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Internet Protocol television (IP-TV) is the delivery of television content over Internet Protocol (IP) networks. This contrasts with delivery through traditional terrestrial, satellite, and cable television formats. Unlike downloaded media, IPTV offers the ability to stream the source media continuously. As a result, a client media player can begin playing the content (such as a TV channel) almost immediately. This is known as streaming media.

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Although IPTV uses the Internet protocol it is not limited to television streamed from the Internet, (Internet television). IPTV is widely deployed in subscriber-based telecommunications networks with high-speed access channels into end-user premises via set-top boxes or other customer-premises equipment. IPTV is also used for media delivery around corporate and private networks.

Architecture Elements
IPTV head-end: where live TV channels and AV sources are encoded, encrypted and delivered in the form of IP multicast streams.
Video on Demand (VOD) platform: where on-demand video assets are stored and served as IP unicast streams when a user makes a request. The VOD platform may sometimes be located with, and considered part of, the IPTV headend.
Interactive portal: allows the user to navigate within the different IPTV services, such as the VOD catalogue.
Delivery network: the packet switched network that carries IP packets (unicast and multicast).
Endpoints: User equipment that can request, decode and deliver IPTV streams for display to the user. This can include computers and mobile devices as well as set-top boxes.
Home TV gateway: the piece of equipment at a residential IPTV user’s home that terminates the access link from the delivery network.
User set-top box: the piece of endpoint equipment that decodes and decrypts TV and VOD streams for display on the TV screen.

Our IPTV services may be classified into three main groups:

  • Live television and live media, with or without related interactivity;
  • Time-shifted media: e.g. catch-up TV (replays a TV show that was broadcast hours or days ago), start-over TV (replays the current TV show from its beginning);
  • Video on demand (VOD): browse and view items in a stored media catalogue

IP TV can be utilized for

  • STB
  • WEB
  • IOS & ANDROID platforms

We offer Smart technology for delightful digital guest experiences in all industry mainly as listed below

  • ISP’s /Telecom operators

With solutions deployed across the world in over 50,000 hotel rooms and within student accommodation, care homes, executive suites and mine camps, Tripleplay has built up a wealth of experience in delivering IPTV and Video on Demand services, with our platform delivering a wide array of market leading features.
As well as the usual in-room TV solution offerings such as wake up calls, live news and weather, local information and Electronic Programme Guide (EPG) we also offer several other options.

Features of our solutions for hospitality include;

  • Multiple customizable themes available
  • Live TV from multiple regions and sources.
  • Video on Demand and DRM.
  • Bring your own device (BYOD) and Bring your own content (BYOC).
  • Smart TV integration, meaning no STB required.
  • Use of SmartTV apps within our portal.
  • Integration with most popular Property Management Systems (PMS).
  • Integrated Digital Signage platform.

Digital signage is a sub-segment of electronic signage. Digital displays use technologies such as LCD, LED, projection and e-paper to display digital images, video, web pages, weather data, restaurant menus, or text.

The many different uses of digital signage allow a business to accomplish a variety of goals. Some of the most common applications include:

  • Public information – news, weather, traffic and local (location specific) information, such as building directory with a map, fire exits and traveler information.
  • Internal information – corporate messages, such as health & safety items, news and so forth.
  • Product information – pricing, photos, raw materials or ingredients, suggested applications and other product information – especially useful in food marketing where signage may include nutritional facts or suggested uses or recipes.
  • Information to enhance the customer service experience – interpretive signage in museums, galleries, zoos, parks and gardens, exhibitions, tourist and cultural attractions.[3]
  • Advertising and Promotion – promoting products or services, may be related to the location of the sign or using the screen’s audience reach for general advertising.
  • Brand building – in-store digital sign to promote the brand and build a brand identity.
  • Influencing customer behavior – navigation, directing customers to different areas, increasing the “dwell time” on the store premises and a wide range of other uses in service of such influence.
  • Influencing product or brand decision-making – Signage at the point of sale designed to influence choice e.g. Signage to help shoppers to choose dresses inside a fashion store or devices that on a computerized shopping trolley helping the customer locate products, check prices, access product information and manage shopping lists.

  • Enhancing customer experience – applications include the reduction of perceived wait time in the waiting areas of restaurants and other retail operations, bank queues, and similar circumstances, as well as demonstrations, such as those of recipes in food stores, among other examples.[6]
  • Navigation – with interactive screens (in the floor, for example, as with “informational footsteps” found in some tourist attractions, museums and the like) or with other means of “dynamic wayfinding”.
  • Reservations – small, interactive screens on walls or desks that allow employees to reserve the space for a limited time and integrate with a room and resource scheduling platform

We offer end-to-end Digital Signage Solutions for public spaces, transportation systems, museums, stadiums, retail stores, hotels, restaurants and corporate buildings etc., to provide wayfinding, exhibitions, marketing and outdoor advertising