BNSF Selects Wi-Tronix®, LLC Remote Monitoring for Over 800 Locomotives

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September 22, 2008 - Wi-Tronix®, LLC (Bolingbrook, IL) announced today that BNSF has placed orders for over 800 of its remote monitoring systems. The Wi-Tronix system provides BNSF with the benefits of ready access to locomotive on-board data, increased asset utilization, fuel conservation monitoring, locomotive digital video recorder health monitoring and improved fleet productivity. BNSF is deploying the Wi-Tronix systems on their GE AC4400, GE Dash 9 and EMD SD70MAC locomotives. Installations will begin next month and are expected to be completed by mid 2009 bringing the total installed BNSF locomotive fleet to nearly 1,000 Wi-Tronix systems.

Wi-Tronix®, LLC (Bolingbrook, IL) announced today that BNSF has placed orders for over 800 of its remote monitoring systems. The Wi-Tronix system provides BNSF with the benefits of ready access to locomotive on-board data, increased asset utilization, fuel conservation monitoring, locomotive digital video recorder health monitoring and improved fleet productivity. BNSF is deploying the Wi-Tronix systems on their GE AC4400, GE Dash 9 and EMD SD70MAC locomotives. Installations will begin next month and are expected to be completed by mid 2009 bringing the total installed BNSF locomotive fleet to nearly 1,000 Wi-Tronix systems.

BNSF leadership will use Wi-Tronix's Wi-Tracker™ to maximize both locomotive asset utilization and fuel savings. Wi-Tracker provides a full suite of indispensable tools such as: statistics on utilization, engine shut down and duty cycle, fuel monitoring using geo-fencing, locomotive fault and exception-based alerting and more. Additionally, BNSF will save countless hours of invaluable time using Wi-DownloadER™ to remotely download locomotive on-board data from any locomotive, anytime, anywhere. BNSF will also benefit from automatic monitoring of locomotive digital video recorder health and operating status. The Wi-Tronix Wi-FuelSensor™ ultrasonic fuel sensor provides BNSF with real time fuel information such as fuel levels, fuel inventory, refuel events and low fuel alerts. The Wi-Tronix array of mobile asset management tools, proven integration experience and customer service is being deployed to support BNSF's revolutionary business objectives aimed to increase fuel savings and maximize productivity.

Wi-Tronix is providing BNSF with a complete end to end solution including everything from onboard Wireless Processing Units (Wi-PUs) to turnkey back-office hosting. The Wi-Tronix Wi-PU places invaluable information at the fingertips of BNSF management.

About Wi-Tronix, LLC:
Wi-Tronix, LLC, headquartered in Bolingbrook, IL, provides products and services to wirelessly monitor high-value mobile assets used in rail, marine and other commercial and industrial operations. Wi-Tronix's mission is to enable businesses to improve the operational efficiency, service reliability and safety of high-value mobile assets. For additional information visit the Wi-Tronix website at http://www.WI-TRONIX.com.

For Further Information:
Wi-Tronix Sales & Media Contact: Fred E. Cozzi
email: fcozzi(at)wi-tronix.com
(888) WITRONIX (948-7664) ext. 307

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