HID and Sytron Reach Settlement

Irvine, CA (November 19, 1999) HID Corporation of Irvine, California and Sytron, Inc. of Broomfield, Colorado, jointly announce the settlement of a patent infringement litigation between the companies. In the settlement, HID will license to Sytron and it's affiliated companies, U.S. patent Nos. 4,546,241 and 4,730,188. Details of the settlement terms are confidential.

As the industry leader in card access technology, HID Corporation provides the broadest range of access control and asset tracking products available. HID pioneered the application of RFID technology for security applications and is committed to providing the most advanced products combined with superior customer support and technical assistance worldwide.

Sytron, Inc. is an integrated security systems company that designs and manufactures security, fire, access control products and systems for airports, government facilities, banks, correctional, corporate and industrial sites.

For further information about Sytron, Inc., contact Brian FitzGerrell by telephone at (303) 469-6100 ext. 116 or by fax at (303) 469-7100. Sytron is located at 2770 Industrial Lane, Broomfield, CO 80020 USA. Email: [email protected], Web URL: www.sytron.com