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Studies show that 90% of airline business and leisure passengers today carry some form of Personal Electronic Device (PED). Of them, 50% are carrying Wi-Fi enabled devices and 36% are carrying multiple devices. As this trend continues to accelerate, passengers depend on passenger power systems to remain productive and entertained. Whether your passengers need operating or charging power for netbooks, smartphones, personal DVD players, laptops or portable gaming devices, EmPower In-Seat Power Supplies satisfy their entertainment and productivity desires.
EmPower In-Seat Power Systems are the premier solution for retrofit in-seat power with STCs and OEM options on Embraer, Airbus, Boeing, regional and long-haul aircraft. In fact, there are nearly 1 Million outlets installed to date.
Power for Everyone. EmPower’s light weight and compact footprint ensure your passengers have ready and convenient access to 115VAC / 60Hz electrical power to provide operating and charging muscle for their entertainment and productivity electronics. EmPower In-Seal Power Supplies have the highest efficiency available in the market. On average, EmPower products weigh between 16% and 40% less than similar competing units and have the widest support for international plug compatibility.
Safe, Reliable and Proven. Each installation is designed to the highest industry standards for passenger power delivery; ASIG’s EmPower STC solutions provide the most available power, up to 200VA per outlet, to support the latest laptops and personal entertainment devices. In addition to being FAA/EASA certified and DO-160D compliant, the 28VDC to 115VAC system is TSO approved. Every EmPower installation is based upon patented, highly efficient power supply technology with enhanced safety features that meet and exceed the most demanding requirements including: GFI circuit protection, intelligent thermal management, over current / over voltage protection and many more.
Passengers and Revenue Models Demand it. Evidence is clear; passengers make their selection of carrier based upon the availability of cabin amenities that includes cabin power. With average laptop battery life less than two hours, and considering most US domestic flights are now 2.5 to 4.0 hours and some last over 6 hours, New York to Los Angles for example, it is easy grasp that passengers desire to be productive, informed and entertained enroute instead of lose otherwise valuable time in transit.
As airline business models seek to derive additional revenue streams through premium cabin service options including internet access and wireless IFE such as ASIG’s OnBoard system, passenger power is necessary to ensure the viability of additional revenue models. With in-flight mobile phone services on the horizon and SMS/ text messaging today’s reality, passengers won’t pay for unlimited IFE or internet access when limited by battery life. It’s time to get EmPowered! Contact ASIG today to discuss a custom EmPower STC solution, installation kitting and equipage!