Abu Dhabi International Airport Selects Searidge Technologies and Bayanat Airports Engineering to Supply Surface Surveillance Solution



    IntelliDAR(TM) to enhance safety and increase ATC situational awareness
    at key high traffic intersections

    OTTAWA, Aug. 19 /CNW Telbec/ - Searidge Technologies and its partner in
the Gulf region, Bayanat Airports Engineering & Supplies LLC, today announced
the award of a contract by the Abu Dhabi Airport Company (ADAC) to supply the
Searidge Technologies IntelliDAR(TM) system for advanced surface surveillance.
IntelliDAR, a non-cooperative system, provides surface surveillance
capabilities enabling air traffic controllers to have full situational and
visual awareness of the airport's newly constructed runway.
    "Abu Dhabi International Airport is a growing airport with a
passenger-centric philosophy and a goal of providing best of breed systems for
our customers. We have chosen the IntelliDAR product which we believe will
provide the best solution for our surveillance needs," said Mr. Massimiliano
Dosi, Chief Operating Officer, Abu Dhabi Airports Company.
    Abu Dhabi International Airport services the needs of the Capital of the
United Arab Emirates and is currently undertaking significant expansion to
ensure the best service for the capital city. A newly constructed runway will
allow the airport to provide better services to its airline customers. The
IntelliDAR system greatly enhances the information provided to air traffic
controllers, empowering them to make timely traffic management decisions with
a high degree of confidence. In cases of ambiguity, an air traffic controller
has the ability to visually validate what is seen on the screen by viewing the
target through the real-time video protocol provided by IntelliDAR.
    "We are excited to be part of the explosive growth in the aviation
industry in the Gulf region" said Moodie Cheikh, president, Searidge
Technologies. "Abu Dhabi International airport is a busy airport with a
reputation for deploying world class technology and we are pleased they have
selected the IntelliDAR system".
    The IntelliDAR system uses a network of digital imaging sensors, coupled
with advanced computer vision technology to detect and monitor traffic
movements on the airport surface. The system helps to increase the overall
safety of the airport surface through eliminating blind spots, detecting
non-cooperative targets, and mitigating the risk of possible runway
incursions. IntelliDAR requires minimal site preparation along with flexible
deployment options.
    "This is the first contract award for Bayanat Airports Engineering &
Supplies and Searidge since our newly formed partnership. This deployment will
enable Abu Dhabi International Airport to provide its customers with greater
expedition and efficiencies as it continues to grow," said Mr. Alan Bourjeily,
General Manager, Bayanat Airports Engineering & Supplies. "We are confident in
Searidge as a partner and its technology and are actively pursuing other
opportunities in the region."

    About Searidge Technologies

    Searidge Technologies Inc. is a provider of mission critical technology
solutions and services in support of Air Traffic Control and Airport Operation
markets - we combine a unique blend of experience working with Air Navigation
Service (ANS) providers, along with expertise in imaging and optical
technologies, to design and develop solutions that address current industry
challenges. www.searidgetech.com
    Founded in 2001, Searidge Technologies Inc. is a privately held company
with clients throughout Canada, the United States, and internationally.

    About Bayanat Airports Engineering & Supplies LLC

    Bayanat Airports Engineering & Supplies, part of Bayanat Engineering
Group, is the leading airport systems integration provider, specializing in
Air Traffic Control systems, Runway systems and Terminal Systems.
    The company has been operating in the Middle East for 10 years and has
worked on key projects in the region including all major airports in the UAE
and the new Doha International Airport in Qatar.
    With offices in Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Doha, Bayanat Airports Engineering &
Supplies comprises of highly trained engineers and consultants, providing
state-of-the-art technologies from leading international companies.

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For further information:

For further information: or to schedule an interview: Thuan Nguyen,
Searidge Technologies Inc., 1-866-799-1555, info@searidgetech.com; Diane
Hannouche, Bayanat Airports Engineering & Supplies, + 971 4 329 5627,
d.hannouche@bayanatairports.com, www.bayanatairports.com

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