VIDIO solution allows travelers to experience hotel entertainment content, services, and promotions on personal mobile devices, such as smartphones, tablets
ALISO VIEJO, Calif.--Smith Micro Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: SMSI), a leading provider of wireless and mobility solutions, today announced that Guest-tek Interactive Entertainment Ltd., a world-class provider of broadband technology solutions to the hospitality industry, will utilize the VIDIO™ solution from Smith Micro to deliver television services to tablet and mobile devices at hotel properties using the Guest-tek OneView™ platform.
Guest-tek™ is the world's largest provider of IP based technology solutions for the hospitality industry. Guest-tek's™ OneView™ platform provides hotels with converged data, video and telephony services. Guest-tek™ is a preferred vendor to major hotel brands, providing services including network design, procurement, customized UIs, implementation, network management and in-house post sales customer support.
"The combination of VIDIO and our OneView platform gives guests the convenience of watching what they want, when and where they want it, using mobile devices that never leave their sides," said Michael McCarthy, Director of Product Management at Guest-tek. "Now we can provide hotels with a highly personal way to communicate directly with their guests, while enabling revenue growth from additional content and service purchases."
"Travelers want to stream movies and television on their own video-enabled phones and tablets. The challenge for content providers has been in adapting video content to support the increasing number of device types, screen sizes, and formats," said Vinay Chandra, Director of Product Management at Smith Micro Software. "Using our VIDIO solution, Guest-tek can seamlessly deliver content to virtually any mobile device, increasing content views and related revenues."
VIDIO is the most comprehensive video delivery platform for broadcasting both live and on-demand content to the web or any web-enabled device, as well as set-top boxes. VIDIO is a component of Smith Micro's Mobile Experience platform that helps Mobile Operators, Device Manufacturers and Enterprises simplify and enhance the mobile experience while optimizing network and device resources.
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Smith Micro Software provides solutions that simplify, secure and enhance the mobile experience. Our product and services portfolio spans Connectivity, Policy Management, Network Control, Communications and Hosting solutions. With 30 years of experience developing world-class client and server software applications, Smith Micro helps the leading mobile network operators, device manufacturers and enterprises increase efficiency and develop high-value relationships with their customers. For more information, visit smithmicro.com.