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Astronics, Rockwell Collins at AIX and more…

Astronics, Rockwell Collins at AIX and more…

We continue this week with some interesting people and products we saw during AIX in Hamburg at Astronics and Rockwell Collins. Astronics: When you were at AIX you surely would have seen the latest ‘lightweight’ inseat power system from the folks at Astronics. What really caught our attention was the weight of the ‘Direct... [Read more]

Aircraft Interiors Review

Aircraft Interiors Review

ARCONICS: Our meeting with Michael Reilly, VP e-Enablement + Entertainment, pointed out one fact for sure: “Arconics  is hardware agnostic – we are a software company!” To give you a better idea about Arconics, here is a mention of one of their products, CloudStore, we published earlier this past month: “Tigerair Australia has... [Read more]

Round-up: AIX 2016

Round-up: AIX 2016

Telefonix PDT: Telefonix, Inc. has been involved in the inflight entertainment industry for more than 25 years. Several years ago, the company entered into a partnership with Product Development Technologies (PDT), which eventually led to an ownership stake in the premier product design and development firm. Since then, the company has developed... [Read more]

More Show News

More Show News

Carlisle Interconnect Technologies: AIX is a great place to check on the status of new product projects, many taking over a year to design, develop, and certify for flying. When we first discovered the satcom adapter plate and Radome from CarlisleiT/Saint Gobain a few months back we note: “CarliseIT, in partnership with Saint Gobain... [Read more]

AIX 2016 Recap

AIX 2016 Recap

This issue starts the review of show vendors we talked to during AIX 16 but, as you know, there were over 500 IFE booths so we will do the best in the next few issues to cover those we had the opportunity to interview. Noted also, we have uploaded all our show still shots and you can find them here. Over the next few weeks we will try to... [Read more]

Report: Aircraft Interiors Hamburg

Report: Aircraft Interiors Hamburg

Aircraft Interiors (AIX and PEC) is now the biggest show in IFEC each year. It got that way because there was a need for a centralized European and Middle East source of information, communication, demonstration and celebration of the IFEC experience, as well as, being located at the same venue for over ten years. With over 530 exhibitors... [Read more]

VT Miltope’s Wireless Connectivity Solution

VT Miltope’s Wireless Connectivity Solution

Wireless personal communications have expanded at an incredible rate over the last 2 decades. The technological advances in hardware and software are truly remarkable. With these technological changes have also come the standardization of these technologies, including: GSM and CDMA for cell phones, Ethernet for wired computer connectivity,... [Read more]

Lufthansa Systems mCabin – The Cabin Crew’s (New) Best Friend!

Lufthansa Systems mCabin – The Cabin Crew’s (New) Best Friend!

No doubt, when you have flown in the past, you have seen a crew member rely on a printed listing of passengers or a list of flight specific data. Note we said “printed” and that concept just may be a thing of the past because Lufthansa Systems has introduced the mobile device app solution for cabin paperwork (and much more) and it is... [Read more]