and Services for Radar Evaluation Squadron. In the corporate sector, Dr. Ludlow served as the Director of C2 Modeling for SAIC, Chief Scientist for the ORINCON Corporation and Chief Technology Officer for Ameranth Wireless--all in San Diego. He holds a PhD in Artificial Intelligence from the University of Edinburgh, Scotland and completed Post-Doctoral work in Computer Science at the University of Cambridge, England.

About Intellicheck Mobilisa, Inc.

Intellicheck Mobilisa is a leading technology company, developing and marketing wireless technology and identity systems for various applications including: mobile and handheld wireless devices for the government, military and commercial markets. Products include the Defense ID system, an advanced ID card access control product currently protecting over 70 military and federal locations. ID-Check is a technology that instantly reads, analyzes, and verifies encoded data in magnetic stripes and barcodes on government-issue IDs from approximately 60 U.S. and Canadian jurisdictions to determine if the content and format are valid.

More information about the Company may be found at www.icmobil.com.

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