It was only a matter of time before Boeing selected the industry's other big supplier--Panasonic--to provide inflight entertainment (IFE) for the 787. Now comes the hard part for the Japanese electronics giant: delivering sufficient bandwidth for wireless audio, video and Internet services. Instead of wiring each seat to support IFE systems, Boeing wants the 200-300 seats in each aircraft unwired to save weight, reduce maintenance headaches and make it easier for airlines to change cabin ...


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