Posted on: 21 April 2016 by Mark Howells
US-based public charter operator JetSuite X, the recently launched brand from private jet company JetSuite, has signed a 10-year contract with Paradigm Tech, for the installation of the new AdonisOne portable in-flight entertainment system for business aircraft.
The portable IFE’s will be on board all of JetSuite’s Embraer 135 aircraft working in concert with the airborne internet connectivity.AdonisOne LX comes with the ability to load movies, magazines, music albums, company commercials, advertisements and features a stand-alone real-time moving map. The systems are also available with a wireless cockpit view camera, crew/passenger chat function and non-intrusive advertising functions. Buyers can also customise the content with passenger briefing cards and other documents such as catering menus and crew profiles.Up to 20 users, either independently or simultaneously, can access the content on the AdonisOne via the unit’s built-in Wi-Fi signal. Any smart device can connect to AdonisOne, which is controlled via an HTML 5 web user interface, and passengers can change destination information for the moving map using their devices. The user interface can be custom branded by the owner of the AdonisOne unit. A lithium-ion battery provides up to eight hours of viewing time and 15 hours of standby time.The XR model provides access for up to 60 passengers along with the XR+ which will stream to 100+ users in applications with high density seating or charter airlines. Aeronexus, a charter airline that operates a 767-300ER based in the UK, has signed an order for a single Adonis One XR+ that will accommodate their 100 seat, First Class configured luxury cabin.“If you have more than one airplane in your operation, now you’ve got a real entertainment system that gives you a lot of Bang For Your Buck, it’s portable between aircraft and requires no installation certification,” said Matt Franzak, owner of Paradigm Tech.
There will be five versions (ICARUS, LT, LX, XR and XR+) suitable for smaller general aviation aircraft, business jets and airliners. All of the systems will be portable.