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RAE Systems Releases Container Security White Paper Detailing Successful Sea Trial Results


SUNNYVALE, Calif. January 12, 2005 RAE Systems Inc. (AMEX: RAE), a leading global developer and manufacturer of rapidly-deployable, multi-sensor chemical and radiation detection monitors and networks for homeland security and industrial applications, today released a white paper detailing the successful results of a series of container security device tests conducted at sea during October and November, 2004.

The trials, conducted on regularly scheduled shipping runs between Oakland, California and Honolulu, Hawaii, were designed to investigate sensor and networking behavior in real-world conditions, specifically in regard to environmental characteristics and performance; event simulation and detection; and data logging and reporting.

Central to the trials was RAE Systems RAEWatch, a wireless sensor bundle, designed to be permanently installed in containers for end-to-end supply chain logistics. With IEEE 802.15.4 compliant architecture, RAEWatch networks are immune to interference from radio sources such as Wi-Fi and cell phones, and have a one to two-year lifespan when used in temporary, battery-powered deployments. The RAEWatch networks in the trial provided radiation, temperature and intrusion data and are expandable to include a variety of other sensors.

The Department of Homeland Security has stressed that a multi-layered approach of integrated, coordinated technology and regulatory approaches should be used to effectively secure the supply chain, said Rudy Mui, vice president of marketing for RAE Systems. The RAEWatch sea trials have effectively proven that the technology is available now to address the security needs of containers in harsh maritime environments.

To download the white paper, please visit www.raesystems.com or send an e-mail request to raesales@raesystems.com.

About RAE Systems
RAE Systems is a leading global developer and manufacturer of rapidly deployable, multi-sensor chemical detection monitors and networks for homeland security and industrial applications. In addition, RAE Systems offers a full line of portable single-sensor chemical and radiation detection products. RAE Systems products enable the military and first responders such as firefighters, law enforcement and other emergency management personnel to detect and provide early warning of weapons of mass destruction and other hazardous materials. Industrial applications include the detection of toxic industrial chemicals, volatile organic compounds and petrochemicals. RAE Systems products are used by many U.S. government agencies, including the Department of Homeland Security, the Department of Justice, and the Department of State, as well as all branches of the U.S. military, and by numerous city and state agencies. Our end users also include many of the worlds leading corporations in the airline, automotive, computer and oil industries. Our products are used in civilian and government atmospheric monitoring programs in over 50 countries. For more information about RAE Systems, please visit www.RAESystems.com

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