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FDS Introduces the Industry’s Thinnest High-Definition Displays

The new EDGE SERIES™ HD Displays for Private and Business Aircraft

Atlanta, Georgia, November 16, 2015 — FDS Avionics, a leader in Cabin Management Systems, In-flight Entertainment, and Military Special Mission solutions, is pleased to announce the EDGE SERIES™ HD, a new line of ultra-thin, full high-definition displays for business and private jets.

Answering the demand for ultra-thin, lightweight monitors, all EDGE SERIES HD models measure only one inch thin. The new high-definition displays are engineered from the ground up to meet or exceed the most rigorous standards. Additionally, the new designs are fanless, allowing for whisper quiet operation.

FDS set a milestone with the first high-definition displays for aircraft in 2007. Now, the leading designer and manufacturer of cabin electronics is surpassing the limitations of previous displays by delivering a true 1080p resolution at 60Hz. EDGE SERIES HD delivers superior picture quality with increased contrast, brightness, and brilliant color.

Initially, the displays will be available in the most popular sizes, including 17″, 22″, and 32″. The displays offer flexible installation configurations from flush to proud. An optional front bezel attaches securely and seamlessly with magnets and can be custom finished upon request.

Additional details on the EDGE SERIES HD displays will be highlighted during FDS’ press conference at the NBAA Convention in Las Vegas on November 16 at 11 a.m. in Room N115. FDS team members will be on hand in Booth C7824 to demonstrate.

About FDS Avionics

Headquartered in Alpharetta, Georgia, FDS Avionics is a leading designer, developer, and manufacturer of cabin electronics for business and commercial aircraft. This includes Cabin Management Systems, In-flight Entertainment solutions, and ruggedized Military Special Mission displays. FDS also specializes in customized solutions for special applications requiring adherence to military and commercial specifications.

FDS Reveals New Line of Ultra-slim, Lightweight 4K Displays

The new EDGE SERIES™ 4K Displays for Private and Business Aircraft

Alpharetta, Georgia, November 16, 2015 — FDS Avionics, a leader in Cabin Management Systems, In-flight Entertainment, and Military Special Mission solutions, announced today the launch of two new EDGE SERIES™ 4K Ultra-thin, Lightweight High- definition displays.

Measuring only two inches thin, the EDGE SERIES 4K displays provide brilliant image quality, while taking up less space on an aircraft. Designed to enhance image quality with increased color accuracy, contrast, and clarity, the new displays provide a 3840 x 2160 4K resolution to precisely reproduce over one billion colors.

The EDGE SERIES 4K displays are the result of years of research and development and have been engineered from the ground up to meet and exceed the most rigorous standards. FDS first introduced 4K displays for business and private aircraft in 2013.

Initially, FDS will be launching the EDGE SERIES 4K in screen sizes 27″ and a 32″. The displays offer flexible installation configurations from flush to proud. An optional front bezel attaches securely and seamlessly with magnets and can be custom finished upon request.

Additional details on the EDGE SERIES 4K displays will be highlighted during FDS Avionics’ press conference at the NBAA Convention in Las Vegas on November 16 at 11 a.m. in Room N115. FDS team members will be on hand in Booth C7824 to demonstrate.

About FDS Avionics

Headquartered in Alpharetta, Georgia, FDS Avionics is a leading designer, developer, and manufacturer of cabin electronics for business and commercial aircraft. This includes Cabin Management Systems, In-flight Entertainment solutions, and ruggedized Military Special Mission displays. FDS also specializes in customized solutions for special applications requiring adherence to military and commercial specifications.

