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AV-Jet International Media was founded in 2001, and is a company continuously growing and improving to meet the needs of existing and potential clients. We have provided quality Chinese, Japanese and European In-flight movies and services to airliners globally, for building ourselves as the only IFE service provider in Taiwan, who has helped the EVA Airway was voted as the 4th best IFE in Asia, the 8th best IFE worldwide airliner. Within a short period of time, AV-Jet International has established ourselves as a reputable company with a great networking system with the related medias in the industry.
Adaptive develops, distributes, integrates unique software solutions enabling transport and hospitality operators to offer entertainment on the go to their customers. Adaptive has been a pioneer in on board digital press solutions,now developing ultra high-speed Internet media stations for airports. Available to all devices including iOS, Android and Windows, ACES platform (Adaptive Content Entertainment System) integrates a wide range of quality contents: newspapers, magazines, corporate contents, books, comics, movies, trailers, music, games, city guides, TV news… Utilizing Cloud based technology, ACES is logistically lean but capability rich. Adaptive’s solution focuses on airlines, airports, railway operators, taxi companies, cruise companies.
Aerotek Design Labs, LLC primary business has been to provide engineering services and aftermarket support services; engineering, manufacturing, materials and maintenance, repair/overhaul and kitting services in the commercial IFE sector. Aerotek Labs is a full service FAA organization holding STC’s, and PMA Approval, under FAR part 21.308h. The company is also certified under FAR part 145 as a Certified Repair Station (CRS), and holds European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) approval.
Airbus makes the freedom of flight possible by designing, manufacturing and supporting the world’s best aircraft. Its people around the globe are united by a passion for aviation and a restless desire to create better, more efficient ways for airlines and passengers to fly. The company helps shape the future of air transportation and drive sustainable growth around the world. Based on a deep understanding of ever-changing market needs, Airbus pioneers technological solutions and seeks the most efficient sourcing and manufacturing possible so airlines can grow and people can connect.
Phitek is the world’s leading supplier of electronic innovations in noise cancellation, audio enhancement and other electronic touch points in the aircraft cabin. Phitek’s proprietary active noise-cancellation technology is specified by major airlines and sourced by all of the major manufacturers of in-flight entertainment systems. We work closely with our customers to provide turnkey aircraft-certified hardware solutions that offer longevity and ease of serviceability, lowering lifetime operational costs. Phitek is based in Auckland, New Zealand, with representation in USA and the UK.
Astronics Corporation, through its wholly-owned subsidiaries, is a leading supplier of products to the global aerospace, defense, electronics and semiconductor industries. Astronics’ products and services include advanced, high-performance electrical power generation, distribution and motion systems, lighting and safety systems, avionics products, aircraft structures, systems certification and automated test systems. Astronics has a reputation for high-quality designs, exceptional responsiveness, strong brand recognition and best-in-class manufacturing practices.
Axinom is providing the core foundation of products to connect services, assets, crew members and passengers with proven aerospace industry-specific architectures and technologies. Our core competencies include content management (Axinom CMS), ingest and processing (Axinom VIP), digital rights management (Axinom DRM), content delivery and synchronization (Axinom CDS), and client applications for all types of devices (Apps). We provide consulting, architecture, software development, and operating services for customers extending existing systems, or building the next generation of in-flight entertainment and connectivity (IFEC) solutions.
For more than 85 years, we’ve been crafting some of the highest performing frequency control devices in the universe. Bliley features low phase noise, g-compensation, high quality quartz crystals, and customization to customers.
CNBC is the number one business news network on the planet reaching the world’s most powerful audience of CEOs, senior executives, the financial services industry and private investors. In addition to its renowned live coverage, the network also boasts an impressive catalogue of long form content with additional services including Live Inflight feeds and short form series.
Carlisle Interconnect Technologies is one of the world’s leading designers and manufacturers of high-performance wire and cable, including optical fiber. Since 1940, we have grown our product portfolio to include specialty and filtered connectors, contacts, cable assemblies, complex harnesses, racks, trays and installation kits. In addition to our vast product breadth, we provide our customers a higher level of support by offering engineering and certification services for the commercial aerospace, military and defense electronics, industrial, test & measurement, and medical industries. For more information visit www.CarlisleIT.com.
Established in 2000, Beijing Century Carnival Movie Cultural Communication Co., Ltd（BCC）is the first and largest Chinese company that specialized in in-flight movie & TV entertainment. As the exclusive agency of many Chinese airlines, we have introduced thousands of excellent movies, programs, etc. to play in their cabins. Adhering to the strict, pragmatic and honest business philosophy, we bridge passengers through movies and programs and provide professional services to each of our valued clients.
CINESKY PICTURES is the leading independent movie distributor located in Hollywood. Coming soon… CROOKED HOUSE, an Agatha Christie mystery with Glenn Close, Max Irons and Christina Hendricks. the romantic comedy HOME AGAIN starring Reese Witherspoon, MARK FELT the true story behind Watergate starring Liam Neeson, WOMAN WALKS AHEAD starring Jessica Chastain, the action comedy WHY WE’RE KILLING GUNTHER starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, plus an amazing new documentary WONDERS OF THE SEA from Jean-Michael Cousteau.
