Wave Systems to Present at Dutton Associates Small Cap Conference in San Francisco, Tuesday, April 5th

Presentation to be Webcast Live

Lee, MA — March 29, 2005 — Wave Systems Corp. (NASDAQ: WAVX — www.wave.com ), announced today that its President and CEO, Steven Sprague, will provide an overview of Wave and its progress in deploying trusted computing software and services to members of the investment community at the Dutton Associates Small Cap conference on Tuesday, April 5th at 9:06 a.m PST. The conference, which is for investment professionals, will be held at The Four Seasons Hotel in San Francisco, CA.

Live Webcast Available:

A live audio webcast of Wave’s presentation will be available to all investors (along with a copy of Mr. Sprague’s PowerPoint presentation) on Wave’s website at http://www.wave.com or via http://www.corporate-ir.net/ireye/confLobby.zhtml?ticker=WAVX&item_id=1040067. A replay of the presentation will be available at www.wave.com for approximately 30 days thereafter.

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About Wave Systems Corp.

Wave is a pioneer in hardware-based PC security that provides software to help solve critical enterprise PC security challenges such as data protection, strong authentication, network access control and the management of these enterprise functions.  Wave is a founding member of the Trusted Computing Group (TCG), a consortium of more than 100 companies that forged open standards for hardware security.  Wave’s EMBASSY® line of client- and server-side software leverages and manages the security functions of the TCG’s industry standard hardware security chip, the Trusted Platform Module (TPM) as well as hard drives that comply with TCG’s “Opal” self-encrypting drive (SED) standard.  Self-encrypting drives are a growing segment of the data protection market, offering increased security and better performance than most existing software-based encryption solutions.  TPMs are standard equipment on many enterprise-class PCs shipping today and have shipped on an estimated 300 million PCs worldwide.  Using TPMs and/or SEDs and Wave software, enterprises can substantially and cost-effectively strengthen their current security solutions.  Visit http://www.wave.com for more information.

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Under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. This press release may contain forward-looking information within the meaning of Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the Exchange Act), including all statements that are not statements of historical fact regarding the intent, belief or current expectations of the company, its directors or its officers with respect to, among other things: (i) the company’s financing plans; (ii) trends affecting the company’s financial condition or results of operations; (iii) the company’s growth strategy and operating strategy; and (iv) the declaration and payment of dividends. The words "may," "would," "will," "expect," "estimate," "anticipate," "believe," "intend" and similar expressions and variations thereof are intended to identify forward-looking statements. Investors are cautioned that any such forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future performance and involve risks and uncertainties, many of which are beyond the company’s ability to control, and that actual results may differ materially from those projected in the forward-looking statements as a result of various factors.

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For more information please contact:

Contact:
Gerard T. Feeney, CFO
Wave Systems Corp.
413-243-1600
info@wave.com
Wave Investor Relations Contact
David Collins
Catalyst Global LLC
212-924-9800
wavx@catalyst-ir.com

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