How to best use airport AV communications to handle the holiday rush

Dec. 9, 2021
Usually, displays in airports handle semi-static content through FIDS, BIDS or GIDS, Joe Petrie reports for AviationPros.

FORT ATKINSON, Wisc., - The holiday rush is always a challenging time for airport operations and travelers alike. The crush of travelers and infrequent flyers inside the terminal can create confusion and stress for everyone, Joe Petrie reports for AviationPros.

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The Intelligent Aerospace take:

December 9, 2021 - Displays with high brightness are more accessible to the human eye and put less stress on the viewer. This means bright displays are easier to read regardless of ambient light conditions and ensure vital travel information can be seen and read at any time of day.

During the busiest travel time of the year, a system failure can be a nightmare for airport personnel and travelers alike. IT teams need a quick and automatic changeover if a PC or media device does down so that there will never be a blank screen and so that vital information is not lost. Setting a custom input detect functionality can also allow for the display to auto-return to the primary source once the sync returns.

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Jamie Whitney, Associate Editor
Intelligent Aerospace

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