Press Release: First European customer for digEcor’s GLIDE embedded IFE secured

digEcor is delighted to announce another customer for the GLIDE embedded IFE system with charter airline EuroAtlantic Airways, based in Lisbon, Portugal.  EuroAtlantic will be flying the system in both Economy and Business class on three of their B767 aircraft.

In Business Class, the full-flat Thompson Vantage seat will house 15” touch-screens, as well as digEcor’s own 110 volt & 2.1A USB in-seat power with an outlet for every seat via a single seat box.  In Economy class the offering includes 10” touch-screens and USB power at every seat manufactured by Acro Aircraft Seating.

The GLIDE seat-centric system comprises only 3 components and is very light weight.  Smart screens host hundreds of movies approved for early window content by all major studios and independent distributors, rich TV content, audio and games.

Cabin crew control the system via a cabin management terminal which also interfaces with the major aircraft systems and enables offload of maintenance data and upload of content via a cellular network.  Content can also be loaded by changing the master content drive in the cabin management terminal or via USB.

digEcor will also retrofit the Passenger Service System (PSS) in the seats and overhead passenger service unit using its innovative Universal Seat Box.

“This is an exciting program for us as it expands on our Integrated Flight Experience product range which now spans a wide range of screen sizes, power options and passenger amenities.  We welcome Euro Atlantic to the digEcor community”, says CEO David Withers.

The GLIDE system was FAA certified earlier in 2015 and is currently flying with Air Transport International (ATI) who have installed digEcor’s 7” embedded touch screens with USB and PC power in their B757’s.

João Semedo, Head of Engineering at EuroAtlantic Airways said, “the GLIDE System’s simplicity, price and digEcor’s staff’s proactivity and flexibility to meet our needs during this project were compelling and we are delighted to be working with them to deliver something special for our customers.”

The GLIDE seat-centric system is a leading component of digEcor’s Integrated Flight Experience, a low-cost, flexible solution for airlines to improve customer experiences across all areas of its inflight service including entertainment, power, lighting and crew and passenger connectivity.

Contact:

Media Manager:

Sally Lythgo, Marketing & Communications

Tel +61 406 113 928

Email sally.lythgo@digecor.com

Contact:

David Withers, CEO

Email david.withers@digecor.com

About digEcor

digEcor is an established and highly regarded IFE industry innovator. It was the first to introduce portable Audio Video On Demand inflight entertainment and today has grown to offer a suite of inflight products and solutions to meet passengers’ wide-ranging needs. digEcor’s Integrated Flight Experience is a low-cost, flexible solution that enhances the passengers’ experience across all areas of inflight service from entertainment to power and lighting through to crew and passenger connectivity. Founded in 2000, digEcor is headquartered in Brisbane, Australia and has additional offices in the United States of America and the United Kingdom. For more information, visit www.digecor.com.

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