Enseo | May 27, 2022
Enseo, the premier technology services provider offering solutions in hospitality, senior living and education, announces the launch of CORE by Enseo, a rebrand of Enseo Entertainment Experience (E3), with upgrades including cutting-edge control and visibility through advanced tools. With several feature updates, CORE is the most powerful, adaptable and innovative technology solution in hospitality and senior living, giving hotels and communities advanced flexibility with their system interactions.
"CORE by Enseo is the source of everything that Enseo offers, E3, our platform, has served us well, but Enseo innovates, and E3 has expanded significantly over time. CORE is a more accurate reflection of our solution – including offerings beyond entertainment – and now, the CORE platform enables more features, strength and speed than ever before."
-Kris Singleton, president and CIO of Enseo
Platform enhancements include the ability for customers to manage user interface (UI) content, expanded hardware support beyond Enseo set-back boxes, improved data granularity, and real-time reporting, which offers visibility into general operations and more insight into the hotel guest or senior resident journey as technology is navigated. Users will also enjoy new dynamic UI capabilities, as well as consistency with legacy E3 features.
CORE by Enseo powers Enseo's complete product offering, including in-room entertainment, smart room controls, managed WiFi, and safety and staff support, as well as both customer facing features, and back-end monitoring and management through Enseo's SITE.
"With this rebrand, CORE represents Enseo's effortless ability to strengthen and expand over time, CORE brings together all of the features that our customers love, but will soon provide high-demand, new features, including casting, voice and many other upgrades that will benefit both the end-user and operations."
-David Simpson, chief product officer.
CORE feature upgrades, for current and new customers, will be released throughout the remainder of 2022. With cloud-enabled software, current customers will receive upgrades automaticly. To learn more, visit https://enseo.com/core/ or stop by Enseo booth #301 at HITEC Orlando. Visit https://enseo.com/enseo-hitec-orlando-2022-booth-301/ or email firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule a meeting.
About Enseo, LLC
Enseo is the premier technology services provider in the U.S., offering solutions in hospitality, senior living and education. Located in Plano, TX, Enseo has been engineering innovative hardware and software solutions for 22 years that deliver digital entertainment, managed WiFi, smart room automation (IoT) and energy management, and safety and staff solutions including employee emergency alert system, MadeSafe®, and touchless technology. Enseo is enjoyed by more than 85 million users annually.
Enseo has been recognized for excellence on Fast Company's Best Workplaces for Innovators, a Financial Times's America's Fastest Growing Companies, one of the best Entrepreneurial Companies in America for three consecutive years by Entrepreneur Magazine's Entrepreneur 360 List, and consistently recognized on the Inc. 5000. For more information, please visit www.enseo.com.
Universal Electronics Inc. | June 21, 2022
Universal Electronics Inc. (UEI) (NASDAQ: UEIC), the global leader in wireless universal control solutions for home entertainment and smart home devices, has been selected by Finland-based DNA to debut UEI’s award-winning Android TV remote control, UEI KITA.The UEI KITA controller for Android TV has received the prestigious “RedDot” award for its outstanding fit, form and function. The elegant design fits perfectly in users’ hands due to its slim rechargeable battery that makes the product much thinner and easier to hold than ordinary remote controls. In an effort to design sustainable, environmentally friendly products, the UEI KITA remote control can potentially save dozens of disposable batteries throughout its lifetime in typical consumer use scenarios, compared to ordinary remotes with disposable batteries, by fast-charging via a USB-C cable only a few times per year.
The product’s advanced technology includes Bluetooth Smart and Infrared wireless connectivity; high-precision voice control; an innovative backlit keypad; and UEI’s QuickSet Cloud® platform, which is the world’s only automated device discovery technology to control TV and audio receivers without user intervention. And while packed with technology, by using premium materials and soft coatings the UEI KITA attains an excellent look and a velvety tactile feel with every click.
As the largest cable operator and the leading pay-TV provider in cable networks with over 4 million mobile and fixed network subscribers, DNA has a track record of introducing consumer-friendly technology to a wider audience. “Adding the UEI KITA remote control to our product showcase allows DNA to surpass our customers’ expectations in next-generation, environmentally friendly technology, and make their lives less complicated,” says DNA Product Development Director Ville Partanen.
“It’s a natural fit for DNA to be the first provider to introduce UEI’s flagship Android controller to its customer base, The UEI KITA’s consumer-centric, advanced technology directly aligns with DNA’s focus on sustainability, as well its relentless effort to launch a user experience that is extremely easy and looks and feels premium.”
-Kuldip Johal, UEI’s Vice President of Sales for Video Service Providers.
For information on ordering the UEI KITA Android remote control from DNA, click here.
About Universal Electronics Inc.
