Accession Number : AD0646913

Title :   TECHNICAL EVALUATION OF EIDOPHOR.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : NATIONAL AVIATION FACILITIES EXPERIMENTAL CENTER ATLANTIC CITY N J

Personal Author(s) : Woodson,Floyd B.

Report Date : SEP 1966

Pagination or Media Count : 52

Abstract : A technical evaluation of the Eidophor large screen TV display was performed. The purpose of the evaluation was to determine the equipment suitability for implementation into the air traffic control environment. The areas of concern included display quality, equipment reliability and maintainability, projector layout, screen selection and size, interfaces with existing equipments, a system performance in an anticipated equipment configuration, and an ambient lighting system for viewing areas. It was concluded that the Eidophor is suitable for use in the air traffic control environment. Recommendations are made for equipment modifications to better the interface with existing equipments. Guidelines are established planning layout and maintenance. Documentation requirements are established. An ambient lighting system is recommended. References is made to the literature for application data. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*TELEVISION DISPLAY SYSTEMS, *AIR TRAFFIC CONTROL SYSTEMS), TELEVISION EQUIPMENT, RADAR EQUIPMENT, DISPLAY SYSTEMS, FEASIBILITY STUDIES

Subject Categories : Air Navigation and Guidance
      Non-radio Communications

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE