Honeywell has introduced the latest version of its AvioIP cabin router software, version 3.0.
Developed by the company’s Satcom1 arm, the software will improve the in-flight connectivity experience for passengers and aircraft owners by supporting the latest satellite communication technologies, including Inmarsat’s Jet ConneX.
Honeywell’s cabin router 3.0 software update delivers seamless transitions between multiple networks, enabling passengers to benefit from more reliable in-flight connectivity.
Brian Sill, President, Commercial Aviation, Honeywell Aerospace, said: “Business jet passengers’ demand for fast and reliable in-flight connectivity will be a reality with the latest software update, similar to what passengers experience while on the ground in their daily lives.
“As the update is compatible with multiple routers, our customers will have greater flexibility and increased choice in hardware selection, which is unlike built-in systems currently on the market.”
The update includes centralised management of the network so aircraft owners can modify bandwidth depending on traffic usage and user preference.
It also gives business jet owners greater flexibility and tighter cost control through individual billings per usage, instead of traditional wholesale aircraft billing.
AvioIP was one of Satcom1’s products before the company was acquired by Honeywell. It is understood that the Satcom1 brand will be merged into Honeywell in due course.