Communication Intelligence

(CICI)

rose 29.2% in early trading after announcing the company will demonstrate biometric electronic signature technology and other software products at this week's

Financial Technology Expo

.

Other e-signature companies were also higher. A federal law that took effect Sunday gave e-signatures the same legal standing as traditional ones.

VeriSign

(VRSN) - Get Report

was up 0.9% and

Entrust Technologies

(ENTU)

rose 5%.