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The 3ATI instrument: the first of a new breed of common display systems
Author(s): J. Wright; J. Thomas; M. R. James; T. Tumilty; K. Nguyen
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Paper Abstract

This paper outlines how the convergence of: high resolution rugged AM-LCD; high reliability solid-state backlighting; low-power, high-performance microcircuits; and robust, reconfigurable software can be combined in a modular architecture, to provide a truly "one size fits all" multi-function instrument. The 3ATI form-factor has been selected for this demonstration, as it both represents a very significant population of legacy applications, and because of its compact nature, providing a significant technical challenge. The authors outline how these challenges were addressed and present one application example as applied to the Threat Warning Instrument (TWI), for the Canadian Forces CH-148 (derived from the Sikorsky H-92 platform) "Cyclone" Defensive Aids Suite.

Paper Details

Date Published: 22 May 2006
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 6225, Defense, Security, Cockpit, and Future Displays II, 622508 (22 May 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.669553
Show Author Affiliations
J. Wright, Luxell Technologies Inc. (Canada)
J. Thomas, General Dynamics Canada (Canada)
M. R. James, Luxell Technologies Inc. (Canada)
T. Tumilty, Luxell Technologies Inc. (Canada)
K. Nguyen, Luxell Technologies Inc. (Canada)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6225:
Defense, Security, Cockpit, and Future Displays II
Eric W. Forsythe; Henry J. Girolamo; James C. Byrd; Daniel D. Desjardins, Editor(s)

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