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s mid- to large-cabin business jets continue
Wi-Fi networks and start enjoying the content."
to boast consistently increasing sales and use
Dodson explained that the current do EXPERIENCE is
figures, it's no surprise that companies are
actually made up of the do CAPSULE wireless platform
looking for more ways to deliver a better in-flight
and do 360 content service.
entertainment experience. No matter which luxury cabin
The do CAPSULE is the core of the do EXPERIENCE.
you're traveling in, anything more than three hours is a
When connected to the aircraft's Wi-Fi router, the do
CAPSULE streams all loaded content for up to eight
long time to spend in an aircraft.
passenger devices. Because all of the available content is
So just what can you do when you find yourself
already stored on one of the system's two 1TB removable,
captive for all this time? Quite a lot, especially if you're
solid-state drives and streamed via the Wi-Fi router, an
lucky enough to be traveling in an aircraft equipped with
Internet connection is not required.
Flight Display Systems' new do
"The do user experience is further
optimized by the media organizer
software," Dodson said. "Using a
Introduced in November at
NOVEMBER AT THE 2015
Windows computer, the system can
the 2015 NBAA Convention
NBAA CONVENTION &
& Exhibition, FDS' do
aggregate video and audio files from
EXHIBITION, FDS' DO
a user's personal library so it can be
passengers to use their
added to the system's solid-state drive.
PASSENGERS TO USE
smartphone, tablet or laptop to
Passengers have the ease of searching
"do" work or enjoy fun activities
for content based on title, description,
TABLET OR LAPTOP TO
- movies, music, photos, games,
running time, ratings or reviews."
"DO" WORK OR ENJOY
ebooks - all of it seamlessly
In addition to the ability to watch
FUN ACTIVITIES - MOVIES,
you want, Dodson said the
and wirelessly via the aircraft's
current Wi-Fi router.
also comes standard
GAMES, EBOOKS - ALL
with the company's 2-D moving map.
Dave Dodson, FDS marketing
OF IT SEAMLESSLY AND
director, said the new do
Operators who want the best can
WIRELESSLY VIA THE
EXPERIENCE is the company's
upgrade to Flight Display Systems'
amazing new 3-D moving map
overarching brand name for a family
of cabin entertainment products.
Speaking of content, while many
"FDS has been in the cabin
already have too much of it backed
information equipment business
up somewhere, Dodson said another differentiator of the
since 2000, and with our displays, moving maps and
do EXPERIENCE is the wealth of current movies, music,
entertainment systems on all types and sizes of aircraft, we
shows and games that will be available through the do 360
know customers today are looking for a robust, reliable,
flexible, cost-effective and easy-to-install system," Dodson
stated. "The all-new do EXPERIENCE is the result of a
"All of the content provided on the do 360 is DRM
clean sheet approach.
(digital rights managed) compliant and provided in
"With the do EXPERIENCE on board, any passenger
cooperation with all the major Hollywood studios and
can use their personal device to do work or enjoy movies,
content publishers," he stated. "do 360 also has an
music, games, ebooks and magazines. It works with iOS,
Android or Windows operating systems. They join the
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