Samsung recognizes Electric Picture in helping to bring tugboat simulator to life.

The State University of New York (SUNY) Maritime College wanted to build the only ship simulation center in the United States that would recreate the experience of working on a tugboat and barge. Other simulation centers provided general training to navigate ships, but they lacked the unique settings of a tugboat and barge bridge. SUNY Maritime needed a display solution that would create a lifelike 360-degree view from a tugboat bridge that could simulate weather and sea conditions at some of the country’s busiest ports.

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Electric Picture Unveils ORION VideoWall Stands

Electric Picture Unveils ORION VideoWall Monitor Stands. A 2×12 curved monitor display was engineered and built by Electric Picture for an Orlando-based customer. The request was for a 5° angle between 55″ tiny bezel monitors. Electric Picture customized the stand bases to conform to the requested curvature of the image. Adjustments can be made to ensure ease of installation given inconsistencies of flooring or angle of separation between monitors. The ORION VideoWall stand is designed, engineered, and built in Melbourne, FL, and can be configured for any LED display.


Kongsberg Maritime Simulation Awards Key Contract to Electric Picture

A Full Mission Bridge display was commissioned by Kongsberg Maritime to SUNY Maritime College in Ft. Schuyler, NY. The FMB display consists of thirty-four 55″ monitors configured into a 270° horizontal field of view. The system incorporated Electric Picture’s patent-pending ORION video wall stands, which minimize gaps between the monitors and curved displays. The maritime simulator also includes two 65″ portrait-mounted aft display channels.

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Inside forward bridge-SUNY Maritime College

Electric Picture Participates in Palm Bay Fl’s “Homes for Warriors” Program

Electric Picture participated in Palm Bay FL’s “Home for Warriors” program. The program provided a completely renovated, formerly foreclosed home to Sgt. Justin Burdette, his wife Beth, and his 4-year-old son Corey. Sgt. Burdette was critically wounded protecting a convoy in Afghanistan. A rocket landed near him, requiring both legs to be amputated. Electric Picture provided the components, and EPDS’s Joey Bruten lead the effort to install the 47″ LED TV and audio system for the family to enjoy.

Electric Picture Completes Contract with Fidelity Technologies for U.S. Navy Simulation Upgrade

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US Navy, Fadelity, Christie, KMS,and Electric Picture team at Mayport FL intsalation

 Electric Picture installed a display upgrade of five full mission bridge simulators.  Located in Norfolk VA(2), Mayport FL, SanDiego CA, and Pearl Harbor  HI. The Simulator, designed to train ship’s navigational crew, utilizes Christie SiM  LED projectors at Native 1920×1200 pixels and features automatic camera based  blending and warping.

Electric Picture Upgrades Largest Motion Based FMB Simulator in North America

Memorial University of St. John’s, Newfoundland, Canada -Centre for Marine Fisheries selected Electric Picture to provide a 360° projection display system comprised of nine channels of 1920×1200 projection. Digital Projection eVision 8000 WUXGA projectors were utilized for their brightness and DLP image dependability. Scalable Display Technologies automated blend/warp software provided stunning geometry correction and undetectable blend zones.


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Digital Upgrade Completed for Canadian Naval Officer Training Center

Esquimalt, BC Canada.  Kongsberg Maritime contracted Electric Picture to perform a complete overhaul of the switching, video and audio signal transmission, and control of six ships bridge simulators with binocular channels and eight RADAR displays now have complete digital signals transmitted through a new 36 channel switcher.  All analog RGBHV cabling was replaced with 2LC Fiber Optic throughout the building.

A display upgrade was done to the small auditorium where five 47” Sharp Professional grade monitors were mounted from the ceiling emulating the forward 5 channels of each simulator for After Action Review.

Three Extron Touchlink 10” touchpanel controls were installed to easily select which simulator and radar would be displayed for the instructors.  Electric Picture completed this project, including Site Acceptance, on time.  All was well received by staff at NOTC-Esquimalt.


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NOTC (Naval Officer Training Center) Installation Team

New HQ facility for Electric Picture

Melbourne, FL.  Electric Picture completed the purchase and move into a new 4,000 sq. ft. facility just north of Pineda Causeway in Melbourne, FL.  The new building is about double the size of the former office. The new building has ample work space for system mock-up and testing, as well as small manufacturing (Electric Picture NV-21 mount and NV-1 NVG projector emulator).   and offers a large area to house the RealSims Helicopter Simulator with 210 degree curved display system.

Improvements were made to the buildings and grounds and it now houses the RealSims Helicopter Simulator with 210 degree curved display system, which is being prepared for FAA approval in Spring, 2013.

Location is near intersection of US#1 and Pineda Causeway extension, which gives 4-lane access directly to I-95.  Come visit if you are in the area.

Electric Picture Display Headquarters