ADB, a provider of solutions and services for media convergence, is extending the capability of its vuTyme next-generation managed services hotel iTV solution to enable guests to stream content directly from their mobile devices. ADB is introducing a complementary solution, vuCaster, which augments vuTyme by allowing users to ‘cast’ their personalised programming from YouTube, Netflix, Pandora and other premium content providers onto the bigger in-room screen.
Peter Balchin, ADB’s Chief Executive Officer, comments: “vuTyme and vuCaster build on 20 years of ADB offering the best and most useful interactive features for its customers. As the provider of 100 million at-home television set-top boxes and broadband gateway systems around the world, we fully understand what TV providers and their own customers have, use and want when it comes to television today. And we continually innovate to provide businesses with the tools necessary to meet consumer expectations. Our longstanding experience in developing TV technology and understanding viewer behaviour enables us to better design and deploy the next generation of iTV for the hotel environment.”