Systems & interiors – Page 26

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    AIX: Cobalt Aerospace looks to innovate cabin floor lighting


    ​The photoluminescent floor strips that guide a cabin evacuation may not seem like a promising target for innovation, but UK cabin lighting maker Cobalt Aerospace saw an opportunity – to bring a standard product up-to-date with modern materials and manufacturing processes to improve durability and slash two-thirds off the price

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    AIX: Cobham goes ahead with new terminal development


    ​Cobham is expecting its developmental Aviator-S satellite communications (SATCOM) terminal to enter flight testing with Airbus in June/July, ahead of completing development in early 2020.

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    AIX: Stratasys looks to print 'low-hanging fruit'


    ​3D printing specialists Stratasys are pushing the boundaries of additive layer manufacturing economics by moving into visible cabin parts like business class seating.

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    WTCE: Turkish and Formia team to bring Versace to the air


    ​Turkish Airlines and Formia have teamed to develop a new amenity kit line for the flag carrier, which will feature Turkish artwork and a number of premium brands, including Italian fashion house Versace that is making its amenity kit debut.

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    WTCE: Silver Atena and jetlite team for automated cabin lighting system


    Jetlite and Silver Atena have teamed up to develop an automated control system that uses algorithms to determine optimal cabin lighting levels based on passengers' needs, in order to help minimise the effects of jet lag.

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    AIX: Lufthansa Systems launches new campaign


    ​Look carefully at this image. Look again, and you will just about spot model Julia Tietgens, posing in front of the Lufthansa Systems stand and wearing a body suit painted to blend perfectly in with the background.

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    AIX: Schott launches pair of gemstone reading lights


    ​Schott is showing the first two in a series of “gem stone inspired” business class-cabin compact reading lights that the German company says are slimmer than most on the market.

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    WTCE: Phizz launches new flavour of effervescent health tablet


    ​Phizz has introduced a new apple and blackcurrant-flavoured version of its effervescent tablets, expanding the range of supplements that can be consumed to help passengers stay hydrated and healthy while travelling.

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    AIX: TT speeds to flexi lighting solution


    Flexible LED lighting strips have been promising to transform cabin ambience for some years now, but UK electronics specialist TT is now ahead of the curve – and able to bend around a 75mm radius with a “power efficient, robust and certifiable” solution in white or RGB multi-coloured options.

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    WTCE: Safran introduces smart Sophy trolley tag


    ​Safran’s new Sophy galley trolley tag is being piloted with a number of airlines that are keen to add a smart measuring capability to their operations, and a launch of the product here at WTCE has led to a boost in interest from other airlines wanting to explore the new ...

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    AIX: Tapis offers industry leather alternative


    ​Tapis is demonstrating the value of collaboration with a variety of manufacturers’ seats featuring Tapis seat covers that provide “a luxurious, sustainable and durable alternative” to leather. Prototype seats from four seat OEMs – Safran, Molon-Labe, Rebel Aero and Butterfly – are on display featuring the range of Ultrafabrics.

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    AIX: ATR proposes audio loop for hearing-impaired passengers


    ​Turboprop manufacturer ATR has unveiled a hearing loop system to help hard-of-hearing passengers better understand crew announcements on board aircraft.

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    WTCE: Galileo Watermark introduces new line of designs


    Galileo Watermark has introduced new designs that it has applied to its various in-flight service product lines and that have been incorporated with retail trend-inspired designs and developments to improve the passenger experience.

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    AIX: ViaSat offers new hybrid Ku/Ka shipset for widebody market


    ​ViaSat has introduced a second-generation hybrid Ku-/Ka-band antenna and radome to support in-flight connectivity in the commercial widebody aircraft market.

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    AIX: Panasonic unveils 3D moving map and data analytics platform


    Panasonic Avionics is adding a new integrated moving map and data analytics platform to its NEXT-supported suite of in-flight entertainment and connectivity solutions.

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    AIX: Panasonic urges industry to make travel the 'fourth place'


    Panasonic Avionics believes travel will become people’s “fourth place” after home, work and social gathering areas – and has issued a “call to action” to the airline industry to work together to transform it into a place of enjoyment and comfort.

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    Senate probes whether poor FAA training affected 737 Max review


    A Senate committee has launched an investigation related to allegations that inadequate training of Federal Aviation Administration safety inspectors caused the agency to improperly evaluate software new to the Boeing 737 Max.

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    WTCE: Linstol showcases range of sustainable onboard service products


    Linstol has been working on the sustainability of its service item line of products, introducing a range of new materials that are being rolled out as an alternative to single-use plastics.

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    AIX: PAL equips long-haul fleet with SITAONAIR connectivity service


    ​Philippine Airlines (PAL) has equipped its long-haul fleet with SITAONAIR’s Inmarsat GX Aviation-supported in-flight connectivity service.

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    AIX: Bombardier prioritises accessibility and 'ease of travel'


    Air travel, observes Patrick Baudis, is still a stressful experience for many people. So Bombardier’s head of marketing wants – indeed expects – to see “ease of travel” become a priority for the aviation industry over the coming years.