BAE Systems Selects GEE's WISE(TM) Solution for Its IntelliCabin(TM) Inflight Entertainment System
16 Sep, 2014
WISE™ will provide the software backbone for the entertainment solution available with IntelliCabin, a modular and scalable cabin management architecture developed by BAE Systems for applications ranging from in-seat power and dynamic LED cabin lighting, to wireless, tablet-based in-flight entertainment.
"We are committed to providing a superior flying experience to passengers, and functionality never before available to airlines, with our IntelliCabin family of products," said
Jared Shoemaker, Director of Cabin Systems at BAE Systems. "The expertise in digital media solutions that Global Eagle Entertainment(GEE) will bring to our IntelliCabin is unparalleled in the industry and will equate to a more immersive and enhanced entertainment experience for passengers."
IntelliCabin's state-of-the-art IFE system offers the convenience of Samsung tablets at every seat, as well as wireless support of passengers' own devices, compatible with inflight connectivity. The IFE solution features an impressive navigation menu and a wide range of content programming options such as movies, TV shows, a moving map, games, and digital publications.
Through its contract with BAE Systems, GEE will provide its technological and digital media expertise, enabling airlines to benefit from a complete content delivery chain, ranging from software solutions to local and international content selection, distribution, technical services, delivery and support.
"Our agreement with BAE Systems is an important milestone in the deployment of wireless inflight solutions to the airline market," commented
As a market-leading provider of content services and digital media to airlines, GEE boasts the industry's largest variety of content available for wireless IFE, including an extensive catalogue of popular movies and TV shows approved for DRM streaming by major
About BAE Systems
BAE Systems is a leader in high-integrity flight and engine controls, and cabin and flight-deck systems. Every second, a flight takes off enabled by the company's flight critical systems. IntelliCabin is an integrated approach to cabin management and provides capabilities such as in-seat power, LED lighting, wireless tablet-based in-flight entertainment, and dimmable windows.
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