Animetrics Selects Kirk Communications as Agency of Record

Portsmouth, N.H., November 19, 2007 – Kirk Communications (www.kirkcommunications.com) today announced that Animetrics (www.animetrics.com), a biometrics company and the leading developer of facial recognition technology, has selected the firm as its agency of record. Animetrics is focused on providing corporate and government organizations with leading facial biometrics solutions that provide unparalleled accuracy and speed-of-identification.

Kirk Communications was hired for its proven ability to obtain press coverage in Animetrics’ target markets using an innovative suite of public relations and business promotion services and integrated marketing solutions. Kirk Communications specializes in working with fast-growth companies across a broad range of industries. In the coming year, Kirk will guide Animetrics through several ground-breaking initiatives in the biometric space.

“We were looking for an agency that had a wide range of capabilities to accommodate our needs as we grow,” said Paul Schuepp, CEO, Animetrics. “Kirk Communications provided us with a senior team that has provided outstanding creative work while also giving us direction on strategic initiative,” he said.

“We enjoy working with companies like Animetrics because they provide us with multiple tactical and strategic marketing challenges,” said Nate Tennant, founder, Kirk Communications. Our experienced team uses an integrated marketing approach combining web, print and public relations that helps our clients raise their strategic value,” he said.

About Kirk Communications
Based in Portsmouth, N.H., Kirk Communications is a leading provider of integrated marketing solutions that include interactive and graphic design, public relations, campaign design and management. Kirk Communications’ clients include CipherOptics, Telindus and IMT Partners. For more information, visit www.kirkcommunications.com.

About Animetrics
Animetrics Inc. is a leading developer of 3D imaging for facial biometric systems. Utilizing breakthrough technology, Animetrics products solve critical issues associated with facial recognition including variations in pose and lighting. Powered by Animetrics FACEngine┬« technology the company’s core algorithms are comprised of five patent-pending technologies forming the basis for next-generation 3-dimensional facial recognition applications. Given the accuracy of its patented 3D imaging technology, Animetrics is driving market acceptance of facial recognition biometrics in government, homeland security and law enforcement applications. Animetrics is headquartered in Conway, N.H. For more information visit www.animetrics.com