Garmin Unveils G500 TXi and G600 TXi Flight Display Enhancements

by Artem Alekseenko

Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd., announced G500 TXi and G600 TXi flight display enhancements that bring more capability to cockpit upgrades. Cirrus SR20/SR22 aircraft equipped with either legacy Avidyne flight displays …

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Glass Cockpits in Aircraft Part 2: Private Aircraft

by Matthew Brennesholtz

In yesterday’s Display Daily, I wrote about glass cockpits in commercial and military aircraft. These airplanes aren’t the only ones that have replaced their conventional aircraft instruments with electronic displays driven by computers. This …

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Glass Cockpits in Aircraft Part 1: Commercial and Military

by Matthew Brennesholtz

Most modern aircraft have “glass cockpits”, which means that the conventional electrical, mechanical and vacuum instruments are replaced by LCD screens driven by computer systems. For example, the 737 Max had its first test …

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Garmin Introduces Touch Aviation Displays

by Bob Raikes

Garmin has developed some new touchscreen display systems for aviation. The G500 TXi, G600 TXi and G700 TXi flight displays are in 7″, 7″ and 10.6″ diagonals and support features such as pinch and …

Tags:Avionics| Garmin| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 24 - Issue 38

BAE Tapped to develop HUD for F-22 Raptor

by Norbert Hildebrand

According to news from BAE Systems, its DLE (Digital Light Engine) was chosen by Lockheed Martin to replace the existing HUD with a fully digital version that fits into the existing HUD space on …

Tags:Avionics| Head Up Displays HUDs| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 24 - Issue 02

NASA Uses Touch for Training

by Bob Raikes

NASA is using touch screens as part of its “commercial crew program” to help train astronauts for a mission to the International Space Station. The simulator is designed to copy the control configuration of …

Tags:Aviation| Avionics| Back Panel| Large Display Monitor| Simulation| Touch| Vol 23 - Issue 43

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LG Highlights OLED Displays – Adds 38″ Monitor

by Bob Raikes

LG announced new 21:9 aspect ratio IPS LCD curved monitors along with a new pico projector at IFA this year. It did not announce any new TV products or deals at IFA, but it …

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Thales Demonstrates a Large Size In-Flight Entertainment System

by Arthur Berman

Looking to improve the passenger in-flight entertainment experience, aerospace company Thales (France) has developed a 21.3-inch HD LCD touchscreen display system that is designed to fit into the back side of an airplane seat. …

Tags:Aviation| Avionics| in-flight entertainment| Vol 23 - Issue 17

Baanto Applies Shadowsense to Aviation

by Tom Allen

Baanto has signed an agreement to develop Shadowsense-powered touchscreens for L-3 Display Systems’ military and commercial aircraft displays. Existing displays will be adapted for avionics use. They will feature five touch points, palm/false touch …

Tags:Avionics| Baanto| Back Panel| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Touch| Vol 22 - Issue 46

US Coast Guard Chooses Daisy

by Tom Allen

The US Coast Guard has chosen to purchase flat panel displays from Daisy Data Displays, because of their compatibility with night-vision goggles. The displays, which have a night-vision imaging system, will be used in …

Tags:Avionics| Back Panel| Large Display Monitor| Vol 22 - Issue 45

The OLED Now Arriving at the Gate is Delayed

by Bob Raikes

I’m writing today’s Display Daily on an aeroplane as I fly to a press event put on by Sharp. The event is in Malta – a pleasant place to be for such an event, …

Tags:Aviation| Avionics| OLEDs| Vol 22 - Issue 41