DeCrane is at EBACE'10 in high def

 - May 5, 2010, 6:23 AM

DeCrane Aerospace division Audio International (Booth No. 1169) is pumping up the sound at EBACE with its AI Platinum HD high-definition system for which deliveries have just begun.

The system provides 1080p resolution via high-speed 3G-SDI in tandem with the high-speed Ethernet control network. According to Audio International, the AI Platinum HD system distributes an uncompressed 3G-SDI high definition video signal to create theater-quality video unaffected by system latency, synchronization issues and the 400 Hz signal interference inherent in some other entertainment systems.

The system was designed with in-system programming that offers the ability to plug into a system port for software downloads. Additional features include a built-in system self-test, as well as remote diagnostic analysis for field service applications.

Audio International has also developed a Blu-ray player and a wide array of high-definition LCD monitors to interface with the AI Platinum HD configuration.
In the meantime, Audio International continues to expand its customer support structure in Europe, this time with the addition of Oakenhurst Aircraft Services as an authorized service and repair facility.

Located at Rayleigh Essex in the UK, Oakenhurst offers an extension of Audio International’s warranty advance replacement program. The program allows eligible customers to request available warranty replacement units to further minimize the inconvenience of returning a unit for service.

Meanwhile, here at EBACE, another DeCrane business Carl F. Booth Veneers announced the addition of three new products: RealRock, NanoTrim, EliteVeneer and SoftTouch. The RealRock collection consists of 11 different flexible, lightweight real stone coverings appropriate for floor or counter top coverings. NanoTrim is a more flexible hardwood substitute with veneer wrapping. Elite Veneer combines a decorative veneer face material and aluminum backing, providing a weight savings over the typical three-ply wood standard product. It also has a favorable burn characteristic without the use of chemical treatment. SoftTouch is a leather-like, in-mold coating the costs less and weighs less than leather, but still has the same, rich appearance.

Carl F. Booth was recently awarded the Forest Stewardship Council’s Chain of Custody Certification. Wood products bearing this certification are verified to have been “harvested in a responsible manner from managed forests under socially responsible circumstances.”