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Viscount Systems Achieves UL 294 Certification for Freedom Security Solution

BURNABY, British Columbia--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Viscount Systems (OTCQB:VSYS), a leading provider of IT-based security software and services, today announced the successful completion of UL 294 certification testing for Viscount’s Freedom Access Control and ID Management Systems with its IP encryption bridges.

“Our customers rely on us for proven products and solutions for many of their most critical security requirements”

The Systems have been certified to the UL 294 Standard for Access Control System Units according to testing by Intertek National Testing Labs (ETL), a Nationally Recognized Testing Lab (NRTL). Applicable Freedom Systems’ will now be available for customers requiring UL 294 conformity/compliance. UL has developed more than 1,000 Standards for Safety, which are vital to ensuring public safety and improving quality of products and services.

"Our customers rely on us for proven products and solutions for many of their most critical security requirements," noted Dennis Raefield, President and CEO of Viscount. “Completing our UL certification is further industry validation of our Freedom system architecture, which represents a software-centric approach to access control and ID management, a dramatic departure from traditional hardware-centric systems,” Raefield further noted.

About Viscount's Freedom Access Control Solutions
The Freedom access control system is a server-based software application that communicates over IP on an existing or dedicated IT network infrastructure. A Freedom Bridge connects the door hardware to the IT network and provides encrypted communication to servers. All system configuration, administration and monitoring is performed using a common Web browser. Simplified architecture reduces system complexity and lowers total cost of ownership.

Freedom represents a paradigm shift in the approach to access control system architecture. The control software and databases are hosted on physical or virtual servers entirely visible to stakeholders. This replaces the traditional method of installing control firmware and a database on proprietary access control panels. Moreover, with Freedom, multiple synchronized servers ensure built-in resiliency.

About Viscount Systems
Viscount Systems, Inc. brings cyber security protection to physical security and building automation systems. Its software solutions are sold and installed only by certified security integrators. Viscount's industry awards include the Microsoft "Be What's Next" Award, Security Industry Association Convergence Solution of the Year and Homeland Security Platinum Award for Emergency Response and Gold Award for Access Control at GOVSEC.

Contact
Investor Relations:
Scott Greiper
(212) 333-0202
sgreiper@securesg.com

Viscount Systems Inc.
604-323-7226
Investors@viscount.com

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Contacts

Investor Relations:
Scott Greiper, 212-333-0202
sgreiper@securesg.com
or
Viscount Systems Inc.
604-323-7226
Investors@viscount.com