Five Ways Streaming Video Could ChangeYour Business Today

July 26, 2019

Video is no longer a boardroom accessory. It has evolved into a critical business tool for accelerating productivity, expanding intelligence and cutting costs across the global enterprise. A steady technological evolution has converged with emerging cultural and market-driven factors, putting streaming video at the tipping point of widespread adoption and application. This paper details just five of the factors that will drive this adoption, and give readers a start on what questions they should be asking about how streaming video can revolutionize the way they do business.

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TouchTunes

TouchTunes is a leader in in-venue entertainment providing music fans like you the ability to play your favorite songs at your favorite locations. You can find TouchTunes jukeboxes in 75,000 bars, restaurants and other social spaces across North American and Europe.Our innovation story began in 1998 with the release of the world’s first pay-for-play digital jukebox and since then, we have transformed into a multi-application platform offering a variety of engaging and interactive experiences. We are the in-venue entertainment leader, pushing boundaries and creating growth opportunities for our customers and our locations.Music is core to the TouchTunes experience and our smart jukeboxes allow the interface to learn from the music most played in a location and adapt over time to highlight the songs, artists and search results that are most relevant. Our mobile app has been downloaded over 7 million times and lets users find nearby jukebox locations and control the music from their phone

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