|United States Patent Application||20060234700|
|Funderburk; Jason ; et al.||October 19, 2006|
Aircraft in-flight entertainment system including digital radio service and associated methods
An aircraft in-flight entertainment (IFE) system includes a headend unit, and a plurality of seat electronic boxes (SEBs) spaced throughout the aircraft. The headend unit includes a digital satellite radio receiver. A local area network (LAN) connects the digital satellite radio receiver for providing digital satellite radio signals to the SEBs. The IFE system further includes a plurality of passenger control units (PCUs) connected to the plurality of SEBs, with each PCU permitting passenger selection of the digital satellite radio signals.
|Inventors:||Funderburk; Jason; (Melbourne, FL) ; Easterling; Scott D.; (Malabar, FL) ; Keen; Robert M.; (Malabar, FL)|
|Correspondence Name and Address:|| |
ALLEN, DYER, DOPPELT, MILBRATH & GILCHRIST P.A.
|Assignee Name and Adress:|| LiveTV, LLC |
|Filed:||December 28, 2004|
|U.S. Current Class:||455/431|
|U.S. Class at Publication:||455/431|
|Intern'l Class:||H04Q 7/20 20060101 H04Q007/20|
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