RAVE OS ultra angled HD screen is displayed in this image. The screen is displaying categories such as movies, a cock and a map.

Press Release: SPI launches new IFE software platform

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Press Release hub banner blue with title in red white and blueSafran Passenger Innovations (SPI) is excited to announce the launch of Safran’s latest software platform, RAVE OS, with All Nippon Airways (ANA) on the Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner, STARLUX on the A330 and A321, and Virgin Atlantic on the A350, amongst other airlines. 

RAVE OS offers a modern user interface with features such as pinch to zoom, picture in picture, and multi-tasking capabilities, creating a passenger experience comparable to that of the latest consumer technology products.

RAVE OS also features the ability to run third party applications, play 4K content and provide an immersive experience with full cabin Bluetooth audio.

Keeping with the essence of RAVE DNA (Reliable, Affordable and Very Easy), RAVE OS maintains its common core and a configurable and brandable UI, ease of maintenance and lowest total cost of ownership. 

RAVE OS is paired with SPI’s latest ULTRA displays featuring RAVE’s game changing docking station with display sizes ranging from 13.3” to 43” and high-power USB-C (60 watts) in every seat.  

Matt Smith, CEO of Safran Passenger Innovation, states: “We are thrilled to deliver a product that encapsulates the key innovations we have been developing over the last 3 years, driven by customer and passenger needs. As we continue to grow and innovate, we will prioritize investment in products that make a difference to our customers.”

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Safran is an international high-technology group, operating in the aviation (propulsion, equipment and interiors), defense and space markets. Its core purpose is to contribute to a safer, more sustainable world, where air transport is more environmentally friendly, comfortable and accessible. Safran has a global presence, with 76,000 employees and sales of 16.5 billion euros in 2020 and holds, alone or in partnership, world or regional leadership positions in its core markets. Safran is listed on the Euronext Paris stock exchange, and is part of the CAC 40 and Euro Stoxx 50 indices. Safran Passenger Innovations creates innovative inflight entertainment and connectivity systems using the latest in consumer and avionics technology to provide best in class hardware, software, and services for a premium, connected flying experience. 

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