LUSTENAU, Austria and KRISTIANSAND, Norway, Dec. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- IDENTEC SOLUTIONS, the global leader in wireless sensor networks, is now used exclusively at the Sorlandets Sikkerhetssenter for the training and certification of oil rig personnel stationed in the North Sea and Middle East.
The Sorlandets Sikkerhetssenter is part of Falck Nutec, which for over 30 years has been at the international forefront for industrial safety training and certification for the oil and gas industry. When the state-of-the-art center recently opened its doors in Kristiansand, Norway, it featured simulators, fire drill areas, a pool for barrel roll evacuation practice, and IDENTEC SOLUTIONS' WATCHEROFFSHORE systems.
The comprehensive onsite training and counseling conducted at Sorlandets Sikkerhetssenter provides the necessary certifications for offshore workers stationed in the North Sea and Middle East.
"We were pleased to have WATCHEROFFSHORE selected for the Sorlandets Sikkerhetssenter facility," said Frank Wehus; the General Manager of IDENTEC SOLUTIONS' Center of Excellence; Oil, Gas, Mining and Tunneling in Norway. "Not only are most offshore personnel in the North Sea and Middle East now completely familiar with our systems; it also provides the ideal centre for customer training and demonstrations."
IDENTEC SOLUTIONS' WATCHEROFFSHORE systems are widely deployed in the North Sea and Middle East. All of the WATCHEROFFSHORE systems have been developed in collaboration with the oil and gas industry and are designed to meet the world's most stringent certifications and standards.
"Our solutions are developed to offer unwavering reliability in the most demanding environments," states Gerhard Schedler, President and CEO of IDENTEC SOLUTIONS. "It's this commitment that has enabled us to deliver personnel safety solutions that not only meet all necessary certifications; they are also highly supported by those whose lives they were designed to protect."
The IDENTEC SOLUTIONS' WATCHEROFFSHORE personnel protection systems include; mustering solutions, monitoring of lone workers, voice communication, access control and are easily adapted to any work environment. Since the entire system is leveraged on IDENTEC SOLUTIONS' SensorSMART Platform, adding supplementary sensors and software for workflow optimization is easily enabled.
About IDENTEC SOLUTIONS
IDENTEC SOLUTIONS delivers innovative wireless sensor networks that are helping transform the way business manages industrial processes and safeguards lives.
Committed to developing industry-leading, low power and long-range sensor technology, IDENTEC SOLUTIONS' SensorSMART networks have been setting the industry standard since 1999. Currently deployed on every continent throughout the globe in the port & logistics, oil, gas, mining & tunnelling industries as well as sought out by the world's leading system integrators and governments; IDENTEC SOLUTIONS patented technology is helping to optimize productivity in some of the continent's most challenging situations. Robust, flexible and powerful IDENTEC SOLUTIONS technology delivers when others cannot.
IDENTEC SOLUTIONS is privately held, with its corporate office located in Lustenau, Austria, and North American headquarters in Dallas, Texas, along with customer service centers in Germany, Australia and Norway. For more information, please visit www.identecsolutions.com.
About Sorlandets Sikkerhetssenter
Sorlandets Sikkerhetssenter (SSS) is located in the southern archipelago just off Kristiansand Airport, Kjevik, Norway. The center provides a wide range of different security and preparedness training for different industries, sectors and requirements including; Fire Safety Training Course, Team Coxswain Course, First Aid Courses, Land-based industrial, and Offshore. For more information visit www.sssenter.no.
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