The revolutionary SamsungLYNK is another milestone in the evolution of Free-to-Guest HD programming for the hospitality industry.
Slinger, WI (PRWEB) August 31, 2012
VideoPropulsion® (OTC:VPTV) announces another industry first with the successful implementation of a SamsungLYNK® enabled FloodGate® FG-4000 series HDTV Free-to-Guest headend appliance at the Best Western in Lytle, TX. Installation was completed on April 2, 2012 by BulkTV & Internet® – the operator of the system for the hotel, recognized earlier this year as DIRECTV’s Free-to-Guest Provider of the Year for the fourth consecutive year.
SamsungLYNK is a new hospitality industry approved content security mechanism introduced by Samsung Electronics at the HITEC show in June of this year, and is integrated into select Samsung HDTV’s. In addition to supporting SamsungLYNK, VideoPropulsion’s state-of-the-art FloodGate appliances support all approved industry standard content protection mechanisms. FloodGates also work with virtually any content source including satellite providers DIRECTV®, DISH Network®, and BellTV®, as well as CableCard® from most cable companies. The system at the Best Western in Lytle, TX uses DIRECTV to deliver 24 channels of HDTV programming to guest rooms. FloodGate systems are available to deliver up to 60 HD channels on COAX, IP, or mobile networks. The FloodGate family of headend appliances allows operators, integrators, and resellers to provide hospitality and other commercial customers with the widest variety of choices for delivering Free-to-Guest (FTG) HD programming in the industry.
"We are pleased to announce the successful integration of SamsungLYNK content security across our entire line of new FloodGate 4000 Series Free-to-Guest appliances,” affirms VideoPropulsion’s Chairman & CEO Carl Pick. "We value our partnership with Samsung in a continued effort to increase viewership quality and lower overall site cost."
“The revolutionary SamsungLYNK is another milestone in the evolution of Free-to-Guest HD programming for the hospitality industry. This product is going to better enable us to provide the best HD programming available, which guests have come to expect.” said Tom Conley, Co-Founder & Chief Operating Officer of Bulk TV & Internet.
For nearly 40 years, VideoPropulsion has been a world leader in hardware and software for high performance, low cost per stream, digital content manipulation, and has established a reputation for providing unique HDTV, VoD, and IPTV products. The Company offers revolutionary FloodGate satellite and CATV transcryption appliances as well as OEM computer modules for a variety of applications, including streaming, multiplexing, demultiplexing, modulation, demodulation, transcoding, encryption, and splicing MPEG formatted data.
About Bulk TV & Internet
Bulk TV & Internet is a leading provider of DIRECTV services designed to meet the unique needs of hospitality, healthcare and multi-dwelling unit properties. Bulk TV & Internet serves more than 225,000 rooms in over 2,500 properties nationwide with services including television programming, digital satellite TV systems, high-speed Internet access and managed data network services. For more information, please visit http://www.BulkTV.com.
For further information, contact:
Vice President of Sales
255 Info Highway
Slinger, WI 53086
Emily M. Bradshaw
Bulk TV & Internet
8537 Six Forks Road
Forum V – Suite 100
Raleigh, NC 27615
VideoPropulsion and FloodGate are registered trademarks of VideoPropulsion Interactive Television, Inc. Bulk TV & Internet is a registered trademark of Bulk TV & Internet. DIRECTV is a registered trademark of DIRECTV. SamsungLYNK is a registered trademark of Samsung Electronics.