Posted on: 26 January 2016 by Mark Howells
Bluebox Avionics has expanded its range of portable and Wi-Fi IFE solutions, with the introduction of Bluebox Walk-on wiFE (Wow).
tDue to be showcased at the forthcoming Aircraft Interiors Expo, Bluebox Wow has been designed as a ‘simple and inexpensive first step to introducing superb wireless streamed content to passengers in any aircraft cabin.’ttLightweight and portable, Wow can be taken on-board fully loaded, fully charged and ready to be deployed. Hot swappable between aircraft as needed, the system is scalable for use in all cabin sizes by utilising multiple Bluebox Wow units.ttThe Modular Cabin Application Host Platform architecture can be extended to support crew messaging, crew reporting, stock control, and other operational functions. Free- to-seat and pay-for-access commercial models are also supported.ttFor an enhanced entertainment option Bluebox Wow interfaces seamlessly with the Bluebox Hybrid (iPad) units, which are approved by Hollywood studios to host pre-loaded EWC movies and enable access to streamed content. This allows airlines a superior service proposition to premium passengers or generate ancillary revenue from on-board iPad rental, in addition to serving personal electronic devices.t