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Ultra HD Will be in Private Jets Next Year and Commercial Planes by 2017, says Videon CEO

State College, PA – The aviation market is moving quickly to upgrade planes to Ultra HD over the next two years according to Pennsylvania-based technology company Videon Central.

“Ultra HD will be the new standard in aviation,” Todd Erdley, CEO of Videon, said. “Ultra HD’s standards will have a profound impact on the quality of all displays, even small size found in IFE applications. Technology like High Dynamic Range might even make the need to pull down window shades in a plane a thing of the past.”

The key to Ultra HD is its use of High Dynamic Range (HDR), which significantly improves the screen’s range of contrast. This lets viewers see detail in light and dark parts of the scene simultaneously.

During 2016, Erdley sees private jets showcasing Ultra HD technology and believes by late 2017 Ultra HD will be offered in the front of the cabin on commercial jets as a value add for first-class passengers.

The company will be educating customers at the National Business Aviation Association Convention (NBAA), which takes place from Nov. 17 to 19 in Las Vegas. Visitors to Videon’s booth (#N731) will see a side-by-side comparison of HD and Ultra HD video. They will also receive a detailed description of Ultra HD technology and how it fits into in-flight entertainment.

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About Videon Central, Inc.

Videon Central develops products for audio/video applications in the Global AV, Aviation and Automotive industries. With more than 30 million devices using its Ultra HD, streaming media, DVD and Blu-ray technologies, the company is a partner to the world’s leading technology companies and AV product developers. Based in State College, Pa., Videon was founded in 1997 and is a privately held company.

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