SEATTLE, April 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Skycast Solutions today unveiled it's new portable inflight device, the TrayVu Slim™, the industry's only portable IFE that features a unique and proprietary clip that frees the tray for food or beverages and provides optimal viewing angles. The design of the TrayVu Slim™ allows airlines to maximize the number of portable units boarded. In June 2012, Canada's preferred airline, WestJet, will introduce the new tablet technology, offering a host of pre-loaded content for guests on board their two newest Boeing 737 Next Generation aircraft.
"We are excited to introduce the TrayVu Slim™ on board our two newest WestJet aircraft," said Marshall Wilmot, WestJet Vice-President, Product and Distribution. "Offering our guests a dynamic inflight entertainment option like this is directly in-line with our commitment to deliver a remarkable guest experience."
The New TrayVu Slim™
TrayVu Slim™ represents the very latest in portable IFE technology and support. As the only portable IFE device with duel stand/clip for optimum customer enjoyment, the product offers still-in-theater movies, new release movies, TV shows, children's programming and more. The TrayVu Slim™ is compact and weighs less than two pounds, which allows airlines to maximize quantities on board. Units offer an airline-specific user interface with user-friendly tablet navigation and will come with complimentary headphones. Along with the technology, complete content uploading and operations support is also provided. The TrayVu Slim™ program also provides airlines a new transition option if they desire to move to Skycast Solutions embedded TrayVu™ system.
"We remain committed to make flying more enjoyable while generating ancillary revenue opportunities for our airline customers," said Bill Boyer, CEO of Skycast Solutions. "The TrayVu Slim™ is a game changer for airlines looking at portable inflight entertainment options."
About Skycast Solutions
Skycast Solutions was founded by Bill Boyer, inventor of the digEplayer, the world's first portable IFE offering. Boyer and a team of aviation veterans are the developers of the new TrayVu™ and TrayVu Slim™ IFE offerings. The proprietary tray-table integration of TrayVu™ serves the needs of airlines seeking a lighter and more cost-effective alternative to traditional, heavy and expensive seat-back IFE systems. The TrayVu™ system incorporates a lightweight Android tablet and includes touch screen functionality, WI-FI compatibility, and a point of sale credit card reader at every seat. The Skycast Solutions embedded TrayVu™ and portable TrayVu Slim™ offerings are built for airlines seeking low-cost IFE options that will enhance their customer experience while generating significant ancillary revenue. For more information, visit www.skycastsolutions.com
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