Dubai Airports Selects Searidge for Remote Situational Awareness and Zone Occupancy

System to increase safety and efficiency; System Passes Site Acceptance Testing

Amsterdam, Netherlands – March 6th, 2012 – ATC Global Stand R420. – Searidge Technologies, provider of intelligent video solutions to Air Navigation Service Providers (ANSPs) and airports, announced that Dubai Airports has selected the Searidge ATC Grade Video and IntelliDAR™ solutions for remote situational awareness and zone occupancy of a critical intersection consisting of two taxiways, an apron area and a service road.

Considered to be the 4th busiest airport in the world for international passenger traffic, Dubai International has a constant, high volume of aircraft and surface vehicles that travel between movement and non-movement areas.

The Searidge ATC-Grade video solution provides Airfield Lighting (AFL) operations with the capability to remotely monitor the area with a real-time video of the full coverage area presented via a one-look panoramic display. With the addition of IntelliDAR, the Searidge Intelligent video platform for airport surface management, they are also able to detect and track all targets in the given area and are provided zone highlighting functionality which show if the monitored area is occupied or vacant.

“Our teams have completed site acceptance testing of the Searidge solution and believe the technology will positively impact our operations by increasing safety and efficiency, decreasing workloads, and reducing airport operation costs,” says Masoud Taher, VP Engineering Services , Dubai Airports.

The Searidge ATC-grade video solution which uses commercial day, night, and thermal camera sensors, and Searidge proprietary video software, makes visually obstructed and geographically remote areas easier and safer to manage and provides a cost effective method for advanced surface management. The flexibility and scalability of the IntelliDAR platform will also allows DXB to further expand the system to automate airfield infrastructure such as lighting system and barrier management.

“We are extremely pleased to have been awarded this contract by Dubai Airports. We have successfully demonstrated the application of intelligent video to support a very complex operation in one area of the airport”, says Moodie Cheikh, chief executive officer, Searidge Technologies. “We have been operating in the region now for 3 years, and hope to continue to build on our success and deliver benefits to our customers.”

About Searidge Technologies
Searidge Technologies provides intelligent video solutions to Air Navigation Service Providers and airports to help them cost effectively increase safety and efficiency of surface management operations. The company’s intelligent video platform IntelliDAR™ is a robust Non-Cooperative Surveillance System (NCSS) and the first operational system of its kind in an air traffic control tower to provide detection, positioning, and tracking of all targets on an airport surface. Searidge is helping its customers with ATC-grade video, gap filling/A-SMGCS augmentation, apron management, and remote tower capabilities.

Working with industry leaders such as DFS, FAA, EUROCONTROL and NAV CANADA, Searidge solutions are installed in sites throughout Europe, Middle East and North America. Founded in 2001, Searidge is a privately held company based in Canada’s Capital region.

For more information, or to schedule an interview, please contact:
Sheri Bailey
Searidge Technologies Inc.
Tel: 613.686.3988 ext. 310
Toll Free: 1-866-799-1555



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