ALOFT AeroArchitects and subsidiary, Hollingsead International, are suppliers of manufactured aerospace systems and component solutions. ALOFT is the world leader in auxiliary fuels systems for B737NG, CRJ200, B757 and B767. ALOFT Hangar Services provide VIP Interior completions, aircraft maintenance, engineering, and certification. The Hollingsead International product line offers standard and custom avionics equipment racks, trays and hold downs under PMA for most aircraft and equipment OEMs. ALOFT also offers ODA services for rapid FAA certifications.
We are the voice of the industry. APEX Media is the official news organization of the Airline Passenger Experience Association. Our editorial platforms consist of the multi award-winning Experience magazine (published five time yearly and free to all APEX Member companies), the Daily Experience e-newsletter (with more than 6500 recipients), and apex.aero – where you’ll find fresh industry content each day, plus everything else you want to know about APEX events and benefits of membership. Follow us on twitter @theapexassoc Write to firstname.lastname@example.org to share your news.
APT Worldwide is a major supplier of high-quality, factual content to media platforms around the world. Our diverse catalog features award-winning travel, music, documentaries, lifestyle, business, nature and popular science programs. APT Worldwide is a division of American Public Television, a leading distributor of content to public television in the United States. APTWW.org
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 Asian and European In-flight movies and short programs to airliners globally, for building ourselves as the best 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.We look forward to working with more airlines and CSP worldwide.
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.
Alethea’s SWAT WiCheck test system keeps you focused on your PaxEx goals SWAT WiCheck generates hundreds of clients to check the stability, functionality, security and availability of WiFi and IFE systems. WiCheck measures user experience by modeling passenger usage patterns over the complete flight path. WiCheck’s small size, extensive feature set, real applications support and flexibility makes it an invaluable tool whether your test requirements are for the lab or field.
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.
Visit Booth 343 to see the Astronics EmPower® USB Type C In-Seat Power System – an innovative passenger in-seat power system that supports the latest generation of electronics devices with a USB Type C connector. USB Type C is the emerging standard for charging devices and transferring data on the latest phones, tablets, laptops, and accessories. This power system supports up to four aircraft seats with 60 W available at each Type C Outlet Unit. The Outlet Units are available as a standalone Type C configuration and as a Dual USB Type C and USB Type A configuration to support legacy devices. The USB power supply utilizes a state of the topology resulting in the most efficient, lightest weight, and smallest Type C USB power supply available on the market.
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.
BBC Radio International offers the best audio content from the BBC’s radio networks to broadcasters, inflight entertainment providers and other audio services around the world.
BBC Studios is the main commercial arm and a wholly owned subsidiary of the BBC. As the largest exporter of finished television programmes outside of the US studios, BBC Studios manages a catalog of around 50,000 hours spanning all genres. BBC World News is a 24-hour international news network providing accurate reporting on global topics with in-depth analysis and all the facts explaining the ‘why’, not just the ‘who’ and the ‘what’.
Bloomberg Media Distribution is the leading provider of news, photos, videos, and data to publishers, broadcasters and other companies in more than 130 countries.
Bluebox provides cost-effective alternatives to seatback IFE and is ideal for service enhancement, service recovery, accessibility services and ancillary revenue. Bluebox Ai and Bluebox Hybrid iPad-based solutions are approved by all 6 major Hollywood studios to deliver pre-loaded EWC along with other video, audio, reading and gaming content. Bluebox Hybrid is also approved for connection to wireless streaming systems. Bluebox wIFE (fitted) and Bluebox Wow (portable) wireless systems stream content to passenger- and airline-owned devices.
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.
CBS Studios International is the leading supplier of programming to the international television marketplace, licensing to more than 200 markets in more than 30 languages across multiple media platforms. The Studio participates in international channel ventures, currently comprised of 22 channels in 20 languages across 87 territories, reaching more than 100 million international households. CBS Studios International also exports a diverse lineup of formats for local production around the world. The division distributes content from CBS Television Studios, CBS Television Distribution, Showtime, CBS News, CBS Films and a library of more than 70,000 hours of programming. CBS Studios International is a division of CBS Corporation.