FDS Unveils 360 Degrees of Entertainment with Content Subscription Service for Private and Business Jets

Alpharetta, Georgia, November 16, 2015FDS Avionics, a leader in In-flight Entertainment and Cabin Management Systems, is thrilled to announce do 360™, a subscription-based entertainment solution for private air travel. do 360 is part of the do EXPERIENCE™, allowing VIP passengers to do it all in-flight. do 360 includes movies, television, music, ebooks, magazines, and games. All content is digital rights managed and provided in cooperation with major studios and content publishers. FDS’ goal is to provide a full spectrum of entertainment options to VIP passengers.

do 360 gives passengers an extensive selection of in-flight movies. Enjoy the latest Hollywood blockbusters, and classic titles, and independent films. Relationships with all major Hollywood studios and distributors ensure that our in-flight movie lineup is always DRM compliant, current, diverse, and interesting.

With thousands of programs and licensed content from hundreds of global distributors, do 360 will also provide passengers with a wide-ranging selection of TV shows in all genres from around the world.

No matter what their tastes, passengers can immerse themselves in the on-board audio experience. do 360 covers every style and genre of music from all over the world, including pop hits, classical, chill-out, easy listening, and jazz.

For those who prefer to read, do 360 allows passengers to enjoy digital publications wirelessly on their own portable devices.

Whether they are playing solo or challenging a friend, passengers love on-board games. do 360 includes games from some of the best-loved brands.

One of three tiers, do 360 is the highest, offering hundreds of movies, television shows, songs, ebooks, magazines, and games. do 180™ delivers movies, television shows, music, and magazines, while do 90™ provides movies, television shows, and music.

The content will arrive every other month on a solid-state drive, which inserts into the do CAPSULE™. Apple, Android, and Windows users will need a special application to view DRM content.

Additional details about the do 360 subscription-based content service will be highlighted during FDS Avionics’ press conference at the NBAA Convention in Las Vegas on November 16 at 11 a.m. in Room N115. FDS team members will be on hand in Booth C7824 to demonstrate.

About FDS Avionics

Headquartered in Alpharetta, Georgia, FDS Avionics is a leading designer, developer, and manufacturer of cabin electronics for business and commercial aircraft. This includes Cabin Management Systems, In-flight Entertainment solutions, and ruggedized Military Special Mission displays. FDS also specializes in customized solutions for special applications requiring adherence to military and commercial specifications.

FDS Unveils More Intuitive Design for Latest CMS User Interface

Alpharetta, Georgia, November 16, 2015 — FDS Avionics, a leader in Cabin Management Systems, In-flight Entertainment, and Military Special Mission video solutions, has redesigned the user interface of the Smart Cabin CMS control modules. The new interface is designed to give users a more streamlined experience. Updated graphics and intuitively organized icons on the main screen provide users with the ability to quickly control their cabin environment. The new CMS Controller Interface allows VIP passengers to adjust in-flight entertainment options, access and share productivity files, and control cabin amenities like temperature, lighting, shades, and more.

In addition to better functionality, the interface designs are now available in an array of schemes including blue, silver, charcoal, and gold, to integrate into existing cabin décor.

The new user interface for the Smart Cabin CMS will be at the NBAA Convention in Las Vegas from November 17-19, 2015 in Booth C7824.

About FDS Avionics

Headquartered in Alpharetta, Georgia, FDS Avionics is a leading designer, developer, and manufacturer of cabin electronics for business and commercial aircraft. This includes Cabin Management Systems, In-flight Entertainment solutions, and ruggedized Military Special Mission displays. FDS also specializes in customized solutions for special applications requiring adherence to military and commercial specifications.

JetJukebox Overview

JetJukebox is the wireless media streamer for your private jet.

JetJukebox works with any carry-on personal electronic device.

Stream movies, music and more to your tablet, smart phone, or laptop.

Be empowered with everything necessary to connect, stay informed, be entertained, and manage the aircraft cabin environment.

NEW! Passengers now have the ability to control many cabin functions with JetJukebox.

JetJukebox does not require an expensive internet connection. Content is stored internally, on high-performance, solid-state drives.

NEW! Internal storage has been quadrupled! Now store up to 400 two-hour videos.

As many as eight passengers can access content by connecting via Wi-Fi.’

NEW! Video can now be streamed to a bulkhead monitor.

