Smartmatic announces the launching of a 32 bit DVC

Caracas, December 1, 2003.- Smartmatic, the device-networking solutions provider, officially announced the launching of its new version of the Digital Versatile Controller (DVC), with a 32 bit architecture.

"The DVC-32 is the most advanced device controller, developed by Smartmatic to support advanced applications based on device- networking at a minimum cost", said Paul Babic, Product and Marketing Manager of the firm, during the presentation of the new technology.

He explained that: "this intelligent bridge includes higher versatility and control capacity for physical security systems. It allows the smart connection of all installed devices in a facility, with specific management and supervision applications".

Babic added: "The DVC-32 and its predecessor, the DVC-8 (8 bits), expand our device-networking solutions offer, both at the large scale, with low processing requirements, as well as at more specialized levels, which require wider and more powerful functions, and pose greater connectivity challenges".

About DVC
The DVC is a fundamental block in Smartmatic's solutions. Is a device controller that acts as a bridge, providing connectivity and control between the peripheral devices installed and the applications that control them. Its architecture allows the optimum and automated use of the user's infrastructures.

About Smartmatic

Smartmatic is a multinational company that specializes in the design and end-to-end deployment of complex purpose-specific technology solutions. With an unsurpassed technology base, continuous innovation, and quality in processes and results, Smartmatic is organized around three business areas: Electronic voting systems, intelligent and integrated security systems for large enterprises and governments, and advanced solutions for people registration and authentication for a wide range of government applications.

Smartmatic is a privately held company with offices in the US, Mexico, Venezuela, Barbados, Spain, Philippines and Taiwan.  It has more than 200 employees worldwide.  Its capacity for innovation and wide range of products and services have earned Smartmatic extensive recognition in the technology community worldwide.