Curtiss-Wright Controls Significantly Lowers the Cost of Rugged Graphics Hardware and Drivers

Establishes industry's lowest-cost graphics drivers, reduces cost of hardware, and eliminates run-time license costs for all active graphics modules

Curtiss-Wright Controls Significantly Lowers the Cost of Rugged Graphics Hardware and Drivers
Curtiss-Wright Controls Significantly Lowers the Cost of Rugged Graphics Hardware and Drivers

ASHBURN, VA – August 19, 2013 – Curtiss-Wright Controls Defense Solutions, a business group of Curtiss-Wright Controls, today announced dramatic new pricing structures for its popular PMC-704A, PMC-706A and XMC-715 graphics display and video capture cards. The new pricing schedule eliminates the cost of graphics driver run-time licenses for the rugged mezzanine cards, while establishing the industry’s lowest pricing for a graphics solution. The new pricing makes it even easier for system designers to add cost-effective graphics display and video capture functionality to their rugged deployed defense and aerospace systems.

“Our new graphics solution pricing offers our customers the market’s best value by far for graphics hardware and drivers,” said Lynn Bamford, senior vice president and general manager of Curtiss-Wright Controls Defense Solutions. “Without question, Curtiss-Wright provides the best value in rugged embedded graphics hardware and software, complemented with the industry’s most complete range of services and our legendary support.”

About the PMC-704A/PMC-706A Graphics Display/Video Capture Modules

Having recently undergone a midlife update the PMC-704/6 products have the highest Technology Readiness Level (TRL) and longest life cycle in the industry, with over 10,000 units deployed in rugged applications over 10 years. Still available today, it continues to offer the best value, lowest risk embedded graphics solution.

About the XMC-715 High Performance Graphics Module

The XMC-715 is a low-power AMD Radeon E4690 GPU graphics module designed for harsh environments. This module provides a highly reliable low-weight graphics module with wide Real Time Operating System (RTOS) graphics driver support including DO-178B/C certifiability up to level A. Combined with a minimum 15 years production lifecycle, the XMC-715 is an ideal choice for minimizing production program risk.

Sales & Editorial Contacts

For editorial information regarding Curtiss-Wright Controls Defense Solutions products or services, contact John Wranovics, public relations director, Curtiss-Wright Controls, Tel: (925) 640-6402; email.

Sales inquiries: Please forward all Sales and reader service inquiries to Jerri-Lynne Charbonneau, Curtiss-Wright Controls Defense Solutions, Tel: (613) 254-5112; Fax: (613) 599-7777; e-mail:

Price and Availability

For complete details on the new pricing schedules, please contact your local Curtiss-Wright Sales representative. For more information on the features and performance of the PMC-704A, PMC-706A and XMC-715 please visit our website.

About Curtiss-Wright Controls Defense Solutions

Curtiss-Wright Controls Defense Solutions is a long established technology leader in the development of rugged electronic modules and systems for defense applications. Curtiss-Wright serves as a technology and integration partner to its customers, providing a full range of advanced, highly engineered solutions from modular open systems approaches to fully custom optimized solutions. Our unmatched capabilities and product breadth span from industry standard based COTS modules to complete electronic subsystems. The company’s modules and systems are currently deployed in a wide range of demanding defense & aerospace applications including C4ISR systems, unmanned subsystems, mission computing, fire control, turret stabilization, and recording & storage solutions. Additionally, the company’s broad engineering capabilities combine systems, software, electrical, and mechanical design expertise with comprehensive program management and a broad range of life-cycle support services. For more information visit

About Curtiss-Wright Controls, Inc.

Headquartered in Charlotte, NC, Curtiss-Wright Controls is the Motion Control segment of Curtiss-Wright Corporation. With manufacturing facilities around the world, Curtiss-Wright Controls is a leading technology-based organization providing niche motion control products, subsystems and services internationally for the aerospace and defense markets. For more information, visit


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