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Moving Map to the Future

Every parent who has ever gone through the nightmare of a long journey has almost certainly been asked the immortal words, “Are we there yet?” by a bored child. Probably numerous times on the same trip too. And this can be just as annoying as the long journey itself as Homer Simpson found out when…

Wireless In-Flight Entertainment Installations to top 17,000 by 2024, Says Valour Consultancy

November 24, 2015 02:07 PM Greenwich Mean Time LONDON. While in-flight Wi-Fi deployments continue to grab the headlines, the closely related market for wireless in-flight entertainment (W-IFE) rapidly gathers speed. According to Valour Consultancy’s latest research, the number of aircraft equipped with solutions that enable wireless delivery of IFE content will exceed 4,000 by the…

Contour Camera and iON camera

Contour and iON Consolidation

It was announced earlier this week that iON and Contour, two American wearable camera companies, are merging and would be known as Ion Contour. Giovanni Tomaselli, CEO of iON Cameras will remain the CEO of the co-joint company, whilst Contour’s present CEO James Harrison will become a president within the organisation. iON Contour is estimated…

How’s the (new) W-IFE?

George Harrison once remarked that Hamburg was like an apprenticeship for The Beatles – a place where they learnt how to play in front of people. And so it proved; by the time the band returned for their sixth and final visit in 1966, they were a worldwide phenomenon. When I left the recent Aircraft…

Some Thoughts on Lufthansa’s FlyNet IFC

Recently, I had the pleasure of sampling Panasonic Avionics’ satellite in-flight connectivity (IFC) solution. On my travels back from Singapore to London via Frankfurt, ably assisted by Deutsche Lufthansa, I was able to test its FlyNet mobile and Internet services. Attempting to beat the proverbial test starting gun, which Linford Christie failed to do so…