SolaCom Selected to Install a New VCCS in Quellón, Chile The Liberty-STAR VCCS to provide voice and radio communication GATINEAU, QC, Canada February 5, 2008 - SolaCom Technologies, a communications solution company that enables interoperability over any network infrastructure, announces that it has been selected to install its market-leading Liberty-STAR voice communication control system (VCCS) at the Quellón Airport on the island of Chiloé, Chile.
Amezage Integracion e Ingenieria Limitada will provide system integration services for Dirección General de Aeronáutica Civil de Chile (DGAC Chile) and selected SolaComs Liberty-STAR VCCS with 6 radio interfaces and 24 telephone interfaces. The new system includes one touch screen and two push button operator positionsa capability very few suppliers can deliver. SolaCom is focused on providing systems tailored to specific customer requirements, says Pierre Plangger, Vice President ATC Sales and Marketing. Our ability to provide a mix of touch screen and push button operator positions for Quellón demonstrates how our flexible, scalable solutions can be tailored to meet our customers operational needs. The Liberty-STAR VCCS system will include: - Mission-critical air-ground / ground-ground voice switch - Easy-to-use, touch screen and push-button operator consoles The city of Quellón is located on the island of Chiloé 812 miles (1,300km) south of Santiago, at the end of the Panamerican highway. Quellón has become a very important city over the years experiencing considerable growth. The city has become a major hub for both the industrial and fishing industries and has seen a great deal of commercial development over that time. The Quellón Airport is undergoing a major renovation project geared at improving its airport operations. The project includes construction of a new air traffic control tower, installation of new runway lighting and air traffic control (ATC) equipment including VHF radios and VCCS. Chile is the latest South American country to select SolaComs Liberty-STAR VCCS system following successful installations in Venezuela, Colombia and Argentina.
A privately held corporation headquartered in Canada's national capital region, SolaCom Technologies, Inc. has acquired more than 25 years of knowledge and experience engineering some of the world's most reliable critical communication systems. With the structure and broad expertise to execute customized solutions into a powerful set of communication tools, SolaCom enables interoperability over any network infrastructure in air traffic control, homeland security, public networks, military C4I, marine communication, emergency response, and other mission-critical applications. For further information Antonio Cassandra (613) 693-0641 x297 firstname.lastname@example.org