Marks VerifyMe’s entry into providing brand and consumer protection for the $321 billion medical device industry

NEW YORK, May 10, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- VerifyMe, Inc. (VRME), a pioneer in patented physical, cyber and biometric technologies that prevent identity theft, counterfeiting and fraud, announced today the shipment by GuardLab of approximately 1,600 mouthguards protected by VerifyMe’s proprietary anti-counterfeit features. This is the first shipment based on the agreement signed by the two companies in March.

GuardLab is a custom mouthguard company using 3D scanning and printing technologies to provide athletes with the most custom fit and protection available for their teeth and gums. VerifyMe’s proprietary covert and overt printed authentication technologies were used on GuardLab’s product packaging.

“This first shipment of products protected by VerifyMe technology was shipped on schedule by GuardLab in the second quarter of 2016. We are very pleased to work with GuardLab and look forward to providing consumer and brand protection on future shipments of their products,” stated VerifyMe President and Chief Executive Officer Thomas A. Nicolette.

“This marks our first revenue generating contract within the $321 billion medical device industry. We are focused on pursuing the tremendous growth opportunity for anti-counterfeit technologies in this and many other industry sectors,” Nicolette added.

VerifyMe solutions provide consumer safety and protection that can be widely used across many industries including medical devices, pharmaceuticals, nutritional supplements, baby products, cosmetics and automotive parts to name a few.

About VerifyMe, Inc.
VerifyMe, Inc., is a high-tech solutions company in the field of authenticating products and people. VerifyMe’s physical technology authenticates products, documents and currency with a suite of proprietary security inks and pigments. It markets a broad patent portfolio that includes patents for protecting material goods, products and packaging. The company’s digital technology authenticates people by performing strong, multi-factor verification via its patented digital platform. To learn more, visit www.verifyme.com

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