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L-3 selects TrueNorth for integrated communications

Nov. 24, 2010, Ottawa - TrueNorth Avionics has been selected by L-3 Communications to provide cabin communications for its client.

November 24, 2010  By Carey Fredericks

Effective immediately, L-3 will use TrueNorth’s Simphone OpenCabin system in its high-performance integration solutions.

“This selection further validates our concept of designing Simphone¯ OpenCabin to be the industry’s premier airborne telecommunications solution,” said Mark van Berkel, TrueNorth’s president. “Not only did L-3 determine that our system’s performance was superior, but they also confirmed that our interoperability made Simphone OpenCabin the right choice for their integration programs.”

A revolutionary software-centric concept, Simphone (pronounced ‘symphony’) OpenCabin brings an unprecedented degree of reliability, connectivity options and capability to business aviation. Where existing airborne telecom systems are heavy, complex, expensive to maintain and life-limited, the modular, single-box Simphone OpenCabin is easy to use, saves up to 70 per cent on ownership costs, and combines limitless customization with a lifespan as long as most aircraft.



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