DTV GameControl Creator and Global Cache Announce Integration and Marketing Agreement
Tampa, FL and Jacksonville, OR, USA - November 4, 2014 - Global Cache, the leading independent manufacturer of IP and WiFi connectivity products for the control and automation market, and creators of DTV GameControl, Automation Connection, an innovative company producing the highly integrated Apple iOS application for the sports bar/restaurant industry, announced today they have formed a partnership. The two companies plan to work together to provide a platform for product development and marketing activities.
Global Cache's products connect electronic devices throughout a home or business to a WiFi and/or IP network so they can be controlled, automated, monitored, and maintained by network-based software from a dedicated controller, computing device, smartphone, or tablet. Global Cache's latest product line, the iTach Flex, adds HTTP support for web-based control and automation. The company offers other connectivity products and capabilities, including an industry first online IR database, IR learning, IR receivers, and sensors, that connect to a network. Global Cache devices are designed to work with other standards based products.
The DTV GameControl application is the premiere iOS application solution for DirecTV, TV, component / HDMI matrix switchers, video walls, and audio control in sports bars and restaurants. The Apple iPad application offers simple setup and a high-end customer experience. The floor plan based app detects and controls all Global Cache devices and DirecTV receivers on a network. DTV GameControl creates an integrated programming guide information that provides seamless control of the DirecTV system. The built in IR database from Global Cache allows DTV GameControl to auto populate IR controlled devices. In support of the industry transition to HDMI video standards DTV GameControl provides support for products such as Just Add Power HDMI over IP solution. Now sports bars and restaurants can easily implement large scale multi-zone HDTV entertainment with video walls and virtually unlimited screens and sources. With DTV GameControl, even the largest venues are easy to manage and control.
DTV GameControl is offered in two versions, a video matrix based and a video non-matrix based. Both versions of the application accommodate the smallest to the largest control needs for sports bar and restaurant owners.
"This is an exciting partnership for us," said Robin Ford, Global Cache VP of Business Development. "DTV GameControl is definitely singing our tune with standards based connectivity and the simple and cost-effective solution the industry has been demanding. We're pleased they've chosen us to extend their reach to any IR device and RS232 controlled video matrix systems."
"Our new alliance with Global Cache is an important one for us," said Wally Wood, Chief Levels System Designer at Automation Connection. "Through our partnership we can lengthen our reach to almost every AV device in the market. We are glad to be working with a company that provides solid hardware, and a great application protocol interface for our development team."
About Global Cache, Inc.
Global Cache designs, engineers, and manufactures connectivity products that IP and WiFi enable previously unconnected devices in homes and businesses so they can be accessed, controlled, and automated using network-based software on smartphones, tablets, controllers, and computing devices. In addition to our iTach, iTach Flex, and GC-100 Network Adapter product families, Global Cache, winner of many industry awards, including the CES Innovations 2013 Design and Engineering Honoree award, two prestigious CEPro Product of the Year awards, provides the industry's first online IR database, IR learner, IR blasters, sensors, receivers, and conversion cables. Global Cache sells through distributors, VARs, and OEMs. For more information on Global Cache and our products and services or to place an order, visit online at www.globalcache.com or call us at 541-899-4800.
About Automation Connection, LLC.
DTV GameControl application, created by Automation Connection, LLC, is the most innovative affordable subscription based control solution. DTV GameControl is offered through a dealer network with RMI and based out of St. Petersburg, FL. For further inquiries please go to www.dtvgamechanger.com.