Brussels (PRWEB) June 9, 2004
Telemak, Europe's leading streaming media provider, is happy to announce the delivery of 12 Apple iMac based interactive kiosks in 10 top located Neckermann shops as well as Neckermann and Telenet headquarters. Based on the Telenet broadband Internet access, each of these shops will be able to watch streaming travel videos on Neckermann travel destinations, navigated by a touch screen. The www world at the tip of you finger.
"We are delighted to involve iMac in this project. iMac combines breakthrough design with innovative technologies", says Bernard Voglaire, Country Sales & General Manager at Apple BeLux. "It's great to be TelemakÂs partner. They deliver high-quality streaming video with Apple's QuickTime technology for Mac and Windows. Neckermann customers will greatly benefit from this project."
"Once again, we are trilled to work with both Apple and Telenet to bring a killer application to the streaming market", says Christophe Lenaerts, founder and CEO of Telemak. "The combination of AppleÂs QuickTime technology, Telenet's broadband internet access and our expertise in the streaming media market ensures the success of this application."
"It's very nice to see how the Apple iMac handles this intensive application" says Jeroen De Backer, Head of Sales & Marketing at Telemak. "Through projects like these, we bring rich media through a 'granny proven' concept. A great way to experience Apple computers and their applications over the Telenet Broadband Internet access."
The kiosk can be seen in action as of today in shops in Antwerp, Turnhout, Gent, Mechelen and Wijnegem. An online version will be available shortly to Telenet customers through the PCTV platform (http://www.telenet.be/pctv).
Apple ignited the personal computer revolution in the 1970s with the Apple II and reinvented the personal computer in the 1980s with the Macintosh. Apple is committed to bringing the best personal computing experience to students, consumers and professional users around the world through its innovative technology, hardware, software and Internet offerings.
Telemak SMT, Ltd. is one of Europe's leading streaming media and managed services companies that offers a range of business-to-business (B2B) Internet products and services, including live Webcasting, audio and video streaming, media hosting, network design, payment processing, encoding and consulting services.. Current Telemak customers include Apple Computer, Telenet, United States Mission to the European Union, European Parliament, Neckermann, Atlas Copco and many more.
Contact information Telemak:
Jeroen De Backer
Head of Sales and Marketing, partner of Telemak SMT Ltd.
Tel: +32 475 75 95 75
Fax: +32 53 68 33 68
Contact information Apple Belux:
Steven Van den Eynde
MarCom & PR Manager Apple BeLux
Buro & Design Center, PO Box 100
Heizel Esplanade 1
1020 Brussels, Belgium
Phone: +32 2 474 42 57
Fax: +32 2 474 43 00