San Francisco, Calif., January 9, 2011 — Aechelon Technology, Inc. announced today that it has received a contract to deliver six additional multi-channel image generators as part of an upgrade for the CH-47F Transportable Flight Proficiency Simulator from Joint Venture Yulista and SES (JVYS). JVYS is the prime contractor for the U.S. Army program.
Aechelon Technology will supply its new pC-NOVA™ v5.6 Image Generators providing 18 channels of high resolution OTW and stimulated NVG visuals. The system supports dual-input LED-based Christie Digital Systems projectors featuring simultaneous OTW and Near IR projection per projector with fully automatic calibration. Additionally the system provides fiber optics for end-to-end digital video distribution for a total of 22 video channels. The containerized trainer includes Government developed databases as well as Aechelon Technology’s undisclosed foreign databases.
Aechelon Technology was also the previous IG supplier for all six of these simulator units as part of the CH-47F program in a different configuration.
About Joint Venture YULISTA and SES
JVYS is a joint venture of Yulista Management Services, Inc. (a small disadvantaged business owned by Calista Corporation, an Alaska Regional Native Corporation) and Science and Engineering Services, Inc., also a small disadvantaged business. Yulista has a proven history of providing high quality management services to numerous government installations; Science and Engineering Services Inc. (SES) is a multi-disciplined engineering and manufacturing-technology company providing advanced technology research, engineering design and development, electronic and mechanical manufacturing, and integration and test support to various DOD, NASA and commercial programs. The JVYS team provides turn-key technical solutions for the aviation, missile and technical communities, within days or weeks versus months or years. The JVYS team is focused on providing customers a quick response to meet their needs. More information is available on the Internet at www.jvys.org.
About Christie Digital Systems, Inc
Christie is celebrating its 81st anniversary as a leader in visual solutions for world-class organizations, offering diverse applications for business, entertainment, and industry. With expertise in film projection since 1929 and professional projection systems since 1979, Christie has established a global reputation as the world’s single source manufacturer of a variety of display technologies and solutions for cinema, large audience environments, control rooms, business presentations, training facilities, 3D and virtual reality, simulation, education, media and government. Christie has installed over 75,000 projection solutions’worldwide. More information is available on the Internet at www.christiedigital.com.
About Aechelon Technology, Inc
Aechelon Technology, Inc. is a leader in real time computer graphics applications for training, simulation and entertainment markets. The company provides COTS-based, high resolution, multi-channel, geo-specific image generators, OTW and correlated sensor databases and integration services. The company’s image generators are field proven, and are delivered with full logistics support and documentation. Aechelon Technology is ISO 9001:2008 certified, and is located on the Internet at www.aechelon.com and headquartered in San Francisco, CA.
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