I/ITSEC2016: Esterline Adds to its Extensive Visual Systems Portfolio with New Glass-Mirror Collimated Displays
(November 28, 2016) Esterline Simulation Visual Systems, a business of Esterline Corporation, has been awarded a follow-on contract by CAE USA to provide glass-mirror collimated display systems for the U.S. Navy MH-60 Technical Refresh and Procurement of Simulators (TRPS) Program.
The total program includes nineteen TREALITY® solid mirror, collimated display (CD) systems that will be installed over a four-year period. Each display system includes support structures, light tightening enclosures, collimating optics, projectors, a projector control system, and an automatic alignment system.
Esterline’s line of TREALITY® collimated displays was designed using its SimCAD software tool, which is recognized as the industry’s most capable and reliable collimated display design tool. SimCAD is optimized for both film and glass-mirror collimator display design.
Mark Saturno, vice-president of sales for Esterline Simulation Visual Systems, commented: “Esterline continues to lead the way with high-performing, yet cost-effective visual display solutions for simulation. We invest heavily in product development to meet ever increasing demands for enhanced visual performance and lower total costs of ownership. Our new glass-mirror CD is a great example of this, and we are excited to deliver this solution to the market.”
Peter De Meerleer, vice-president of strategic marketing and R&D for Esterline Simulation Visual Systems, commented: “Esterline is commited to offering the best simulation display systems to its simulation customers for all their applications. We are pleased to complement our portfolio of film-based TREALITY® CD-Series products with these new glass-mirror collimated display systems to also offer collimation for applications with very large fields of view. Our new glass-mirror collimated display systems have been ergonomically optimized to provide the best-in-class training.”
Esterline Simulation Visual Systems is pleased to offer itsTREALITY® brand simulation and training product line. The TREALITY® brand promotes the design, development, manufacture and world-wide support of market leading, high-performance visual systems for military and commercial simulation solutions.
Esterline Simulation Visual Systems offers the industry’s broadest array of simulation display products. These products include a variety of collimated displays, the world’s highest performing 360-degree rear-projection domes, standard and custom front-projection displays, and the first truly deployable dome with a seamless screen. User-friendly projector control and alignment systems make the display operation simple and easy. TREALITY® Simulation Visual Systems are used in flight, maritime, air traffic control, driving, ground warfare, and firearms simulators as well as a variety of research applications. All TREALITY® products are supported by a full complement of services, including design, project management, installation, integration, and worldwide maintenance.
Esterline Corporation is an international, specialized aerospace and defense company headquartered in Bellevue, Washington, that employs about 13,000 people worldwide.