MDI Selected by Multimax to Provide Network-Centric Security and Systems-Management Solutions to Department of Defense (DOD) and Federal Agencies Under NETCENTS Contract

SAN ANTONIO, Texas and LARGO, Maryland - MDI Security Systems, a division of MDI, Inc. (NASDAQ-MDII), today announced that it has entered into a contract with Multimax, Inc. to promote MDI’s comprehensive line of security products and solutions to the United States Government under the NETCENTS contract.   NETCENTS is a five-year, $9 billion,IQ (Indefinite-Delivery, Indefinite-Quantity) contract. The contract was established to provide the Air Force (at all levels), Department of Defense and other Federal Agencies a primary source of networking equipment/product supply and related services, including system engineering, installation, integration, operations, and maintenance for a family of Department of Defense (DoD) adopted commercially standardized networking solutions that are interoperable with Air Force and DoD Standardized Networking Technical Architectures.     “We are proud to be partnering with Multimax on this critical government contract,” stated J. Collier Sparks, president and CEO of MDI, Inc. “When considering the core capabilities of Multimax, and those of the Multimax NETCENTS team, we knew that MDI would fit in well as part of this elite group, which has a deep history in delivering unmatched solutions to the U.S. Government. This partnership is the perfect opportunity to highlight MDI’s capabilities, as every custom application we develop expands our core platform’s capability. Our engineering team is in constant search of new ways to apply its discipline of rapid application development into MDI’s unified platform.”   Multimax has created a skilled and experienced team for NETCENTS, comprised of both large and small businesses that have highly developed capabilities covering each and every element of the Performance Work Statement and other contract requirements. These capabilities include Networking for LAN/WAN/MAN systems, Telephony, Security, Voice, Video and Data Communications, software, hardware and integrated solutions that assist in supporting the Global Information Grid (GIG) architecture.    “We are very pleased to welcome MDI to the Multimax team,” stated Carleton S. Jones, president and chief operating officer of Multimax. “Partnering with MDI gives our organization the ability to deliver a comprehensive suite of security solutions to the Government that includes innovative new technologies such as intelligent video surveillance and biometrics. MDI’s extensive experience in providing customized, open architecture security management solutions to U.S. Government and Military installations was a significant factor in our decision to add them to our dynamic team.”      About Multimax, Inc. Headquartered in the Washington, DC area, Multimax provides innovative, high-performance, cost-effective Enterprise Information Technology Services and Solutions. The company focuses on key technologies and service-delivery methodologies that are significant to the critical missions of federal, state and local government as well as select commercial enterprises. With 14 operational locations across the United States, Multimax is a quality-driven organization committed to customer success. For more information on Multimax, or purchasing under NETCENTS contract number FA8771-04-D-0003, please visit www.multimax.com.     About MDI, Inc. For over 25 years, MDI (NASDAQ: MDII) has been protecting its clients’ people, facilities and assets by manufacturing advanced integrated security software and video surveillance solutions that can be comprehensively managed across an enterprise from a central point of command and control. The MDI product family currently protects over 8 million alarm points across the globe for many of the world’s most recognized organizations including Microsoft, MBNA Worldwide, John Deere, Pepsi, FBI, US Secret Service, Fidelity Investments, Bureau of Engraving & Printing, Southwestern Bell, Department of Defense, IRS, NASA, Disney, Smithsonian Institution and MIT to name a few. For more information on MDI Security Systems including its award-winning SAFEnet, iTRUST, ViewPoint and nTEGRITY product lines, please visit www.mdisecure.com.   Forward-Looking and Cautionary Statements Except for historical information and discussions contained herein, certain statements included in this press release may constitute "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These statements include a number of risks, uncertainties and other factors that could cause actual results to differ materially, as discussed in the Company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.   Investor Relations Contact:Richard A. LarsenMDI, IncorporatedRichard.Larsen@mdisecure.com(210) 477-5400   Media Contact:Michael M. GarciaMDI Security SystemsMike.Garcia@mdisecure.com(210) 477-5400