Vertical Computer Systems, Inc. Is Granted a Patent by the United States Patent and Trademark Office for the 'Transmission of Images over a Single Filament Fiber Optic Cable'

FORT WORTH, Texas, April 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Vertical Computer Systems, Inc. (OTC: VCSY - News) announced today that the United States Patent and Trademark Office granted a patent (No. 6,718,103) for an invention for "Transmission of Images over a Single Filament Fiber Optic Cable" on April 6, 2004. In essence, the patent provides for the transmission of real time whole images over one single filament of fiber optic cable. The process is optical and does not necessarily require electricity. This system makes use of non- linear math and has the potential of increasing the capacity of existing fiber optics by many orders of magnitude, as well as the transmission of true live images in real time with only the use of optical devices. Today, only digital video can be transmitted over a fiber optics bundle and the final result does not achieve movie-grade quality.

Richard Wade, the President and CEO of Vertical Computer Systems, Inc. commented, "Vertical Computer Systems is fortunate to have been granted this patent. This patent has the potential to dramatically increase fiber optics capacity and achieve transmission of true images over a single filament of fiber optics. We believe this patented technology will create new revenue opportunities for us. Vertical is looking forward to licensing this breakthrough technology."

"This is very exciting," said Aluizio Cruz, the inventor and a consultant to Vertical Computer Systems Inc. "We're specially proud of having been granted all 46 claims of our patent application, without the need for any narrowing amendments. We are filing related applications because we believe there are more claims to be issued for this invention."


Vertical Computer Systems, Inc. (VCSY) is a multinational provider of administrative software, internet core technologies, and derivative software application products through its distribution network. VCSY's main administrative software product is emPath 6.3, which is developed and distributed by NOW Solutions, Inc., the Company's subsidiary. VCSY's primary internet core technologies include SiteFlash, ResponseFlash, NewsFlash, and the Emily XML Scripting Language, which can be used to build web services. Information on VCSY and its products can be obtained on the World Wide Web at

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