Mobile Device Streaming For Hotels Has Arrived
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One press of the RoomCast dial brings up RoomCast on the TV, where guests will discover a private personal area network. After joining they can open any cast-enabled app and tap the Cast button to display their favorite content on the big screen. Everything is controlled from the guest’s phone or tablet, using the mobile apps they already know and love. They can even keep using their phone for other things without disrupting what’s playing.
RoomCast is an “over-the-top” streaming solution that is simple to setup and will work along side your existing TV system. Guest’s private information is never exposed and personal area network ensures content streaming is contained to each guest room. And yes, it works on both Android and iOS devices. It couldn’t be simpler: join the room network, launch your favorite cast-enabled app and cast
|Easy Guest Account Access||Yes||‒||‒||With RoomCast guests simply use their own apps and accounts without needing to log in.|
With Streaming Consoles and Smart TV’s guests need to log in with an on-screen keyboard and remote control.
|Guest’s Account Security||Yes||‒||‒||With RoomCast guests never need to share or input their accounts username or passwords.|
With Streaming Consoles and Smart TV’s guest’s username and passwords may be vulnerable and need to be cleared.
|Apps & Supported Devices||Yes||‒||‒||RoomCast hotel room streaming supports 1000+ apps and works with iOS, Android and laptops with Chrome browser.|
Streaming Consoles and Smart TV’s are limited to select apps and are not compatible with guests smartphones, tablets or laptops.
|Simple Wi-Fi Setup||Yes||‒||‒||RoomCast creates a unique Personal Area Network (PAN) for each room.|
Streaming Consoles and Smart TV’s require changes to the hotels existing open Wi-Fi or a proprietary app or pairing method for setup.
|Works with Existing Equipment||Yes||‒||‒||RoomCast works with your existing equipment.|
Streaming Consoles and Smart TV’s likely require new hardware, contracts and/or head end equipment.
RoomCast is an “over-the-top” hotel room streaming solution that works along with any existing in-room TV or video system. The solution works without head-end equipment; simply connect a RoomCast box to the TV and set the RoomCast controller on the nightstand. The RoomCast box connects to the TV (HDMI), to the Internet (Ethernet) and to power and then hides securely out of site. RoomCast includes an 802.11 wireless access point which is activated on demand, generating a unique WPA passcode. The Chromecast inside the RoomCast box is preconfigured and immediately discoverable upon joining the personal area network for simple plug and play installation.
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