Case Study: In-Flight Enetrtainment

Seat Back EntertainmentA global leader in in-flight entertainment for aircrafts approached Mistral to develop a next-generation seat-back entertainment system. This device provides rich multimedia experience and in-flight entertainment functions.

Solution

This case study showcases Mistral’s capability in designing an Android based In-Flight Entertainment device for one of the tier-1 customers in the In-Flight Entertainment domain.

Solution Provided

Mistral offered the customer an end-to-end solution by designing the hardware and software for the touch based Handheld Multimedia Unit.

  • Developed a handheld device based on TI’s OMAP DM3730 which gives great performance with optimized power consumption running on Android
  • 3.8 inch LCD display with WVGA (800×480 pixels) resolution.
  • 3D graphics acceleration supported in the SGX core of the SoC enables high-end gaming and graphics experience
  • Playback of multimedia content achieved using audio and video codec running on the DSP-core.
  • Multi-touch enabled smart gadget with 3D acceleration and multimedia capabilities with connectivity to Seat Back unit over USB.
  • Device supports light and temperature sensors to realize more intuitive use cases.

Key Achievements

  • Multi-touch enabled smart gadget with 3D acceleration and multimedia capabilities with connectivity to Seat Box unit over USB.

Customer Benefits

  • Customer received a smart touch based gadget which was among the first Android based devices in the airline industry
  • End-to-end solution covering both the hardware and software aspects of the project.
  • This helped the customer to achieve a quick-turn around for the present and future designs with no compromise on quality.
 

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