Organic light-emitting diode

May 3, 2012 - 4:20am

Flight Display Systems of Alpharetta, Ga., has introduced Select CMS Platinum, a “significant upgrade” of the previous Select CMS.

According to Flight Display president David Gray, the original Select CMS has already been installed as an aftermarket item in more than a dozen different aircraft types. Among them is an MD-81 recently outfitted and delivered by Pentastar Aviation of Waterford, Mich., a project that includes Flight Display’s Blu-ray player, seven-inch widescreen in-seat monitors, and two-button Oled controllers.

February 6, 2012 - 4:15am

Stories about organic light-emitting diode (Oled) monitors began to sprout about five years ago. Since then, the technology has advanced, albeit slowly, as the screens began appearing on smartphones and tablets and cabin control devices. Now, LG Electronics has launched a 55-inch Oled television panel, and it won’t be long before someone will have it certified for installation on business jets.

January 17, 2012 - 3:05pm

Flight Display Systems president David Gray and director of international sales Nick Gray were at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) this week in Las Vegas scouting new technologies that could be brought into the aircraft cabin, including 3-D flat-screen TVs, organic LED displays and holographic displays. The pair produced a video highlighting the new products they found interesting on the show floor at CES 2012.

July 29, 2011 - 11:25am

Information in the form of an electromagnetic wave travels through coaxial cable at approximately 66 percent of the speed of light, or about 111,769 miles per second. While aircraft cabin electronics technology moves at a considerably slower pace, it is nevertheless moving fast enough to send today’s marvels into tomorrow’s trash bin in as little as a year.

December 29, 2010 - 5:59am

As a follow-on to its retrofit Select CMS (cabin management system) for super-midsize and large-cabin business jets and ­single-aisle bizliners, Flight Display Systems is offering a scaled-down Club CMS retrofit package for midsize and light jets.

May 25, 2010 - 9:48am

Thales is leading a research project toward what might be the ultimate in avionics displays–a single-display flight deck. Envisioned are curved surfaces, multi-touch screens and enhanced configuration flexibility. The French avionics specialist and its research partners want to create a more intuitive, pilot-centered man-machine interface.

February 24, 2010 - 5:19am

Audio International plans to begin deliveries of its new ethernet-based Platinum
HD cabin-management system in the second quarter of this year.

May 11, 2009 - 7:55am

Rockwell Collins’ Venue high-definition cabin management system (CMS) was recently awarded the Red Dot Design award and the Industrial Designers Society of America Northwest Design Invitation award for high-quality design. The announcements were made here on Monday. Rockwell Collins (Booth No.

July 8, 2008 - 7:12am

OLED technology has been offered for the last couple of years in the small displays used in some business jet cabin management systems, but now Icom America has added them to its panel-mount VHF radios. The IC-A210 VHF Air Band transceiver includes an OLED display that Icom said is brighter and sharper than comparable LCD screens and which also boasts a much wider viewing angle than conventional displays.

May 5, 2008 - 6:26am

For several years organic light-emitting diode (OLED) lighting has been slowly gaining acceptance in the private jet industry, but the relatively short lifespan of the successor to the current LED (light-emitting diode) system has been holding back the technology. Osram Opto Semiconductors of Regensburg, Germany, believes it has a solution. Until now, according to Dr.

 
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