Panasonic Avionics Corporation has launched its NEXTTM inflight entertainment and communications (IFEC) platform, designed to help airlines overcome key challenges by transforming typically rigid entertainment systems into a flexible IFEC platform,.
Panasonic is introducing a scalable IFEC solution with the NEXT platform, which blends the latest in inflight entertainment technology, connectivity services, and consumer technologies to help airlines reach their business objectives. This approach helps airlines maximize their investment by dramatically extending the lifespan of the IFEC platform.
Because it is both modular and scalable, the NEXT platform creates an easy-to-use, tailored passenger environment that helps airlines meet their existing and future business objectives, maximize passenger engagement, enhance passenger and crew convenience, and ultimately increase efficiency.
Panasonic´s NEXT platform will be available for all widebody and narrowbody airframes, including the Boeing 777X.
Panasonic Avionics Corporation is a supplier of inflight entertainment and communication systems. The company´s solutions, supported by professional maintenance services, fully integrate with the cabin, resulting in improved quality communication systems and solutions, reduced time-to-market and lower overall costs.
Panasonic Avionics, a US corporation, is a subsidiary of Panasonic Corporation of North America, the principal North American subsidiary of Panasonic Corporation. Headquartered in Lake Forest, California with over 4,100 employees and operations in 80 global locations, it has delivered over 8,000 IFE systems and 1,000 inflight connectivity solutions to the world´s airlines.