iDirect Technologies Selected By Wide Area Computer Network LLC For VOIP Over WIFI Access

February 7, 2006

iDirect Technologies Selected By Wide Area Computer Network L.L.C. For VOIP Over WIFI Access

Leading provider of Broadband Over Satellite Equipment Will Provide Remote Solution for Satellite Networking

Herndon, VA., February 7 2006 - iDirect Technologies (iDirect), a division of Vision Technologies Systems Inc., announced today that they will be part of a total solution to deploy Voice over Wi-Fi by Wide Area Computer Network L.L.C. (WACN) out of Dubai, UAE. The solution will enable Vo-Wi-Fi roaming across multiple access points.

iDirect designs, develops and markets the fastest, most reliable bi-directional satellite-based broadband access solutions. The complete Vo-Wi-Fi solution will assure high quality Wi-Fi voice service from call initiation though PSTN termination. The WACN solution combines a unique Quality of Service optimization and multi-level intelligent call routing with voice prioritization and fast handover features of an Intelligent Multi service WLAN system to deliver near toll quality to roaming or stationary customers.

"We are very excited to be a part of this deployment and to work with Wide Area Computer Network as part of such an innovative solution. The ability to support real time applications, particularly VoIP, has always been a hallmark of the iDirect platform. Because it's a true end-to-end IP solution, iDirect is ideal for next generation applications such as this. VoIP over Wi-Fi over satellite is a very logical extension of our platform, and we are confident it will provide significant benefits to end users." ~John KEALEY President and CEO iDirect

About iDirect Technologies
iDirect Technologies, a subsidiary of Vision Technologies Systems Inc., designs, develops, and markets satellite-based broadband access solutions targeted at the enterprise, government, carrier and educational sectors that have the need for fast, flexible, and geographically dispersed two-way internet/intranet access. The company has developed technology solutions that combine high performance, worldwide availability, and ease of installation, high reliability, and low cost to end customers. In addition, iDirect solutions offer unprecedented efficiencies, increased revenue opportunities and higher per customer gross margins to satellite network operators. iDirect was awarded the 2005 World Teleport Association Teleport Technology of the year, the Innovation & Technology of the Year by The ISCe Advisory Board, and named number one in the Deloitte & Touche Virginia Technology Fast 50 list of the fastest-growing U.S. technology companies. iDirect operates its corporate headquarters in Herndon, Virginia and has regional offices in Europe, Asia, and covering Latin America. Additional information is available on the company website at

About Vision Technologies Systems
Vision Technologies Systems Inc. and its subsidiaries are preferred providers of engineering solutions, products, integrated systems, and services in the Americas across the core business areas of marine, aerospace, electronics and land systems. Headquartered in Alexandria, Virginia, Vision Technologies Systems operates throughout North America and offers a broad range of proven innovative services to both the commercial and government sectors. Vision Technologies Systems is a wholly owned subsidiary of Singapore Technologies Engineering Ltd. Please visit

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