Rockwell Collins isÂ a name that most high profile flights reckon with courtesy the TES in-flight entertainment (IFE) system which is quite a hit these days. The company is forever making advancements in technology to further add to the quality of the in-flight entertainment experience. And now it has announced to add a new feature to its digital in-flight entertainment systems that will let passengers to output audio and video to the in-seat displays. Plus there will be accompanying portable media devices like headphones fromÂ Apple iPod.
The Rockwell Colins’ Digital Total Entertainment System (dTES) as well as the Enhanced Total Entertainment System (eTES) will sport this new integration. And this means, there will be a USB charging capability which is compatible withÂ iPhone, iPod touch, iPod classic, iPod nano and other popular media gadgets.
The dTES solution feature will have an upgrade from analog tape to high-quality digital audio and video souces. On the other hand, eTES will offer AVOD and interactivity as well as a high speed network connectivity to the users.