Posted on: 18 February 2016 by Mark Howells
Research Frontiers' licensee Vision Systems and global aftermarket solutions company AAR are to partner to improve the passenger experience using Vision Systems' SPD-Smart Electronically Dimmable Windows (EDW) products.
News of the partnership follows on the heels of the announcement that has been selected by Vision Systems to integrate Electronically Dimmable Windows solutions for retrofit programs in Asia, Middle East, Africa and North America.The installation, wiring and STC of Vision Systems' Electronically Dimmable Windows will be managed by AAR, as well as maintenance and customer support.The EDWs are already installed in Dassault F5X (skylight), Epic E1000, Airbus Helicopters H175, RUAG’s refurbished Falcon 900 and HondaJet HA-420. There are currently several new projects under way, especially on commercial aircraft.According to Vision Systems, "The demand for retrofit projects is growing rapidly, there are currently several new projects under way, especially for airlines and completion centers."Michael Leung, managing director, AAR Engineering Services-Asia, commented, "Vision Systems' Electronically Dimmable Windows use technology to create common-sense creature comforts that enhance passenger experience and, at the same time, enable airlines to reinforce their brand and improve customer satisfaction, leading to customer loyalty and retention. AAR is pleased to partner with an innovator such as Vision Systems who, like AAR through our interior modifications, upgrades and installation of world-class cabin solutions, is raising the bar on the passenger experience."