Posted on: 12 September 2019 by Alexander Preston
Moment has expanded its hardware portfolio with Flymingo Next, a new embedded system that enables airlines to deploy countless applications on board from innovative passenger and crew services to flight operations.
Flymingo Next system includes two components: a Server/WAP and one simple WAP. This flexible configuration allows easy installation on any aircraft type, either in the ceiling or in the avionic bay. With its advanced modular design and compact size, Flymingo Next can be installed on small aircraft, offering the same capabilities with a Server/WAP only.
The system integrates the latest Wi-Fi (802.11 ac/ax), Bluetooth 5.0 and LTE technologies and is also tailored to fulfil strict safety requirements, from content storage on the server to the distribution to passengers’ devices.
Flymingo Next empowers airlines to increase their passengers’ level of comfort by adapting to their needs and providing new, more personalized services: connectivity, access to IFE programs, control of seat elements (light, temperature, etc.) or e-commerce services.
Integrating IoT technology, Next has been developed to assist flight crew and improve maintenance via a network of wireless sensors connected to the server. Flymingo Next is able to deal with a large number of operations by automatically checking cabin elements from seat belts to luggage compartments and provides a better overview of the cabin.
Tanguy Morel, co-founder and CEO of Moment explained: “Moment has developed this new platform as a hub to make the cabin smart and connected.”
He added: “Flymingo Next’s technological concept and its open architecture empower airlines with more choice and agility during their in-flight services and simplifies the development of new and innovative ideas. With this state-of-the-art technology, Moment wants to help airlines meet the challenges of modern aviation and improve performance on board.”