Posted on: 26 August 2013 by Mark Howells
Boeing Commercial Airplanes and Lumexis are working together to evaluate and qualify the latter’s Fiber-To-The-Screen (FTTS) inflight entertainment (IFE) system for potential installation on the 737-800/-900 production line.
Scott Pelton, vice-president and chief project engineer 737 program, Boeing Commercial Airplanes, explained, “Boeing is working with Lumexis to develop and ultimately apply the FTTS technology on Boeing 737 platforms as an offering which can be selected and brought to market by our airline customers worldwide.”
“The Lumexis team is obviously delighted to be working closely with the original equipment manufacturer’s (OEM’s) highly capable engineering and production teams to qualify our truly leading-edge IFE product for installation on Boeing’s manufacturing line,” remarked Doug Cline, chief executive officer, Lumexis. “I have been extremely proud of the accomplishments of our people in developing, delivering and supporting it for our 737-800 launch customer [flydubai] and they are once again demonstrating exceptional competence.”