The press about nice®

Executive & VIP Aviation International: In Contact, In Control

Improved connectivity has drastically changed how we communicate and do business, in the office, at home but most especially while on the move.

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Business Jet Interiors International: Nicemood

The main aim when creating this LED lighting system for aircraft cabins was to ensure unchanging colour throughout its life. Development partners Lufthansa Technik and Schott say this is achieved by the control system, which mixes and regulates the output of individual diodes. Its sensors are designed to identify age-related colour changes in individual diodes, and adjust the output mix accordingly.

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Lufthansa Magazin: Where are we?

It’s already standard in the flagships of the Lufthansa fleet, the A380 and Boeing 747-8; now all long-haul aircraft are to be equipped with “niceview”.

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Trade Arabia: Aruba launches key Wi-Fi solution

Aruba Networks, a leader in network access solutions, has launched a solution to deliver gigabit Wi-Fi combined with the device density and application intelligence required by today’s Wi-Fi networks. Enterprise IT departments are challenged by the overwhelming number of devices connecting to their networks, as well as increasing device density, both of which can lead to inadequate Wi-Fi capacity.

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EBACE Convention News: Lufthansa Technik gears up for increased Asia-led demand

Cabin MRO, completions and refurbishment giant Lufthansa Technik (Booth 1031) is expanding its innovation engineering capability at its base in Hamburg, Germany. This year, according to Andrew Muirhead, who runs the Innovation Business Unit, the 55-person core team will be boosted by seven additional employees, and further staff positions will be required in 2014 and 2015.

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EBACE Convention News: Bombardier unwraps updated Challenger 350

Bombardier Aerospace took the wraps off the Challenger 350–an upgraded Challenger 300 with a new wing, more powerful engines, larger windows and redesigned interior–yesterday on the EBACE show floor. NetJets was also announced as the launch customer for the new $25.8 million twinjet, which is $1 million more than its fraternal twin, which Bombardier will continue to offer. First deliveries of the new Challenger are scheduled to begin in May 2014.

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Business Jet Interiors International: qualitydrive

The task of keeping business jet cabin technology on a par with consumer technology is relentless. Smartphones and tablets are revolutionising the way passengers interact. Meanwhile, the more staple IFE equipment is enjoying its own revolution.

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Connection: Light makes the difference

With “nicemood” Lufthansa Technik and SCHOTT are introducing a new aircraft interior cabin lighting system. A development based on the HelioJet LED lighting system, nicemood provides lasting and homogeneous colors in the cabin.

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Business Airport International: Five exibits not to be missed at EBACE 2013

A highlight on Lufthansa Technik’s stand will be its HD CMS/IFE solution, Nice, and the Niceview 3D moving map. The Nice system distributes HD video to 7in or 10in pop-up HD displays at each aircraft seat and features USB, Apple and HDMI interfaces.

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Aircraft Interiors Daily News: HelioJet puts on colourful show

HelioJet, a joint project by Schott Lighting and Imaging (stand 6B69) and Lufthansa Technik (6B68), has come up with a way of accurately rendering colours using LED lighting.

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Hamburg Aviation: Next Generation High-speed Wireless on Board

First aircraft access point with 802.11ac standard Lufthansa Technik AG is offering a new aviation-qualified high-performance Wireless Access Point (WAP) based on the latest developments from Aruba Networks. Optimized for the extremely high-density characteristics common in aircraft cabin environments and complying with the most stringent aviation security constraints, the new WAP offers ultra-fast data communications.

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Business Jet Interiors International: quicksmart

Fuelled by fierce competition over a lucrative market, the technology employed in personal electronic devices (PEDs) moves and grows swiftly. Touch gestures are established then extended, app stores are added and updated, application programming interfaces (APIs) alter. All of this makes the task of integrating the devices with IFEC (for example, so PEDs can be used to control the CMS or view and share entertainment content in flight) a big challenge for system manufacturers.

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Connection: LED cabin lighting redefined

An innovative technology resulting from collaboration between SCHOTT Lighting and Imaging and Lufthansa Technik, HelioJet opens a new chapter of cabin lighting design. HelioJet combines the efficiency of LED technology with the homogeneous light output of fluorescent tubes.

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Aircraft Cabin Management: Corporate corner

The 2012 European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition, held in Geneva on 14-16 May, saw a number of announcements about business jet cabins

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