Sagem Sécurité’s automatic speed control radars chosen for Belarus

Paris, January 11, 2010

Sagem Sécurité (Safran group) has signed a contract with United Telecom, a Russian company specialized in the integration of intelligent transport systems, to supply and install 110 MESTA automatic speed control radars in Belarus, along with an automated ticket processing center. The radars will be deployed along the M1 expressway between Poland and Russia to improve road safety.

The deployment of this custom-designed system will enable Belarusian authorities to rapidly process all speeding violations, since drivers will have to pay their tickets as soon as they leave the country. It should significantly improve safety on the M1 expressway, which government authorities consider accident-prone.

"By choosing Sagem Sécurité's latest-generation technology, Belarus confirms its investment and leadership in road safety solutions," said Jean-Paul Jainsky, Chairman and CEO of Sagem Sécurité. "This project will also enable us to build a long-term partnership with United Telecom, in particular for the possible subsequent deployment of a large-scale system, similar to the one that is already up and running in France."

With this latest contract, Sagem Sécurité confirms once again its ability to supply a complete automated speed control solution that will help enhance road safety.

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About Sagem Sécurité
Sagem Sécurité is a high-technology company in the Safran Group. One of the world's leading suppliers of identity systems, Sagem Sécurité focuses on applications including personal rights and flow management, in particular based on biometrics, a sector in which it is the world leader, secure terminals and smart cards. Its integrated systems and equipment are deployed worldwide and contribute to the safety and security of transportation, data, people and states.

For more information: www.sagem-securite.com, www.safran-group.com

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