Build to print EMS provider of cable assemblies for IFE and Connectivity applications. CompuLink has been an industry leading manufacturer of fiber optic cables, wire harnesses and custom molded cable assemblies since 1984. We are an ISO 9001:2008 certified manufacturer of high quality, build-to-print cables and harnesses for aerospace and IFE applications. We serve original equipment manufacturers, military contractors and distributors nationwide with excellence in design engineering, prototype fabrication and volume production.
Creative Century Entertainment is a distribution and sales agent company for feature films and TV content. The company is also specializing in providing its content to serve global airlines’ in-flight entertainment programming requirements.
Start today. Add competitive advantage that delivers ongoing passenger enhancements for years to come. With the only fully integrated solution from a single source available in the market we designed our modular platform of entertainment, power, lighting and more to suit all airlines needs at any pace to suit your investment. With 14 years’ experience of listening to airlines, we have solutions we want you to know more about. Visit us at Booth 931.
Eagle International Communication Co., Ltd is a film distributor based in Taiwan. Established in 2003, we have been dedicated to distributing high-quality Asian films from many countries such as Taiwan, Hong Kong, China, Japan, Korea, Thailand, Indonesia, etc. Due to our extensive experience throughout these years, we forged a strong network of relationships with internationally renowned studios and producers. We have distributed various notable productions in Asia and provide high-quality entertainment to airlines around the world. We have a skilled team to provide you highest service. Our lab provides movie editing, converting, dubbing and mastering. For more information, please contact us.
Based in Hong Kong, Emphasis offers the very best of Asian entertainment to the inflight industry. With an impeccable heritage, we represent a diverse range of movies – from blockbuster to arthouse – and through our extensive back catalogue, provide a wide selection of distinguished, award-winning library titles. Emphasis also boasts a highly active short features distribution division dedicated to sourcing and distributing the very latest engaging, informative television programming in a variety of languages.
Entertainment in Motion is the largest independent distributor to the airline market and we have been operating since 1988. Our content includes Hollywood films (new and classics), European films, Chinese films and a wide selection of critically acclaimed short programs in many different genres. Our headquarters are in Los Angeles and we also have acquisitions/sales representatives based in Hong Kong and London.
Envee products mainly consist of developing games and applications for airlines. We are partnering with various gaming brands in order to provide the best and most high-branded products. We also offer customized, flexible and cost-effective solutions that are tailored to fit the needs of each particular airline. With our R&D team’s expertise in Android and Linux development, web based development and 3D application, Envee develops innovative applications to meet passengers’ needs.
Flame Distribution is an international distributor of factual, unscripted and documentary content representing more than 140 independent producers from around the world. With sales offices in Sydney, London, Greece and Singapore we are perfectly positioned to sell our content to television, video on demand, educational and in-flight platforms globally.
Global Eagle is a leading provider of satellite-based connectivity and media to fast-growing, global mobility markets across air, sea and land. Supported by proprietary and best-in-class technologies, Global Eagle offers a fully integrated suite of rich media content and seamless connectivity solutions that cover the globe. With approximately 1,500 employees and 50 offices on six continents, Global Eagle delivers exceptional service and rapid support to a diverse base of customers around the world. Find out more at: www.globaleagle.com/.
HBO produces and distributes a wide variety of award-winning and critically acclaimed programs including original series, films, miniseries, documentaries, comedies, concerts and family programs. Home of groundbreaking hits like Game of Thrones, Big Little Lies and Veep, as well as original films such as The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks and The Wizard of Lies, we are proud to offer our extensive library of programs to the Airline community in more than 150 countries.
HMG Aerospace is a leading global provider of publishing and event services for the aerospace industry. Current publisher of aviation titles Inflight, LARA and Regional Gateway. Inflight is the premier independent source of news and analysis for IFEC and cabin technology, while LARA and Regional Gateway provide the leading global coverage of the low-fare and regional aviation industry. The media portfolios deliver comprehensive coverage across bi-monthly magazines, dedicated news websites, weekly e-newsletters and social media.
Global leader of cabin IFE equipment upgrades & repair station services, and Interior and Exterior LED Lighting. LCD monitors and digital media players that upgrade old IFE Plug & Play with PMA. FAA/EASA Part 145 repair station with a comprehensive IFE equipment repair capabilities list. Exterior LED PAR64, PAR46 and PAR36 landing/taxi/logo lights, and interior LED reading & cargo lights, with PMA and long-lasting reliability for easy plug & play retrofit of existing lamps.
IMG Media has a dedicated inflight division distributing over 600 hours of extensive premium programming to airlines in sports, travel and drama. Sport 24 remains the only live sports channel for the industry, distributing events 24/7, 365 days a year, including NFL, UEFA Champions League, NBA & NHL as they happen. Sport 24 Extra, an extension of Sport 24, enables passengers to have the choice of watching world class sport events taking place live at the same time. In 2018 IMG has secured exclusive inflight rights to the FIFA World Cup for both live and programming.
