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TRAVEL GUIDED BY TECHNOLOGY: THE WORLD OF TRAVEL LED BY DISPLAY SYSTEMS 00000 00000 Cockpit The Glass Cockpit Flat Panel Cockpit System Flat panel LCD displays have largely replaced steam gauge-style instruments. Integrated display systems reduce pilot load by combining several sources of aircraft data into easy-to-discern graphics and indicators. The world of display systems are limitless, and expand far beyond what we notice or can see as the average traveler. Multifunction Display (MFD) O A Digital Copilot ON THE GROUND IN THE AIR 00000 00000 One display, several screens. Displays engine performance data, flight information, navigation, weather, airport info and more. • 00000 Kiosks Flight Boards Onboard Entertainment Primary Flight Display (PFD) 18% of travelers use a self-check kiosk Standard processing = 8 minutes Over 10,500 aircraft have at least one form of These displays provide a crucial service to travelers, In 2013, there were over 2.6 million flights: Aircraft Performance IFE (In-Flight Entertainment) system Automated passport kiosks can cut an arriving passenger wait time by 29–45% Displays flight information, including airspeed, altitude, pitch, roll and vertical velocity. 57.5% of all planes in airline fleets worldwide 18.73% were delayed By 2022, over 66.67% of all commercial aircraft 1.66% were cancelled will have integrated IFE systems SFO 19R F With the flight board displays, passengers can easily find their flight to see if it is on schedule or delayed. SMF 16R A SJC 10L R OAK 11 P EN 00000 DESTINATION 31.40 Air Traffic Control (ATC) Amusement Parks Beach/Lake ATC Display Systems As you wait for your plane to take flight, ATC workers are guiding over 15,000 operating aircraft through the sky each day Need to meet requirements of Universal Studios Orlando has nearly 6 million e-Readers FAA's Standard Terminal annual visitors Over 43% of Americans own an e-reader or tablet Automation Replacement System (STARS) program: Pedicabs take nearly 350,000 straight from their hotel to the park In order to read in direct sunlight, these e-readers need to have sunlight readable technology Air traffic control centers must operate at 100% efficiency 24/7 Sunlight readable LCD with LED backlights Contrast is king in display readability. Optically enhanced displays dramatically improve contrast These pedicabs are decked out with weather- proof LCD monitors that give passengers an exclusive and enhanced experience. Low power consumption by eliminating internal and surface reflections. ATC prevents collisions, creates routes, monitors weather, directs Mountable or standalone take-offs and landings at airports. Sources: O General Digital 2014 WHE


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This infographic for General Digital takes a look at how display screens are used in the world of travel. Many of which we never even notice.


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