Global Eagle Adds New Moving Map to Wireless Portfolio

By Woodrow Bellamy III  | November 7, 2014
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[Avionics Today 11-7-2014] Global Eagle Entertainment (GEE) has selected the FlightPath3D next generation moving map application to its assortment of wireless In-Flight Connectivity (IFC) solutions. FlightPath3D is an in-seat interactive three-dimensional moving map application developed by Betria Interactive.
FlightPath 3D. Photo: FlightPath3D.
GEE plans on making FlightPath3D available with its connectivity portal and WISE In-Flight Entertainment (IFE) solution. The moving map service features 25,000 named locations in more than 20 languages, according to GEE. 

“The moving map is an essential content feature of our digital media wireless solutions and we’re delighted to have a strategic partnership with Betria to utilize what we believe is the most innovative in-flight map solution on the market today,” said Alexis Steinman, senior vice president of software and development at GEE. “Beyond the map’s infotainment features and attractive look and feel, the rich media features of Betria’s map enable us to extend our sponsorship and advertising strategy by using the map’s built-in, customizable points-of-interest.” 

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