05 Apr 2016

Aircraft cabin lighting specialist, STG Aerospace has re-defined standards in passenger privacy, comfort and visual experience with the launch of its highly innovative liTeMood® LED reading light.

liTeMood® LED reading lights are an affordable plug and play replacement for Boeing 737 NG incandescent reading lights. The passenger centric lighting units feature a unique patented photometric design that delivers a square light pattern which precisely defines the individual passenger space, while preventing the inconvenient light spill onto neighbouring passengers.

In addition to improving the overall comfort in the cabin, liTeMood® LED reading lights offer unparalleled levels of performance and are over 10 times more reliable than incandescent lights, and offer an 80% power reduction to increase the aircraft electrical efficiency.

Commenting on the latest addition to join the liTeMood® family, Dr Sean O’Kell, Director of Innovation at STG Aerospace, commented: “We have designed a really clever optic that instead of providing a circular light source, delivers a high quality uniform square light pattern which provides a better reading environment and defines the passenger space. Our new reading light is the latest example of our commitment to human-centric lighting and has been designed to tick all the boxes - the quality of light, the quantity of light, the passenger experience and the ease of installation - for the airline it really is just like changing a bulb.”

Designed to reduce the glare on tray tables, eBooks and tablets, liTeMood® LED reading lights have been designed to optimise the retail environment. They feature a multi-phosphor LED with a high CRI (Colour Rendering Index) in the excess of 95 which renders colours more vividly, making magazines more readable, inflight meals more enticing and on board merchandise more attractive for purchase.

Nigel Duncan, CEO of STG Aerospace, added: “Our liTeMood® product range is an affordable, aftermarket, mood lighting solution designed to enhance the passenger experience.  At STG Aerospace we ensure airlines receive top quality, highly reliable next generation lighting systems that genuinely deliver an improved passenger experience and improved operational metrics for the airlines. Attention must be paid to providing passengers with a sense of control and personal privacy in their immediate environment while offering airlines a high quality lighting ambience and high CRI levels to optimise their retail environment and increase yields.”

The new range of STG Aerospace’s innovative aircraft cabin lighting products will be on display in a life size model cabin at the Aircraft Interiors Expo in Hamburg between 5th – 7th April - stand 6B41.

These new products will complement STG Aerospace’s existing range of innovation cabin lighting products:  liTeMood®, saf-Tglo® and saf-Tsign®.

STG Aerospace believes it is important to understand the total interaction of all light sources to provide an integrated lighting environment, one that delivers an enhanced passenger experience, increased customer loyalty, a strong airline brand identity and the optimisation of the cabin as a retail environment while still ensuring full compliance with all safety regulations.