updated 6/6/2011 1:46:14 PM ET 2011-06-06T17:46:14

ATLANTA, June 6, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Video Display Corporation (Nasdaq:VIDE) (the "Company"), an international leader in the design, manufacture, distribution and support of niche market military, medical, marine, commercial and industrial displays, announced today that it has established Aydin Visual Solutions (AVS), a new entity to focus on the growing demand for highly effective and configurable visual solutions for Command & Control and other large format visuals in the North American market. VDC's management is confident that its AVS sales and support personnel, lead by Mr. Tom Burdette with the support of Mr. John Balmforth, will successfully partner with System Integrators and high end A/V Dealers to develop a strong and effective sales channel for its valued customers.  Both Messrs. Burdette and Balmforth, having many years of industry experience and expertise in marketing of display systems, bring added strength to VDC's new marketing venture.  Some of the initial control rooms markets being targeted by AVS are Energy, Utility, Transportation, Industrial and Security and Monitoring.

"The formation of AVS as a new business venture offers an exciting opportunity for Video Display Corporation to leverage its simulation and display expertise to further expand into new markets and build lasting shareholder equity. We are pleased to partner with such global technology leaders as eyevis® and ScalableDisplay Technologies® to grow their market share in North America, while creating exceptional value for our customers," says David Heiden, President and COO of Video Display Corporation.

At upcoming INFOCOMM 2011, Orlando (15-17 June) please come by and visit AVS at the eyevis® Booth # 2829 to see our exciting Control Rooms solutions and at the Scalable Display Technologies® Booth # 2389 to see our new line of innovative software tools.

About Video Display Corporation

Video Display Corporation designs, develops, manufactures and supports a wide array of unique display solutions for military, medical, industrial and commercial markets with specific emphasis on high value/mission critical applications. Its product offerings include ruggedized flat panel displays, complete projection systems utilizing the Company's Marquee Tm line of projectors, and Control Room solutions. Video Display Corporation operates eight display design and manufacturing plants plus additional sales facilities throughout the United States and Europe.  

CONTACT: Aydin Visual Solutions (AVS)
         1868 Tucker Industrial, Tucker, GA 30084
         phone: 678.607.6047
         fax: 770.493.3903
         email: sales@AydinVS.com
         web: www.AydinVS.com

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