NAV CANADA and Searidge to Develop Video Solutions for Air Traffic Services

NAV CANADA investing into video-based solutions for ATC

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands , March 9 /PRNewswire/ - ATC Global Stand H716. Searidge Technologies, provider of intelligent video solutions to air navigation service providers (ANSPs) and airports, announced its intelligent video platform IntelliDAR(TM) is being utilized by NAV CANADA to develop innovative video technology applications for airport surface surveillance and remote monitoring.

Searidge has been working with NAV CANADA on a variety of video-based applications for more than two years. NAV CANADA has deployed various video systems including air traffic control (ATC)-grade video, marine exclusion zone monitoring, and weather automation. The IntelliDAR platform has now also been deployed at the Ottawa test-bed to allow NAV CANADA to determine the potential application of IntelliDAR to operations ranging from airport surface management and remote monitoring.

"We think video is going to play an increasingly important role in air traffic control operations. Given Searidge's market leadership in the area and our previous track record with the company, it makes them a good partner as we move forward in our testing and evaluation of video-based solutions," said John Crichton , CEO, NAV CANADA .

IntelliDAR(TM) is a Non-Cooperative Surveillance System (NCSS) that detects and tracks all targets on an airport surface. The system processes video from a series of video camera sensors networked together to provide a real-time geospatial positioning of all targets in a given area, delivered to controllers via a situational display.

" NAV CANADA is a market leading ANSP looking at best of breed technologies to help continuously improve the safety and efficiency of ATC operations. We are pleased to continue to expand our relationship and demonstrate the flexibility of the technology and its use in air traffic control operations." says Moodie Cheikh , CEO, Searidge Technologies.

About Searidge Technologies (www.searidgetech.com)

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(TM) 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.

SOURCE Searidge Technologies inc.



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