Automatic Control Systems (ACS) Joins Invisa OEM Program; ACS Enhancing Pedestrian and Vehicle Safety with Invisa Technology

Invisa Inc. (OTCBB:INSA) and Automatic Control Systems, Inc. (ACS) today announced an OEM relationship under which ACS will integrate Invisa's SmartGate(R) technology into its line of BL Security Barrier Gates. ACS is the third major manufacturer of parking gates to recently announce an OEM relationship with Invisa. ACS has been a leader in the entrance control industry for over 40 years.
Invisa estimates that annually approximately 60,000 new parking gates are sold worldwide and that a million parking gates are currently in service. Ensuring that parking gates operate with optimal pedestrian and vehicle safety is equally important for parking gates that are already in-service, as it is for new gate installations. The agreement between Invisa and ACS relates to both newly manufactured and existing in-service gates.

Mark R. Perkins, National Sales Manager, Automatic Control Systems, Inc., stated, "ACS, Inc. continues to be a leader in integrating technology to improve gate operator reliability and safety. We have joined Invisa's OEM program so we can integrate the high level of non-contact pedestrian and vehicle safety afforded by Invisa's technology into our BL Security Barrier Gate line at the time of initial manufacture. We will continue to maintain our leadership position internationally by offering our customers the 'state-of-the-art' in gate operator technology. Integrating the Invisa technology can help ACS maintain that position."

Carl Parks, Vice President of Operations for Invisa, stated, "Safety is a growing trend industry-wide and leaders are placing increased importance on minimizing the risks that parking gates pose to pedestrians and vehicles. Quality gate manufacturers, like ACS, are staying ahead of this safety trend by integrating Invisa's patented technology at their factory to provide non-contact safety that moves with and in front of the gate arm."

In discussing the large number of in-service gates, Mr. Perkins of ACS concluded, "As security integrators, dealers and end-users become more aware of the need to ensure gate safety at their sites, we anticipate growing market attention to Invisa's SmartGate as an aftermarket non-contact gate safety solution. At ACS, we are always seeking better alternatives to existing contact switch technologies, therefore we have chosen Invisa's SmartGate technology to provide improved rising barrier gate operator safety."

Invisa's line of SmartGate safety equipment is the only electronic non-contact safety system designed to provide an invisible field that moves with and precedes the gate arm. If the gate arm with SmartGate senses a pedestrian, bicycle, motorcycle, car or other vehicle, the gate arm is signaled to stop and reverse before any contact has been made to avoid injury or damage.

Mr. Parks of Invisa concluded, "ACS is a technology leader in the parking gate market and we are pleased that they have chosen to integrate our SmartGate safety equipment into their long term product strategy. We believe that our relationship with ACS will not only benefit Invisa's penetration in the US market but will also significantly expand our global presence."

About ACS

The Automatic Systems Group has over 40 years of experience and leadership in the entrance control industry, and sets the standard in this critical market. Given the thousands of high profile installations throughout the world, you almost certainly have come across ACS equipment installations: the Sears Tower in Chicago, The Eiffel Tower in Paris, Disney World in Florida, the BART in San Francisco, Penn Station in New York, the Palm Springs Airport, Star Ferries in Hong Kong, and hundreds of other high traffic venues that are all protected by Automatic Systems' entrance control systems.

About Invisa

Invisa presence-sensing solutions serve the electronic life safety and security markets. Invisa's proprietary InvisaShield technology is based upon capacitive sensing and is resistant to known methods of circumvention without employing infrared, laser, ultrasound or microwave radiation. InvisaShield can detect intruders who violate a sensing zone ranging from millimeters up to 1 meter. Invisa's SmartGate(R) safety system generates an invisible protective field that moves with and precedes the potentially hazardous leading edge of powered gates, garage doors, sliding doors and other powered closures. For information about SmartGate(R) products or the patented InvisaShield(R) Technology, visit or call 941-355-9361. A video of SmartGate in action can be viewed at the company Web site.

This press release contains certain forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. The company has tried, whenever possible, to identify these forward-looking statements using words such as "anticipates," "believes," "estimates," "expects," "plans," "intends," "potential" and similar expressions. These statements reflect the company's current beliefs and are based upon currently available information. Accordingly, such forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors which could cause the company's actual results, performance or achievements to differ materially from those expressed in or implied by such statements. Factors which may cause such differences include the company's ability to meet planned delivery schedules, cancellation of orders, and other risks disclosed in the company's SEC filings. The company undertakes no obligation to update or advise in the event of any change, addition or alteration to the information covered in this press release, including such forward-looking statements.

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