POSITIVEID CORPORATION (OTCMKTS:PSID) Files An 8-K Other EventsItem 8.01 Other Events.
On September 18, 2017, PositiveID Corporation (the “Company”) determined it needed to reschedule its previously scheduled press conference announcing the history of the FireflyDX product, advancements in the Company’s technology, and the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (“LLNL”) report prepared for the Company’s ExcitePCR Corporation subsidiary on its FireflyDX technology. While the Company has received the final report from LLNL, it is still in discussions with LLNL on the appropriate terms of publication and dissemination of the report. The Company had expected to complete this process by September 15th. It now hopes to complete this process by October 2017.
The panel discussion featuring the Company’s President, Lyle L. Probst, to be held today, September 18th, hosted by the National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine (NAS) will commence at 3:30 pm ET. The panel discussion is part of a two-day, BioWatch Workshop on “Strategies for Effective Biological Detection Systems” hosted by the NAS, and will cover current and future advancements in pathogen detection systems.
About POSITIVEID CORPORATION (OTCMKTS:PSID)
PositiveID Corporation, formerly VeriChip Corporation, is a life sciences and technology company focused on the healthcare and homeland security markets. The Company operates through three segments: Molecular Diagnostics, Medical Devices and Mobile Labs. It develops molecular diagnostic systems for medical testing and bio-threat detection. Its Microfluidic Bio-agent Autonomous Networked Detector system is an airborne bio-threat detection system developed for the homeland defense industry to detect biological weapons of mass destruction. It is developing Firefly Dx, an automated pathogen detection system for diagnostics, both for clinical and point-of-need applications. Through its contractual control of Thermomedics, Inc., it markets and sells the Caregiver product for clinical use. Its subsidiary, E-N-G Mobile Systems, Inc., operates in specialty technology vehicle market, with a focus on mobile laboratories, command and communications applications, and mobile cellular systems.