NYCUXPA Presents: Fasten Your Seatbelts: The Challenges of Using Consumer Electronics to Provide Streaming Media and Wi-Fi Inflight
23 Jul 2013
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
MRY, 11 W19th St (3rd floor), NY, NY 10011
This session will look at how the dramatic rise in popularity of consumer electronics (particularly smart phones and tablets) coupled with passengers desire to always be connected has led to traditional inflight entertainment (IFE) system architecture being significantly challenged.
JONATHAN WILL TALK ABOUT:
The trends being seen in US passenger utilization of portable electronic devices inflight.
The phenomenon of seconds screens and how it’s beginning to make an appearance onboard passenger aircraft.
The cost and weight benefits brought to airlines through the adoption of this technology
The key challenges of introducing streaming media and Wi-Fi inflight.
Why content, more than ever, is still King!
Jonathan Norris was recently appointed as Vice President of Sales for Lumexis Corporation, based in Irvine, California, a manufacturer and marketer of fiber optic and wireless inflight entertainment and communication systems.
For the last two years Jonathan was Executive Director of Trade Media and Events at Ink with responsibility for the Airline Passenger Experience and Airline Retail News magazines and a portfolio of international aviation industry conferences and exhibitions.
Prior to joining Ink Jonathan was Vice President Cabin Design Office at Airbus where he led the development of world‐class cabin interiors and cabin systems for all Airbus aircraft programs. Other positions held include: A350 XWB Cabin & Cargo Program Manager with Airbus, Chief Design Engineer on the 728JET with Fairchild Dornier and Chief of Repair Engineering with BAE SYSTEMS Regional Aircraft.
Jonathan is a Chartered Engineer with the UK Royal Aeronautical Society, is a member of the APEX Technology and Education Committee leadership teams and is a regular speaker at industry conferences/forums on a wide range of cabin, passenger and crew issues.
6:00 Light Refreshments & Networking
7:00 Presentation and Q & A
8:00 Post-Event Networking
11 W19th St (btw 5th & 6th Ave), 3rd floor
New York, NY 10011
$10 for members, $5 for students, $20 for non-members