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Thompson Aerospace Develops a Global Aircraft Tracking Solution

Thompson Aerospace Develops a Global Aircraft Tracking Solution

Today in IFExpress we feature an interview with Mark Thompson whose company, Thompson Aerospace (TA), has rolled out a new product, and we note, it is not IFE related, but rather, it focuses on the “C” or connectivity part of our aviation interest. The product is the Secure Global Aircraft Tracking Unit (SGATU), a fully compliant... [Read more]

Honeywell, News, Orbis and more…

Honeywell, News, Orbis and more…

One company that seems to be a bit quieter about their connectivity solutions is Honeywell but that’s about to change. Last week, they sent out a release about their recent certification from the FAA for their inflight product, JetWave and their STC on a Boeing B757. Significant is their exclusive connectivity hardware for Inmarsat... [Read more]

2016 IFEC Shows

2016 IFEC Shows

It’s that time again when the the boss wants to know what show(s) you and your team need to attend in 2016, and it is a daunting job. I know, because when in the IFEC corporate world I had to do it. Usually, the boss wants to know, what show(s) to visit and why, what show(s) need to have a booth, who should go to which shows, and finally,... [Read more]

Introducing ‘YOURSpace’ and more 2016 Predictions

Introducing ‘YOURSpace’ and more 2016 Predictions

If you checked out this week’s BUZZ, you might have noted that Rich Salter was quoted mentioning the Lumexis Fiber Optic IFE solution – it’s no coincidence. It’s because, he is our technical commentator this week and thus is involved in IFExpress’s latest communication effort, YOURSpace. We initially called the project TekTalk,... [Read more]

2016 Predictions and Beyond…

2016 Predictions and Beyond…

Last year we wrote in our first issue: “Happy New Year to our readers and thank you for another year of IFE change and growth. We are always excited to write up our predictions, in fact, we have been researching for a couple of weeks now to bring you the latest in prediction news. Based on technology change, we are in for a ride this year,... [Read more]

Something Interesting is Going On at PXCom!

Something Interesting is Going On at PXCom!

For the past three or so years we have known PXCom’s Cyril Jean and from a personality point-of-view, he is one of the nicest in the industry. Lately, he has been on our radar as a potential industry tree-shaker. Let us explain. While he has been in our industry, Cyril has towed the straight line when it comes to the application of entertainment... [Read more]

Gogo 2Ku Trip Report

Gogo 2Ku Trip Report

Recently, IFExpress visited Gogo offices and flight tested the new 2Ku Services – we offer our trip report to our readers! Gogo Offices – Downtown Chicago On 11/12/15 we proceeded to Chicago as a result of an invitation from Gogo to flight test their new 2Ku airborne connectivity system. Installed on a B737, the system is only... [Read more]

Part 2: NBAA Las Vegas 2015

Part 2: NBAA Las Vegas 2015

Last week we noted a few IFEC related products/services at this year’s NBAA in Las Vegas, thus, this week we will continue the dialog, specifically, those folks we normally visit at APEX and AIX… and a few that you might not see. Lets start with one you will see. Aircraft Cabin Systems One of the video display companies at the show was... [Read more]