JetJukebox also includes the popular World Wide Moving Map, including flight data such as position, speed, altitude, time to arrival, and more.

NEW! Enjoy the breathtaking detail of the enhanced Moving Map. Map resolution has been increased five-fold.

JetJukebox provides the perfect solution for simple, but robust, in-flight entertainment system.

Get more information.

Let us customize a solution for your aircraft

In-flight Entertainment

In-flight Entertainment innovation from Flight Display Systems

Enjoy brilliant high-definition displays
Engineered to military spec
Crystal clear screens up to 42″

Stream movies from powerful wireless media servers
No internet required
Apple, Android, and more

Worldwide Moving Maps
High resolution graphics
Breathtaking detail

Maximize the flight experience with innovative in-flight entertainment components from FDS

Blu-ray Players
HD Glareshield Cameras
USB Chargers

End-to-end HD Backbone
All the converters, switches necessary to get you up and running quickly
All tied into the Smart Cabin CMS

Engineered for
• Simple installation
• Easy operation
• Bulletproof reliability

Let us customize a solution for your aircraft

AEA 2014 New Products Presentation

Flight Display Systems introduced six new products at this year’s AEA 2014 Trade Show and Convention.

Last year was another exciting year at Flight Display Systems with several new products being developed for our 3 business segments.

These segments include:

Cabin Management Systems
Inflight Entertainment, and
Government/Special Mission
Today’s presentation will focus on new IFE and CMS related products.

Our newest product is a XM Radio Streamer. When interfaced to our wireless Jet Jukebox, passengers can select their favorite SiriusXM radio station and stream wireless audio to their Personal Electronic Device. Naturally an XM antenna is required. If you need a splitter we have one of those too. Wireless interface via Jukebox is device agnostic, meaning users with Apple products, Android, or any other Personal Electronic Device that can access a web browser can control the receiver. This new product already has PMA

Consistent with our capabilities to upgrade aging IFE products and help dealers address obsolesce issues we are introducing a motorized 15-Inch Ceiling Mount display. This is a upgrade product that replaces a 8-inch standard definition display with a new Widescreen HD display within an existing Rockwell Collins housing. These mounts are prevalent in many Boeing 757, 737 and other larger aircraft. This is a true “plug and play“ upgrade that weighs less and draws less power than the original unit.

We now have a Hi-Definition Glare Shield Camera that provides 1080P HD video. This camera has both a HDSDI and composite output to interface to any cabin entertainment system This camera is still the biggest bang for the buck in passenger entertainment and the most enjoyed IFE option available.

There are hundreds and hundreds of aircraft flying with the old Teledyne AvVisor Map system. We now have a 9-inch HD display that is the same form factor as the AvVisor map system which means no costly cabinet work. This display is designed to interface to our moving map CPU or Jukebox for high resolution moving map information. When interfaced to the jukebox passengers also view movies on the display. They will also have the ability to streaming wireless video when the Jukebox is interfaced to our Wi-Fi router.

There is not a whole lot to say about a simple Auxiliary Input Panel but what is significant about this new product is it converts each of the 3 inputs to a single HDSDI output.

Presentations from Computers
Video from personal cameras and
HD Video from Apple TV
This product can be installed on any aircraft with HDSDI displays or switching.

We are taking this opportunity today to also introduce Smart Cabin CMS: We have some marketing buzz words up on the screen that basically say….we are bring switch panels , IFE and wireless technology to operate on the aircraft in concert with one another. Jukebox is the backbone and our solution for future IFE and Cabin Management. New all digital compact Cabin Control Modules with high resolution screens are also part of the system. HD-SDI Monitors are now available in sizes ranging from 7 to 55-inches. Most important…Smart Cabin is device agnostic. As mentioned before, Apple iPads, Android Tablets & phones, and even a Wi-Fi enabled Kindle can be used. XM Radio is also part of the smart cabin solution with more options coming in the future.

