Feature: Airline IFEC Innovations
As evident from displays at Aircraft Interiors Expo (AIX) this year, commercial aviation is exploring new IFE/CMS hardware and technology to enhance passenger satisfaction. While mainly focused on a commercial application, the potential crossover of some of these developments to VIP and business jet interiors is food for thought.
Modern air travellers demand more than just a seat and a view. Power solutions, HD screens and user friendly cabin control technologies have become essential components of the passenger journey.
Forged through a partnership between aviation expert Lufthansa Technik and consumer sector giant LG Electronics, Aerq facilitates consumer electronic trends at altitude, specifically in display technologies.
Though primarily targeting commercial aviation, Verena Bintaro, head of marketing and public relations, Aerq, shares some possible applications in the private jet space. “Aerena cabin digital signage could suit private aviation needs,” she notes. “Lightweight, flexible and slim OLED displays could display personalised or ambient content to create a unique atmosphere. As customisation of private aircraft is highly desirable, digital content that can be customised easily would enhance the cabin experience in a new way.”
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