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Wherify Adds WYNIT to National Sales Distribution Strategy; WYNIT to Distribute Wherify GPS Location Products to Consumer Electronics' Retailers Nationwide
[August 23, 2004]

Wherify Adds WYNIT to National Sales Distribution Strategy; WYNIT to Distribute Wherify GPS Location Products to Consumer Electronics' Retailers Nationwide

REDWOOD SHORES, Calif. --(Business Wire)-- Aug. 23, 2004 -- Wherify Wireless, Inc., the world's leading developer of wireless location products and services based on the company's pioneering back-end location service platform, announced today that it has signed WYNIT, Inc., to a national product distribution agreement. WYNIT, Inc. is a leading national distributor of computer peripherals and consumer electronics' products with retail customers coast-to-coast. Under the terms of the agreement with Wherify, which has entered into a definitive agreement and plan of merger with IQ Biometrix, Inc. (OTCBB:IQBM) of Fremont, Calif., WYNIT, Inc. will distribute Wherify's line of Aided-GPS Location products and services to consumer electronics' retailers within their nationwide sales channel.

"As a leading nationwide distributor of GPS products, WYNIT is a welcome addition to our national product distribution strategy," said Timothy Neher, President and CEO of Wherify Wireless. "Their GPS and consumer electronics' category expertise, combined with their extensive network of retail customers, puts us in a position to thoroughly and rapidly reach our core customer base with our innovative GPS Location products."

Neher added that Wherify's next-generation Aided-GPS (A-GPS) Locator Phone would be the first in a line of pioneering Wherify A-GPS Location products that WYNIT plans to distribute to its extensive base of retail customers. Wherify is also developing global A-GPS Location products for children, adults, pets, valuable assets, cargo, and vehicles.

"We are excited that Wherify has selected WYNIT as one of its primary national distributors," said Pete Richichi, Vice President Sales and Marketing of WYNIT. "This is a unique opportunity for our retailers to offer their customers a compelling new technology product that will deliver industry leading location- and voice-based services to families and businesses nationwide. We have high expectations that Wherify's products will sell well into WYNIT's consumer electronics, outdoor and security/ID sales operations."

Wherify A-GPS Locator Phone is geared towards consumers, businesses and governmental organizations looking for a unique personal safety and security device that can be used to identify the location of people, within feet, through the Internet or any phone, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

The Wherify A-GPS Locator Phone incorporates such features as a voice speakerphone, one-touch programmable buttons with direct dial to a family member, co-worker, or other important contact, and 911 in the event of an emergency. The voice speakerphone adds an extra layer of safety and security for the person carrying the Wherify A-GPS Locator Phone and will become a standard feature in future Wherify personal location devices.

Wherify's A-GPS Locator Phone is the latest product in a family of next-generation Wherify A-GPS Locators coming to market that are smaller and lighter than their predecessor, the Wherify GPS Locator for Kids, and will come in a variety of form-factors from handheld devices with unique designs, to GPS Locators about the size of a matchbox.

About WYNIT, Inc.

WYNIT, Inc. a 17-year old company, is a leading national distributor of computer peripheral and consumer electronics for personal and professional use that are sold to resellers throughout the United States. In addition, WYNIT also distributes outdoor electronic products, and security and photo ID products. WYNIT is known for competitive pricing, dedicated sales reps, no minimum-order requirements, same-day shipping, expert technical support and an integrated product mix that provides the reseller success. For more information, call WYNIT at 1-800-GO-WYNIT or visit, email or fax 315-437-0432.

About Wherify Wireless

Wherify Wireless, Inc. is a privately-held developer of patented wireless location products and services for child safety, parental supervision, personal protection, Alzheimer and memory loss, supervision, law enforcement, animal identification, and property asset tracking. The company's proprietary integration of the U.S. government's global positioning system (GPS), Wherify patented back-end location service engine, and wireless communication technologies will enable customers to obtain real-time location information on individuals and property directly through the Internet or any phone. Founded in March 1998, Wherify Wireless is located in Redwood Shores, Calif. For more information, or to purchase Wherify products, visit the company's website at

About IQ Biometrix

IQ Biometrix, Inc. provides law enforcement and security technology solutions to law enforcement and other government agencies and to private industry. IQ Biometrix, an innovative California-based company is a provider of FACES(TM), facial composite technology for law enforcement agencies in North America. Additional information about IQ Biometrix, Inc. can be found at

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