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October 20, 2008

Video Display Systems Supplies LCoS Projectors for Thales


ATLANTA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Video Display Corporation (NASDAQ: VIDE – News), a world leader in visualization and display solutions, is proud to announce that its wholly owned subsidiary, VDC Display Systems of Cape Canaveral, Florida has delivered projectors for two Full Flight Simulators, incorporating VDC supplied Sony VPL VW60 projectors which have achieved DGAC Regulatory Approval.


In addition to the projectors, VDC also supplied Lenses, Projector Frames, Optical Edge Blending, Warping, Electronic Edge Blending and Installation Services.


VDC Display Systems VP Business Development, David Rushton, stated, “VDC Display Systems was very pleased to have been selected by Thales for the supply and installation of the projectors and ancillary equipment. It was even more satisfying that the extremely demanding installation schedules for both simulators were achieved on time and demonstrated excellent teamwork between Thales and VDC.”


“The successful installation and acceptance of Sony VPL VW60 projectors on a Thales commercial simulator operating ThalesView is a ‘first' and is a direct result of the very close working relationship between Sony and VDC.”


About Thales
Thales is a leading international electronics and systems group, addressing defense, aerospace and security markets worldwide. Thales' leading-edge technology is supported by 22,000 R&D engineers who offer a capability unmatched in Europe to develop and deploy field-proven mission-critical information systems. To this end, the group's civil and military businesses develop in parallel and share a common base of technologies to serve a single objective: the security of people, property and nations. The group builds its growth on its unique multi-domestic strategy based on trusted partnerships with national customers and market players, while leveraging its global expertise to support local technology and industrial development. Thales employs 68,000 people in 50 countries with forecast 2008 revenues in excess of € 12 billion.


About Video Display Corporation
Video Display Corporation designs, develops and manufactures unique solutions for display requirements for military, medical and industrial uses with emphasis on high-end training and simulation applications. Its product offerings include ruggedized LCoS, CRT and AMLCD displays as well as complete projection display systems utilizing VDC Display Systems Marquee(TM) and ESCP line of projectors. Video Display Corporation operates eight sales, design and manufacturing facilities throughout the United States and Europe. For more information, visit the Company’s web site at www.videodisplay.com.