Viasat Adds OEM Editing and Content Management Enhancements to its AeroDocs Aviation Platform
CARLSBAD, Calif., February 26, 2019 – Viasat Inc. (NASDAQ: VSAT), a global communications company, today announced an updated release of AeroDocs, its compliance and document management solution for aviation.
The upgraded release, known as AeroDocs version 18.3 (v18.3), introduces significant new capabilities related to the import, editing and publishing of certain aircraft original equipment manufacturers’ (OEM) documents. It also includes support for shared content; Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML) v2.0 for authentication and single sign-on; and a revamped iPad Electronic Flight Bag (EFB) application that includes a host of improvements to the viewing experience. Specific updates include:
- Editing for OEM documentation: Viasat AeroDocs v18.3 now allows airline customers to import complex and large OEM manuals into Viasat AeroDocs including flight crew operations manuals, quick reference handbooks and minimum equipment lists. Once imported into the AeroDocs framework, OEM documents appear as editable content, enabling airlines to easily edit content without the need for content editor specialists.
- Shared content: Viasat AeroDocs v18.3 contains significant content improvements, including content reuse and content multi-purposing, which allows airlines to write content, add it to the library and then reuse it across multiple document sources, including: reference handbooks, maintenance manuals and operational manuals.
“With the upgraded AeroDocs v18.3 release, we incorporated customer feedback with advanced content controls to present an enhanced framework for faster, easier content management of highly-regulated aviation safety documentation,” said Dave Elliott, managing director, Viasat Ireland. “We understand airlines’ priorities include a balanced mix of safety and operational considerations with a deep focus on passenger experience, passenger loyalty and passenger spend. Our goal is to help airlines simplify their processes by putting a documentation infrastructure in place that is scalable, flexible and highly-dependable.”
For more information about AeroDocs visit Viasat’s website here.
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This press release contains forward-looking statements that are subject to the safe harbors created under the Securities Act of 1933 and the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. Forward-looking statements include statements that refer to the enhancements of Viasat AeroDocs v18.3 and putting an infrastructure in place that is scalable, flexible and highly-dependable. Readers are cautioned that actual results could differ materially from those expressed in any forward-looking statements. Factors that could cause actual results to differ include: contractual problems, product defects, manufacturing issues or delays, regulatory issues, technologies not being developed according to anticipated schedules, or that do not perform according to expectations, and increased competition and other factors affecting the aviation sector generally. In addition, please refer to the risk factors contained in Viasat's SEC filings available at www.sec.gov, including Viasat's most recent Annual Report on Form 10-K and Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on any forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date on which they are made. Viasat undertakes no obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements for any reason.
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