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First Impressions of APEX EXPO 2019 in Los Angeles

First Impressions of APEX EXPO 2019 in Los Angeles

IFExpress is back from a week in sunny Los Angeles, California where many new developments in the IFEC arena were on exhibit at APEX EXPO 2019. As we mentioned to many of you during the show, 2019 has predominately been a ‘step change’ year; however, there were a few exceptions, which we will cover in upcoming issues of IFExpress. But... [Read more]

Update: RAVE ULTRA The Next Evolution in IFE

During AIX we sat down with the Zii team and discussed RAVE and the next evolution of their full-up AVOD product dubbed ULTRA. Below is the fruit of that interview and several emails since then! While at their booth, we were shown (and amazed) at the size, and we mean thinness, of the screen. The point here is the display, its accompanying... [Read more]

IFPL Continues Innovation

IFPL Continues Innovation

At the upcoming APEX Expo in Los Angeles, California IFPL will demonstrate their latest innovative in-seat power and integrated peripheral solutions at booth #1229. The Isle of Wight company has an impressive range of passenger interface solutions. In addition to the existing peripherals, the new USB-Power Delivery and integrated AdPower... [Read more]

Astronics to Highlight New Power and Connectivity Technologies at Upcoming APEX, The Crystal Cabin Awards, Airframer News and Other

Astronics to Highlight New Power and Connectivity Technologies at Upcoming APEX, The Crystal Cabin Awards, Airframer News and Other

Astronics plans to introduce new power and connectivity technologies at next month’s APEX in California. The company told IFExpress that the new technologies bring together a set of power, connectivity, and data solutions that help airlines and airframe manufacturers improve the passenger flight experience while providing cost and operational... [Read more]

British Airways Trials SkyLights VR – and – DSNA Joins the Ground-Breaking Iris Program

British Airways Trials SkyLights VR – and – DSNA Joins the Ground-Breaking Iris Program

British Airways Trials AlloSky VR Headsets from SkyLights British Airways customers will be transported to their own 3D cinema in the skies as the airline exclusively trials a new virtual reality headset in a UK first. From now until the end of 2019, customers traveling on select flights in First from London Heathrow to New York JFK will... [Read more]

Airbus, SmartSky and Other Industry News

Airbus, SmartSky and Other Industry News

AIRBUS Airbus logged orders for 33 commercial jetliners in July – paced by the wide-body A350 XWB and A330neo, while making 69 deliveries during the month from across its product line of A220, A320 Family, A330, A350 XWB and A380 single-aisle and wide-body aircraft – which included numerous “firsts.” The wide-body new business was... [Read more]

CarlisleIT’s OAE Offerings and More Industry News

CarlisleIT’s OAE Offerings and More Industry News

CarlisleIT’s OAE Offerings Many of you are familiar with Carlisle Interconnect Technologies (CarlisleIT) but for those of you in the industry who are not, they design, build, test and certify numerous types of interconnect structural items such as trays, racks, and satellite adaptor plates. When we last had the opportunity to talk with... [Read more]

News From IFPL, SITA, ACS and More!

News From IFPL, SITA, ACS and More!

IFPL As we have seen over the years, IFPL has an impressive range of passenger interface solutions. However, in addition to the existing peripherals, the new USB-Power Delivery and integrated AdPower technology will be demonstrated at this year’s APEX in Los Angeles, CA. Here are a few of the latest power and in-seat solutions you will... [Read more]