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Valour Consultancy Blog 2017-01-30T19:22:45+00:00

VALOUR CONSULTANCY BLOG

What’s Going on in the World of Wireless In-Flight Entertainment?

By | December 12th, 2017|Categories: Aeronautical|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Last month, Valour Consultancy published its long-awaited report “The Future of In-Flight Entertainment – 2017”, which covers the prospects for four types of in-flight entertainment (IFE) product: embedded IFE, wireless IFE (W-IFE), overhead IFE and [...]

Hyundai Heavy Industries pioneers Smart Ship Solutions

By | October 30th, 2017|Categories: Maritime|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

In early July 2017, South Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) announced the debut of their proprietary Information and Communications Technology (ICT) system to accelerate internal communications and navigation efficiencies. Its goal is to capitalise [...]

Is Enhanced Communications For Seafaring Worth The Investment? 

By | September 25th, 2017|Categories: Maritime|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

There is a good assumption that effective communications are the main source of success for any business entity to survive, prosper, and grow. In fact, the importance of communications has been brought up as an [...]

Maersk Cyber-Attack: A Lesson Learned?

By | August 4th, 2017|Categories: Maritime|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

As the shipping industry keeps moving slowly to new forms of technology and digital innovations, criminality has started to make a huge impact on the ocean supply chain. On June 27th, A.P. Moller-Maersk fell victim [...]

Smart Airports: New Technologies Set to Take Flight & Transform the Passenger Journey

By | July 19th, 2017|Categories: Airports|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The following blog was written by John Devlin, founder of P.A.ID Strategies, one of Valour Consultancy's trusted partners. The original article can be viewed here. Future Growth is Outstripping Capacity With forecasts for growth in air [...]

Seat-back In-Flight Entertainment is NOT Dying!

By | July 11th, 2017|Categories: Aeronautical, Uncategorised|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

It might not be a date that immediately evokes strong memories but cast your mind back, if you will, to January 25th, 2017. Donald Trump was just getting his feet under the White House desk [...]

Could Smartphones Takeover from Body-Worn Cameras in Video Recording for the Police?

By | June 28th, 2017|Categories: Wearable Cameras|Tags: , , , |

Introduction Recently, the Jersey City Police Department completed testing the CopCast mobile app video recording app becoming the first department in the United States to use the technology. CopCast is a mobile app that enables [...]

COMSAT and Speedcast: A Partnership that Enhances Trust and Customised Solutions for the Government

By | June 20th, 2017|Categories: Maritime|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

In the midst of global communications and sea-to-land connectivity developments, the government sector is inevitably striving to enhance major defence and communication technologies with key, fully trusted providers of satellite communications and IT experts. Though [...]

The Market for In-Flight Connectivity on VIP and Business Aircraft

By | June 19th, 2017|Categories: Aeronautical|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Last month, Valour Consultancy released its latest analysis of the market for in-flight connectivity on VIP and business aircraft. The study draws upon our considerable expertise in analysing the adoption of in-flight connectivity (IFC) in [...]

Review of Eurowings’ “Wings Entertain” Wireless In-Flight Entertainment

By | June 5th, 2017|Categories: Aeronautical|

Though I’ve had the pleasure of covering the adoption of wireless in-flight entertainment (W-IFE) for some time now, it was not until recently that I had the chance to try out one of the myriad [...]