CMI Media Management (CMI) is a full service post production and media provisioning company, with locations in NY and CA. CMI’s localization services include dubbing, subtitling and closed captioning. Our digital delivery services include multi-format & multi-codec digital encoding as well as secure complex digital file delivery to all SVOD and closed-system VOD platform (as are in use in IFE). CMI also offers editing and other post production services.
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.
CPI Radant Technologies (“Radant”) has been a pioneer in Ka and KuKa satcom radomes with its patented technology, supplying dorsal radomes for military and commercial transport aircraft for nearly a decade. Recently, Radant has developed, and is producing, several similar “tail-mount” radomes for business aircraft. These radomes are compatible with the certification requirements of all providers of Ka-band terminals.
Upcoming films are Palm D Or winner “The Square”, “Kidnap”, “Good Time”, “The Rider”, and many more.
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.
OpenIFE provides the tools, products and services that airlines need to create, deploy, monitor, update, and monetize beautiful, innovative IFE systems.
Concept Development, Inc. was established in 1972 to assist companies in meeting their needs for timely and cost effective product development. We accomplish this by collaborating with the customer’s existing engineering group to effectively create an extension of the customer’s engineering resources. With over 50 designs completed for the IFE industry, CDI has established itself as a flexible and responsive partner for many companies in a wide range of product technologies. www.cdvinc.com
Contentino Media is a leading Indian content In-flight Entertainment Company that provides a large repertoire of Bollywood Movies, Indian Regional Movies in 9 languages, TV Shows, Music Videos and host of self produced Short content appealing to global audience for IFE across a number of airlines globally. Our content features as part of the In-flight Entertainment offerings across more than 50 Airlines globally. Contentino Media is part of Shemaroo Entertainment Ltd, one of the most respected media houses in India. Today, Shemaroo is an established film entertainment content house in India, active in content acquisition, value addition to content and content distribution with a large content library of over 3400 titles.
Creative Century Entertainment is a distribution and sales agent company of feature films and TV content specializing in inflight entertainment programming for international airlines. We actively participates in international film festivals and TV markets all year round to bring our airline’s customers most up-to date IFE programs list.
Data Device Corporation (DDC), a world leader in the design and manufacture of high-reliability Connectivity, Power and Control solutions (Data Networking; Power Distribution, Control and Conversion; Motor Control and Motion Feedback), has served the aerospace & defense industry as a trusted source for more than 50 years. Visit: www.ddc-web.com
Deutsche Telekom – More than just Wi-Fi With hundreds of millions of customers and presence in more than 50 countries, we connect people everywhere: As your experienced Internet provider, we enable a superior Wi-Fi service for travelers along the entire journey. Our ISP in-flight solution is compatible with all satellite-based broadband internet services in the market including our innovative integrated satellite- and LTE-based European Aviation Network. It provides outstanding opportunities for advanced airline connectivity and cooperations.
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 713.
Discovery Private Networks (DPN), the non-theatric sales division of Discovery Communications, distributes programming from Discovery’s portfolio of networks including Discovery Channel, Animal Planet, TLC, Science Channel, Velocity, Discovery Family, Real Time, DMAX and Eurosport. DPN’s catalogue includes content available in a variety of languages, feature length films, and an extensive selection of kids’ animated series. DPN offers a variety of licensing options including individual program licensing, branded channels, marketing partnerships and Live TV.
Donica is an EASA,FAA and CAAC certified provider of in-flight entertainment and avionics solutions, working with over 80 airlines globally. Donica’s WIFI6000 WLAN system, launched in 2017, has been selected by a prestigious airline due to its simple yet innovative new design. Consisting of only 2 parts, Donica’s new system makes retrofitting simple and provides passengers with an unparalleled wireless entertainment experience as well as allowing airlines to access all the subsequent data.
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.
Encore Inflight Limited is an inflight distributor specialising in quality content in more than 30 languages. From blockbusters to festival gems, our acquisition team attends more than 20 film markets a year to find the very best. Working with more than 300 content owners and servicing a network of 108 airline clients, Encore is positioned to provide the best service and effective relationship to all suppliers and clients. With movies and documentaries in at least 10 different languages on our line-up each month, Encore is the solution for your inflight content needs.
