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Austro Control Contracts Adacel for ATC Simulator Upgrades

ORLANDO, Fla., March 8, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Adacel announced today that the Company has been awarded a contract by Austro Control for the upgrade of Austro Control's air traffic control (ATC) tower simulators originally purchased from Adacel.



The major components of the upgrade to be performed by Adacel include the installation of Adacel's latest ICAO_MX software version and Adacel's new Insight visual system software. Adacel will also develop and install some customized radar interfaces specific to Austro Control's training requirements. Austro Control will be relocating their Training Center facilities in Vienna, Austria and the upgrade project will be conducted in concert with that move.

Adacel and Austro Control have a long history of working together to improve simulator effectiveness. The Austro Control training center will further enhance their impressive training capability with this technology refresh of their legacy systems.

Adacel's ATC simulators have proven to be very effective in developing higher proficiency and accelerating the learning process of controllers during their course of study and ongoing training. The Company is committed to designing advanced systems that provide ATC students with the realistic hands-on practice to reinforce learning the advanced skills required to be a competent controller.

About Adacel

Adacel is a leading developer of advanced simulation and training solutions, speech recognition applications and operational air traffic management systems. Adacel is particularly well known for innovations within the ATC simulation and speech recognition fields. The Company's products are widely used throughout North America, Europe, the Middle East and the Asia Pacific region. For more information about Adacel, please visit www.Adacel.com.

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CONTACT: Tom Evers Director Marketing Adacel 407.581.1560 email tom.evers@adacel.com

Source: Adacel