Orbit’s Tulip Development Laboratory (TDL) delivers leading-edge mission-critical displays and bezels with extreme environmental and operational survivability.

Cost-effective, consistent performance

TDL designs and manufactures ultra-rugged operator interface solutions that deliver cost-effective, consistent and intuitive performance where downtime is not an option. TDL’s custom electronic subsystems are major components for military aircraft, shipboard, handheld and ground-based programs, as well as for business-critical industrial applications.

Aligning design with the human factor

TDL’s decades of proven design expertise, command of human factor and usability engineering and highly refined ability to align design with Key Performance Indicators enable TDL to leverage both proven and emerging technologies in the development of visionary solutions for state-of-the-future systems as well as legacy system upgrades.


Tulip Development Laboratory is a certified and registered ISO 9001:2008 company.

Technological breakthroughs found in TDL components include:

NVIS/NVG NIGHT VISION-COMPATIBLE ILLUMINATED SWITCH AND DISPLAY PANELS

SEALED DATA ENTRY KEYPADS

NBC-RESISTANT LED ILLUMINATED KEYPADS

ACTIVE MATRIX LCD ASSEMBLIES

SEALED CHASSIS THAT ISOLATE INTERNAL ELECTRONICS FROM EXTREME SHOCK, HIGH G-FORCES, VIBRATION, DUST AND BLOWING SAND, MOISTURE, SOLAR DEGRADATION AND PRESSURE