AA to Equip A321XLR, 787-9 Fleet with 4K IFE Displays

by Bob Raikes

What They Say American Airlines is to use UltraHD Optiq in-flight-entertainment (IFE) displays from Thales that are based on Samsung QLED LCD technology in five new aircraft. The displays have support for dynamic HDR …

Tags:Aviation| HDR - High Dynamic Range| In Flight Entertainment| QLED

ScioTeq Launches Next Generation Radar Displays

by Artem Alekseenko

ScioTeq, the leading manufacturer of advanced visualization solutions in the Air Traffic Control, Defense & Security and Avionics market, launches its next generation ATC main radar displays at World ATM in Madrid at booth …

Tags:Air Traffic Control (ATC)| Aviation| Avionics

Links Week Ending 22nd October 2021

by Bob Raikes

Every week we see some articles that don’t really need comment or are just plain interesting. Here are a few from the second part of this week. Headset maker Pimax to Hold Launch Event …

Tags:Aviation| Digital Signage| HMDs (Head Mounted Displays)| Huawei| Motion Capture| Pricing| Samsung| Smart TV| TVs (TV Sets)| Virtual Reality

NASA Uses AR on the Space Station

by Bob Raikes

What They Say Republicworld.com reported that NASA is launching an AR tool to help users of the International Space Station to repair and maintain the spacecraft. The system uses Microsoft Hololens headset and allows …

Tags:Augmented Reality| Aviation| Microsoft

Contactless Bag-drop Technology Trialled at Heathrow Airport

by Bob Raikes

What They Say Passenger Terminal Today reported that Heathrow Airport has installed infrared ‘contactless touch’ for bag drop so that passengers can check in their baggage without touchng a display. The system works with …

Tags:Aviation| Infrared Touch| Touch Market| Touchless Touch

Clear Channel Airports Explains its Plans

by Bob Raikes

What They Say We reported on the big win by Clear Channel of advertising almost a year ago. (JCDecaux Loses New York Airport Contract) The firm gave details of its activities at the New …

Tags:Aviation| ClearChannel| Digital Signage

Flexible OLED Digital Magazines Proposed for IFE

by Bob Raikes

What They Say Royole is working with Airbus on a project to look at the feasibility of using flexible OLEDs to replace paper magazines as they are lighter and are easier to clean between …

Tags:Aviation| Flexible Displays

Links Week Commencing 16th August 2021

by Bob Raikes

Every week we see some articles that don’t really need comment or are just plain interesting. Here are a few from the first part of this week. Latest Sony Patent Gives VR Headset Outward …

Tags:Apple| Augmented Reality| Aviation| Events| Game Playing| iPhone| OLEDs| Samsung Display| sony| Super Hi-Vision (8K)| USB| Virtual Reality

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Delta will supply its 19,000 flight attendants with iPhone 12s

by Bob Raikes

What They Say Applemust reports that Delta Airlines is supplying 19,000 iPhone 12s to flight attendants to help find stored inventory using AR technology. The firm will also use the smartphones for developing training …

Tags:Apple| Augmented Reality| Aviation

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HDR10+ Support Continues to Increase

by Milos Pavlovic

What They Say HDR10+ Technologies LLC said that Google and Roku have now certified HDR10+ products. Roku said “We recently announced Roku OS 10, a free software update rolling out to Roku devices, and …

Tags:Aviation| HDR - High Dynamic Range