Video windowing VME engine for defense and aerospace applications introduced by Curtiss-Wright

ASHBURN, Va., 28 Aug. 2014. The Curtiss-Wright Corp. Defense Solutions division in Ashburn, Va., is introducing the Cobra 2 (SVME-C978) video windowing VME embedded computing engine for defense and aerospace applications.

The board supports HD video, Gigabit Ethernet networking, and artifact-eliminating video buffering. The rugged, high performance Cobra 2 is a multi-input video windows processor that accepts to 12 video inputs, of which four can be displayed simultaneously as individual windows on a high-resolution display.

This module supports TV, RS-170, RS-343, STANAG and HD video. Output resolution is as fine as 1600 by 1200 or 1920 by 1080 pixels HD, and is programmable via the module's built-in firmware.

The SWaP-optimized Cobra 2 provides system designers with an open architecture line replaceable module (LRM) for deployed multi-function consoles and operator/crew station displays aboard defense and aerospace platforms.

Cobra 2 supports quad-video, picture-in-picture, full-screen zoom, alpha blending, and cross mixing of video sources. It provides an input to support a high resolution video overlay and the module provides support for screen capture to enable users to transfer video and graphics data to a remote host for printing and recording.

Cobra 2 can be controlled over its Ethernet or RS-232 interfaces. For more information contact Curtiss-Wright Corp. Defense Solutions online at www.cwcdefense.com.


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