Let us customize a solution for your aircraft

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FDS Introduces the Industry’s Thinnest High-Definition Displays

The new EDGE SERIES™ HD Displays for Private and Business Aircraft

Atlanta, Georgia, November 16, 2015 — FDS Avionics, a leader in Cabin Management Systems, In-flight Entertainment, and Military Special Mission solutions, is pleased to announce the EDGE SERIES™ HD, a new line of ultra-thin, full high-definition displays for business and private jets.

Answering the demand for ultra-thin, lightweight monitors, all EDGE SERIES HD models measure only one inch thin. The new high-definition displays are engineered from the ground up to meet or exceed the most rigorous standards. Additionally, the new designs are fanless, allowing for whisper quiet operation.

FDS set a milestone with the first high-definition displays for aircraft in 2007. Now, the leading designer and manufacturer of cabin electronics is surpassing the limitations of previous displays by delivering a true 1080p resolution at 60Hz. EDGE SERIES HD delivers superior picture quality with increased contrast, brightness, and brilliant color.

Initially, the displays will be available in the most popular sizes, including 17″, 22″, and 32″. The displays offer flexible installation configurations from flush to proud. An optional front bezel attaches securely and seamlessly with magnets and can be custom finished upon request.

Additional details on the EDGE SERIES HD displays will be highlighted during FDS’ press conference at the NBAA Convention in Las Vegas on November 16 at 11 a.m. in Room N115. FDS team members will be on hand in Booth C7824 to demonstrate.

About FDS Avionics

Headquartered in Alpharetta, Georgia, FDS Avionics is a leading designer, developer, and manufacturer of cabin electronics for business and commercial aircraft. This includes Cabin Management Systems, In-flight Entertainment solutions, and ruggedized Military Special Mission displays. FDS also specializes in customized solutions for special applications requiring adherence to military and commercial specifications.

FDS Reveals New Line of Ultra-slim, Lightweight 4K Displays

The new EDGE SERIES™ 4K Displays for Private and Business Aircraft

Alpharetta, Georgia, November 16, 2015 — FDS Avionics, a leader in Cabin Management Systems, In-flight Entertainment, and Military Special Mission solutions, announced today the launch of two new EDGE SERIES™ 4K Ultra-thin, Lightweight High- definition displays.

Measuring only two inches thin, the EDGE SERIES 4K displays provide brilliant image quality, while taking up less space on an aircraft. Designed to enhance image quality with increased color accuracy, contrast, and clarity, the new displays provide a 3840 x 2160 4K resolution to precisely reproduce over one billion colors.

The EDGE SERIES 4K displays are the result of years of research and development and have been engineered from the ground up to meet and exceed the most rigorous standards. FDS first introduced 4K displays for business and private aircraft in 2013.

Initially, FDS will be launching the EDGE SERIES 4K in screen sizes 27″ and a 32″. The displays offer flexible installation configurations from flush to proud. An optional front bezel attaches securely and seamlessly with magnets and can be custom finished upon request.

Additional details on the EDGE SERIES 4K displays will be highlighted during FDS Avionics’ press conference at the NBAA Convention in Las Vegas on November 16 at 11 a.m. in Room N115. FDS team members will be on hand in Booth C7824 to demonstrate.

About FDS Avionics

Headquartered in Alpharetta, Georgia, FDS Avionics is a leading designer, developer, and manufacturer of cabin electronics for business and commercial aircraft. This includes Cabin Management Systems, In-flight Entertainment solutions, and ruggedized Military Special Mission displays. FDS also specializes in customized solutions for special applications requiring adherence to military and commercial specifications.

