Recording and Replay systems for Air Traffic Control

Company Ricochet (Jotron AS)
Date 06.01.2010

(ATC), compliance and public safety sector – today announced that their recording system will be deployed at Casement Aerodrome, Baldonnel, Ireland.

January 6, 2010

Ricochet has signed a contract with the Irish Air Corps – the air component of the Permanent Defence Forces – at Casement Aerodrome. Casement Aerodrome, Baldonnel, is an airfield to the south west of Dublin. It is currently in use by the Irish Air Corps and for other government purposes and is the property of the Department of Defence.
In addition to recording of audio sources from various interfaces, Ricochet’s recording system at Casement Aerodrome is also equipped for At-The-Glass (ATG) recording. The Ricochet screen recording software facilitates the recording of radar screens to mirror all operations, including mouse movements and information displayed to the controllers. Available for replay less than a minute after recording, this tool is optimized for fast recall, as well as for incident investigations.
 “Already complying with ICAO requirements for radar recording, Ricochet has adapted to the proposed requirements for screen recording in order to get the complete picture”, says Jørn Rød-Larsen, President and CEO, Ricochet. “Casement Aerodrome will benefit from this innovating technology and accurately record and replay what was displayed at each screen at any given time.”
For more information, please contact:
Jørn Rød-Larsen, President and CEO, Ricochet AS +47 9949 3000

About Ricochet

Pioneer in the field of software based digital recording and replay systems, Ricochet is a globally oriented player with more than 250 customer installations across the world.  Ricochet is a private limited company located in the middle of Norway’s center for high tech research and design. The company has extensive and worldwide sales-, installation- and service network through partner companies.  Ricochet is a technological leader in Unified Recording.

About the Irish Air Corps

Based at Casement Aerodrome, Baldonnel, Co. Dublin, approximately 850 men and women serve in the Irish Air Corps, each making a unique and significant contribution, fulfilling a variety of roles. Today’s Irish Air Corps boasts a modern fleet following a major upgrade program conducted over the last number of years. During this time, many of its older aircraft types have been replaced by new state of the art aircraft, both helicopter and fixed wing. This has allowed for increased efficiency, increased output and has significantly improved the capabilities of the Air Corps as we progress through the 21st century. The Irish Air Corps currently operate eighteen fixed wing aircraft and ten rotary wing aircraft.


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