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Developed Thread Powered Cabin Control System using VOLANSYS Modular Gateway

Client Overview

UK based company providing advanced, technology-led defense, aerospace, and security solutions.

Business Need

  • The client wanted to develop a wireless cabin control system to reduce overall weight of the aircraft and reduce the hassle of controlling & managing the entire system

VOLANSYS Contribution

  • Developed WCCS using VOLANSYS’ Modular Gateway and KW41Z platforms for wireless connectivity of lights, PSU, and overhead bins control over Thread
  • Developed backend and WebUI using NodeJS and Angular respectively to manage cabin lights (static, dynamic scene management, lighting color)
  • Control, monitor overhead storage bins & Passenger Service Units (LED-backlit indicators for No Smoking, Wi-Fi Available, and Fasten Seat Belts)
  • Wireless audio streaming for announcements
  • Designed and developed Android mobile app for configuration and Thread commissioning
  • Migrated the Web UI and backend server to customer’s Network Attached Storage (NAS) device with IPv6 support

Solution Diagram

EXT-160-170

Benefits Delivered

  • Reduced setup time efforts by 50% with simplified installation as compared to existing wired legacy system
  • Reduced fuel cost with high fuel efficiency achieved by reducing weight of the cabin control system by 30%
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