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Company Overview of Panasonic Avionics Corporation

Company Overview

Panasonic Avionics Corporation designs, develops, manufactures, and installs customized in-flight entertainment (IFE) and communications solutions for commercial airlines and VIP aircraft. The company offers X Series systems, including eX1, a linefit IFE system for single-aisle aircraft; eX2, an IFE system that provides high-value media content capacity and audio video on demand; eX3 that leverages industrial design, high-definition and 3D display technologies, a portfolio of touch handsets, and surround sounds to create a home theater atmosphere; and eXLite, which offers an interface that is backed by industry’s library of games, audio, video, and more. Its X Series systems also include eXW...

26200 Enterprise Way

Lake Forest, CA 92630

United States

Founded in 1979





Key Executives for Panasonic Avionics Corporation

Chief Executive Officer
Chief Financial Officer
Chief Operating Officer
Senior Vice President of Advance Systems Engineering
Vice President of Human Resources
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Panasonic Avionics Corporation Key Developments

Embraer Selects Panasonic Avionics Corporation for IFE solutions for the E-Jets E2

Embraer announced that it has selected Panasonic Avionics Corporation (Panasonic) to provide inflight entertainment and connectivity (IFEC) for the E-Jets E2, the second generation of E-Jets family of commercial aircraft. The new contract extended the partnership between the two companies, with Panasonic offering now Wi-Fi Streaming Entertainment and Wi-Fi connectivity services for the E2s aircraft. Embraer customers will now benefit from Panasonic's management tools and services that enable the delivery of an enhanced entertainment experience and increased broadband connectivity to passengers. The technology also offers a robust business platform for the airlines. The system will be installed in the E2 demo aircraft.

Panasonic Avionics Corporation Announces an Exclusive Partnership with M-Biz Global to Deliver A Customizable and Branded HTML5 Games Service to its Airline Partners

Panasonic Avionics Corporation announced an exclusive partnership with M-Biz Global to deliver a customizable and branded HTML5 games service to its airline partners. The service will enable airlines to offer passengers fully customizable game graphics as well as the ability to re-label branding assets for over 60 existing games. This enables a highly effective and engaging way to communicate promotions to passengers and creates an opportunity for airlines to drive ancillary revenues through game sponsorships. Uniquely, Panasonic's inflight entertainment and connectivity (IFEC) technology will also enable airlines to swap out game assets dynamically and cost effectively during a flight. The games will be uploaded via the airline branded portal on the aircraft without having to download any plugins or applications onto the passengers' personal devices.

Panasonic Avionics Corporation Launches Next Dimension in Inflight Entertainment and Communications

Panasonic Avionics Corporation announced its NEXTTM inflight entertainment and communications platform. The NEXT platform is designed to help airlines overcome key challenges by transforming typically rigid entertainment systems into a flexible IFEC platform. Panasonic is introducing a scalable IFEC solution with the NEXT platform, which blends the latest in inflight entertainment technology, connectivity services, and consumer technologies to help airlines reach their business objectives. This approach helps airlines maximize their investment by dramatically extending the lifespan of the IFEC platform. Because it is both modular and scalable, the NEXT platform creates an easy-to-use, tailored passenger environment that helps airlines meet their existing and future business objectives, maximize passenger engagement, enhance passenger and crew convenience, and ultimately increase efficiency. The value of the NEXT platform is increased exponentially by company’s integrated ecosystem of value-added services, tools, applications, and partnerships. The powerful combination of the NEXT platform and Panasonic's global, integrated ecosystem will create an Internet of experience for passengers. It will seamlessly integrate with the company's companion app technology and Panasonic's ZeroTouch™ service to add higher levels of passenger personalization including previewing of content and other amenities on their flights, creation of playlists that will transfer from one aircraft to another, and even content on demand experiences. The NEXT platform also incorporates Panasonic Integrated Marketing Services an advanced global marketing platform and the inflight marketing solution in the industry. PIMS delivers only highly targeted, high value marketing services to passengers, which will keep passengers immersed and engaged in destination services, retail therapy and other onboard applications while delivering increased revenue opportunities to airlines and their partners.

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