Archive | April, 2012

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INTERIORS: IFE and seat designs finally coming together

During one of panel debates at the related Cabin Innovation & Strategies for the Future conference on the eve of the show, Panasonic Avionics vice president global communications David Bruner said the IFE suppliers were “very close on the heels” of consumer technology and talked about the different approach in terms of seat integration. “For first the time now you are seeing seats really designed for the IFE,” he said. “It’s not just practical, but beautiful.”

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Latest Panasonic technology shows Minority Report-style gesture control to be old news

With interiorsinnovations seemingly having gone as far as is currently possible in creatingmore cabin space through redesigning physical fittings such as storage lockersand seating, it appears the only way to increase it further is virtually.A research and design demonstration from Panasonic demonstrating thepossibilities offered by integrating, eye tracking, gesture control and voicecommand into an IFEinterface, shows the […]

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