Rutter's Enhanced Radar Technology Making a Difference on the St. Lawrence Seaway



    ST. JOHN'S, Nov. 14 /CNW/ - Rutter Inc. (TSX: RUT) - Since opening to
deeper draft vessels in 1959, more than two billion tonnes of cargo estimated
at $300 billion has moved along the St. Lawrence. The St. Lawrence Seaway
Management Corporation continuously evaluates new technology in its quest to
build upon its systems for the safe, reliable movement of vessels.
    Earlier this year Rutter Technologies was successful in winning an order
for a bridge-mounted radar system to track vessel traffic approaching that
bridge. The requirement had some unique technical challenges, including the
ability to be remotely monitored and controlled from the St. Lawrence Seaway
Management Corporation's control centre some 60 kilometers away. As a result
of the performance of this first system, Rutter Technologies has now received
a second order for its RADAR-100S6 system. The system will be deployed for
surveillance on another of the 18 bridges the Corporation manages on the
St. Lawrence.
    "Historically these bridges have been monitored by cameras and/or
individuals stationed on the bridge," said Byron Dawe, President of Rutter
Technologies, Products Division. "Our RADAR-100S6 system reliably tracks
smaller vessels at farther distances, day or night, irrespective of weather
conditions. With the remote control and monitoring, this provides a very safe,
practical and cost effective solution. This will actually be our fourth radar
system deployment on the St. Lawrence this year," Dawe added. "In addition to
these bridge monitoring systems, Rutter has also supplied two Sigma S6 Ice
Navigator Systems to the Canadian Coast Guard for monitoring ice jams and ice
conditions in the Lac St-Pierre portion of the St. Lawrence River, slightly
upstream of Trois-Rivières (Québec). They will be tested during the 2007-2008
winter operations."
    "These recent successes clearly demonstrate the superior capability of
our radar technology. Over the last year we have seen radar sales grow by 90%
approaching $2 million and we expect continued strong growth in the current
fiscal year," said Donald I. Clarke, Chairman and CEO of Rutter Inc. "Rapidly
growing recognition of its reliability and cost effectiveness in a widening
range of surveillance situations is reinforcing management's belief that this
product line can become even more successful internationally than our voyage
data recorder," Clarke added.

    About Rutter - Rutter Inc. is a global enterprise providing innovative
electronics and automation solutions. Rutter Technologies specializes in the
provision of voyage data recorders, enhanced radar systems other innovative
products. It also offers turnkey electronics manufacturing services. With
offices in Canada and Europe, and a worldwide dealer and service network, its
mission is to deliver world class technologies and manufacturing solutions
that enhance the safety, security and efficiency of operations in the marine,
defense, telecom and security sectors. For more information see www.rutter.ca

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risks and uncertainties. These statements reflect current expectations and are
subject to a number of risks and uncertainties including but not limited to,
change in technology and general market conditions. Due to the many risks and
uncertainties, Rutter Inc. cannot assure that forward-looking statements that
may be contained in this press release will be realized.

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For further information: Paul Snow, Director of Communications &
Investor Relations, Rutter Inc., (709) 368-3174

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