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

Most Popular Articles

Wire News provided by   

social activity


Meeting the Gen3 backplane challenge with OpenVPX and COTS

Tight Pentagon budgets mean military systems must stay in the field for longer than ever before. This doesn't mean obsolete technology, however. Today's military electronics are being upgraded constantly, an...
Sponsored by:

Digital signal processing for signals intelligence and electronic warfare

Military & Aerospace Electronics presents an expert Webcast on the design considerations for blending general-purposes processors (GPUs), general-purpose graphics processors (GPGPUs), field-programmable ...
Sponsored by:

Design Strategy Considerations for DO-178C Certified Multi-core Systems

Join Wind River to learn how system architecture and design choices can minimize your DO-178C certification challenges.

Sponsored by:

All Access Sponsors

View the 2014 Buyer's Guide Now!

Mil & Aero Magazine

December 2014
Volume 25, Issue 12

Download Our Apps




Follow Us On...


Military & Aerospace Electronics

Weekly newsletter covering technical content, breaking news and product information

Defense Executive

Monthly newsletter covering business news and strategic insights for executive managers

Electronic Warfare

Quarterly newsletter covering technologies and applications in electronic warfare, cyber warfare, optical warfare, and spectrum warfare.

Embedded Computing Report

Monthly newsletter covering news on embedded computing in aerospace, defense and industrial-rugged applications

Unmanned Vehicles

Monthly newsletter covering news updates for designers of unmanned vehicles