For the on-board crew
Using the visionary Diehl Aviation smart cabin system, the flight crew can quickly check the status of every overhead bin, noting whether it is open, closed or overloaded. If problems with the bin are detected, the crew receives information and can easily inform the MRO that can initiate further repairs and maintenance tasks, either immediately or upon landing at the destination airport.
For the MRO
The MRO also has the option to check the overhead bin status directly, which includes information about the status of the latching system, the ability to monitor the loading weight and to predict the wear and tear status of the storage bin.