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Police Embrace Blu-ray TeraStack Solution

Hie Electronics announced that its Blu-ray Disc (BD) TeraStack Solution for digital asset management is receiving a warm welcome from police departments within the United States.

Additionally, Hie Electronics has published a white paper entitled Blu-ray: Law Enforcement’s Answer to Reliable Digital Asset Management, which can be downloaded from the company’s web site.

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Edited press release follows:

TeraStack® Solution: Reliable Data Storage and Management for Law Enforcement
Blu-ray™ Media Provides Advantages to Digital Asset Management Programs

Mckinney, TX — October 26, 2010 — Hie Electronics is pleased to announce the adoption of the TeraStack® Solution by police departments within the United States. Hie Electronics introduced the TeraStack® Solution for digital asset management at the International Association of Chiefs of Police conference in 2009.

In the last several months, major U.S. metropolitan police departments have begun to use the TeraStack® Solution data storage and management technology which utilizes durable Blu-ray media in its compact unit.

The TeraStack® Solution is helping police departments manage data more efficiently and store data longer. In addition to the demand for reliable digital asset management, police departments are deluged with daily video from patrol cars, portable camera systems used to deter crime, data from crime technology centers and forensic evidence.

Police departments can store the increasing amount of data and make it easily retrievable for evidence purposes with the TeraStack® Solution. The compact optical data storage management system securely manages 78 TB of online and nearline data with unlimited offline storage.

The TeraStack® Solution is also appropriate for installation in broader public safety venues, and is currently being used in Europe in a major entertainment and sports complex.

About Hie Electronics, Inc.
Hie Electronics, a pioneer of innovation for long-term scalable data storage solutions, is located in McKinney, Texas and is the manufacturer of the TeraStack® Solution, usable in a variety of applications where extended data storage is required such as security surveillance video, exchange backup, architectural and engineering projects, medical research, health records and medical PACS data, geospatial data, law enforcement data, motion picture video, government data, and more. The company is the recipient of the Frost and Sullivan “2009 North American Data Storage Technologies Green Excellence Award” in Technology Innovation, a North Texas Clean Air Coalition 2009 Clean Air Champion, an Energy Star Small Business Network Participant, and a stakeholder in the Energy Star Enterprise Storage Initiative.