Ensemble Media provides innovative interactive video games and bespoke Apps for airlines all around the world. We source popular and commercially available casual consumer games from renown game publishers and bring them to all IFE systems: seat-back, streaming (HTML5), iOS and Android tablets. For more than 5 years Ensemble Media has greatly improved the quality of interactive games available for IFE and, as a proof, has been selected as sole supplier by numerous airlines.
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.
Eros International Media Ltd. is a leading global company in the Indian film entertainment industry that acquires, co-produces and distributes Indian films across all available formats such as cinema, television and digital new media. Eros became the first Indian media company to list on the New York Stock Exchange. Eros International has experience of over three decades in establishing a global platform for Indian cinema. The Company has an extensive and growing movie library comprising of over 3,000 films, which include Hindi, Tamil, and other regional language films. The Company also owns the rapidly growing OTT platform Eros Now. Eros Now is accessible anytime, anywhere, on most Internet-connected screen including mobile, web, and TV. Eros Now offers its 44 million plus users the promise of endless entertainment hosting one of the largest libraries of movies, as well as premium television shows, music videos and audio tracks, unmatched in quantity and quality. Product features such as offline viewing, high definition content, multi-language subtitles and high quality original drama series, differentiate the Eros Now entertainment offering. To see, watch now: www.erosnow.com
Come visit FTS and learn how our new Superpower hardware and software can revolutionize your passenger experience. FTS is a new and fast growing IFEC provider that offers a full turnkey solution of wireless IFEC hardware, software, content and revenue generation services. Our flagship product – Xstream wireless Inflight streaming system has received EASA STC approval in Jun 2017 and now launching globally with customer airline. Soon to launch next and joining the elite Super Squad is our high-performance Ku/Ka-band HTS MODMAN, which is a vital component for inflight broadband connectivity. Join us at our booth #1015 in the coming APEX Expo 2018, from 24 – 27 September @ Boston. Learn first hand why FTS is different with our best-in-class aircraft hardware, leading edge software technologies and unrivaled team of experts. The FTS team look forward to taking this epic journey with you and sharing our vision on the endless possibilities with FTS IFEC offerings.
The leading supplier of Indian content for IFE, Fairdeal Studios is supplying movies in Indian languages to over 60 airlines . From latest blockbusters to timeless classics, our repertoire includes over 1500 titles. Our offering of TV shows encompasses various genres like comedy, drama, kids, business, science & technology, travel, lifestyle and celebrity interviews. Also available is a host of digital content, popular web-series, Bollywood music videos and much more.
France 24, the international news channel, broadcasts 24/7 to 333 million homes around the world in French, Arabic, English and soon in Spanish. Every half hour, the channel provides a comprehensive update on the latest world news with a 15-minute bulletin preceded by a global weather forecast. With more than 50 magazines, award-winning reports, interviews, debates, business and cultural features, France 24 brings you the necessary context and the keys to understanding the world.
Gate 23 Entertainment brings fresh, independent films from young filmmakers to the worldwide airline marketplace
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/.
Gogo is the Inflight Internet Company. We are the leading global provider of broadband connectivity products and services for aviation. We design and source innovative network solutions that connect aircraft to the Internet, and develop software and platforms that enable customizable solutions for and by our aviation partners.
The Guestlogix onboard commerce and marketing platform enables airlines to increase ancillary revenue through an integrated, data-driven and customer-centric approach to onboard retail.
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.
IFPL, the Inflight Entertainment and Connectivity (IFEC) specialists, will be showcasing their latest products at stand #707. With consumer devices adopting USB-C, IFPL has engaged its customers and will demonstrate new products that enable a simple transition from USB-A to USB-C. In addition, IFPL’s latest audio jack technology, contactless payment solutions and the full range of IFEC products will be on display. The expert team will be on hand to discuss any requirements you may have.
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.
Inflight Dublin is a global provider of IFE content and wireless solutions. We are a leading CSP provider, that has recently launched an innovative wireless IFE solution – Everhub. Inflight Dublin provides a range of profitable digital services that will make your airlines stand out, utilizing our design capabilities.
