|By PR Newswire||
|March 26, 2014 06:22 PM EDT||
LAS VEGAS, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TouchTunes, the largest in-venue interactive entertainment network in North America, today announced its latest innovation, Playdium, a next-generation entertainment platform that redefines the possibilities for new and engaging user experiences. Playdium combines a revolutionary music experience that allows the jukebox to reflect the musical taste of each venue with a sleek, modular design that dramatically simplifies service and support. In addition, TouchTunes is also showcasing its full line of entertainment solutions at the Amusement Expo including its industry leading mobile app and Tanjarine, a new tablet-based menu and entertainment solution for restaurants.
"Playdium is a leap forward in design and capability, creating a more personalized in-venue music experience for locations which will allow our operator community to provide a better solution and more value to their customers," said Charles Goldstuck, CEO of TouchTunes. "In creating Playdium, we listened closely to the needs of our operators, and developed a smarter jukebox that is also extremely easy to service."
Like its predecessor Virtuo, the industry's first smartjuke, Playdium supports multiple services including music, mobile, Karaoke, and PhotoBooth. Click here to view the Playdium overview video.
TouchTunes Showcase Highlights at Amusement Expo 2014:
- Playdium is a next generation jukebox that allows venues to match the music experience to their location's unique personality through a selection of curated music profiles and powerful filtering tools. Over time, the system learns from the music most played in a venue and adapts to highlight the most relevant songs, artists and search results. Playdium's innovative, modular design also increases reliability and serviceability and includes intelligent diagnostics to reduce service calls and facilitate remote support. [learn more here]
- Tanjarine is a revolutionary, integrated dining and entertainment experience that allows guests to place orders, play games and music, and pay their bill, all from portable interactive tablets made available at their table. Tanjarine is a TouchTunes company located in Mountain View, CA. [learn more here]
- TouchTunes Mobile allows users to control the jukebox remotely from their smartphones. With over 2 million downloads and growing, users can find TouchTunes locations, see what's playing, search for music, and play their favorite song on the jukebox. Users can also share their TouchTunes experience on Facebook, Twitter, and foursquare and earn rewards for plays, friend referrals, and more. [learn more here]
TouchTunes is the largest in-venue interactive music and entertainment platform, featured in over 60,000 bars and restaurants across North America. Our network supports a growing portfolio of location-based digital solutions that encourage social interactions through shared experiences. TouchTunes generates approximately 2 million paid song downloads per day and over 2 million people have downloaded our Android and iPhone apps, which allow users to choose the perfect soundtrack for their night without ever leaving their seats. TouchTunes' award-winning products and services also offer a range of additional social entertainment experiences—from an integrated photo booth to the first fully licensed commercial karaoke system—while providing powerful advertising and promotional opportunities for consumer brands and music artists. TouchTunes is a privately held U.S. corporation with offices in New York, Chicago, Mountain View and Montreal. For further information please visit us at www.touchtunes.com.
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