Greeting Everyone! With the postponement of Aircraft Interiors Expo (AIX) to next year, we thought it might be useful to hold a ‘Virtual’ AIX Expo online, while many of us are staying at home. Had there not been the Coronavirus, FTS will be unveiling our new company slogan – “Innovative Connectivity”, marking the company’s foray and product line expansion to include full connectivity suite. Here’s also a sleek preview of the FTS booth, had the actual expo went ahead.  The ultra-modern booth design with hanging installation of paper airplanes breathes freshness and modernization of today’s fleet of aircraft.  Wrapped and immersed in an array of dramatic light shows, the booth signifies the new branding and slogan of FTS.

XStreamSAT – Broadband Inflight Connectivity Solution

XStreamSAT is FTS’ self-developed Inflight Connectivity Solution that supports Ku/Ka-band HTS satcom communications between aircraft and ground.  Apart from offering passenger broadband internet access, airlines the Aircraft-Ground real time connections can greatly enhance flight operations digitalization, efficiency, safety and data analytics. We are pleased to announce that XStreamSAT has received EASA STC and CAAC vSTC certification approval for the Airbus A321 family aircraft and will soon be entering commercial service.

XStreamLITE – Cabin Wireless Networking

XstreamLITE equips the aircraft cabin with high performance, wide coverage WiFi network.  Passengers can enjoy video, music, games, flight map and destination by connecting to the cabin WiFi and server with their own devices.  Airline can also digitalize their service with smart devices. In addition, our upgraded Cabin Wireless Access Point with WiFi-6 (802.11ax) and Terminal Wireless Comm Unit with 5G cellular data capability were also shortlisted by the Crystal Cabin Awards 2020.

XStreamPLUS – Smart Cabin Displays

Array of Smart Terminals, Seat Displays, IOT Sensors that are connected to the aircraft wireless network.  Our display resolution displays include 11.6 inch Seat Monitors, retractable Digital Overhead Monitors and up to 43-inch LED cabin monitors.  We are pleased that our Smart Cabin Display solutions have already been selected by a major OEM cabin equipment That’s all for now.  We wish everyone stay safe and healthy and look forward to meeting you all at AIX 2021 Hamburg from 13 – 15 April 2021.  Since everyone is stuck at home and we can’t really travel at this time, FTS is planning a virtual online summit soon.  We will share more details soon so stay tuned.