ENDICOTT, N.Y., 13 May 2013. BAE Systems and EMTEQ signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to collaborate on the IntelliCabin integrated cabin management system for commercial aircraft original equipment manufacturers (OEM) and airline interiors modifications markets.
The two companies’ complementary capabilities are expected to deliver increased value and innovation for new and existing airline customers, as well as aircraft OEMs.
“BAE Systems prides itself on its history of excellence and innovation in high-integrity avionics and controls,” says Dr. Ehtisham Siddiqui, vice president and general manager of Commercial Aircraft Solutions at BAE Systems. “By joining forces with EMTEQ, an innovator of lighting solutions and cabin connectivity, we will be able to present a highly integrated ‘cabin of the future’ to the industry.”
BAE Systems’ IntelliCabin, currently in development, will seamlessly integrate all cabin functions. BAE Systems has expertise in designing, certifying, producing, and servicing complete cabin management systems. EMTEQ specializes in the design, development, and production of cabin lighting and power products, and achieving supplemental certifications for those products.
“EMTEQ is known for its superior and innovative products and certification experience,” says Jeff Rozewicz, vice president of Contracts and Technical Services at EMTEQ. “We’re excited to work with BAE Systems in the development and integration of this advanced new product offering.”
BAE Systems delivers high-integrity flight and engine controls, and cabin and flight-deck systems.