CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- UTC Aerospace Systems (UTAS) will display its prototype executive jet seat which will feature the latest in style, comfort and technology, including integrated wireless-control systems. The seat will be unveiled in the UTC Aerospace Systems booth (C6922) at the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) convention in Las Vegas, Nev., on Oct. 22. UTC Aerospace Systems is a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX).
The most recent addition to the UTAS VIP seating platform has many state-of-the-art options and features. The seat brings together technologies from several business units and was developed at the United Technologies Research Center (UTRC). UTRC is the central technology development and innovation center for United Technologies Corporation (UTC), where enabling world-class technologies are developed for a wide range of next-generation UTC products.
The latest innovations created for the VIP seat include a patented environmental control system with heating and cooling; an extensible electronic control system for motorized seat function, including electric recline, leg rest, head rest, lumbar, tracking and swiveling release, floor tracking lock and release. Additionally, the new wireless seat control system can be controlled with any iPad®, iPod® or smart device. There is also a patented wireless charging system for the seat occupant's iPhone®, iPod® or smart device. The new executive seat is designed with the occupant's comfort and technological requirements in mind.
"Today's executive business travelers are on the road and in planes now more than ever. They require not only tasteful, but comfortable and user-friendly accommodations, including 24/7/365 connectivity for work and relaxation while traveling," said Daphne Falletti, President of UTC Aerospace Systems' Interiors business. "Our new Model 1 executive seat combines the best of style and comfort while incorporating wireless technology to run electronic smart devices. The Model 1 is the result of listening and responding to the voice of our customer and designing a seat to meet the needs of today's business professional."
UTC Aerospace Systems will also be exhibiting its state-of-the-art products in business jet cabin interiors including lighting systems, cabin interiors, custom crafted artisan veneers, cabinetry and furnishings, In-Flight Entertainment (IFE), Cabin Management Systems (CMS), and life rafts.
UTC Aerospace Systems designs, manufactures and services integrated systems and components for the aerospace and defense industries. UTC Aerospace Systems supports a global customer base with significant worldwide manufacturing and customer service facilities.
United Technologies Corp., based in Hartford, Connecticut, is a diversified company providing high technology products and services to the building and aerospace industries.
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