updated 1/19/2011 7:18:08 AM ET 2011-01-19T12:18:08

NEW YORK, Jan. 19, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- TIE Technologies, Inc. (Pink Sheets:TTCS), who is a diverse holding company specializing in science and technology driven companies focused on proprietary smart logistics for Homeland Security, environmental and disaster remediation, telemetrics, and advanced IT solutions, today announces the release of its Smart Environmental Services Division (SES) new disaster recovery response 'TRIPLE PLAY' – The Quick Response Disaster Solution.

Tie Technologies' SES Division, the creator of the OilDam™ product, is meeting the challenges of environmental protection and disaster recovery through innovative integrated 'smart' ecological products that provide eco-protection and eco-restoration solutions.

"During the initial stages of all natural disaster, emergency relief tends to focus on time-critical life saving activities; the presence of a suitable water supply, conditions necessary for adequate sanitation, and secure shelter are the three most essential factors following a disaster" – United Nations World Health Organization (WHO). Tie Technologies has created 'TRIPLE PLAY' – The Quick Response Disaster Solution, to address the critical and unmet emergency relief need for consolidated portable water, sewage, and shelter requirements associated with environmental disasters.

Mark Marangella, TIE Technologies EVP and Smart Environmental Systems Division President, stated, "It appears that the numbers of natural disasters in the world are growing due to the environmental impact of climate change. The challenge is being able to meet these disasters with a comprehensive and effective remedial solution, that has been so lacking in the Haitian crisis and most recently in the Sri Lanka disaster. The 'TRIPLE PLAY' offers an inexpensive, easily deployable, consolidated emergency disaster relief solution to satisfy the three most basic and critical needs of every affected individual."

The 'TRIPLE PLAY' includes a Water Solution that can place portable, fully biologically controlled, clean water bladder reservoirs in strategic locations within the disaster area that best support the post disaster requirements; a Sewage Solution that can provide onion shaped, geo-sewage tanks which are self-standing sewage holding and processing tanks; and a Shelter Solution that can provide portable, easily assembled, single and multi-family sized geodesic shaped 'Geo-Dome' shelters composed of ruggedized, weather proof, synthetic materials.

Data obtained from embedded 'smart' sensors, which check the status of water pH levels and temperature; sewage biodegrading processing status; and ambient shelter temperatures can be carried, via a LEO satellite global network, to the designated monitoring and coordination center. This represents an unprecedented and unified 'mobile' and quick response solution to global disasters with the possibility of having the 'TRIPLE PLAY' air dropped or driven-in or shipped to the disaster area and quickly assembled and activated.

ABOUT SMART ENVIRONMENTAL SYSTEMS

Smart Environmental Systems (SES) is a single source engineering and technology company that offers products and services, coupled with technology, to meet the challenges its clients face. From catastrophic oil spills to monitoring structural integrity in critical infrastructures, SES responds and delivers "Smart" solutions that leverage technology. The development of the Oil Dam for the U.S. Coast Guard and local communities in response to the Deep Water Horizon oil spill is an example of the type of solutions SES can design and deliver.

ABOUT TIE TECHNOLOGIES, INC.

TIE Technologies is a diverse holding company specializing in science and technology driven companies. Their portfolio of companies are focused on proprietary smart logistics for Homeland Security, environmental and disaster remediation, telemetrics, and advanced IT solutions. TIE Technologies is traded on Pink Sheets under the symbol "TTCS." For additional information, please visit www.tietechnologies.com.

FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS

The information contained herein includes forward-looking statements. These statements relate to future events or to our future financial performance, and involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause our actual results, levels of activity, performance, or achievements to be materially different from any future results, levels of activity, performance or achievements expressed or implied by these forward-looking statements. You should not place undue reliance on forward-looking statements since they involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors which are, in some cases, beyond our control and which could, and likely will, materially affect actual results, levels of activity, performance or achievements. Any forward-looking statement reflects our current views with respect to future events and is subject to these and other risks, uncertainties and assumptions relating to our operations, results of operations, growth strategy and liquidity. We assume no obligation to publicly update or revise these forward-looking statements for any reason, or to update the reasons actual results could differ materially from those anticipated in these forward-looking statements, even if new information becomes available in the future. The safe harbor for forward-looking statements contained in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 protects companies from liability for their forward-looking statements if they comply with the requirements of the Act.

CONTACT: TIE Technologies, Inc.
         Investor Relations Contact
         212-334-3020
         investor.relations@tietechnologies.com

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