March 2014 If inflight entertainment giant Thales has its way we could one day be controlling IFE equipment with hand gestures, our eyes or even our minds. Its California-based innovations team now has a working demonstration of how gesture control and eye tracking could replace the hand-held IFE controller we normally expect to find in our seats. In fact, it works so well that the ...Read More
March 2014 This year will bring a great crop of new movies to film fans everywhere. From a revamped and recharged “Robocop”, through a newly-transformed “Transformers 4”, to a delightful little tale from Saudi Arabia, there will be something for everyone. Here are ten of the most anticipated movies in 2014: Robocop This is a remake of the 1987 original. I...Read More
March 2014 FlightPath3d is revolutionising the world of inflight moving maps – and opening up new commercial opportunities for airlines at the same time. Last autumn IFE Services signed a partnership agreement with Betria Interactive to bring its new FlightPath3D moving map and destination 'geotainment' service to the global airline industry. But what is FlightPath3d a...Read More
March 2014 Are the days of handing over cash or your credit card to cabin staff coming to an end? Thanks to a technology called Near Field Communication (NFC) it could soon become easier for passengers to pay for IFE or duty free goods while in-flight. NFC is a set of standards for smartphones and other devices that enables radio communication by touching them together or bringing them ...Read More
November 2013 The in-flight arena has been rife with emergent technology over the past few years. Innovation in seat-back technology, from USB ports and power outlets, to Virgin’s in-flight soap catch-up service, and the introduction of portable and wireless IFE services, have left airlines clambering to offer their passengers the best possible flying experience. But whilst a...Read More
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