Briefs

SSN Staff  - 
Tuesday, April 1, 2003

Intelli-Check files patent infringement lawsuit
WOODBURY, N.Y. - Document verification company Intelli-Check has filed a patent infringement lawsuit against CardCom Technology, claiming the company infringed upon its ID-Check technology.

In its lawsuit against the Buena Park, Calif., company, Intelli-Check is seeking an unspecified amount of compensation and an injunction.

Intelli-Check claims CardCom, which manufacturers the ViAge age verification system and other products, has made, sold and marketed patented technology.
Silent Witness posts financial gains
SURREY, British Columbia - Silent Witness, a Canadian-based provider of video products, reported a slight revenue increase for the quarter, which ended Jan. 31.

According to a press release, Silent Witness posted a four percent revenue gain from the previous year.

The company also saw gains in net income for the quarter, reporting total income of $779,000 for the quarter, as opposed to the same quarter last year, when Silent Witness reported a loss of $303,000.

According to company officials, one of the reasons for last year’s income loss were one-time pre-tax charges of approximately $1.5 million related to the acquisition and integration of Gyyr’s video and networking business.
Extreme CCTV announces record net earnings
BURNABY, British Columbia - Extreme CCTV announced it had record net earnings for the first quarter of fiscal 2003.

According to a statement released by the company, its before tax earnings for the quarter which ended Dec. 31, 2002, were $782,837, an increase of 42 percent from the previous year’s quarter.

Company officials reported revenues of $5.2 million, a 67 percent increase over the $3.1 million that for the same quarter the previous year.