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NICE Systems Selected by Siemens to Enhance Safety and Security at the Belgian Railways

POSTED 04/04/2007

March 21 - NICE Systems (NASDAQ:NICE), the global provider of advanced solutions that enable organizations to extract Insight from Interactions(TM) to drive performance has been selected by its partner Siemens, to enhance safety and security at the Belgian railways network.

Siemens, which developed together with NICE safety and security solutions specializing in motion control tailored to the mass transit sector, selected NICE due to the strong partnership between the two companies.

NICE was also selected due to its IP-based, advanced real-time distributed digital video solution, for better protection of the tracks and stations, and enhanced passenger safety and security.

Approximately 200 million passengers a year use the train as their means of transport in Belgium, and the railways network also carries close to 60 million metric tons of goods annually. To protect and secure this growing service, NICE's advanced real-time distributed content analysis digital video surveillance solution, NiceVision(TM), was selected to manage the security of dozens of stations across the country from a state-of-the-art central control room over an advanced IP network.

"The NICE solutions are the de-facto choice of leading mass transit systems," said Erik Verhaegen, Head of Security Systems and Solution Services at Siemens. "The Siemens-NICE partnership has been yielding significant value to our customers worldwide for many years, enabling them to increase efficiency and enhance safety and security."

"This project is very important as it is one of the leading European mass transit service providers," said Israel Livnat, President, Security Group, NICE Systems Ltd. "This win is further evidence that NICE is the premier solution for mass transit systems all over the world who are implementing analytics as part of their ongoing efforts to protect their systems and ensure the safety and security."