Exterity, the leading provider of enterprise IP video solutions and Philips, leaders in
the hospitality TV industry, today jointly announced that, with the launch of
AvediaServer 7.3, Exterity IP video solutions now support Philips MediaSuite
Hospitality SmartTVs.

Exterity provides the hospitality and leisure industry with future-proofed and built to
last systems that enable best-in-class in-room entertainment experiences that can
be enhanced, supplying an unlimited number of high-definition channels with
stunning picture quality, to any number of guest rooms or hotel screens. Exterity IP
video solutions are interoperable with hotel management systems to deliver
interactive services such as reservations, booking tickets or guest billing via TV
screens , while revenue generating on-screen promotions can be tailored. The hotel
network is used to deliver all the expected guest services as standard, and users
can create bespoke services and customizable interfaces with the Artio portal

The Philips MediaSuite hospitality TVs differentiate the guest experience with full HD
LED TV-brilliant LED images with incredible contrast. With advanced hotel features
like SmartInfo for interactive hotel information pages, SmartInstall for remote
installation, it all adds up to the ultimate guest experience. By using these features,
leisure organizations can promote services such as spas, restaurants, room service
and more at no costs, while Smart TV apps turn the display into an information hub
for travellers.

“Connectivity plays a significant role in enabling hoteliers to compete with new
services as travellers now expect the most advanced technology while they relax in
luxurious hotel rooms and lobbies,’ said Colin Farquhar, CEO at Exterity. “The
integration of our AvediaServer with Philips MediaSuite increases the tailoring
capabilities of Philips’ Hospitality TVs to create a highly personal experience for
guests, including the latest video entertainment available on the hotel VoD portal.
Delivery of any type of content combined with advanced features that can be
accessed via the TV screen provides guests with unseen levels of comfort, and
we’re proud that our solutions now support the leading displays on the market.’

Franck Racape, Head of Global Sales at Philips, added: “At Philips, our objective is
to provide the best in-room display technology in order to improve the guest
experience and create a better environment for the Hotelier to promote his products
and services. Our strategy has always been to partner with companies that deliver
added value to the user on top of our services, resulting in greater flexibility and
enhanced performance. As such, the integration with the Exterity platform will
further develop in-room interactive technology by promoting advanced hotel

The integration of Philips MediaSuite with AvediaServer 7.3 will be demonstrated on
the Exterity stand #11-E68 at ISE (Amsterdam, February 9-12).

Artio benefits for the hospitality and leisure industry include:
· Easy deployment of hotel branding at no costs
· Customization of the viewing interface to enhance guest engagement with the
· An intuitive User experience that can be delivered to multiscreen
· Enhanced video services such as room service, billing, additional information,