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Conduant Introduces the LTX2 Compact High Speed Data Recorder

LONGMONT, Colo., July 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Conduant Corporation, the leading developer of direct-to-disk, long duration recording and playback systems, announced today the Big River LTX2 data recorder. The new recorder provides over 480 Mbytes/second (3.8Gbps) recording and playback performance in a space, weight and power efficient package designed for remote or portable applications.

LONGMONT, Colo., July 10 /PRNewswire/ — Conduant Corporation, the leading developer of direct-to-disk, long duration recording and playback systems, announced today the Big River LTX2 data recorder. The new recorder provides over 480 Mbytes/second (3.8Gbps) recording and playback performance in a space, weight and power efficient package designed for remote or portable applications.

"Increasingly, our customers are requiring small data recorder subsystems for applications with limited real estate such as remote mobile RF recording or airborne observation," said Ken Owens, CEO of Conduant. "As a result, Conduant has continued to refine the design, performance and capacities of our data recorders to meet the growing demands of customers including the aerospace, scientific research and defense communities. The Big River LTX2 is a reflection of our commitment to the evolving technology landscape with our highly configurable recording systems for virtually any application."

Features of the Big River LTX2

The Big River LTX2 can operate as a standalone system with network control or can be directly connected to a host computer via its Star Fabric PCI bridge interface. The 1U (1.75") high chassis, which is less than 16" in width and depth, accepts sixteen 2-1/2" disk drives for up to 3.2 Terabytes of storage capacity. The user may choose lower-cost, high-performance rotating disk storage or solid-state drives for more environmental tolerance such as shock, vibration, temperature, humidity and atmospheric pressure, depending on the user application.

The Big River LTX2 is based on Conduant's StreamStor(TM) Amazon architecture which supports a wide variety of external, interchangeable interface mezzanine cards including FPDP, FPDP2, LVDS, Serial FPDP, and Camera Link. Command and control functions can be performed through the StarFabric* interface or through an Ethernet connection. Connectivity to a host computer using the StarFabric* interface provides full PCI performance for data retrieval at 200MB/s.

Requiring less than 120 Watts and a DC power source of 12 Volts, the Big River LTX2 can operate independently from a host computer over an Ethernet connection. An embedded Web server is provided for simple internet browser- based control if desired. Software applications can also utilize the StreamStor(TM) application program interface (API) from a network connected host computer for control of the device from a remote location. The Big River LTX2 system is rack mountable and has symmetric weight distribution for straightforward shock/vibration isolation and mounting. Nearly all internal cables have been eliminated for improved reliability, ease of assembly and mechanical robustness. For specifications and more details visit: http://www.conduant.com/products/ltx2.html

Pricing

Base pricing for the Big River LTX2 starts at around $28,000 for a 1.6 Terabyte system. Solid State options are also available. Call for detailed pricing information.

About Conduant

Conduant Corporation (http://www.conduant.com), founded in 1996, develops the StreamStor(TM)/Big River families of PCI, PCI-Express, PXI, PXI-Express and CompactPCI disk controllers for high-speed recording and playback of digital data. Solutions are available in Windows, Linux and VxWorks environments and are used in scientific research, military, aerospace and instrumentation applications. Conduant's products are guaranteed and will sustain data rates up to and beyond 500 MBytes/second. Conduant is a privately held company located in Longmont, Colorado. For more information, call (303) 485-2721 or visit http://www.conduant.com.

*StarFabric is a multiprotocol switched interconnect technology for board- to-board and chassis-to-chassis connectivity that provides more scalability and flexibility for designers of next-generation data, voice and video equipment compared with parallel bus architectures.

Conduant and StreamStor are registered trademarks of Conduant Corp. All other brand and product names are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners.

SOURCE Conduant Corporation

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