LAKE FOREST, CA -- Panasonic Avionics Corporation, provider of in-flight entertainment and communication (IFEC) systems, announces their selection by Bombardier to provide Cabin Management and Passenger Address Systems (CMS) for the Bombardier CSeries aircraft.
Panasonic's CMS on the CSeries aircraft will allow control, monitoring, and diagnostics of numerous aircraft cabin functions, including temperature and lighting. The CMS also provides a complete embedded digital audio solution offering passenger address, interphone and pre-recorded announcements and music (PRAM) capabilities to the CSeries aircraft passengers, cabin, and flight crew.
"Panasonic's CMS is one of many features that allow the CSeries aircraft to deliver a preferred passenger experience at one of the lowest operating costs in its class," says Rob Dewar, Vice President, CSeries Integrated Product Development Team, Bombardier Commercial Aircraft. "Together with Panasonic, we are introducing features that make flying more enjoyable for passengers and create real value for our customers."
"We are pleased that Bombardier selected Panasonic to provide the CMS for its CSeries aircraft," says Paul Margis, Chief Executive Officer at Panasonic Avionics Corporation. "We look forward to using the latest technology to deliver a cost-effective and lower weight solution that enhances the passenger experience on this new aircraft."
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