Flight Display Systems Debuts New 6 Channel MP3 Player, CMS | Aero-News Network
Aero-News Network
RSS icon RSS feed
podcast icon MP3 podcast
Subscribe Aero-News e-mail Newsletter Subscribe

Airborne Unlimited -- Recent Daily Episodes

Episode Date

Airborne Unlimited-

Airborne-Unmanned w/AUVSI-

Airborne Unlimited-

AMA Drone Report-

Airborne Unlimited-

Airborne On ANN

Airborne 11.13.17

Airborne-Unmanned 11.14.17

Airborne 11.15.17

AMA Drone Report 11.16.17

Airborne 11.17.17


Airborne 11.13.17

Airborne-Unmanned 11.14.17

Airborne 11.15.17

AMA Drone Report 11.16.17

Airborne 11.17.17

Wed, Oct 21, 2009

Flight Display Systems Debuts New 6 Channel MP3 Player, CMS

Music Player Holds 90 Hours Of Tunes In A Single Unit

Flight Display Systems introduced a new MP3 player for in-flight entertainment systems on Tuesday. The 6-Genre Music Player provides up to 90 hours of music in one compact unit. Six independent memory cards each hold up to 15 hours of music. Each card can be programmed by the user for six different genres of music simultaneously broadcast throughout the cabin.

"Our goal was to make it as easy as possible for someone to have additional channels of audio entertainment," said David Gray, President of Flight Display Systems. "Many operators are still flying with multiple Compact Disc players. This was designed to be a straightforward replacement."

The device weighs just 10.6 oz and features ultimate simplicity. There are no buttons or switches to play, pause, or control the music. When power is applied, the music immediately begins playing the files in a continuous loop of crisp stereo sound. It is expected to cost about $3,000, which includes six 1 gig memory cards.

A second new product, a new Cabin Management System called the Select CMS, was also introduced at NBAA 2009. Passengers can manage High-Definition video sources, audio, window shades, lighting, temperature, and many more cabin amenities with an easy touchscreen interface. Most importantly, the Select CMS is the industry's first retrofit CMS with a High-Definition video backbone, giving passengers amazing video quality to enjoy popular Blu-ray movies during flight. It is currently available with a 60-day lead time.

"The Flight Display Systems Select CMS offers more control, easier configuration, and higher quality video at a better price than any other CMS on the market today," said David Gray, President of Flight Display Systems. "The result is a quantum increase in quality for the passengers."
Flight Display Systems worked with a variety of completion and OEM service centers to define the system requirements for this new CMS. It can support retrofit projects of all sizes, from smaller turboprop aircraft and helicopters up to wide body airliners.

This new cabin management system is the first in the industry to include true High-Definition video interfacing. HD source equipment such as the Flight Display Systems Blu-ray DVD player or the Flight Display Systems Jet Jukebox can be displayed throughout the cabin at up to 1080p resolution.

The Select CMS is composed of several components. Each system requires an Audio Crosspoint Switch, a Video Crosspoint Switch, and an Accessory Interface Node. Passengers control the system through multiple Cabin Control Modules (touchscreen and button displays) placed throughout the cabin in popular places such as arm rests and side walls.

Each configuration is highly customized by a dedicated Project Manager at Flight Display Systems. Pricing is determined after a detailed mapping of the aircraft and configuration of the components has been specified by the installation center.

FMI: www.FlightDisplay.com


More News

Garmin Pilot Grows Feature Set For iOS And Android Mobile Devices

Multiple Features Added For Both Platforms Garmin has announced the addition of new features for the Garmin Pilot application for Android and iOS mobile devices. Garmin Pilot 6.2 f>[...]

AMA Drone Report 11.16.17: Drone Registration, Drone Journalists Jailed

Also: Terror Advisory, DRL Sim, SureFly Octocopter, Space Needle Drone Pilot, FAI-ASFC World Fly-In Expo A bill that includes a return to civilian drone registration has been inclu>[...]

Airborne-Unmanned 11.14.17: Drone Registration, AT&T's Flying COW, Pilot Charged

Also: Boeing Completes Acquisition, Drones For LAFD, DJI Seeks Transport Canada’s Help, Uber and NASA A defense authorization bill that includes a return to civilian drone re>[...]

Airborne 11.17.17: Cabri G2 Heli-Upgrade, NBAA/KSMO, USAF Pilot Shortage

Also: Electronic Flight Bags, SNC's Dream Chaser, flydubai Buys 225 737 MAX, Scottish Airshow Nixed The FAA has approved Service Bulletin 17-009 for the Guimbal Cabri G2 that allow>[...]

Airborne 11.15.17: XCOR BK, V-22 Osprey Milestone, GAMA 3rd Quarter Stats

Also: UK Airport Cancellation, Gone West: Robert Wagstaff, EASA Certifies Bell 505, USN's 1st MQ-4C Triton This is a heartbreaker, as we were big fans of XCOR Aerospace -- which fi>[...]

blog comments powered by Disqus





© 2007 - 2017 Web Development & Design by Pauli Systems, LC