Rugged video-management system for military and commercial avionics applications introduced by Curtiss-Wright

ASHBURN, Va., 22 April 2012. Curtiss-Wright Controls Defense Solutions in Ashburn, Va., is introducing a 2U 19-inch rack-mount video-distribution system for video management and recording in military and commercial aviation applications. The VRD1-AC, a version of Curtiss-Wright's VRD1-CC, integrates switching, recording, and network distribution of high-definition (HD) video in a standard rack-mount unit.

The VRD1-AC offers capability that previously required either several different standard units, or expensive customized systems, Curtiss-Wright officials say. For applications that must display several video streams at once, the VRD1-AC has a real-time scaling engine that positions four inputs into one video stream for viewing, recording, or distribution.

The VRD1-AC has 18 video inputs with switching, scaling and windowing. Inputs include six RGB analog/DVI digital inputs of resolutions as fine as 1,920 by 1,200 pixels at 60 frames per second, with support for STANAG 3350; six HD-SDI/3G-SDI digital streams of resolutions to 1,080 by 1,080 pixels; six composite analog; and CVBS/PAL/NTSC.

The unit has 12 video outputs: six RGB analog/DVI digital with resolutions to 1,020 by 1,200 pixels at 60 frames per second; six HD-SDI/3G-SDI digital with resolutions to 1,080 by 1,080 pixels at 60 frames per second; four audio inputs and outputs in addition to 3G-SDI embedded audio; and advanced video scaling, standards conversion, picture-in-picture and dual/quad display output.

The VRD1-AC uses MPEG4 H.264 video compression and decompression; has as many as HD channels in real-time; network video distribution of raw and compressed video; Def Stan 00-82l RTP and UDP; four Gigabit Ethernet ports; video and audio recording with metadata; solid-state storage support for as many as two removable drives; industry-standard audio and video connectors; auto switching 110V/230V 50Hz/60Hz AC power supply input; CE and FCC Part 15 Class A Device conformance and marking; remote control over a network using XML-RPC API; and built-in self-test and status monitoring.

For more information contact Curtiss-Wright Controls Defense Solutions online at www.cwcdefense.com.

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