by Esther Hertzfeld | Hotel Management Magazine
Allbridge introduces a new in-room entertainment internet protocol TV platform for hotels, Allbridge Entertainment. This product will bring a cloud-based, interactive TV experience to guests to enhance their stay with features for increased user engagement.
Allbridge Entertainment, powered by the company’s partnership with MCOMS, provides over-the-top content, streaming and personalized property information with branding opportunities. The new product will be the first of many complementary, in-room enhancements that Allbridge plans to launch in 2019.
“Allbridge Entertainment enables hotels to showcase amenities and onsite services while providing endless entertainment options for guests,” Allbridge Chief Product Officer Matt Koch said in a statement. “This new video platform expands our offerings and brings us closer to the vision of a connected guest experience.”
With Allbridge Entertainment, guests will experience streaming technology and content selections as they would in their own home. Additionally, the product will include an interactive program guide, smart TV capabilities, casting through Chromecast-enabled applications and video on demand.
Guests will have full access to property information via an interactive guide that is fully customizable, and the property will have the ability to promote onsite services, news and e-Concierge services for guest requests and reservations.
Bulk TV, DCI Design Communications and EthoStream merged to form Allbridge in June 2018. Allbridge provides data, video and voice solutions to more than 1 million rooms nationally.
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