Lumexis, EMS Formation in IFE Deal

By Tish Drake | October 8, 2009
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Lumexis Corp., based in Costa Mesa, Calif., announced a deal with EMS Formation under which EMS will design and manufacture the Server Swtich Unit (SSU) optical video/application server for the Lumexis FTTS (Fiber-To-The-Screen) in-flight entertainment (IFE) system. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. The contract was announced at this week’s World Airline Entertainment Association (WAEA) convention in Palm Springs, Calif. The SSU is a four-MCU multi-processor server integrated with terabytes of ToughDisk solid state disks. Each SSU delivers personalized audio, video-on-demand, and other data to more than 150 passengers, the companies said. 

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