Aspenware Helps Vail Resorts Develop and Launch Its Highly-Touted Second Generation of EpicMix

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Vail Resorts, Inc. engaged with Aspenware Internet Solutions, Inc. to help develop and launch its highly-touted second generation of EpicMix. Vail selected Aspenware to work as part of their technical team to contribute deep architectural and software development capability. Aspenware’s expertise helped enable Vail to deliver their vision for the 2011-2012 ski and snowboard season and to deliver an "experience of lifetime" for their guests at all six of their mountain resorts.

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Aspenware’s expertise helped enable Vail to deliver their vision

Aspenware Internet Solutions, Inc. announced that Vail Resorts, Inc. engaged with Aspenware to help develop and launch its highly-touted second generation of EpicMix.

Following the success of the first season of EpicMix, Vail Resorts sought to build on their momentum through the addition of photos, additional pins and an enhanced platform. Vail selected Aspenware to work as part of their technical team to contribute deep architectural and software development capability. Aspenware’s expertise helped enable Vail to deliver their vision for the 2011-2012 ski and snowboard season and to deliver an "experience of lifetime" for their guests at all six of their mountain resorts.

EpicMix is a revolutionary technological advancement that allows skiers to track their days skied and vertical feet, earn digital rewards for achievements and then share these stats with friends and family on social networks. The addition of photos to EpicMix adds a new enhancement for guests, while also transforming the vacation photo business. The true innovation of EpicMix is that all your activity on the slopes is automatically captured and uploaded to your EpicMix dashboard through the RF-enabled passes or lift tickets. With a quick scan of of their pass or ticket, guests can now have their professional photos taken by a Vail Resorts EpicMix photographer automatically delivered to their EpicMix account for free to share on Facebook and Twitter. Guests can also buy the high-resolution digital image online and the copy is theirs forever.

"One of the most important parts of any vacation experience is the ability to capture and share those special moments with others," said John Lilley, Vail Resorts Director of Interactive Applications. "With EpicMix Photo, Vail Resorts guests at all six of our mountain resorts now have a digital journal to document and share their experiences with friends and family in a seamless, easy way."

"EpicMix is in amazing example of a well executed intersection of a physical experience with technology. Vail is at the forefront of a very important trend, " said Josh Swihart, Aspenware president and CEO. "They deeply understand and care for their guests and are delivering experiences by working across functional groups with a cohesion of purpose that is remarkable. It has been an honor to have been a part of it."

To learn more about EpicMix, visit: http://www.epicmix.com

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