||Alanco Investor Relations
Alanco TSI PRISM™ Awarded
Minnesota Prison Contract
(Scottsdale, AZ – June 7, 2007) – Alanco Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: ALAN), announced today that it was awarded a contract from Crowley Company, Inc. (“Crowley”) to provide a TSI PRISM RFID inmate tracking system for Lino Lakes State Prison located in Lino Lakes, Minnesota. Installation of the RFID system, valued at approximately $500,000, is scheduled to begin in late June.
In partnership with Alanco/TSI PRISM, Inc., Crowley, a Minneapolis-based provider of high security perimeter systems, CTTV monitoring systems and access control devices for prisons and the military, will serve as prime contractor on the Lino Lakes project.
Greg M. Oester, President of Alanco/TSI PRISM, Inc., commented, “The Lino Lakes project allows us to showcase the TSI PRISM technology for the Minnesota Department of Corrections, which has been aggressive in its investigation of RFID technology, and also establish a strategic partnership with Crowley Company, the premier security solution provider serving corrections departments throughout the Midwest.”
Michael J. Allen, President of Crowley Company, Inc., commented, “Securing this RFID tracking project with the Minnesota Department of Corrections, and initiating a partnership with Alanco/TSI PRISM, Inc., will provide us an exciting new security technology for the corrections industry, bolstering Crowley’s status as one of the premier security contractors in the industry.”
Alanco Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: ALAN), headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona, is a rapidly growing provider of wireless tracking and asset management solutions through its StarTrak Systems and Alanco/TSI PRISM subsidiaries. Corporate website: www.alanco.com
StarTrak Systems is a leading provider of GPS tracking and wireless asset management services to the transportation industry and the dominant provider of tracking, monitoring and control services to the refrigerated or “Reefer” segment of the transportation marketplace. StarTrak products increase efficiency and reduce costs of the refrigerated supply chain through the wireless monitoring and control of critical Reefer data, including GPS location, cargo temperatures and Reefer fuel levels. StarTrak offers complete integrated solutions for refrigerated trailers, trucks, railcars, and containers. Additional information is available at www.StarTrak.com.
Alanco/TSI PRISM is the leading provider of RFID real-time tracking technologies for the corrections industry. TSI PRISM systems track and record the location and movement of inmates and officers, resulting in enhanced facility safety and security and significant staff productivity improvements. Utilizing proprietary RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) tracking technology, TSI PRISM provides real-time inmate and officer identification, location and tracking both indoors and out, and is currently utilized in prisons in Michigan, California, Illinois, Ohio, Missouri, and Virginia. Additional information is available at www.TSIPRISM.com.
The Company also participates in the data storage industry through its wholly owned subsidiary, Excel/Meridian Data, Inc., a manufacturer of Network Attached Storage (NAS) systems. Excel delivers uniquely scalable, manageable and cost-effective storage solutions for all network storage customers. For further information, visit www.emdstorage.com.
Except for historical information, the statements contained in this press release are forward-looking statements made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. All such forward-looking statements are subject to, and are qualified by, risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied by those statements. These risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to, reduced demand for information technology equipment; competitive pricing and difficulty managing product costs; development of new technologies which make the Company’s products obsolete; rapid industry changes; failure of an acquired business to further the Company’s strategies; the ability to maintain satisfactory relationships with lenders and to remain in compliance with financial loan covenants and other requirements under current banking agreements; and the ability to secure and maintain key contracts and relationships.