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January 29, 2009

VDC Display Systems and Scalable Display Partner on Systems for the Military Simulation Market

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–VDC Display Systems, a division of Video Display Corporation (NASDAQ:VIDE), industry leader in display solutions for military, medical and industrial training and simulation applications and Scalable Display Technologies, a leader in auto-calibration for multi-projector displays are pleased to announce their collaboration on projects for the military simulation market.

 

VDC Display Systems will be using Scalable's EasyBlend FX edge-blending software as the auto-calibration solution in a new visual system for a training simulator currently in development for the US military. VDC Display Systems incorporates ultra high resolution projectors and a high performance screen, using a unique and novel approach for edge blend and correct geometry for the spherical display. Scalable's advanced technology will support VDC’s goal of achieving close to real world environments for the trainees.

 

Scalable CEO, Andrew Jamison said, “This is a significant opportunity for Scalable Display. VDC Display Systems is a proven leader in the military market, and has the deep technical skills required to deliver world class visual systems. We look forward to a substantial and productive relationship.”

 

In similar fashion VDC Display Systems' President, Marcial Vidal said, “Scalable's EasyBlend is a true complement to the systems we provide our customers. Its advanced technology and flexibility make it one of the best products in the marketplace. The people at Scalable are highly competent and easy to work with. Our tight relationship creates a framework for growth and product improvement for both companies.”

 

About Scalable Display

Scalable Display Technologies, Inc., located Cambridge, Massachusetts, is a leading provider of auto-calibration software used to create edge-blended displays. Our EasyBlend software
simplifies the creation of super-resolution, multi-projector displays of highest quality and scalable size. EasyBlend opens the door to wide-spread use of multi-projector displays for a new class of simulators based on off the shelf components, as well as supporting new forms of digital signage and data visualization tools. For more information, go to http://www.scalabledisplay.com

 

About VDC Display Systems

VDC Display Systems are specialists in the design and manufacture of projector systems for the simulation and training community. We work tirelessly in support of our industry through close partnership with systems integrators the world over. For more information, visit the Company’s website at http://www.vdcdisplaysystems.com