Universal Electronics Inc. (NASDAQ: UEIC), the global leader in wireless universal control solutions for home entertainment and smart home devices, designs, develops, manufactures, ships and supports hardware and software control and sensor technology solutions. UEI partners with many Fortune 500 customers, including Comcast, Vivint Smart Home, Samsung, LG, Sony, and Daikin to serve video, telecommunications, security service providers, television, smart home, and HVAC system manufacturers. For over 35 years, UEI has been pioneering breakthrough innovations such as voice control and QuickSet cloud, the world’s leading platform for automated set-up and control of devices in the home. For more information visit www.uei.com.
QuickSet® is a registered trademark of Universal Electronics Inc.
MEDIA AND BROADCASTING
Curiosity Inc. | July 13, 2022
Curiosity Inc., the leading global factual media and entertainment company, has partnered with iHeartMedia, the No.1 podcast publisher globally according to Podtrac, to launch the Curiosity Audio Network, which will develop and release several podcast projects throughout the year. Curiosity’s first foray into podcasting, the Curiosity Audio Network will feature original content as well as podcasts to complement programming from Curiosity’s library of documentary films, shows and series.“We couldn’t be more excited to make our move into audio in partnership the #1 podcast publisher in the world,” said Devin Emery, Chief Strategy Officer for Curiosity. “Audio is exploding as a go-to medium for connecting with audiences, and we believe Curiosity and iHeart’s shared passion for creating curiosity-catalyzing content is going to make for highly compelling storytelling.”
“We are thrilled to join forces with Curiosity Inc. to develop premium podcasts for an audience who loves to learn, The Curiosity team has built such an incredible library of knowledge for curious minds and are adding to it all the time, and we can’t wait to bring it to our millions of listeners across the globe.”
-Will Pearson, Chief Operating Officer for iHeartPodcast Network.
Live now on the Curiosity Audio Network is the One Day University podcast series, showcasing fascinating lectures delivered by the most beloved professors from some of the world's top colleges and universities, with episode topics ranging from Eight Books that Changed the World to Abraham Lincoln: Fact vs. Fiction. Later this year, Curiosity will premiere its first original podcast co-produced with iHeartMedia, mixing pop culture, history and true crime, with an expanded look into the mystery surrounding the life and death of the “Cold War Cowboy” Dean Reed. It’s a follow-on to the Curiosity Original feature documentary Red Elvis, available exclusively on Curiosity Stream. Also upcoming is the Untold History of Sports in America, which dives deep into the role sports have played in shaping the American psyche.
Curiosity’s video services, including flagship subscription video on demand platform, Curiosity Stream, and its linear video programming network, Curiosity Channel, have approximately 24 million paying subscribers globally, making it the favored destination for factual television and documentary film audiences around the world.
As part of the collaboration, all shows will be distributed by the iHeartPodcast Network which is home to more than 750 original podcasts with over 440 million downloads each month. iHeartRadio Original Podcasts span every category from business, sports, spirituality and technology to entertainment, family, cooking and true crime—and everything in between—making iHeartRadio the largest publisher of podcast content in the world. Listeners can hear all Curiosity Audio Network shows on iHeartRadio and anywhere podcasts are found.
About Curiosity Inc.
Curiosity Inc. is the entertainment brand for people who want to know more. The global media company is home to award-winning original and curated factual films, shows and series covering science, nature, history, technology, society, and lifestyle. With approximately 24 million subscribers worldwide and thousands of titles, the company operates the flagship Curiosity Stream SVOD service, available in more than 175 countries worldwide; Curiosity Channel, the linear television channel available via global distribution partners; Curiosity Now, a free, ad-supported channel; and Curiosity Studios, which oversees original programming. Curiosity Inc. recently completed the acquisition of One Day University, which provides access to engaging talks and lectures from the best university and college professors in the United States. Curiosity Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of CuriosityStream Inc. (Nasdaq: CURI). For more information, visit CuriosityStream.com.
iHeartMedia, Inc. [Nasdaq: IHRT] is the leading audio media company in America, reaching over 90% of Americans every month, and has a portfolio of unmatched consumer brands and industry-leading events. iHeart’s broadcast radio assets alone have more consumer reach in the U.S. than any other media outlet; twice the reach of the next largest broadcast radio company; and over four times the ad-enabled reach of the largest digital only audio service. iHeart is the largest podcast publisher according to Podtrac, with more downloads than the next four podcast publishers combined; has the number one social footprint among audio players, with seven times more followers than the next audio media brand; and is the only fully integrated audio ad tech solution across broadcast, streaming and podcasts. The company continues to leverage its strong audience connection and unparalleled consumer reach to build new platforms, products and services. Visit iHeartMedia.com for more company information.