updated 2/24/2011 9:46:43 AM ET 2011-02-24T14:46:43

MIAMI, Feb. 24, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- AuthenTec, Inc. ("AuthenTec"), a leading provider of security and identity management solutions, and Dolphin Digital Media, Inc. (OTCBB:DPDM) ("Dolphin Digital Media"), a producer of child protection software solutions and children's social networking websites utilizing state-of the-art fingerprint identification technology, today announced that they will demonstrate their new Dolphin Secure software and fingerprint hardware suite at CeBIT 2011 from March 1-5, 2011.

CeBIT is the world's largest trade fair showcasing digital IT and telecommunications solutions. AuthenTec and Dolphin Digital Media will co-host key customers and demonstrate their newest offering for PCs and Macs at Booth D20/1, Hall 19, at Deutsche Messe in Hannover, Germany during the exhibition.

Dolphin Secure is an Internet safety product that enables riskless web interaction for kids. By utilizing AuthenTec's state-of-the-art fingerprint identification technology, Dolphin Secure offers parents an opportunity to guide and protect a child's online experience. Dolphin Digital Media offers children the ability to surf the Internet through pre-approved websites that can be customized by parents on a per-child basis. Parents can also select who their child can chat with online, the signature tool of Dolphin Secure that serves to greatly curb the twin threats of cyber-bullying and sexual predators.

Dolphin Secure includes AuthenTec's award-winning Eikon fingerprint reader, which easily connects to a PC or Mac via a USB port. AuthenTec uses a patented technology to read the live layer of skin beneath the skin's surface for enhanced security. Its Eikon product replaces passwords with the swipe of a finger.

AuthenTec is the world's leading provider of smart fingerprint sensors and has shipped more than 100 million sensors for use in PCs and peripherals, mobile phones and other consumer, enterprise and government applications. AuthenTec sensors have been integrated in models from 9 of the world's top 10 PC OEMs, where they provide convenient security, personalization and touch control features.

Dolphin Digital Media recently signed a license agreement with Dolphin Media Germany. Under the terms of the agreement, Dolphin Media Germany retains the German-language rights to Dolphin Secure, as well as a right of first negotiation to launch the product in Europe.

About AuthenTec

AuthenTec is the world's #1 provider of fingerprint sensors, identity management software, and embedded security solutions.  AuthenTec solutions address enterprise, consumer and government applications for a growing base of top tier global customers.  Already shipped on hundreds of millions of devices, the Company's smart sensor products, software and embedded security solutions are used virtually everywhere, from the PC on your desk to the mobile device in your hand to the server in the cloud.  AuthenTec offers developers and users secure and convenient ways to manage today's rapidly evolving digital identities and security needs.  For more information, visit  http://www.authentec.com or follow us at http://twitter.com/authentecnews .

About Dolphin Digital Media, Inc.

Dolphin Digital Media, Inc. is dedicated to the twin causes of online safety for children and the production of high-quality digital content. By creating and managing child-friendly social networking websites utilizing state-of the-art fingerprint identification technology, Dolphin Digital Media has taken an industry-leading position with respect to internet safety. Also, with the launch of Dolphin Digital Studios, the Company is at the forefront of the growing digital entertainment sector. Please visit http://www.dolphindigitalmedia.com for more information.

SAFE HARBOR STATEMENT

This press release may include forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, including statements related to anticipated revenues, expenses, earnings, operating cash flows, the outlook for markets and the demand for products. Forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future performance and are inherently subject to uncertainties and other factors which could cause actual results to differ materially from the forward-looking statements. Such statements are based upon, among other things, assumptions made by, and information currently available to, management, including management's own knowledge and assessment of the Company's industry and competition. The Company refers interested persons to its most recent Annual Report on Form 10-KSB and its other SEC filings for a description of additional uncertainties and factors, which may affect forward-looking statements. The Company assumes no duty to update its forward-looking statements.

CONTACT:  Media Contact:
          Brent Dietz
          AuthenTec Director of Corporate Communications
          Tel: +1-321-308-1320
          brent.dietz@authentec.com
         
          Amanda Magid
          Dolphin Digital Media, Inc.
          (305) 774-0407
          amanda@dolphindigitalmedia.com
         
          Investor Relations:
          RedChip Companies, Inc.
          Jon Cunningham
          (407) 644-0758, Ext. 107
          jon@redchip.com
          http://www.RedChip.com

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