updated 2/1/2011 8:45:44 AM ET 2011-02-01T13:45:44

NEW YORK, Feb. 1, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- TIE Technologies, Inc. (Pink Sheets:TTCS), a diverse technology holding company focused on proprietary smart logistics, environmental and disaster remediation, telemetrics, and advanced IT solutions, today announced that Whirlwind Media Services' award-winning video production team has completed and launched a micro documentary that introduces the TriplePlay product and its role in providing relief to disaster victims.

The video references the Katrina, Haiti and Sri Lanka disasters witnessing The United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) and Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs assertions that "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" and "Shelter was not provided at scale; water became contaminated and sanitation solutions were inadequate."

Jack Campbell, Whirlwind Media's Chief Creative Officer and producer of the video, said: "When writing the storyboard for this piece we wanted to drive home the point that tragically, hundreds of thousands of disaster affected people have died or been stricken with a life threatening disease because of the delays in delivering the much needed relief to these displaced victims. The bottom line of our message is that in the future critical relief such as a clean water supply, an adequate sanitation and sewage processing system and secure shelters must be supplied to the impacted area quickly."

This video production is an example of Whirlwind's multimedia products being employed to maximize customers' search engine profile, differentiate themselves from the competition and drive greater ecommerce sales. Come view the TriplePlay video on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AM_aZMRWK5g

Mark Marangella, President of Smart Environmental Systems (SES), a Division of Tie Technologies, said,"Working with Jack and his Whirlwind Media team is always a professional and rewarding experience as was exemplified by SES's earlier OilDam™ product introduction video, and now again by our cooperative production of the Company's kickoff video on our 'Triple Play' product."

The Triple Play Quick Disaster Response solution integrates the three most essential disaster relief requirements, Clean Water, Sewage Treatment and Shelter, into a single package. The 'Triple Play' can be provided upon short notice and delivered by land, sea or air to the affected area and quickly assembled by local personnel.'Triple Play' components are all solar powered and, with the option of embedded Tri-Smart™ monitoring sensors, can transmit critical operating and location status data, via low-earth orbiting satellites, to monitoring centers anywhere in the World. SES is teaming with AGT, a leading manufacturer of geo-synthetic bladders, in offering the 'Triple Play' solution to global disaster relief agencies.


Whirlwind Media Services provides IT application and website hosting and is a single source multimedia marketing and web design company. Whirlwind provides a who's-who list of Fortune 500, small business, and institutional clients with innovative multimedia solutions including optimized websites, ecommerce sites, interactive videos, radio and TV commercials and graphic design. For additional information, please visit www.whirlwindms.com


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. Smart Environmental Solutions is a division of TIE Technologies which is traded on Pink Sheets under the symbol "TTCS." For additional information, please visit www.tietechnologies.com .


AGT is a leading provider of products and services to defense, aerospace and commercial companies. Products include flexible fabric bladders, small ground robots, and cable and wiring harnesses. Services include logistics support, project management, program management, facilities management and laboratory management. For more information visit www.appliedgeotech.com


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.

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