Recaro Aircraft Seating has showcased a concept seat, which is capable of reporting live operational and maintenance data. The seat, which was exhibited at the Aircraft Interiors Expo in Hamburg, ties in with the Internet of Things by transmitting operational status data to a handheld tablet computer. This includes whether the seat is in the correct takeoff and landing position, for cabin crew use. However, it also carries information about how many times each individual tray table and ...

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