CATI signs MOU with AVT and Barco

Daleville, Alabama – June 18, 2009

CATI Training Systems LLC has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with AVT Simulation and Barco to create a technology test and demonstration capability. This synergistic approach will capitalize on the combined company strengths by combining the unique state–of–the–art technologies that each player provides.  As part of the MOU, three demo centers will be planned: Barco′s facility in Xenia, Ohio; Barco′s facility in Kurrne, Belgium; and AVT′s facility in Orlando, Florida. CATI will provide the image generation systems to drive simulation devices at the demo facilities.

About AVT Simulation

AVT Simulation was founded in 1998 to provide professional engineering services and training solutions to the simulation, training and entertainment markets. Since its inception, AVT has been fortunate to provide our highly specialized staff of engineers to some of the top leaders in the simulation industry. With an average of over 20 years of simulation experience, our dedicated staff provides specialized solutions for customers requiring point solutions to complex problems. Located in the University of Central Florida Research Park, AVT has forged relationships and partnerships within the Research Park to bring together a synergistic team of highly specialized expertise to provide our customers with the best products and services the industry can offer. AVT is a minority-owned business qualified under the Small Business Administration 8(a) program.

About Barco

Barco, a global technology company, designs and develops visualization products for a variety of selected professional markets. Barco has its own facilities for Sales & Marketing, Customer Support, R&D and Manufacturing in Europe, North America and Asia Pacific. Barco (Euronext Brussels: BAR) is active in more than 90 countries with about 3300 employees worldwide. Barco posted sales of euro 725 million in 2008.

About CATI Training Systems

CATI Training Systems is a full service modeling and simulation company that designs and develops advanced visual image generation systems with high–fidelity visual simulation terrain databases for military, commercial and UAV simulators. CATI Training System′s image generators are specifically designed around industry–standard OpenGL™, a high performance graphics Application Programming Interface (API) and OpenFlight™, the 3D standard format for the visual simulation industry. X–IG™, X–100™ and X–TUAS™ image generators run on 100% COTS PC–based hardware and software, including Windows and Linux operating systems. CATI′s database and modeling production facility has completed and delivered 23 correlated databases comprising almost 300 million square kilometers of training capable virtual terrain. CATI Terrain Databases have validated models for EO, IR and NVS environments. Every system CATI has delivered provides unmatched user friendliness, open architecture, COTS tools and flexible interface options, all designed for ease of use, and low acquisition, overhead and life cycle support costs.


Fred Zalzal
CATI Training Systems
(334) 598–1319


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