updated 2/15/2011 8:47:42 AM ET 2011-02-15T13:47:42

NEW YORK, Feb. 15, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- TIE Technologies, Inc. (Pink Sheets:TTCS), a diverse technology holding company focused on proprietary smart logistics for Homeland Security, environmental and disaster remediation, telemetrics, and advanced IT solutions, today announced that its Whirlwind Media Services, Inc. subsidiary has signed a new two year Agreement with Activision.TV Inc.

Whirlwind Media Services has been engaged to generate the next generation of content for Activision.TV and was named Advertising Agency of Record for Activision.TV. Activision.TV's technology provides a single source solution for the rapid and flexible deployment of narrowcast and broadcast content and promotional information that is used in hotels, retail and government sectors.  

The narrowcast market is a growing multi-billion dollar industry. In the last three years, it has experienced a growth rate of 12-18% according to InfoTrends. The expansion of these services into public spaces and service areas, such as transportation hubs continues to expand and provide clear examples of the potential in this market. The content quality and the ability to provide flexible and rapid changes to the content from local and central locations is a critical factor for the advertisers utilizing this medium. 

David Gothard, Activision.TV CEO, commented, " At Activision.TV we're bringing the latest technology to the consumers and we are now teaming up with Microsoft, AMD and Flex Tronics to build a set top box of the future. Coupled with the award winning services of Whirlwind to deliver the content, we are poised to dominate this market."

For more information, please visit www.activision.TV

Graham Mew, President of Whirlwind Media Services, added, "We've been working with the Activision.TV team since 2006 and we are very excited to extend our services to design and deliver the content for Activision.TV and their clients. This relationship also enables us to showcase our talents to industry leaders – both the customers and partners of Activision.TV." 

ABOUT ACTIVISION.TV

Activision.TV is a technology company that designs, manufactures, licenses and markets digital flat panel display systems for the hospitality, retail and government markets. Utilizing its patented technology, Activision.TV provides a competitively priced digital Computer Integrated Television (CIT). Activision.TV also offers Digital Media Delivery Systems (DMDS) for use in a wide variety of applications in both the narrowcasting point of purchase (POP) and broadcast (HDTV) markets. Dynamic video and advertising messages can be transmitted digitally to locations anywhere in the world, can be changed in minutes, and varied by location and time of day according to preferences set by the user.

ABOUT WHIRLWIND MEDIA SERVICES

Whirlwind Media Services provides application and website hosting and is a single source multimedia marketing and web design company, offering its clients innovative and dynamic sales & marketing campaigns, interactive video & graphic design, and Internet-based marketing solutions. Whirlwind boasts a who's who list of Fortune 500, mid-and-small-cap, and small business clients.  Whirlwind's motto – regardless of size and industry is "customer first."   For additional information, please visit www.whirlwindms.com

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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