EVOLVE from DISH Transforms In-Room Hotel Entertainment; Combines Streaming Apps, Linear Television and Casting into Seamless, Easy-to-Manage Solution
4K-capable "set-back" box powered by Android TV
Property Management Solution (PMS) integration offers UI
personalization, guest security
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DISH is transforming the hotel industry's ability to provide guests with
premium in-room television entertainment. Today at HITEC Toronto, DISH
unveiled EVOLVE®, a 4K-capable Android TVTM
set-back box that seamlessly integrates streaming apps, live linear
programming and casting into one customizable solution. EVOLVE offers
guests a more intuitive way to engage with content from their mobile
devices using their room's TV.
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DISH's EVOLVE is a 4K-capable Android TV set-back box that seamlessly integrates streaming apps, live linear programming and casting into one customizable solution. (Photo: Business Wire)
"Today's guest is used to a TV experience at home that combines their
favorite streaming apps with linear, high-definition programming," said
Alistair Chatwin, director of DISH Business. "With EVOLVE and SMARTBOX,
all hotel operators can now deliver the intuitive and streamlined
entertainment that guests have come to expect at home, while reducing
costs, increasing performance and saving space across their properties."
Powered by SMARTBOX,
DISH's revolutionary headend video distribution platform for commercial
applications, EVOLVE is designed to work with any hotel wiring scenario,
as well as existing or upgraded infrastructures. It supports video
delivery over QAM or IP, and internet connectivity over DOCSIS, Ethernet
or Wi-Fi (2.4/5GHz).
Google Play Store - An Android TV-based platform, EVOLVE gives
guests access to thousands of Android TV applications from the Google
Play Store, including music, movies and games.
Chromecast built-in - Cast content from apps like Sling TV and
YouTube, as well as music, photos and videos, from mobile devices to
hotel room TVs without ever having to enter credentials.
Advanced program guide - With an interactive program guide
featuring genre filters and 23 hours of future programming data,
EVOLVE improves the way guests discover, navigate and watch live TV in
their hotel rooms.
Channel preview - When in the program guide, hover over any
title to view a pop-up window that displays live video from the
channel. This allows guests to view exactly what's on before selecting.
Configuration tool - Customize EVOLVE's UI with branding,
welcome channels and pre-loaded apps.
PMS integration - Provide guests with personalized messages on
the home screen and automatically clear their personal information
from EVOLVE as they check out.
Bluetooth LE with audio support - Watch TV with Bluetooth
headsets to eliminate disruptions when multiple people are staying in
the same room.
4K capability - EVOLVE will continue providing guests with a
premium television viewing experience as hotels deliver more 4K
To learn more, visit www.dish.com/evolve
or visit the DISH booth (#1927) at HITEC in Toronto from Tuesday, June
27 through Thursday, June 29.
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national HD channels, the most international channels and award-winning
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