NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--June 5, 2002--iMapData, a BrandPartners Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: BPTR - News) company, today announced that it has enhanced its suite of homeland security mapping and database products for vulnerability assessment and emergency response applications.
The product suite contains thousands of public and proprietary data sets pertaining to critical infrastructure systems within the United States. Customers who license the products may customize them by selecting among multiple data streams as well as overlaying their own unique data sets. The products are adaptable for use at all levels of government in the United States (federal, state, regional and local).
William Lilley III, chairman and CEO of iMapData commented: "These web-based products offer an innovative, user-friendly, interactive means of accessing and displaying iMapData's critical infrastructure data set warehouse. In addition, users have the ability to merge seamlessly their own databases of infrastructure and emergency response capabilities. We believe this suite of products is a turn-key solution to the needs of all government units in the country."
BrandPartners chairman and CEO Jeffrey Silverman stated that the current political and economic climate provides significant opportunity for iMapData to leverage its mapping and profiling expertise for its existing customer base, including the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and other government agencies.
BrandPartners Group, Inc. ( www.bptr.com) currently operates through Willey Brothers, Inc., a fully owned subsidiary providing merchandising, branch planning and design, and creative services and iMapData, a 68 percent owned subsidiary, which provides data based solutions.
iMapData ( www.imapdata.com) delivers business-relevant information in mapped formats to businesses and governmental agencies by accessing and merging various sets of proprietary and licensed information including industry-specific data, economic measures, socio-demographic data and infrastructure locations. iMapData's clients include a variety of Fortune 500 companies and federal law enforcement agencies.
(This press release contains "forward-looking statements" as defined
in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These
statements are based on the Company's current expectations of future
events and are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties that may
cause the Company's actual results to differ materially from those
described in the forward-looking statements. Should one or more of
these risks or uncertainties materialize, or should underlying
assumptions prove incorrect, actual results may vary materially from
those anticipated, estimated or projected. These risks and
uncertainties include, among others, the Company's ability to identify
appropriate acquisition candidates, complete such acquisitions and
successfully integrate acquired businesses; changes in the Company's
business strategies or development plans; effects of competition; the
Company's anticipated growth within the financial services industry;
the Company's ability to obtain sufficient financing to continue
operations; and general economic and business conditions, both
nationally and in the regions in which the Company operates. These and
other risks and uncertainties are disclosed from time to time in the
Company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission,
including the "Forward-Looking Statements" section of the Company's
Annual Report on Form 10-KSB for the fiscal year ended December 31,
2000, in the Company's press releases and in oral statements made by
or with the approval of authorized personnel. The Company assumes no
obligation to update any forward-looking statements as a result of new
information or future events or developments.)
BrandPartners Group, Inc. Ed Stolarski, 212/446-0224 firstname.lastname@example.org or The Anne McBride Co. Rachel Levine, 212/983-1702 (Investor Relations) email@example.com