BEDFORD, Mass., Nov. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Aware, Inc. (NASDAQ: AWRE), a leading supplier of biometrics software and DSL service assurance products, previously announced on November 19, 2012 that its Board of Directors had declared a special cash dividend of $1.80 per share, or approximately $40 million in total. The Board established a record date of December 3, 2012 and a payment date of December 17, 2012. The Company was subsequently notified by NASDAQ that it had set an ex-dividend date for this special cash dividend. An ex-dividend date of December 18, 2012 has been established by NASDAQ.
We encourage shareholders to contact their brokers in order to understand the Nasdaq Rules and Regulations regarding the effect of selling shares of our common stock following the record date on their eligibility to receive the dividend.
About AwareAware is a leading software and technology supplier for the biometrics, telecommunications, and healthcare industries. Aware's biometrics software products and services are provided to solution vendors and system integrators for use by government agencies towards applications including border management, secure credentials, law enforcement, and national defense. Aware's DSL Service Assurance Group offers test and diagnostics software products that enable broadband service providers to manage their DSL networks. Aware also provides standards-based medical imaging software products to the healthcare industry. Aware is a publicly held company (Nasdaq: AWRE) based in Bedford, Massachusetts. www.aware.com
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