Sensis to Deploy Surface Surveillance System in EuropeJanuary 23, 2007
The company's Multistatic Dependent Surveillance system detects, tracks, and provides automated labeling of moving aircraft and vehicles and will be installed at Stockholm-Arlanda airport, improving the traffic flow on the ground.
EAST SYRACUSE, NY /PRNewswire/ -- Sensis Corp. announced that Luftfartsverket Air Navigation Services (LFV) has selected Sensis Multistatic Dependent Surveillance (MDS) to improve the capacity of traffic flow on the ground at Stockholm-Arlanda Airport. Sensis MDS will be integrated into the airport's existing SMGCS, improving overall system reliability and safety by providing heightened surveillance accuracy and automated labeling of aircraft and vehicles in the gates and movement area. System performance will be met with the deployment of 16 remote units and in less than 12 months.
"LFV considered a number of solutions before deciding on Sensis," said Rolf Norman, manager, ATM Systems and Infrastructure Luftfartsverket Air Navigation Services. "Sensis' multilateration technology is being used operationally by major airports worldwide. And it has the high accuracy, reliability and scalability required to ensure our investment addresses our needs today and tomorrow."
Sensis MDS is being deployed to more than 50 sites across four continents. The transponder multilateration system uses low-maintenance, non-rotating sensors to detect and track the movement of aircraft or vehicles based on their transponder signals. With precision comparable to global positioning systems, a higher update rate than traditional airport surveillance radar, and consistent surveillance performance regardless of weather conditions, MDS provides significant benefits. Further, through its compatibility with Automatic Dependent Surveillance - Broadcast (ADS-B), Sensis MDS provides seamless transition to new technologies.
"Multilateration is a low-cost transitional technology that addresses our customers' current high-accuracy surveillance needs leveraging existing aircraft transponders, and their potential future need for ADS-B," said Marc Viggiano, president, Sensis Air Traffic Systems division. "Additionally, it's scalable and adaptable enough to address surface, wide area, and enroute surveillance."
About Sensis Corp. Sensis Corp. provides sensors, information technology, and simulation and modeling to the world's militaries, air navigation service providers, civil aviation authorities, airports and airlines. Sensis Corporation's equipment is deployed around the world, including more than 750 sensors and more than 1100 sensor data interface devices in 25 countries on five continents. For more information regarding Sensis Corporation, visit its Web site.
About Luftfartsverket (The LFV Group) The LFV Group operates State-owned civil aviation airports. It is also responsible for peacetime air navigation services for civilian and military aviation as well as for the training of air traffic controllers. The LFV Group's business concept is to generate added value for its customers and promote air travel by operating cost efficient, safe and well managed airports and air navigation services. Air Navigation Services is a division of The LFV Group, and was awarded the 2006 Eagle award by IATA for its efficiency. For more information, visit its Web site.
CONTACT: Beth Larson of Sensis Corp., +1-315-234-3729, email@example.com
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