ImageWare® Systems Sales Update

SAN DIEGO, CA – July 18, 2018 – ImageWare Systems, Inc.  (OTCQB: IWSY), a leader in mobile and cloud-based multi-modal biometric identity management solutions provided an interim sales update.

Three ImageWare partners have made the following sales:

  • Our largest partner – To a Canadian financial institution which will utilize our multi-modal biometrics initially for its employees.
  • CDW – To a Philadelphia-based credit union and a New York-based financial services company, both of which will initially utilize multi-modal biometric security for their respective employees.
  • For these partner sales ImageWare generates revenue on a per user/per month basis.

Four Points Technology LLC – received a multi-year $3.6 million award from the Veteran’s Administration (VA) for biometric licensing and support http://www.fedhealthit.com/2018/06/vaawards-3-6m-imageware-software-maintenance-task/.

ImageWare had direct sales totaling approximately $280,000 to existing US law enforcement agency customers for new projects.

Jim Miller, Chairman and CEO of ImageWare said that, “Our vendor-neutral, open-architected and patented ImageWare Biometric Engine platform provides government agencies and commercial enterprises with extremely flexible capabilities to meet any new business requirements.

“The two sales to existing customers is a validation of the value proposition of our biometric products. These three new customers, brought to us through partners, are just the tip of the iceberg of business that we see entering the final stages of the sales cycle,” concluded Miller.

About ImageWare Systems, Inc.

ImageWare Systems, Inc. is a leading developer of mobile and cloud-based identity management solutions, providing patented biometric authentication solutions for the enterprise. Biometric technology uses unique physical characteristics to authenticate a person’s identity. The company delivers next generation biometrics as an interactive and scalable cloud-based solution. ImageWare brings together cloud and mobile technology to offer multi-factor authentication for smartphone users, for the enterprise, and across industries.

ImageWare’s products support multi-modal biometric authentication including, but not limited to, any individual use or combination of face, voice, fingerprint, iris, palm, and more. All the biometrics can be combined with or used as replacements for authentication and access control tools, including tokens, digital certificates, passwords, and PINS, to provide the ultimate level of assurance, accountability, and ease of use for corporate networks, web applications, mobile devices, and PC desktop environments.

ImageWare is headquartered in San Diego, California, with offices in Portland, Oregon, Ottawa, Ontario, and Mexico City, Mexico. To learn more about ImageWare, visit iwsinc.com; follow us on TwitterLinkedInYouTube and Facebook.

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