CALGARY, Alberta and SEATTLE, July 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Userful Corporation, an industry-leading software appliance for display infrastructure company, and UIEvolution, a global leader in highly scalable connected device software solutions, have teamed to provide a flexible, integrated content solutions offering for Hospitality, Cruise and Retail customers. Customers can now utilize UIEvolution's powerful UIE ExperienceManager to deploy and manage content on any display connected to a Userful appliance including the stunning Userful Network Video Wall.
Userful's Network Video Wall is the first video wall solution to deliver 4k and higher content in real-time over the network. It supports multiple video walls from a single, standard PC and is entirely managed through a browser. With the UIE ExperienceManager platform, now integrated as a plugin into the Userful solution, Hospitality, Cruise and Retail customers can easily deploy content onto Userful's high-performance, cost-effective video walls.
"Video walls are rapidly growing in hospitality and retail, and cruise ships greatly benefit from the reduced power consumption and easy AV-over-IP distribution built into the Userful appliance and zero-client devices," said Tim Griffin, founder and CTO of Userful. "UIE ExperienceManager is a powerful solution for companies to engage with their customers while offering great content. Userful now makes it easy to deploy that same content on any display or video wall within the network."
UIE ExperienceManager is a platform for managing a range of content such as video-on-demand, live TV, music, and over-the-top (OTT) apps. It is designed to deliver rich and highly personalized guest experiences. The software is used for a variety of markets, including hospitality, to provide next-generation guest entertainment and digital signage experiences across brands and establishments.
"We are delighted to have been selected by Userful and look forward to working with them," said Travis Beaven, CPO and GM of Consumer Engagement at UIEvolution. "UIEvolution has been leading the display technology and digital signage industries with our powerful UIE ExperienceManager platform, now live globally on thousands of endpoints. The combination of Userful's Network Video Wall with UIE ExperienceManager provides us with another exciting way to deliver engaging, memorable visual experiences for our Cruise, Hotel and Retail customers."
The new partnership creates many opportunities in the hospitality, retail, and cruise ship sectors to enhance customer and guest experience with easy distribution of compelling content to endpoints including onto high impact 4k video walls. UIEvolution and Userful combined provide simple, flexible and cost-effective digital display solutions for everyone.
Userful Corporation is a leading infrastructure software company that makes it simple and affordable for organizations to drive and centrally manage intelligent displays. Userful supports centrally powered displays from desktops to touch-screens to video walls and beyond, with exceptional performance, unique flexibility and at the lowest cost on the market. Userful is the trusted provider of over 1 million displays in over 100 countries and works with zero- and thin-client devices from world-class partners such as ViewSonic, Thinglobal, Atrust, Centerm and HP. userful.com
UIEvolution is a vertical cloud Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) provider specializing in highly scalable connected device software and solutions across a broad range of markets, including automotive, cruise, hotel, retail, and more. We believe that technology and connectivity should enhance and never distract from life experiences. From our inception in 2000, we have said, "The user's experience matters." And, now for nearly 15 years we have made software and provided services that deliver this vision. Headquartered in Seattle with offices in Tokyo and Detroit, UIEvolution has a proven track record with clients like Toyota, Lexus, Carnival Cruise Lines, Samsung, AT&T, Microsoft, Disney, Mitsubishi and Panasonic. http://www.uievolution.com
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