SAMSys Technologies and RSI ID Technologies Sign VAR Agreement

April 1, 2003
TORONTO, ON -- SAMSys Technologies Inc. (SMY:TSX-VEN) ("SAMSys"), a leading provider of radio frequency identification (RFID) hardware solutions, announced

TORONTO, ON -- SAMSys Technologies Inc. (SMY:TSX-VEN) ("SAMSys"), a leading provider of radio frequency identification (RFID) hardware solutions, announced it has signed a value-added reseller (VAR) agreement with RSI ID Technologies, a supplier of Auto ID solutions. Under this agreement, SAMSys will provide its RFID reader hardware to RSI ID Technologies for integration with its automatic data collection systems for electronic manufacturers, government, biotech/pharmaceutical, health care, industrial, distribution/warehousing/logistics and retail industries throughout North America and Mexico.

"This partnership with RSI ID Technologies is significant for SAMSys in further broadening our network of partners and to include the Mexican markets," says Cliff Horwitz, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of SAMSys. "We have been aggressively seeking partners around the globe to maximize the number of international markets where opportunities for RFID applications exist."

"At RSI ID Technologies we specialize in offering customized and comprehensive auto identification solutions such as wireless systems, shipping and inventory tracking, labeling and scanning to our customers in a variety of industries," said Wolf Bielas, CEO of RSI ID Technologies. "By adding SAMSys' extensive reader line to our RFID product portfolio, we can further provide our customers with a broader range of solutions to meet their specific business needs."

SAMSys offers a selection of reader solutions including standard frequency-specific modules (SAMSys' SARS family of readers), custom-made application specific reader systems, and OEM modules aimed at providing tailored solutions for a wide variety of supply chain management applications. The comprehensive line of RFID readers spans low frequency, high frequency and UHF, supports a very broad range of protocols, and is available in a wide range of form factors, including:

* packaged and ready to use low power readers,

* high power readers for demanding applications,

* smart shelves,

* modules for integration into OEM products,

* RFID reader networks for TCP/IP connectivity, and

* dual frequency readers at 125KHz/13.56MHz and 134KHz/13.56 MHz.

SAMSys Technologies Inc. (SAMSys), founded in 1995, is a leading provider of radio frequency identification (RFID) hardware solutions. In addition to producing RFID reader hardware, SAMSys offers a family of products to simplify the installation and ensure the ongoing performance of the overall RFID hardware infrastructure. Visit SAMSys at:†and

RSI ID Technologies, a privately owned company founded in 1991, is a customer-service driven solutions provider offering identification, tracking, and barcode solutions. RSI specializes in providing and supporting systems to businesses with applications ranging from warehouse management systems, warehouse automation, wireless networks, inventory control management, radio frequency identification (RFID) and tracking, to labeling, scanning, and thermal printing. Visit RSI ID Technologies at