XTec Hires New Hardware/Software Development Engineer

MIAMI, FLORIDA, January 28, 2002 -- XTec is pleased to announce the addition of a new member to its team, Anastacio De La Rosa. Mr. De La Rosa has been hired as a Software Development Engineer.

Mr. de la Rosa will be responsible for designing and developing software/hardware solutions. Mr. de la Rosa is experienced in developing desktop and web applications with an emphasis on XML, C, C++, Java, and ASP solutions for the Windows and Unix platforms. Utilizing his hardware and engineering experience he will designing solutions for Single Board Computers and other embedded systems designed to interact with XTec readers. He is currently working on creating a XML transaction system for our upcoming POS product. .

Mr. De La Rosa graduated from Florida International University with a BS degree in Computer Engineering. He is currently pursuing a Masters degree in Computer Engineering.