February 15, 2010 06:52 ET

Airbus Selects Ubisense as a Strategic Real-Time Location Partner and Awards First Major Contract

TOULOUSE, FRANCE and CAMBRIDGE, UNITED KINGDOM--(Marketwire - Feb. 15, 2010) - Airbus selects Ubisense to extend the world's largest radio-frequency identification (RFID) enabled manufacturing initiative, with the addition of the Ubisense precise real-time location (RTLS) system at multiple Airbus facilities.

The 10 year agreement will see Ubisense manufacturing solutions deployed for a variety of projects in order to help streamline business processes, reduce lead times and provide Airbus with increased visibility and control across multiple plants.

Ubisense location solutions will provide Airbus with a real-time view of business operations such as the tracking of components and assembly processes thus aiding communication, process improvement and planning activities.

The Ubisense suite of manufacturing solutions includes Visible Industrial Process, Process Tracker, Tool Tracker and Enterprise Browser. In addition, the Ubisense manufacturing solution has recently been announced as the RTLS system being deployed by Atlas Copco, a major tool supplier.

Ubisense is the leading British company specialising in precise RTLS, which accurately track the precise location of assets, within a specified geospatial area of any magnitude. The company has recently won the Best British Inside iaward, ranked 8th in the Sunday Times Microsoft Tech track 100 2009 and featured within the top twenty companies listed in the Deloitte Technology Fast 50 for the second successive year.

"We are delighted to have been selected by Airbus" said Richard Green, Ubisense CEO "Ubisense's solution will help increase visibility and control across their facilities and aid the decision making and planning process. Airbus recognised the need to adopt a proven RFID solution, which will assist them in maintaining their competitive advantage and their world-renowned manufacturing process".

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About Ubisense

Ubisense is the world leader in Precise Real-Time Location Systems and Consulting Services, tracking people and assets with unmatched accuracy, and giving enterprises the power to bring visibility and control to previously intractable business processes. With over 400 customers Worldwide, Ubisense is revolutionising industries today. For more information please visit www.ubisense.net

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