Avionics News January 2017 - 31
special service. Users also face no worries over missing
a critical call when they fly. It's just like in their office,
at home or on the go. And folks on the ground can reach
contacts in flight by dialing their number - as usual.
TrueNorth also offers a suite of applications designed to
improve in-flight connectivity called Connected Aero, which
builds on satellite connections. Connected.aero is actually a
hybrid cloud solution that applies compression, acceleration,
aggregation and bonding capabilities to make in-flight
connections work as seamlessly and reliably as connections
on the ground - be them at the office, at the coffee shop, or
The Hybrid Cloud uses cloud-based connectivity in
combination with the company's Optelity product family to
deliver a faster, more-secure communications experience at
40,000 feet. And the combination is flexible.
Global and subscription based, connected.aero will work
with any service provider and is specifically designed for
use with Optelity family products.
More to come
With service providers continuing to launch more
and higher-performing satellites and with better ground
connections for cell and Wi-Fi connectivity, the realm of
in-flight connectivity will continue to expand and improve.
For those compelled to stay connected at every turn, these
advances will progressively eliminate what has been one
of the most pervasive dead spots in their efforts - in flight,
For those who enjoy the respite from the growing stream
of emails, texts and phone calls that pervade their lives, the
elimination of in-flight as a safe haven may cause some
Still, isolation remains possible - by simply turning off
their devices when the aircraft door closes. Oh, the digital
traffic won't stop - all those contacts will be awaiting them
when the door opens after landing.
But at least for the duration of the flight, the devices will
remain quiet. q
Helping you get ADS-B compliant.
Whether you select our affordable ATX100 or ATX100G ADS-B-compliant
transceivers, or pick another manufacturer's unit, like L-3's award-winning
NGT-9000 Multilink transponder, our open platform approach makes our
Evolution Flight Displays fully compatible with a wide range of ADS-B Solutions.
Simply, Aspen makes it easy by providing you with cost-effective options to meet
the FAA's NextGen mandate while improving your situational awareness and
safety. And with the FAA's $500 ADS-B rebate program, you can save even more.
No matter which solution you prefer, fly confident, fly safer, fly smarter, fly compliant.
See what works in your panel at: www.aspenavionics.com/products/nextgen
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