Boeing 737 MAX Takes First Flight

by Isaac Oburu

The Boeing 737 MAX took its first flight in Renton, Wash. on 29th January 2016. The new 737 MAX flight deck includes four configurable 15.1″ LCD displays from Rockwell Collins. In addition to the …

Tags:Aviation| Back Panel| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Rockwell Collins| Vol 23 - Issue 04

The OLED Now Arriving at the Gate is Delayed

by Bob Raikes

I’m writing today’s Display Daily on an aeroplane as I fly to a press event put on by Sharp. The event is in Malta – a pleasant place to be for such an event, …

Tags:Aviation| Avionics| OLEDs| Vol 22 - Issue 41

Inter Airport Europe Event Disappoints for Displays

by Bob Raikes

A few weeks ago, we got a press release from Data Modul which told us that it would be exhibiting its Conrac flight information displays at the Inter Airport Europe show in Munich this …

Tags:Aviation| Flight Information (FIDs)| Germany| Large Display Monitor| Vol 22 - Issue 40

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Embraer Embraces Mixed Reality for Aircraft Design

by Chris Chinnock

In a seminar at the Canon EXPO, Embraer’s Paulo Pires described the mixed reality market and its use in aircraft design and simulation. They have been using Canon mixed reality systems and are seeing …

Tags:Augmented Reality| Aviation| Canon| Canon New York 2015| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Virtual Reality| Vol 22 - Issue 37

Data Modul Plans for Inter Airport 2015

by Tom Allen

Data Modul will be showing the latest products in its Conrac brand at Inter Airport Europe this year (6th – 9th October, Munich). New hardware and software will be presented. These will include the …

Tags:Aviation| Back Panel| Events| Germany| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 22 - Issue 34

Conrac Wins Munich T1 Renewal

by Helen Vince

Data Modul has won the contract to replace the existing universal display system (UDS) in Munich Airport’s Terminal 1 with its series of professional Conrac displays. The company is supplying around 550 42″/106cm displays …

Tags:Aviation| DOOH| Large Display Monitor| Vol 22 - Issue 30

NEC ShowCase Round Up

by Bob Raikes

AndersDK revealed a small box with connectors, but hid it away quickly when we raised our camera. It turned out that the device was a new media player that is based on the latest …

Tags:Aviation| Collaboration| Large Display Monitor| Media Servers| NEC Showcase 2015| Video Walls| Vol 22 - Issue 21

Gatwick Moves With the Market

by Tom Allen

Spencer Sheen, head of retail at Gatwick, discussed the changes that have been put in place since the airport came under new management in 2009. Gatwick is now the world’s busiest single-runway airport, with …

Tags:Aviation| DOOH| Events| Large Display Monitor| Vol 22 - Issue 21

Aer Lingus Takes on iPads – But Remembers Backups

by Tom Allen

Irish airline, Aer Lingus, has swapped its flight manuals for iPads, creating a paperless cabin. Cabin crew will also use the tablets to carry out tasks such as seat upgrades. Director of IT service …

Tags:Aviation| Back Panel| iPad| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 22 - Issue 21

Fotoniks Integrates BAE HUD

by Tom Allen

BAE Systems and Turkey’s Fotoniks are to work together to develop and deliver aircraft display systems. Fotoniks will work to integrate BAE’s LiteHUD head-up display into the HUD system for the Hürkuş training aircraft …

Tags:Aviation| Back Panel| Head Up Displays HUDs| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 22 - Issue 19

American Airlines Stays Grounded on iPad Glitch

by Tom Allen

‘Several dozen’ America Airlines flights were grounded at the end of April as the result of an iPad software glitch. Flight plans and pilot manuals are stored on the tablets. The airline said that …

Tags:Apple| Aviation| Back Panel| iPad| Mobile Display Monitor| USA| Vol 22 - Issue 18