IMD (Inflight Media Digital, IMM Group) brings the advertisers and the technology to reach the right passenger, at the right place, at the right time with the right message on its own personal electronic device. We target specific routes and destinations, genders and demo profiles for the best international brands and local service providers. Our technology has generated a marketplace that gathers all the digital advertising inventory from all the airlines and allows subsequent ancillary revenue with full and transparent reporting.
A factory direct supplier for over 32 years of IFE headsets,amenity kits,disposable pillow/headrest covers,air sickness bags,childrens items,& several other inflight products. US Warehousing/Distribution with a large inventory of generic items immediately available. Our partnership with UK based Mills Textiles make us an ideal supplier of mutiple items.
Inmarsat Aviation is the leading provider of global satellite communications to airlines, private jet operators, aircraft leasing companies and passengers across the globe, with more than 25 years’ experience in aviation connectivity. It offers a range of powerful aviation connectivity solutions that have become industry benchmarks in their fields, with GX Aviation, Jet ConneX and the European Aviation Network (EAN) offering high-speed in-flight broadband, and SwiftBroadband-Safety (SB-S) serving as the first and only global, secure, broadband platform for operations and safety communications.
Interactive Mobility develops multimedia and e-commerce platforms, available on mobile devices, allowing airlines to engage their passengers and generate ancillary revenues. Today, we partner with major transport operators such as Air France, Paris Aéroport or XL Airways. More than 500,000 travelers are using our applications every month. During APEX2017, we’ll showcase our new In-Flight Entertainment innovation FLYMINGO, a wireless on-board IFE that will radically reinvent the passenger experience. www.flymingo.aero.
Jaguar Distribution Corp. (est. 1982) is the leading distributor of independent films and television to the worldwide in-flight marketplace.
KID-Systeme is a market-leading supplier of electronic cabin systems for passenger and corporate aircraft. Initially specialising in innovative in-seat power supply systems, the company today offers complete cabin system solutions for connectivity, power and safety. KID-Systeme supplies the world’s leading aircraft manufacturers, including Airbus, Boeing and Embraer. The company has been awarded as Supplier of Excellence recognizing performance and commitment to customer satisfaction, which reflects the corporate philosophy.
We develop Interactive software and GUI design.
We have Onboard Reader application which can be used for reading various pdf content like Inflight Magazines, Meal menu, magazine, News Paper etc. We also have Magazines available from Magzter.
We have a catalog of games which are available for Android, Linux and HTML.
We also do custom application development for airlines for Android and IOS.
Kontron is a driving force enabling real world, end-to-end Internet of Things (IoT) solutions, which play a key role in securing, connecting and managing disparate devices for increased intelligence. Kontron’s 30-year Avionics experience in 3,500+ commercial and business jet installations worldwide demonstrate our expertise engineering avionics products resulting in the industry’s most advanced, cost effective and certified IFE&C open platform solutions on the market. Our innovative wireless connectivity products propel the future of the IoT “connected aircraft” to go beyond passenger entertainment to data driven solutions that create greater operational efficiencies and new revenue streams. Find out more about Kontron’s proven FAA/EASA certified avionics products @ www.kontron.com/avionics
Latecoere Airborne video product lines: Landscape Software application Landscape 360° 4K Camera Cabin Digital Direct view Cabin & Cockpit end to end surveillance system
Since 1993, Linstol has specialized in complete product customization while providing the most attractive cost/quality combination for passenger cabin essentials such as amenity kits, comfort products, disposables and headsets. In addition, Linstol offers inventory management, forecasting and complete concept solutions. Four strategic global offices in the US, UK, China and Hong Kong enable Linstol to provide the highest level of service to the airline industry.
Lufthansa Systems´ BoardConnect enables passengers to stream content from an airline’s entertainment offering to their own devices during a flight. BoardConnect is available in three hardware versions: the permanently installed classic BoardConnect IFE solution, the flexible BoardConnect Portable version, (winner Crystal Cabin Award 2016) and the BoardConnect Plus connectivity solution. Additionally, Lufthansa Technik shows its connectivity solution “Lconnect”, which enables later advances in technology without major work on the structure.