FDS Unveils 360 Degrees of Entertainment with Content Subscription Service for Private and Business Jets

Alpharetta, Georgia, November 16, 2015FDS Avionics, a leader in In-flight Entertainment and Cabin Management Systems, is thrilled to announce do 360™, a subscription-based entertainment solution for private air travel. do 360 is part of the do EXPERIENCE™, allowing VIP passengers to do it all in-flight. do 360 includes movies, television, music, ebooks, magazines, and games. All content is digital rights managed and provided in cooperation with major studios and content publishers. FDS’ goal is to provide a full spectrum of entertainment options to VIP passengers.

do 360 gives passengers an extensive selection of in-flight movies. Enjoy the latest Hollywood blockbusters, and classic titles, and independent films. Relationships with all major Hollywood studios and distributors ensure that our in-flight movie lineup is always DRM compliant, current, diverse, and interesting.

With thousands of programs and licensed content from hundreds of global distributors, do 360 will also provide passengers with a wide-ranging selection of TV shows in all genres from around the world.

No matter what their tastes, passengers can immerse themselves in the on-board audio experience. do 360 covers every style and genre of music from all over the world, including pop hits, classical, chill-out, easy listening, and jazz.

For those who prefer to read, do 360 allows passengers to enjoy digital publications wirelessly on their own portable devices.

Whether they are playing solo or challenging a friend, passengers love on-board games. do 360 includes games from some of the best-loved brands.

One of three tiers, do 360 is the highest, offering hundreds of movies, television shows, songs, ebooks, magazines, and games. do 180™ delivers movies, television shows, music, and magazines, while do 90™ provides movies, television shows, and music.

The content will arrive every other month on a solid-state drive, which inserts into the do CAPSULE™. Apple, Android, and Windows users will need a special application to view DRM content.

Additional details about the do 360 subscription-based content service will be highlighted during FDS Avionics’ press conference at the NBAA Convention in Las Vegas on November 16 at 11 a.m. in Room N115. FDS team members will be on hand in Booth C7824 to demonstrate.

About FDS Avionics

Headquartered in Alpharetta, Georgia, FDS Avionics is a leading designer, developer, and manufacturer of cabin electronics for business and commercial aircraft. This includes Cabin Management Systems, In-flight Entertainment solutions, and ruggedized Military Special Mission displays. FDS also specializes in customized solutions for special applications requiring adherence to military and commercial specifications.

FDS Unveils More Intuitive Design for Latest CMS User Interface

Alpharetta, Georgia, November 16, 2015 — FDS Avionics, a leader in Cabin Management Systems, In-flight Entertainment, and Military Special Mission video solutions, has redesigned the user interface of the Smart Cabin CMS control modules. The new interface is designed to give users a more streamlined experience. Updated graphics and intuitively organized icons on the main screen provide users with the ability to quickly control their cabin environment. The new CMS Controller Interface allows VIP passengers to adjust in-flight entertainment options, access and share productivity files, and control cabin amenities like temperature, lighting, shades, and more.

In addition to better functionality, the interface designs are now available in an array of schemes including blue, silver, charcoal, and gold, to integrate into existing cabin décor.

The new user interface for the Smart Cabin CMS will be at the NBAA Convention in Las Vegas from November 17-19, 2015 in Booth C7824.

About FDS Avionics

Headquartered in Alpharetta, Georgia, FDS Avionics is a leading designer, developer, and manufacturer of cabin electronics for business and commercial aircraft. This includes Cabin Management Systems, In-flight Entertainment solutions, and ruggedized Military Special Mission displays. FDS also specializes in customized solutions for special applications requiring adherence to military and commercial specifications.

JetJukebox Overview

JetJukebox is the wireless media streamer for your private jet.

JetJukebox works with any carry-on personal electronic device.

Stream movies, music and more to your tablet, smart phone, or laptop.

Be empowered with everything necessary to connect, stay informed, be entertained, and manage the aircraft cabin environment.

NEW! Passengers now have the ability to control many cabin functions with JetJukebox.

JetJukebox does not require an expensive internet connection. Content is stored internally, on high-performance, solid-state drives.

NEW! Internal storage has been quadrupled! Now store up to 400 two-hour videos.

As many as eight passengers can access content by connecting via Wi-Fi.’

NEW! Video can now be streamed to a bulkhead monitor.

