PASSUR Announces the Integration of ADS-B Into Its Integrated Traffic Management Platform
Part of a Worldwide Tracking, Data, and Decision Support Solution
STAMFORD, Conn., Aug. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- PASSUR Aerospace, Inc. (OTC: PSSR.PK) announced today that it is integrating and displaying ADS-B (Automatic Dependent Surveillance - Broadcast) into its PASSUR Integrated Traffic Management (PITM) solution. ADS-B adds to the multitude of surveillance, customer, and industry data feeds that are already integrated into the PASSUR platform - a single, unified, independent platform for airborne and surface tracking, decision support, and performance analysis, which is deployable worldwide.
Standardizing worldwide operations business processes
Optimizing the flight throughout its trajectory for schedule integrity, operational efficiency, and enhanced passenger care
- Gate to gate tracking in North America and Canada
- Arrival, departure, and terminal airspace tracking internationally
- Redundant to and independent of government data feeds
- Reduced dependence on expensive alternative surface tracking technologies
Single platform for data, decision support, and performance analysis
- PASSUR surveillance sensors process ADS-B, Modes S, A, and C radar, TCAS, and other surveillance sources
- The largest independent passive surveillance network in the world. PASSUR surveillance systems are installed at 155+ locations in the U.S., Canada, Europe, and Asia
- All PASSUR modules are powered by integrated surveillance data feeds - including PASSUR Web Tracker flight and airspace visualization, Diversion Management, Airport Performance, System Metrics, Tarmac Delay Monitor, Flight Status, and Surface Management
"This announcement is another important step in our goal of creating a unified operational data platform to ensure that our customers' systems are being powered by a single source of accurate and complete operational information," said Jim Barry , President and CEO of PASSUR Aerospace.
"This is a big deal - all flight and airspace tracking on a single, integrated, independent platform that is scalable worldwide," said Tom White , Executive Vice President of Operations for PASSUR. "Customers want one-stop shopping, with integrated information and integrated solutions."
PITM is a web-hosted integrated business intelligence platform that targets key constraints through the entire lifecycle of the flight, in order to optimize fuel costs and other financial metrics, carbon emissions, schedule integrity, and the passenger experience. PITM is built on multiple unique, patented, and patent-pending PASSUR capabilities, including a proprietary network of radar surveillance systems installed throughout North America and internationally, integrated aviation databases with extensive historical archives, predictive analytical algorithms, and user-friendly decision support software.
ADS-B is a cornerstone technology of NextGen, the FAA's plan for a complete modernization of the air traffic control system. ADS-B in PASSUR supplements an extensive, existing array of surveillance technologies processed and integrated on the PASSUR suite of solutions, which are "fused" to provide a seamless flight and airspace visualization capability based on PASSUR's independent surveillance network.
About PASSUR Aerospace
PASSUR Aerospace, Inc. is a business intelligence company that provides predictive analytics built on proprietary algorithms and the concurrent integration and simultaneous mining of multiple databases. We believe PASSUR is the industry standard in business intelligence dashboards and predictive analytics for aviation organizations. PASSUR serves dozens of airlines (including six of the top eight North American airlines, and all five of the top hub carriers), approximately 60 airport customers (including 23 of the top 30 North American airports), and approximately 200 corporate aviation customers, as well as the U.S. government, including the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the Transportation Security Administration (TSA). PASSUR's system provides coast-to-coast coverage and is driven by proprietary, patented, business intelligence software, which is powered by a unique North American network of 155 passive radars, company owned. Supplementary, detailed coverage is also provided at 98 of the top 100 North American airports. Other PASSURs are located in Europe and Asia. Flight tracks are updated between 1 and 4.6 seconds, thereby making available a system, which is user-friendly and useful for decision-making. Visit PASSUR Aerospace's Website at http://www.passur.com for updated news, products, and solutions.
The forward-looking statements in this press release relating to management's expectations and beliefs are based on preliminary information and management assumptions. Such forward-looking statements are subject to a wide range of risks and uncertainties that could cause results to differ in material respects, including those related to customer needs, budgetary constraints, competitive pressures, the success of airline trials, the profitable use of the Company's owned PASSURs located at major airports, the Company's maintenance of above-average quality of its product and services, as well as potential regulatory changes. Further information regarding factors that could affect the Company's results is contained in the Company's SEC filings, including the October 31, 2011 Form 10-K and April 30, 2012 Form 10-Q.
SOURCE PASSUR Aerospace, Inc.
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