Massive is an award-winning UX and design consultancy that increases the business performance of digital products for airlines. Our customer centric design process utilises creative frameworks to identify and organize problems, uncover customer insights, align vision, and systematically explore strategies that make digital products stand out. Clients include Emirates, Qantas, IAG, Singapore Airlines, Virgin Atlantic, AT&T/DirecTV, CBS Interactive, Viacom, BBC, Lionsgate, Sony Pictures Television & Bell Media.
MEDIA CARRIER is specialized in the distribution of digital newspapers and magazines. The company belongs to the MELO Group, which has arisen from the Munich-based press wholesaler Trunk. MELO as an international full-service-supplier in the fields media and logistics, currently employs over 2.000 employees at twenty locations in six countries. Media Carrier has developed a digital library which offers digital editions of print media. These digital editions can be downloaded on any mobile device such as smartphones, tablets or laptops without any additional software installation. Based on clients’ requirements, Media Carrier obtains digital editions of newspapers and magazines from publishing houses and composes individual portfolios using its own technical solution for distribution: the “Media Box”. Media Carrier already sources and composes tailor-made portfolios for international airlines, lounges and luxury hotel chains. Amongst others, passengers of Lufthansa, Oman Air and Virgin Atlantic and hotel guests of the Steigenberger, Mandarin Oriental and Dorint hotel chains already enjoy great benefits of the Media Box. With Media Carrier GmbH as its subsidiary, the MELO Group is expanding its business to include marketing and distribution of digital content. The MELO Group not only entails the press wholesaler Trunk, but for example also the News-Log AG, which supplies airports, airlines and catering companies throughout Europe with print media, and is market leader in Germany and Switzerland. www.media-carrier.com
Mills Textiles have been Supplying travel textiles to the airline, train & cruise sectors for more than 30 years with associated relationships in China extending 90 years. Key products include: Hot & Cold Towels, Tablelinen (Napkins, Tablecloths, Tray mats), Headrest Covers, Pillows & Pillow Covers, Duvets & Duvet Covers, Sleep Items & Blankets. Mills Textiles offer full design service & flexible supply solutions ranging from factory direct pricing/supply through to full warehousing & distribution worldwide.
NBCUniversal is one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. NBCUniversal Non-Theatrical is responsible for the sales and distribution of NBCUniversal’s film and television content to worldwide airlines and the non-theatrical market.
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.
PBS International, widely recognized for its diverse catalog of the best documentary, lifestyle, and children’s programming, is the worldwide co-production and distribution arm of PBSDistribution.
XPlore by PXCom: The only end-to-end software suite that enables you to manage dynamically your inflight digital content: Destination Section, Corporate Section, Meals Menus, Sponsored Content… From now on, 15+ airlines benefit from this unmatched solution, on their seatback screens, w-IFE and IFC portal. • PXVision: Provide your passengers with 360° live external stream, including Augmented Reality for a large passenger engagement, in partnership with Iris Aero. • AirSAS: Designed in partnership with IMM International, the only full digital inflight ad-serving solution that does not require any inflight connectivity, and fully based on revenue share.
For over 35 years, Panasonic Avionics has focused on two objectives – strengthening the connection between airlines and their passengers and enabling them to operate more efficiently. In order to do that, Panasonic designs, builds, implements and maintains inflight entertainment and connectivity solutions tailored to each airline’s specific business needs. The key enabler is the industry’s most capable and award winning IFEC platform, empowered by an unparalleled ecosystem of partnerships, applications, tools, and service infrastructure. Panasonic’s solutions allow airlines to increase the value of their brand, foster passenger loyalty, generate ancillary revenue, and reduce their operating cost.
Paramount Pictures Corporation (PPC), a global producer and distributor of filmed entertainment, is a unit of Viacom (NASDAQ: VIAB, VIA), a leading content company with prominent and respected film, television and digital entertainment brands. Paramount controls a collection of some of the most powerful brands in filmed entertainment, including Paramount Pictures, Paramount Animation, Paramount Vantage, Paramount Classics, Insurge Pictures, MTV Films, and Nickelodeon Movies. PPC operations also include Paramount Home Media Distribution, Paramount Pictures International, Paramount Licensing Inc., and Paramount Studio Group. www.paramount.com
Penny Black Media is an independent film distribution company headquartered in Southern California.
