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Chip & Pin for IFE in the spotlight as GuestLogix deal emerges

Thales and Panasonic are at least “three to five years away from providing Chip & Pin PCI-compliant seat-back screen solutions”. But even if their systems were complaint, passengers may be reticent to enter credit card info in such a highly public space (i.e. seated beside passengers). That’s the jaw-dropping claim made to RWG today by […]

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Swipe out! Thales introduces credit card insert for next gen IFE

On the chance that you missed this video from AIX, here is my interview with Thales VP media services Stuart Dunleavy on why the firm’s next generation in-flight entertainment and connectivity (IFEC) system is so special. Personally, I like that Thales will forgo the usual credit card swipe, and instead will offer a new credit […]

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