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SpaSoft® Announces Interface to NXSYSTEMS’ NXTV In-Room Entertainment Platform
STOWE, VT. – July 28, 2010 — Springer-Miller Systems, Inc. (PSMS) a wholly owned subsidiary of Technology Corporation (NYSE:PTC) — and the leading provider of guest-centric hospitality management systems — announces the certification between SpaSoft Spa and Activity Management System Version 188.8.131.52 and NXTV using HTNG Standards/XML messaging via SMS|Diplomat.
Using HTNG Guest Self Service messages, this interface between the SpaSoft Spa and Activity Management System and NXTV provides a powerful way for hotel and resort spas to increase revenue amidst today’s economic challenges by allowing hotel guests to book spa appointments in real-time via in-room TV.
“This leading edge interface between SpaSoft and NXTV enhances the guest experience and increases revenues for properties immensely,” remarked Brigitte Diem-Guy, General Manager of SpaSoft Operations for PSMS. “The most successful hotels provide a fast, convenient way for guests to make spa reservations online. The integration with NXTV based on HTNG standards allows our clients to provide a greater, more efficient service.”
“The integration of SpaSoft into our NXTV IP-based TV platform is clearly a step forward towards the future of guest experience and hotel offerings,” said Hooman Honary, president and chief technology officer of NXSYSTEMS, LLC. “Through this joint effort with PAR Springer-Miller, hotel guests can now interact more closely with the different activities and amenities offered by the property through the room’s TV system, effectively increasing revenue channels”.
About SpaSoft/PAR Springer-Miller Systems
An industry-standard for more than 15 years, SpaSoft is a fully integrated, dynamic activities management/scheduling software solution, specifically designed to meet the unique needs of the wellness and spa industry. SpaSoft’s integrated offering includes resource management, activity scheduling, Web Booking, group management, yield/revenue management and forecasting, club membership, inventory management, PA DSS validated point-of-sale, business and financial reporting and analysis, Loyalty Program functionality as well as client management and history. SpaSoft is one of the many products offered by PAR Systems-Miller Systems Inc, the leading provider of hospitality management solutions. The extensive product line offered by PSMS meets the technology needs of all types of hospitality enterprises including city-center hotels, destination spa and golf properties, timeshare properties and casino resorts worldwide. For more information on PAR Springer-Miller Systems, visit our website at www.springermiller.com.
About NXSYSTEMS LLC
NXTV Inc. was founded in 1997 and headquartered in Los Angeles, California, NXTV emerged as the first and largest IP VOD provider in the global hospitality industry, delivering to its customers IP-based, 100% digital in-room entertainment solutions that allow hotel owners to take full advantage of new technology today and in the future, offering guests the ultimate on-screen entertainment and communication experience. NxTV’s platform runs over the hotel’s existing converged IP network, enabling the property to communicate with a wide variety of in-room technologies without the cost and effort of installing and maintaining separate networks for each hotel application. NxSystems LLC acquired certain assets from NXTV Inc. in early 2009.
NXSYSTEMS delivers a full suite of digital IP-based in-room entertainment services including High Definition Video on Demand (HD VOD) and IPTV Free-to-Guest content, wired and wireless high-speed Internet access, and a customized guest interface. Clients include the world’s most prestigious hotel brands, including Four Seasons, Peninsula, W Hotels, St. Regis, MGM Grand, Le Meridien and Hyatt. NXSYSTEMS has offices and customers in the Americas, Europe and Asia.