BIO-key(R) International, Inc. Awarded CA SiteMinder Validation for BIO-key ID Director

BIO-key(R) International, Inc. Awarded CA SiteMinder Validation for BIO-key ID 
Exhibiting Biometric Fingerprint Authentication Solutions at CA World
LAS VEGAS, NV -- (Marketwired) -- 04/22/13 --  CA WORLD - BIO-key
International, Inc. (OTCQB: BKYI), a global leader in fingerprint
biometric identification solutions, advanced mobile credentialing and
identity verification technologies, today reported that it
successfully achieved CA Validation status for the BIO-key ID
Director for CA SiteMinder. The company will showcase Bio-Key ID
Director for CA SiteMinder(R) and its uniquely interoperable and
scalable fingerprint biometric authentication technologies, including
the latest solutions for mobile authentication, at CA World 2013, in
Las Vegas, Nevada, April 21st-24th.  
The CA Validation program is designed to provide a standard process
to verify technology partners' integrated products. Specific criteria
must be met including confirming a technology partners' integrated
solution correctly installs, configures, and performs as described by
the technology partner. 
BIO-key is a Select member of the Technology Partner Program of CA
Technologies and is a vendor of the Cloud Commons(R) marketplace, an
online ecosystem developed by CA Technologies that facilitates the
buying and selling of IT solutions, cloud services and content.
BIO-key will post technical support materials, FAQ's, video
demonstrations, case studies and customer testimonials to the Cloud
Commons marketplace. 
The Technology Partner Program from CA Technologies enables the
development of value-added integrations for CA Technologies
offerings. The result is an extensive ecosystem of third-party
companies and products that help CA Technologies deliver rich
solutions across a broad spectrum of disciplines to meet the
management needs of the most demanding IT environments.  
Working together, BIO-key and CA Technologies solutions are being
deployed to deliver a secure authentication platform for inmates in
the British Columbia justice system seeking to access their personal
"Interoperability and flexibility are key elements for CA SiteMinder
as a secure single sign-on and access management platform," stated
Shawn Sprague, Security Product Management, CA Technologies.
"Extending our technology interoperability with BIO-key to add
another form of authentication reinforces our commitment to security
and making sure our customers can leverage complementary industry
In the identity and access management side of its business BIO-key
relies upon strategic partners to identify customer opportunities. CA
Technologies is a recognized global leader in providing IT security
solutions that help customers reduce risk, improve operational
efficiency, and increase business agility. 
"We're enthused about taking the next steps with CA Technologies as
we have already secured and provided solutions for our first mutual
customer, the BC Department of Corrections," said Mike DePasquale,
BIO-key, CEO. "The opportunity for BIO-key to be represented in the
Cloud Commons marketplace extends our reach and customer base. With
increased awareness along with the opportunity to present our
technology to thousands of attendees at CA World 2013, we anticipate
the strength of this partnership will continue to grow." 
About BIO-key
 BIO-key International, Inc., headquartered in Wall,
New Jersey, develops and delivers advanced identification solutions
to commercial and government enterprises, integrators, and custom
application developers. BIO-key's award winning, high performance,
scalable, cost-effective and easy-to-deploy biometric finger
identification technology accurately identifies and authenticates
users of wireless and enterprise applications. Our solutions are used
in local embedded OEM products as well as some of the world's largest
identification deployments to improve security, guarantee identity,
and help reduce identity theft. BIO-key's technology is offered
directly or by market leading partners around the world.
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the "safe-harbor" provisions of the Act. These statements are subject
to certain risks and uncertainties that may cause actual results to
differ materially from those projected on the basis of these
statements. These risks and uncertainties include, without
limitation, our history of losses and limited revenue, our ability to
develop new products and evolve existing ones, the impact on our
business of the recent financial crisis in the global capital markets
and negative global economic trends, our ability to attract and
retain key personnel. For a more complete description of these and
other risk factors that may affect the future performance of BIO-key
International, Inc., see "Risk Factors" in the Company's Annual
Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2012 and its
other filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Readers
are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking
statements, which speak only as of the date made. The Company also
undertakes no obligation to disclose any revision to these
forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances after
the date made or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events.  
BIO-key International, Inc.
Jay Meier
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