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Open-Standard Digital and Imaging Processing Library Added to Curtiss-Wright Controls Embedded Computing's DSP and Imaging Solutions Offerings

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Ottawa, Canada (December 2, 2004) - Curtiss-Wright Controls Embedded Computing (CWCEC) and Verari Systems Software announced today that CWCEC has become a value-added reseller of the VSI/Pro, VSI/Pro Image and VSI/Pro Magnum signal and image processing programming libraries. These products complement CWCEC's in-house IXLibs-AV DSP function library and are aimed at customers who have existing software based on the VSIPL standard, or plan to use VSIPL on upcoming projects.

"The relationship with Verari allows CWCEC to extend its high-performance, cost-effective DSP solutions while staying true to our philosophy of using standards-based technologies", said Lynn Patterson, Vice-President and General Manager of Modular Solutions at CWCEC.

Optimized to fully leverage PowerPC Altivec™ technology, the VSI/Pro product line offers high-speed, real-time signal and image processing and is 100% compliant to the VSIPL standard.

Combined with the power of CWCEC's CHAMP-AV III DSP platform's QuadFlow™ architecture, VSI/Pro provides developers of radar, imaging, sonar, Software Defined Radio (SDR), and other DSP applications with a powerful, easy-to-use, open-standard toolset.

About Verari Systems Software

Verari Systems Software, Inc. is a leading provider of cluster computing and embedded high performance computing software. Headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama, with offices in New England, Europe, and India, Verari Systems Software specializes in COTS and COTS+ solutions for enterprise parallel computing. Please visit the Verari Systems Software web site at www.verarisoft.com/.

(CWCEC) About Curtiss-Wright Controls Embedded Computing (CWCEC)

Curtiss-Wright Controls Embedded Computing (CWCEC) is the industry's most comprehensive and experienced single source for embedded solutions, ranging from Processing, Subsystems, Data Communication, DSP, and Video & Graphics to the most advanced board level components and fully integrated custom systems. CWCEC group serves the defense, aerospace, commercial and industrial markets and is part of Curtiss-Wright Controls Inc. For more information about CWCEC visit www.cwcembedded.com. CWCEC is a business unit of Curtiss-Wright Controls, Inc., the Motion Control business segment of Curtiss-Wright Corporation (NYSE: CW, CW.B.)

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Source: CWCEC