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3-D moving map system – niceview

A new dimension in infotainment

The niceview™ moving map system provides worldwide, high-resolution 3-D maps and virtual flights designed to create the ultimate flight information and viewing experience.

Fly where you want to fly, see what you want to see

Do you like to know where you are going and how you got there? A truly innovative in-flight infotainment system can make a huge difference for your flight experience. The niceview™ moving map system provides worldwide, high-resolution 3-D maps and virtual flights designed to create the ultimate flight information and viewing experience. New and unique features keep you informed and help to create an enjoyable infotainment experience throughout the entire flight.

3-D Aircraft View with Flight Track

3-D Aircraft View with Flight Track

All views can be witnessed in life-like 3-D views with configurable virtual camera positions around the aircraft. The appearance of the flight track lines can be customized, e.g. with a customer logo.

Total Route View with Track Line

Total Route View with Track Line

The Total Route view with flight track line, departure and destination airport can be shown in 2-D or 3-D. Also, any data received by niceview™ from aircraft systems can be configured to be shown on aircraft displays.

Cockpit Window View

Cockpit Window View

niceview™ allows passengers to experience the same views as the pilot, even during take-off and landing phases. Simultaneous informational overlays can be displayed to illustrate the surroundings of the current aircraft position or to show the latest news.

Flight Information and customized Views

Flight Information and customized Views

For all views, customizable ticker tapes and banners are available for the simultaneous presentation of flight related data, predefined text messages or current news. Even time and date based scripting is possible, e.g. for pictures and information videos

Cabin Window View

Cabin Window View

With niceview™ everyone on board can experience the view from a window seat and encounter breathtaking scenes – no matter if it is day or night and independent of any weather conditions. Cabin windows can be displayed with or without aircraft structure such as wings and engines.

Flying with High Definition (HD)

Flying with High Definition (HD)

Depending on your hardware selection niceview™ provides various audio and video interfaces to the IFE system. Beside standard definition video signals (NTSC/PAL) also high definition video output (HDTV) is available. Additionally niceview™ is capable of MPEG audio and video streaming to digital IFE environments. To support multi-channel and multi-language content niceview™ provides up to 4 mono audio channels. Alternatively, 2 stereo audio channels and 2 digital S/PDIF channels can be operated.

Keeping in touch

Keeping in touch

The global standard resolution of 120 meters per pixel (mpP) allows staggering 3-D animations during cruise flight. For regional coverage 15 mpP data is available for any place in the world, allowing even more impressive details. For departure and approach, imagery resolution of 1 mpP can be provided for customer selected areas such as airports and cities.

Customizable for your aircraft

Customizable for your aircraft

niceview™ can be customized for you with a system management application. This flexible tool enables Lufthansa Technik to configure viewing sequences and content data. The list of options includes the loading and changing of customer pictures, movies, and audio data, safety briefings, airport information as well as boarding music and audio announcements. The system allows for the management of language translations as well as the editing and loading of geopolitical data such as city names and points of interest. New content data or configuration changes can be loaded via USB devices or Ethernet connection onto the niceview™ server.

Flying in a new dimension

The new and unique features of niceviewTM keep you informed and help to create an enjoyable infotainment experience throughout the entire flight.

  • Photo-realistic 2-D and 3-D views
  • Virtual camera views from around the aircraft and along a virtual flight route
  • Lifelike views through cockpit and cabin windows
  • Pictures and movies can be displayed, including multi-channel audio
  • Background MP3 audio replay (e.g. boarding music)
  • Various customizable geopolitical, graphical and information overlays
  • Configurable viewing sequences for different flight phases and geographical locations
  • News and information
  • 2-D and 3-D indicator paths to locations relative to the aircraft
  • Selectable transitions between views
  • Illustrations of oceanographic data

Easy Configuration

Providing a multitude of options and features, niceview is set up for easy configuration.

  • Loading and changing customer pictures, movies, and audio data
  • Information pictures or movies
  • Safety briefings
  • Destination/airport information
  • Your company logo
  • Boarding music and audio announcements
  • Definition of any trigger parameter such as flight phases, city pairs and geographic locations for automated sequencing
  • Management of language translations
  • Editing and loading of geopolitical data (e.g. point of interest)