Tivus, Inc. just announced that it has entered into a strategic partnership with InfoValue Computing, Inc., a supplier of the leading edge internet protocol television (IPTV) middleware application solution. InfoValue Computing’s innovative technology will be integrated in the company’s HD IPTV entertainment system for the hotel/hospitality industry.

Shiva Prakash, Tivus’ CEO, commented, “This new partnership provides us with ‘behind-the-scenes’ control of our in-room entertainment system on a real-time basis ensuring content is readily customizable and always up-to-date. InfoValue’s solutions enable us to manage many levels of guest menu customization, including on-the-fly editing, as well as interact with the hotel’s computer system and our own network.”

Tivus leads the high definition internet-protocol television (HD IPTV) hotel entertainment industry having created the first-ever ad-based, revenue-sharing HD IPTV service. The company’s HD IPTV system gives hotels the ability to choose content that aligns with the chain’s brand experience while ensuring guest satisfaction and generating additional revenue.

“InfoValue is pleased to partner-up and help bring Tivus’ HD IPTV solution to North America’s hotels,” stated Monsong Chen, InfoValue’s chief executive officer. “I believe every hotel across the country can benefit from the new revenue streams Tivus’ HD IPTV systems provide.”

Tivus delivers a completely customized entertainment experience. Through its property branded and guest-friendly menus, users can access free-to-guest programming, review their room folio, order hotel amenities, stream the latest Hollywood movies, enjoy video gaming, and explore local attractions.

“InfoValue’s IPTV middleware solution enables our day-to-day backroom operations to run smoothly and efficiently, provide real-time remote monitoring and maintenance, and deliver an enjoyable hotel entertainment experience,” Prakash concluded.

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