Bluelon and Real Time Engineering Partner to Bring Terminal Performance, Queue Measurement and Trending Solutions to Airports

Dépèche transmise le 25 mars 2009 par Business Wire

Bluelon and Real Time Engineering Partner to Bring Terminal Performance, Queue Measurement and Trending Solutions to Airports

Bluelon and Real Time Engineering Partner to Bring Terminal Performance, Queue Measurement and Trending Solutions to Airports

COPENHAGEN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Bluelon and Real Time Engineering, a business unit of Sword Group, announced today that they are partnering to bring Terminal Performance and Queue Measurement solutions to market. Real Time and Bluelon's combined software and hardware solutions will bring airports more choices in how to manage and control their terminal performance for optimal commercial airline carrier and passenger satisfaction, and operational cost savings. The announcement was made today at the 2009 Passenger Terminal EXPO in London, the world's largest Passenger Terminal exposition.

iQueue Server Suite, that integrates with Real Time’s FirstPlanIT® management software, provide detailed insight into operational demands, trends and analysis, as well as the ability to benefit from advanced forecasting and modeling techniques to create accurate forward pictures of passenger and baggage flow through airports enabling visualization of future operational demands.

Bluelon's iQueue Server Suite is a key component of a terminal performance systems and resource management system. The iQueue Server Suite can interface, monitor and collect data from virtually any existing data providing device such as most integrated metal detector passenger counting systems. The iQueue Server Suite additionally features a large selection of optional functionality add-in extension components and provides a comprehensive open standard based SOAP server API for custom data integration. It is typically used in airports, train stations, public road applications and other businesses, as well as for monitoring movements in theme parks.

"We are pleased that Real Time has selected the iQueue Server Solution as one of its key partner products for the rapidly expanding airport terminal performance management market. Working together with Real Time, we believe that we can accelerate the adoption of enterprise-wide Terminal Performance strategies for airports both large and small. Becoming more efficient, reducing queue times and optimizing resources in airports is critical to today's airports worldwide," said Lars Paulsen, Bluelon's senior vice president of sales and marketing.

"Our vendor partners provide products that are closely integrated with Real Time’s software for improved performance and lower maintenance costs. These products are selected because they are best-of-breed in their related industries," said Alaistair Deacon, Technical Director at Real Time.. "Bluelon's iQueue Server Suite is a proven, reliable product that can be used in terminal performance management applications worldwide. Combined with the company's championing of open markets and systems, choosing to partner with Bluelon was a clear choice."

Real Time’s products and solutions are already used in many installations around the globe. Bluelon's iQueue Server Suite offers significant Return On Investment (ROI), benefits for many types of applications, including the capability to oversee operations in real-time for improved situational awareness, as a tool for contractual negotiation between airport and air carriers, and for proof of regulatory compliance.

About Real Time Engineering:

Real Time Engineering is a leading provider of specialist business consultancy and IT solutions to the aviation sector in addition to energy & utilities, oil & gas, telecoms and the public sector. Since its formation in 1988, Real Time has worked with many of the biggest UK household names, including BAA plc, British Airways, NATS, CAA, Thus, ScottishPower, Ofgem, Shell and Centrica, delivering innovative business-led solutions in challenging specialist areas. With over 140 staff, and offices in London, Edinburgh, Aberdeen and Qatar in addition to its head office in Glasgow, Real Time delivers high-value strategic business consultancy and a range of IT products and services. Real Time is a Sword Group company.

About Bluelon:

The company is the leading supplier of OFM (Object Flow Management) systems such as queue monitoring, access control devices and software to the rapidly growing professional queue monitoring and access control market. Founded in 2002 and privately held, customers of Bluelon's VAR (Value Added Reseller) program typically include original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), Fortune 1000 corporations, government and educational institutions. Bluelon devices have been installed into buildings, factories, homes, professional gate and garage systems and many other applications worldwide. Bluelon develops, markets and supports hardware and software products and related services that allow applications such as airport logistical management centers to better manage large volumes of passengers. Bluelon products can additionally control building access ways, garage security gate systems, elevator access control systems, surveillance systems and intelligent lighting systems to operate on a stand-alone basis or to communicate with one another and across the Internet. Bluelon products and services are primarily based on Bluetooth™, IP Client Server connectivity and LonWorks® technology.

This press release may contain statements relating to future plans, events or performance. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date hereof.

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