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Rockwell Collins introduces new Blu-ray Disc player for business jets

Rockwell Collins has introduced the first airworthy, stand alone Blu-ray Disc playersfor business jets. The player will be available beginning in fall 2009.

"We're excited to be the first to offer a Blu-ray disc player for business jets that incorporates the latest advances in high-definition video and interactive technology," said Mike Tiffany, director, Advanced Products for Cabin Systems at Rockwell Collins. "Offering full 1080p video playback, along with the on-line, interactive capabilities of the Blu-ray standard, this new player is the latest example of Rockwell Collins' commitment to bringing the latest entertainment and connectivity innovations to the business jet cabin"                                                                                    

The new Rockwell Collins Blu-ray disc player is fully compliant with the BD-Live specification (also known as BD Profile 2.0) as outlined by the Blu-ray Disc Association. BD-Live supports the ability to connect the player directly to the Internet for accessing interactive features and supplemental movie content. 

The player provides 1080p high-definition Blu-ray movie playback with surround sound, and is backward compatible with standard definition DVDs and audio CDs. It will be offered as standard and/or optional equipment on all Rockwell Collins VenueTM cabin management systems.

Press release issued by Rockwell Collins Inc. on October 5, 2008


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Rockwell Collins Inc. Head-Up Displays, Radio Communications Equipment, Moving Maps, Enhanced Vision Systems (EVS), LCD Displays, Engine Indicator Instruments, Cabin Management Systems, Automatic Flight Control Systems, Inflight Entertainment, Automatic Direction Finders, Cabin Address Systems, Autopilots, Radar/Radio Altimeters, Distance Measuring Equipment, VOR (Omnirange) Receivers, Avionics Management Systems, Air-to-Ground Data Links, Multi-Mode Receivers (MMR), Engine Control Quadrants, Control Panels, Aircraft & Helicopter Controllers, Collision Avoidance Systems/TCAS, Helmet-Mounted Displays (HMD), Weather Mapping Radar, Inertial Components & Systems, Attitude and Heading Reference Systems, Navigation Antennas, Transceivers, Flight Recorders, Cockpit Printers, Flight Directors, Flight Management Systems, Electronic Flight Instrument Systems, Air Data Computers, Onboard Computers, UAV Control Software, GPS, Simulation Systems, Surveillance/Air Defense Radar, Engine Controls, Terrain Awareness and Warning Systems, Horizontal Situation Indicator, Instrument Landing Systems, Command, Control & Intelligence Systems


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