PictureWorks distributes Hollywood and World language feature films. Our line-up includes New and Classic feature films available for Worldwide Airlines in all formats.
Producers of award winning factual content including the renowned series Globe Trekker. Home to an ever expanding catalogue of over 400 hours of travel based content.
High-performance broadband antennas for airborne connectivity Driving airborne connectivity, QEST antennas enable applications with demanding bandwidth requirements. Addressing various frequency bands, form factors and functionalities, QEST’s antenna technology is fully compliant with regulatory frameworks. QEST antenna designs are optimized for each individual application, ensuring that the needs of satellite operators, service providers and airlines are ideally met. With exceptional track records in large commercial antenna programs, QEST is a reliable partner to the connectivity industry.
RAI COM is the commercial branch of RAI, the Italian State TV. Our content includes Films, Entertainment, TV Shows, Documentaries, Magazines, Operas, Classical Music and Sports, including also Live Events and Channels.
Every day, Rockwell Collins makes more than 40 million secure connections that ensure safe, efficient operations for more than 14,000 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.
SCIS is a leader in providing portable In-Flight Entertainment hardware, software and logistics to the airline industry. With offices in 39 major US airports, we offer best in class logistics and maintenance to ensure working equipment for your passengers. Our Solution is approved by all major studios for early content and can quickly be deployed to your aircrafts. Please stop by our booth so we can discuss the solution that would best fit your needs.
SIE is an AS9100C and ISO 9001 engineering firm accredited for Design, Engineering, Certification, Program Management, and Procurement of Aircraft Structure and Systems. Our specialty is designing, engineering, certifying (STC), and installation kitting for major modifications such as aircraft interior reconfigurations and Ku and Ka-Band Satcom systems. Customers include Southwest Airlines, Norwegian, IcelandAir, United Airlines, Honeywell, and others. Besides Engineering & Kitting, SIE provides prototyping design and parts for development programs.
SITAONAIR is the air travel industry’s trusted connected aircraft service expert, delivering the promises of the connected aircraft. With our unrivalled industry-backed heritage, SITAONAIR empowers 400+ airlines and 16,000+ aircraft by powering innovation with recognized expertise and future-proof solutions for passengers, cockpit and cabin crew, aircraft big data, and Air Traffic Management. We believe that embracing a digital shift will reinvent the operation of aircraft, flight and on-board experience – making it safer, more efficient and enjoyable. SITAONAIR is a subsidiary of The SITA Group, which is airline-owned and airline-focused. Visit www.sitaonair.aero.
For over 65 years Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics has been advanced the technology of composites to deliver performance, protection and strength to the aviation industry. Come and discover a lighter, stronger and more profitable future in Boston at APEX EXPO 2018. Saint-Gobain helps your business soar with: – An expanded European manufacturing and design center, our state of the art Bordeaux facility – SHEERGARD® UNIVERSAL family of radome – Innovative composite manufacturing technologies that deliver performance
Skeye distributes independent films and TV content.
Leveraging cinematic VR as premium passenger entertainment. With SkyLights, passengers are transported to their own, private, in-flight movie theater where they can enjoy 2D, 3D and 180° content on a wide-angle cinema screen. SkyLights primarily works with customer experience managers seeking to upgrade and differentiate their business class. The company offers them an end-to-end and customizable solution (content, hardware, software & operations-setup) that transforms the customer journey with unique and memorable immersive entertainment.
Skyline IFE offers a boutique collection of products and services to IFE customers worldwide. With 30 years’ experience in IFE processing and programming, we distribute English and Mainland European Arthouse and independent films, mainstream Iranian films, produce announcements in audio, video and print media and run an inhouse technical facility for editing, subtitling, analogue duplication and digital encoding. Media integration services for TEAC, Donica, and PAC DMPES light IFE systems are also inhouse.
