End-to-end video exploitation system helps manage large volumes of full motion video and enhances the distribution of mission-critical, actionable intelligence to forward-deployed forces

CANBERRA, Australia – General Dynamics Mediaware received high praise during the Aerospace Australia Innovation awards ceremony at the 2013 Australian International Airshow and Aerospace and Defence Exposition. At the ceremony, General Dynamics Mediaware’s next generation video exploitation system, D-VEX, was awarded the National Defence Industry Innovation Award (Highly Commended) by the chairman of Aerospace Australia. The Highly Commended certificate was the only honor of its kind issued at the inaugural awards ceremony, which recognises and rewards the efforts and achievements of innovative Australian companies and individuals in the aerospace industry.

A member of General Dynamics’ family of video exploitation solutions, D-VEX is the next-generation tactical video exploitation system for end-to-end, real-time analysis of full motion video from fixed and airborne surveillance platforms.

Currently deployed in Afghanistan by the Australian Defence Force, D-VEX provides operators with intuitive tools for enhancing, streamlining and analysing live and recorded video with linked map displays to provide forward-deployed forces with situational awareness.

“Specifically designed for in-theatre operations where ease-of-use and low system overhead are vital, the commercial off-the-shelf nature of D-VEX and its ability to run on standard rack-mounted and mobile hardware are extremely important to today’s warfighter,” said Dr. Kevin Moore, chief technology officer of General Dynamics Mediaware. “Additionally, the enhanced video searching capability, with detailed forensic analysis enables analysts to filter thousands of hours of video down to a few critical minutes essential for providing forward-deployed forces with enhanced situational awareness.”

Australian-based General Dynamics Mediaware, part of General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems, is a leading global provider of digital video technology. Please visit www.gdmediaware.com.au for more information about the benefits of standards-compliant compressed video and audio processing in an all-digital network.

For more information about, General Dynamics Mission Systems, a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), please visit gdmissionsystems.com.

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