In-Flight iPads Help Save Fuel by Shedding Tons

In-Flight iPads Help Save Fuel by Shedding Tons

New trend in Inflight Entertainment... image from Bloomberg article Airlines are shedding heavy and expensive IFE (Inflight Entertainment) equipment for iPads loaded with media, with inflight wifi connected iPads coming soon. This could make IFE companies like Panasonic Avionics, Thales, and Rockwell Collins all feel the pinch to move their heavy IFE equipment to a [...]
Virgin America and Google Launch Day in the Cloud Challenge

Virgin America and Google Launch Day in the Cloud Challenge

Award-Winning Airline and Web Technology Company Host Sky-High Gamer Showdown at 35,000 Feet SAN FRANCISCO, June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin America has teamed up with Google to take cloud computing to new heights with the Day in the Cloud Challenge - the first-ever online puzzle challenge that can be played in the air and on [...]

Aircell plans to step up to LTE ultra-broadband

Aircell plans to step up to LTE ultra-broadband - Shephard GroupJuly 17, 2008 – AIRCELL says it will evolve the terrestrial broadband system currently being trialled by American Airlines to incorporate LTE (Long Term Evolution) technology, the ultra-broadband last stop in the present GSM roadmap.The Colorado-based air-to-ground communications provider’s new Aircell Mobile Broadband Network (AMBN) [...]
How Panasonic’s X marks the spot – Runway Girl

How Panasonic’s X marks the spot – Runway Girl

How Panasonic's X marks the spot - Runway Girl: "One curious reader asks: 'So, does this mean regular USB - or other non proprietary interfaces - will be supported as well? Is this another apple marketing scheme, or an honest attempt from the aviation industry to integrate personal entertainment?'It's a good question, deserving of a [...]
Airliners Becoming Authorized iPod Accessories || The iPod Observer
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Airliners Becoming Authorized iPod Accessories || The iPod Observer – Now Playing

Airliners Becoming Authorized iPod Accessories || The iPod Observer - Now Playing"Singapore Airlines claims to be the first airline to offer passengers iPod connectivity to their inflight entertainment system (IFE), according to Flight International on Thursday. Other airlines aren't far behind.Airbus A340-500s operating from Singapore to Newark will have the connections in all the business [...]

Panasonic Avionics Corporation To Supply Air New Zealand with X Series on A320 and B767

Panasonic Avionics Corporation To Supply Air New Zealand with X Series on A320 and B767"Today Panasonic Avionics Corporation announced that Air New Zealand has chosen Panasonic's X Series to deliver a fresh and uniquely Kiwi experience to Air New Zealand's passengers with functionality initially including AVOD, moving map, games, iPod integration, USB media player, surveys [...]