SmartSky Networks, a next-generation aviation communications provider, is launching the United States’ first airborne 4G LTE air-to-ground network later this year. SmartSky’s patented spectrum-reuse technology leverages 60 MHz of spectrum and beamforming to provide more than 10 times the typical speed and capacity of the current industry standard ATG network. With system hardware designed for multiple frequencies, SmartSky is positioned to expand internationally in the future where different frequency bands might be required.
Smiths Interconnect is a leading provider of technically differentiated electronic components, subsystems, microwave and radio frequency products that connect, protect and control critical applications in the commercial aviation (SATCOM), defense, space, medical, rail, semiconductor test and industrial markets. Our technology brands (EMC, Hypertac, IDI, Lorch, Millitech, RF Labs, TECOM and TRAK) are synonymous with exceptional performance whenever a technologically advanced, high quality solution is required to ensure reliability and safety. Smiths Interconnect is part of Smiths Group plc, a global leader in applying advanced technologies for markets in threat and contraband detection, energy, medical devices, communications and engineered components. Smiths Group employs around 22,000 people in more than 50 countries.
For 2018, Sony Pictures Releasing has an amazing and diverse slate for feature films with something for every taste. From the adventure/comedy JUMANJI: WELCOME TO THE JUNGLE, the thriller PROUD MARY, the true drama WHITE BOY RICK, to the animated adaptation of Beatrix Potter’s PETER RABBIT. We have the return of Drac’s dysfunctional family in HOTEL TRANSYVLANIA 3, Annette Bening stars in the drama FILM STARS DON’T DIE IN LIVERPOOL and the movie adaptation of Kristin Hannah’s best-seller THE NIGHTINGALE.
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.
The world’s most experienced Content Service Provider. Stellar Entertainment have been supplying IFE content to airlines around the world since 1974. Today, Stellar has offices in Sydney, Kuala Lumpur, Los Angeles, and Beijing. For clients throughout Asia / Pacific, Stellar provides Hollywood and international movies, short features, music, safety videos, branding, creative post-production, and much more. Stellar’s encoding labs and metadata teams support every IFE platform, and its shortlisting and data analytics are at the cutting-edge of IFE content provision.
Telesat is a leading global satellite operator, providing communications solutions to broadcast, telecom, corporate and government customers. The company has a growing fleet of 15 satellites, the Canadian payload on ViaSat-1, and two new GEO high throughput satellites launching in 2018. Telesat’s also has a Phase 1 LEO satellite in orbit – the start of Telesat’s global LEO constellation that will have over 100 satellites offering low latency, high throughput broadband services worldwide starting 2022.
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!
The leading airlines in the world rely on Thales InFlyt Experience to enhance the travel journey and to create engaging and personalized experiences for their passengers. We enable a best in class onboard experience with the most advanced connectivity solutions. Globally we support airlines with an exceptional customer service network. We shape the future of travel through innovation, collaboration, and unique expertise with an amazing portfolio of inflight entertainment solutions and digital services that connect and inspire people throughout their journey. With 64,000 employees and over 25,000 engineers and researchers in 56 countries Thales has a global presence no other provider can match, across aerospace, satellite networks, connected skies and cyber security.
The Angelus Corporation is a leading product and services provider of aerospace and defense industry solutions. Angelus includes CertifyNation, a global provider of engineering, certification, and manufactured solutions with decades of experience in the commercial aviation industry, and PIC Wire & Cable, a global provider of aircraft cables, electronic cables, cable connectors and avionic cable assemblies for over 45 years. Together, these two companies aim to advance Angelus’ mission to make its customers’ jobs easier.
TVS is celebrating 29 years of providing quality entertainment. Our diverse catalogue features popular genres such as travel, lifestyle, documentaries, sports , and non-verbal content. Our family-friending programming is the perfect fit for your airline that will allow your passengers to arrive refreshed and entertained.
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.
Toca Boca is the No.1 Premium Kids App for Children’s Entertainment. With over 170M downloads in over 200 countries, our games are immensely popular because they excite children’s creativity and imagination. We believe we are transforming the IFE experience for kids and families, and are bringing a high-quality experience that will be perfect when traveling on flights. Come talk to us!
