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Digital Angel Lifts Its Involvement With Petroleum Helicopters

By | February 23, 2004

      Digital Angel, [DOC], a South St. Paul, Minn.-based provider of advanced technology for location tracking and asset monitoring, announced that its recently-acquired OuterLink subsidiary has secured a major commitment from Lafayette, La.-based Petroleum Helicopters (PHI) [Nasdaq: PHEL]. The deal calls for the customer’s entire helicopter fleet to be equipped with the OuterLink CP-2 Satcom System for automatic flight tracking.

      PHI has equipped over 65 of its helicopters with OuterLink’s CP-2 systems thus far. The OuterLink system helps PHI to accurately track the location and status of all of its helicopters virtually anywhere in North America, regardless of weather conditions. The OuterLink system also supports bi-directional messaging between helicopters and a flight operations center in Lafayette. Digital Angel is majority-owned by Applied Digital Solutions [Nasdaq: ADSX].

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