Curtiss-Wright to Showcase Medical Mobility Innovation at ISS 2017
Friday 3 February 2017
International Seating Symposium (ISS2017)
2-4 March, Nashville, Booth 406
Christchurch, U.K. – Friday, 3 February, 2017 – Curtiss-Wright’s Industrial division has today announced that it will be attending the 33rd International Seating Symposium at The Gaylord Opryland Hotel & Convention Center, Nashville, TN, USA, and showcasing a range of medical mobility products, including the recently-launched CJSM2-BT joystick module from its PG Drives Technology family brand.
As one of four established specialist business units of Curtiss-Wright’s Industrial division, PG Drives Technology has been designing, manufacturing and marketing sophisticated mobility control systems for over 40 years and is now one of the world's foremost suppliers of these products.
New at this show will be the company’s R-net CJSM2-BT, a Bluetooth- and infra-red-enabled version of its popular CJSM2 Joystick Module. Integrated Bluetooth technology enables wheelchair users to control personal computers, Android tablets, iPhones, iPads and other smart devices from the joystick module. The infra-red communication is widely used to remotely control household appliances such as TVs, DVD players and multi-media systems, as well as some home-automation equipment.
Also on display is the R-net LM, a Lighting Module that provides a compact and cost-effective solution providing 12V or 24V control of lamps. Lighting and turn-signal indicators are mandatory for most European markets and their safety requirements, which are based on the automotive industry, are tough to meet. However, the LM complies with all relevant standards and includes features such as constant-brightness control of 12V lamps and turn-signal fault detection. When lighting control is required in conjunction with high-specification seating, the R-net LM module also complements the ISM-8 or Complex Seating Module (CxSM).
To complete its impressive suite of mobility products, the company will also be showcasing its other LED and LCD Joystick modules for the R-net system, add-on modules for R-net, and the VR2 range of control systems, which set new standards of performance and value for mainstream wheelchair controllers.
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Curtiss-Wright Corporation (NYSE:CW) is a global innovative company that delivers highly engineered, critical function products and services to the commercial, industrial, defense and energy markets. Building on the heritage of Glenn Curtiss and the Wright brothers, Curtiss-Wright has a long tradition of providing reliable solutions through trusted customer relationships. The company employs approximately 8,400 people worldwide. For more information, visit www.curtisswright.com.