SOURCE: Industrial Info Resources

February 20, 2008 08:01 ET

SAFER STAR® Provides Venue Protection for Super Bowl XLII

SUGAR LAND, TX--(Marketwire - February 20, 2008) - SAFER Systems (Camarillo, California), the recognized global leader in integrated software for chemical emergency response solutions, announced that a SAFER STAR® System was in place at the University of Phoenix Stadium to provide venue protection in Glendale, Arizona, during Super Bowl XLII.

Eric Fishman, a Project Manager with SAFER Systems, said: "It was an honor to work side by side with the men and women of the 91st Civil Support Team and the Glendale, Arizona, Fire Department in their mission to protect civilians in and around Super Bowl XLII. SAFER STAR® adds a unique visual aspect and a necessary real-time element that are invaluable to venue protection emergency response."

SAFER STAR® (System for Transportation Accident Response) combines the power of proven Real-Time® software with the flexibility of a Geographic Information Systems (GIS), ANYWHERE complex terrain generation, portable weather stations, and portable gas sensor networks. SAFER STAR® is designed to support HAZMAT incident management "anywhere, anytime" and maximize your situational awareness when the chips are down.

STAR® is well equipped in its approach, with a library of more than 1,000 chemical species and the ability to define gas and liquid multicomponent mixtures. Based on a variety of portable technologies, STAR® can be deployed to an event and can become operational within minutes.

STAR® provides a critical tool for assessing impact to the community both during the event and during mitigation activities after the event. Used by all Class 1 railroads in North America and Mexico and their contract responders, STAR® continues to be the product of choice for transportation and pipeline incidents worldwide.

Following its debut as a venue protection tool at Super Bowl XLII, SAFER STAR® is now rapidly becoming a necessity for venue protection at high-profile events, such as sizable professional and collegiate sporting events and large public appearances of domestic and international dignitaries.

For more information on SAFER Systems and its product line of integrated chemical emergency response and risk analysis solutions, please visit or contact SAFER Systems at or 800-621-7237 / 805-383-9711.

About SAFER Systems

SAFER Systems is recognized as the global leader in chemical emergency response solutions, with the only real-time modeling solution that integrates weather and sensor data either wired or wireless. Software systems with state-of-the-art plume modeling technology are designed to save lives and resources through the successful prediction and real-time management of accidental or terrorist related toxic chemical or biological releases. SAFER's customers include over 70% of the Fortune 500 Chemical and Oil Companies, all Class 1 railroads in North America and Mexico, and many municipal HazMat First Responder teams, including cities, states, provinces, and the Civil Defense agencies of Singapore and Luxembourg.

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