Exterity Creates New Hospitality Focused Division and Offers Glimpse Into Future of Video-Based Guest Experiences

Exterity Creates New Hospitality Focused Division and Offers Glimpse Into Future of Video-Based Guest Experiences

Edinburgh/Dubai, January 2018 Exterity, a leading provider of IP video and digital signage technologies, today announced the establishment of a new wholly-owned subsidiary focused on the hospitality industry. Part of the Exterity Group, Accommtec is a specialist provider of hospitality technology solutions that enhance the guest experience, partnering with world-class technology brands and local experts to deliver innovative, integrated guest entertainment and information solutions globally to hotel and cruise line groups.

“The Middle East and ASIA-PAC markets are renowned the world over for their grand hotels, luxurious resorts and outstanding guest experiences, and over the past 15 years we have gained considerable experience and understanding of their complex AV and guest entertainment requirements,” said Colin Farquhar, CEO at Exterity. “The establishment of Accommtec enables us to provide even greater focus on this important sector; leveraging Exterity’s expertise, best-in-class products and customer service excellence, we have the ability to operate globally and partner locally with our customers, technology partners and specialist systems integrators.”

Introducing ArtioGuest, interactive guest experience portal

Exterity also announced its new hotel-focused middleware portal.Built from the ground up, the new portal will provide an enhanced and intuitive in-room guest experience. Expected to be released within the first quarter of 2018, ArtioGuest enables the creation of relevant, customisable interfaces for accessing TV, Video-on-Demand, information, services and more, on any device.

Speaking about Exterity’s new ArtioGuest application, Eleuterio Fernandes, EMEAI Sales Director, commented: “We are proud to unveil our new middleware portal, which we will demonstrate at both CABSAT and HTNG Middle East in Dubai in January. Hotel guests have high expectations and are looking for intuitive, easy-to-use in-room technology that is ‘better than home’. The guest experience is continually evolving and improving, with further developments expected this year. We encourage all attendees to visit us at these events to see the role Exterity’s product portfolio will play in driving this change.”

Other highlights at CABSAT and HTNG Middle East include:

  • ArtioSign Digital Signage: demonstrating the latest enhancements to Exterity’s easy-to-use and powerful digital signage and IPTV in one solution
  • AvediaPlayer Media Players: the powerful and ultra-reliable new AvediaPlayer m9305 Media Player comes with 32GB of storage, enabling organisations to deliver digital signage campaigns with multiple videos and high-resolution images. The m9325 Wi-Fi also enables IPTV and digital signage content to be delivered wirelessly.

Exterity works with a wide range of hospitality customers around the world. Notable users of its solutions in the Middle East include Anantara Hotels & Resorts, Crowne Plaza Hotels & Resorts, Dusit Thani, Golden Tulip, Jumeirah Group, Mercure Hotels, Millennium Hotels and Six Senses, as well as several of the largest airports in the region including Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Muscat and Doha. Exterity also provides solutions to customers in the corporate & finance, education, healthcare, oil & gas and venues & stadiums industries.