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Linux-Based Airline Seat-Back Entertainment System is a Winner

“The Linux-based eX2 in-flight entertainment system (IFE) from
Panasonic Avionics was the big winner at this year’s Avion Awards,
sponsored by an IFE trade group. The Best Overall IFE awards went
to Emirates, Singapore Airlines and Cathay Pacific Airways, all
running variants of eX2.

“This Red Hat-based system also is installed on Qantas Airways
and on Boeing 777s operated by Delta and Continental. eX2, the
newest version of Panasonic’s in-flight entertainment systems,
offers not the canned radio stations of yesteryear, but rather
audio and video on demand, games, and even online books, depending
on the carrier…”

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