Touch Inflight Solutions Inc., we are a Content Service Provider. We simplify the complicated… and don’t complicate what is simple. We serve each customer’s brand and service priorities. We maximize the content capabilities offered by your IFE systems, be they legacy or streaming. There are no automatic off-the-shelf solutions at Touch. We Care. We Listen. We Customize.
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 lithium-ion batteries. True Blue Power inverters, converters and USB charging ports deliver all the power you need in a small, economical, easy-to-install package. FAA/EASA certified and typically installed as a minor alteration, our products serve passengers and crew of more than 50 airlines worldwide.
Turner In-Flight Services, your source for CNN News & Entertainment. We offer a diverse portfolio of programming including the hugely successful COPA90 and Great Big Story. Passengers can tune into our drama, comedy, documentaries and sports content and our kids channel Cartoon Network is available in 26 languages. We also have Spanish, German, Arabic and Asian local productions. What’s more, you can now get live TV from CNN on over 20 different airlines. For more information please contact: Chris.Hampson@turner.com.
Twentieth Century Fox Film and Fox Networks Group have combined Non-Theatrical operations to create a fully integrated and seamless Sales, Licensing, and Servicing infrastructure for the highest quality Inflight Entertainment. Currently, the global leader in content by merging together our strongest brands: Twentieth Century Fox, FOX TV, FX, National Geographic, BlueSky Studios, BabyTV, FoxLife, and much more. Fox offers unparalleled variety and diversity to clients across the world.
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.
ViaSat keeps the world connected to what matters most by operating the world’s highest-capacity global satellite network. We want every airline passenger to have access to the same connected experience they have on the ground, with the freedom to stream their favorite content and connect up to the people who matter most. In addition to delivering a premium experience to millions of airline passengers on many of the world’s leading airlines, our innovative software and mobile app solutions enable meaningful data flow between pilots, cabin crew, passengers and the aircraft itself. ViaSat is the ideal integration partner to deliver solutions that connect you to what matters most.
From the first moon landing to today’s commercial airlines, Gore provides products and partnership to the aerospace industry. Gore’s commitment to innovation is based on a thorough understanding of materials and how they interact with their environment — with the result of reliable products for the aerospace industry. Gore’s products meet the industry’s unique challenges that include reducing downtime for maintenance, decreasing operating costs, improving pilot communication, and providing protection and comfort for flight and ground personnel.
We represent the films of the world’s premiere entertainment brands: Disney, Pixar, Marvel, and Lucas. Quality children’s short subject programs are offered in multiple languages from Disney Junior, The Disney Channel, and Disney XD. Primetime TV from ABC is provided as individual episodes, as well as full season and half season blocks.
WARNER BROS. ENTERTAINMENT INC. is a fully integrated, broad-based entertainment company and a global leader in the creation, production, distribution, licensing and marketing of all forms of entertainment and their related businesses. A Time Warner Company, the fully integrated, broad-based Studio is home to one of the most successful collections of brands in the world and stands at the forefront of every aspect of the entertainment industry from feature film, television and home entertainment production and worldwide distribution to DVD and Blu-ray, digital distribution, animation, comic books, video games, product and brand licensing, and broadcasting. The company’s vast library, one of the most prestigious and valuable in the world, consists of more than 79,000 hours of programming, including nearly 7,400 feature films and 5,000 television programs comprised of tens of thousands of individual episodes. Warner Bros. Entertainment’s employee population ranges from 5,000 to 10,000 on any given day in North America (depending on the level of television and movie production) and some 2,000 employees overseas.
West Entertainment is a fresh and innovative company with an experienced team of entertainment experts that are passionate about delivering the best. We are a one-stop shop, offering CSP, lab, consultancy and creative services. Bringing together the most dynamic team in the industry, our focus is on you, returning value and service to our clients through strong relationships, technical expertise and a deep understanding of your needs. We would love to get to know you better, and help you design a winning IFE strategy.
Zodiac Inflight Innovations (Zii) has provided innovative solutions for the aviation industry for over 20 years. Already famous for its line of RAVE products (Centric, Wireless, and Connectivity), Zii continues to grow with a global presence and support infrastructure.
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