Immfly, pioneering the IFE Market in Europe since its launch with Iberia Express, and honored with several awards, provides airlines with an opportunity to digitally revolutionize the passengers’ travel experience. The company has developed a platform that is building the future of inflight digital services with gate-to-gate video streaming, publications, shopping and much more.
BoardConnect enables passengers to stream content from an airline’s entertainment offering to their own tablets or smartphones during a flight. The BoardConnect product suite is available in three hardware versions. In addition to the permanently installed classic BoardConnect IFE solution, there is also the flexible BoardConnect Portable version. It combines all of the technical components in a single device which can be installed quickly and easily on any aircraft. BoardConnect Portable received the Crystal Cabin Award at AIX 2016. The third option available is the BoardConnect Plus connectivity solution.
We provide NHK news and TV programs which have been broadcasted on NHK WORLD. NHK WORLD is an international broadcasting service aimed for overseas market. We have a wide range of documentaries, from the program focused on Japanese traditional sports to the ones featuring Japan’s high technology and the latest travel information about Tokyo. We also produce programs exclusively for inflight entertainment.
Penny Black Media is an independent film distribution company headquartered in Southern California.
Every day, Rockwell Collins makes more than 40 million secure connections that ensure safe, efficient operations for more than 20,000 aircraft around the globe. Learn what we can do to engage, connect and entertain your passengers, while increasing revenue opportunities and improving operational efficiency for your airline.
SITAONAIR is the air travel industry’s trusted connected aircraft service expert. With its unrivalled industry-backed heritage, SITAONAIR empowers 400+ airlines, 14,000+ aircraft and 30+ operators to navigate the complexity of connectivity and unlock connected aircraft value. SITAONAIR unlock the true value of data, grow ancillary revenues, and enhance the passenger experience, operational efficiency and airline safety. SITAONAIR is a subsidiary of The SITA Group, which is airline-owned and airline focused. Find out more by visiting www.sitaonair.aero
Spafax is one of the word’s leading providers of branded content solutions in the form of entertainment production and management, custom publishing and revenue generation. We have 30 years of award-winning experience in creating, curating and acquiring content, reaching over 2 million consumers each day. Our expertise, coupled with comprehensive technical capability, a global office network and our full-service production facility, The Hub, makes us the ideal partner for the industry’s leading brands. We are also proud to be part of the world’s #1 media group: WPP.
Terry Steiner International is your go-to distributor for Inflight Entertainment, offering a wide variety of product including first-run features, independent films, foreign language films, classics, documentaries, top-rated television series and digital programming. TSI clients include Amazon Studios, The Weinstein Company, Miramax, MGM, FilmNation, IFC Films, The Orchard, A24, Sundance, AMC, and many more. Always providing exceptional service, TSI is your one-stop shop for all programming. We look forward to working with you!
Thales InFlyt Experience is revolutionizing passenger engagement throughout their travel journey. Thales provides an ecosystem of connected inflight entertainment and service solutions that ensure speed and best performance today and in the future. Through a commitment to open architecture Thales ensures greater choice, easier integration, innovation and customization for our customer’s fleet. Thales has a global presence no other provider can match, across aerospace, aviation, satellite networks, connected skies and cyber security.
Boeing is the world’s largest aerospace company and leading manufacturer of commercial jetliners and defense, space and security systems. It also offers the industry’s largest portfolio of support & services. Boeing leads the industry in interiors integration, delivering high-quality, aesthetically pleasing, innovative products, services and a broad range of interior and IFE modernization solutions with full-service integration. The value Boeing brings allows airlines the flexibility to offer a greater passenger experience while maximizing their revenue opportunities in both new and retrofit systems.
ThinKom is a leading designer and manufacturer of innovative ultra-low-profile broadband SATCOM antenna systems. Based on VICTS phased array technology, its primary products uniquely enable near-term deployment of affordable global high data rate connectivity for high-speed wireless Internet access, satellite television, voice/video-over-IP, and even safety services for all aviation sectors from business aircraft to commercial air transport to VVIP aircraft. ThinKom’s products span the consumer, enterprise, first-responder, civil, military/government, and intelligence communities.
True Blue Power specializes in the custom design and manufacturing of power solutions for the global aviation industry, including USB charging ports, inverters, converters, emergency power supplies and advanced lithium-ion batteries. Select products feature proprietary, Nanophosphate® Lithium-ion battery technology, which offers stable chemistry, faster charging, consistent output, excellent cycle life and superior cost performance — this translates into smaller, lighter products that are less than half the size and weight of existing solutions.
With the ever increasing number of applications that use WiFi in the cabin and the exponential growth of bandwidth and quality-of-service demand, the very dense wireless network in the cabin is gradually becoming the bottleneck to providing the evolving wireless IFEC services. VT Miltope offers state-of-the-art hardware and Cognitive Hotspot Technology (CHT) software solutions to dynamically optimize the continuously changing utilization of the network, thus optimizing the on-board experience of each individual passenger. Naturally we apply the same optimization principles to our WiFi / cellular ground-link solution to optimizing operational data transmission and minimize costs.