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ifplshowIsland firm Inflight Peripherals’s rich product range and latest innovations were very much in demand at the recent AIX 2015 exhibition that took place in Hamburg, Germany.

IFPL, who are based in Calbourne, had a record number of enquiries and announced further orders with the world’s leading IFEC companies.

A new agreement with Thales, one of the largest IFE Companies, to deliver a new seat-back payment portal for their newly rebranded ‘InFlyte’ system was announced at the event. IFPL will deliver an NFC solution to Thales to help airlines push valuable sales through the seat-back and make the wireless experience more personalised and enjoyable for passengers – reflecting IFPL’s leading position in the IFEC market.

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David Thomas, Head of Business development at IFPL comments:

“We are excited that Thales’ adopted our world leading NFC solution which is now in the Airbus A350 catalogue and will soon be available across all aircraft platforms.”

The companies new interactive display-stand demonstrated their established, industry leading products and the latest innovative solutions that are meeting the growing demand of airline passengers and the industry. This included. The new Reversible USB – which allows the passenger to put their USB in either-way, whilst delivering 10x reliability compared to the industry standard; having been tested to over 60,000 insertions. Dual and Triple Breakaway Jacks – an attractive, innovative and cost neutral solution to the age old problem of broken headset jacks and CRS (Contactless Retail System) a new NFC passenger payment system for on-board purchases.

David adds:

“IFPL has once again demonstrated its innovative and forward thinking capability, confirmed by the record level of interest shown by the industry as a whole at AIX 2015. Our cost neutral magnetic breakaway solution and reversible USB data and power solution combined with our latest USB-C solution met with special interest and will soon be onboard many of the world’s leading airlines.”

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