JetJukebox also includes the popular World Wide Moving Map, including flight data such as position, speed, altitude, time to arrival, and more.

NEW! Enjoy the breathtaking detail of the enhanced Moving Map. Map resolution has been increased five-fold.

JetJukebox provides the perfect solution for simple, but robust, in-flight entertainment system.

Get more information.

Let us customize a solution for your aircraft

In-flight Entertainment

In-flight Entertainment innovation from Flight Display Systems

Enjoy brilliant high-definition displays
Engineered to military spec
Crystal clear screens up to 42″

Stream movies from powerful wireless media servers
No internet required
Apple, Android, and more

Worldwide Moving Maps
High resolution graphics
Breathtaking detail

Maximize the flight experience with innovative in-flight entertainment components from FDS

Blu-ray Players
HD Glareshield Cameras
USB Chargers

End-to-end HD Backbone
All the converters, switches necessary to get you up and running quickly
All tied into the Smart Cabin CMS

Engineered for
• Simple installation
• Easy operation
• Bulletproof reliability

Let us customize a solution for your aircraft

AEA 2014 New Products Presentation

Flight Display Systems introduced six new products at this year’s AEA 2014 Trade Show and Convention.

Last year was another exciting year at Flight Display Systems with several new products being developed for our 3 business segments.

These segments include:

Cabin Management Systems
Inflight Entertainment, and
Government/Special Mission
Today’s presentation will focus on new IFE and CMS related products.

Our newest product is a XM Radio Streamer. When interfaced to our wireless Jet Jukebox, passengers can select their favorite SiriusXM radio station and stream wireless audio to their Personal Electronic Device. Naturally an XM antenna is required. If you need a splitter we have one of those too. Wireless interface via Jukebox is device agnostic, meaning users with Apple products, Android, or any other Personal Electronic Device that can access a web browser can control the receiver. This new product already has PMA

Consistent with our capabilities to upgrade aging IFE products and help dealers address obsolesce issues we are introducing a motorized 15-Inch Ceiling Mount display. This is a upgrade product that replaces a 8-inch standard definition display with a new Widescreen HD display within an existing Rockwell Collins housing. These mounts are prevalent in many Boeing 757, 737 and other larger aircraft. This is a true “plug and play“ upgrade that weighs less and draws less power than the original unit.

We now have a Hi-Definition Glare Shield Camera that provides 1080P HD video. This camera has both a HDSDI and composite output to interface to any cabin entertainment system This camera is still the biggest bang for the buck in passenger entertainment and the most enjoyed IFE option available.

There are hundreds and hundreds of aircraft flying with the old Teledyne AvVisor Map system. We now have a 9-inch HD display that is the same form factor as the AvVisor map system which means no costly cabinet work. This display is designed to interface to our moving map CPU or Jukebox for high resolution moving map information. When interfaced to the jukebox passengers also view movies on the display. They will also have the ability to streaming wireless video when the Jukebox is interfaced to our Wi-Fi router.

There is not a whole lot to say about a simple Auxiliary Input Panel but what is significant about this new product is it converts each of the 3 inputs to a single HDSDI output.

Presentations from Computers
Video from personal cameras and
HD Video from Apple TV
This product can be installed on any aircraft with HDSDI displays or switching.

We are taking this opportunity today to also introduce Smart Cabin CMS: We have some marketing buzz words up on the screen that basically say….we are bring switch panels , IFE and wireless technology to operate on the aircraft in concert with one another. Jukebox is the backbone and our solution for future IFE and Cabin Management. New all digital compact Cabin Control Modules with high resolution screens are also part of the system. HD-SDI Monitors are now available in sizes ranging from 7 to 55-inches. Most important…Smart Cabin is device agnostic. As mentioned before, Apple iPads, Android Tablets & phones, and even a Wi-Fi enabled Kindle can be used. XM Radio is also part of the smart cabin solution with more options coming in the future.

Let us customize a solution for your aircraft

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