July 30, 2008

Crossbow Technology Introduces AHC525 Attitude Heading Reference Card

Crossbow Technology, Inc., the leading developer of "Stand-Alone" FAA Certified MEMS AHRS, today announced a new OEM "Single-Card" AHC525 Attitude Heading Reference.

The AHC525 "Level A certified" Attitude Heading Reference Card is a "first of its kind" high performance embedded AHRS specifically designed for integration within Glass Cockpit Systems, Flight Management Systems and Standby Attitude Indicators. "The AHC525 embedded AHRS is creating exciting new opportunities for avionics systems developers," said Mike Horton, President/CEO, Crossbow Technology. "By integrating the AHC525 inside the avionics system enclosure our customers are achieving significant reductions in overall cost, size, weight and power."

Crossbow's AHC525 Attitude Heading Reference Card offers 0.5 deg rms accuracy, and meets the AHRS TSO performance requirements without external aiding. A flexible architecture includes expansion options that allow for customer specific features and/or interfaces. "Our years of AHRS design and manufacturing experience supporting the aircraft OEM and retrofit markets have enabled us to define the critical requirements leading to next generation AHRS solutions for the aviation industry," Horton said. "We are very pleased to be working with several major OEMs already."

About Crossbow Technology

Founded in 1995, Crossbow pioneered the use of Micro-Electro-Mechanical System (MEMS) Inertial System technology in a wide variety of airborne, land and marine applications. Crossbow first introduced FAA-certified MEMS-based Attitude and Heading Reference Systems (AHRS) to General Aviation on the FAA Capstone program, and the company continues to be at the forefront of AHRS and Inertial Systems development.

With corporate headquarters in San Jose, CA, and Asian offices in Beijing and Osaka, Crossbow is represented by distributors in 24 countries worldwide. Crossbow is ISO 9001/2000 certified, holds several FAA TSO approvals, and operates an FAA MIDO approved facility.

Contact Crossbow at +1-408-965-3300, email [email protected], or online at www.xbow.com.

Crossbow Technology is a registered trademark of Crossbow Technology, Inc.

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