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2014 APEX EXPO!

2014 APEX EXPO!

Here is a sneak peak into a few booths that you might want to check out at this week’s APEX. Aircraft Cabin Systems Booth #: 918 ACS is specialized in IFE of quality flat panel displays. 24”-65” displays and 9.7”,12.1” Retractable monitors will be shown at APEX. Contact: Ken Muse Email: ken@aircraftcabinsystems.com Phone: +... [Read more]

LHS, VT Miltope, Money, and a Free Infographic

LHS, VT Miltope, Money, and a Free Infographic

One of the new products you will see at APEX is a new, seat integrated solution from Lufthansa Systems. So we contacted LHS in order to provide our readers with a glimpse of it prior to APEX and we asked them the following series of questions: Q: Firstly, what is it called? LHS: It’s called the “Seat Integrated Tablet Solution”. It’s... [Read more]

Shows, Shows, and more Shows…

Shows, Shows, and more Shows…

There are a lot of IFE Conference happenings in the next month and a half and we wanted to point out a couple of them that we know and love – APEX in Anaheim CA, September 15 – 18, which we discussed last issue, and the Aircraft Interiors Passenger Experience Conference (and World Travel Catering & Onboard Services) in Seattle,... [Read more]

APEX EXPO Has Hot Topics Too!

APEX EXPO Has Hot Topics Too!

You already know that Monday at APEX, the day before the exhibition floor opening, is usually devoted to Industry Education and 2014 is no different. On September 15, APEX plans a full day of speeches and presentations that we wanted to present to our readers to be sure they attended – this year looks to be very interesting and useful.... [Read more]

An InFlight Voice Proposition

An InFlight Voice Proposition

This Hot Topic may seem like the ‘long way around” to our message but, who knows, it may be worth it. A recent article from Yesmail Interactive analyzed 6.4 billion email usage in the last quarter noted that the number of mobile orders went up some 58%, 50% of consumers view email on a mobile device, and mobile revenue increased some... [Read more]

Is Gogo Becoming The Next Big IFE Player?

Is Gogo Becoming The Next Big IFE Player?

If you have stayed on top of the IFEC news lately, you might have seen a couple of Gogo announcements that really seem significant in the IFEC trenches – “Delta Studio” (By Gogo) and “Gogo Vision”. Lets dig a little deeper. Here is the first part, Delta Vision: Gogo recently announced that they have “received a supplemental... [Read more]

August Potpourri

August Potpourri

Our big story this week is that there is no big story. We suspect that with APEX some 6 weeks away, everybody is holding their news for the show. We understand that and trolled the Internet for a few tidbits you might not have seen. Here is the first one on the subject of hacking the aircraft electronics through the cabin IFE and the author,... [Read more]

IFE Through A Crystal Ball

IFE Through A Crystal Ball

Last time we talked a bit about the aviation future based on recent activity at Farnborough and thus this week we thought it would be interesting to get a personal take on the aircraft interior. So now, the question is: What can we expect in the future world of IFE, both in hardware and in content? We decided to ask two people who know as... [Read more]