PositiveID Corporation Appoints Michael Campbell to Its Advisory Board

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DELRAY BEACH, Fla., Jan. 14, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- PositiveID Corporation ("PositiveID" or "Company") (OTCQB:PSID), a developer of biological detection and diagnostics solutions, today announced it has appointed Michael Campbell to its Advisory Board. The Company plans to utilize Campbell's expertise and relationships to help it pursue strategic opportunities for its M-BAND and Firefly products within federal government agencies, state and local governments, and commercial enterprises. Campbell joins PositiveID's current advisors, Yuval Rabin and Dr. Kimothy Smith.

Campbell is currently President and CEO of The Crescent Group, Incorporated, a company he founded, which is a business development consulting firm specializing in government and political relations. He is also the CEO and founder of South Stone, LLC, a distributor of tooling and supplies for the stone fabrication industry. Prior to founding South Stone, Campbell was an investor in and served as Chief Development Officer for Triton Stone Carolinas, which distributed stone and tooling to the stone industry. In 2006, Campbell won the three-way Republican primary for Lt. Governor of South Carolina on June 13, 2006. Prior to running for Lt. Governor, Campbell served as President and CEO of Palmetto International, LLC, which he founded in 2003 to represent and secure international commerce projects for companies seeking to participate in the reconstruction efforts in Iraq.

Campbell has vast experience and knowledge in the political arena with service in various roles of multiple campaigns, including those of his late father, Republican icon and former U.S. Congressman and Governor, Carroll A. Campbell, Jr.

William J. Caragol, Chairman and CEO of PositiveID, said, "We are very proud to add Mike Campbell to our Advisory Board, a highly respected and experienced individual, who will join our current advisors Dr. Kimothy Smith and Yuval Rabin. We believe Mike's expertise and relationships will strengthen our team as we kick off 2014 and pursue strategic opportunities to expand opportunities for our M-BAND and Firefly products."

About PositiveID Corporation

PositiveID Corporation is an emerging growth company and developer of biological detection systems for America's homeland defense industry as well as rapid biological testing. PositiveID is focused on the development of microfluidic systems for the automated preparation of and performance of biological assays in order to detect biological threats at high-value locations, as well as analyze samples in a medical environment. For more information on PositiveID, please visit http://www.PositiveIDCorp.com.

For more information on PositiveID, please visit http://www.PositiveIDCorp.com.

Statements about PositiveID's future expectations, including the likelihood that Mike's expertise and relationships will strengthen the Company's team as it kicks of 2014 and pursues strategic opportunities to bolster our homeland defense; and all other statements in this press release other than historical facts are "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, and as that term is defined in the Private Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties and are subject to change at any time, and PositiveID's actual results could differ materially from expected results. These risks and uncertainties include PositiveID's ability to successfully commercialize its M-BAND and Firefly products; as well as certain other risks. Additional information about these and other factors that could affect the Company's business is set forth in the Company's various filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including those set forth in the Company's 10-K filed on April 16, 2013, and 10-Qs filed on May 20, 2013, August 14, 2013, as amended August 19, 2013, and November 19, 2013, under the caption "Risk Factors." The Company undertakes no obligation to update or release any revisions to these forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances after the date of this statement or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events, except as required by law.

CONTACT: PositiveID Corporation Allison Tomek 561-805-8000 atomek@positiveidcorp.com

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