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Anevia Hospitality Announces First Multiscreen Deployment in Healthcare

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Paris, France – Anevia Hospitality, a leader in video streaming and infrastructure solutions for OTT, live TV and video-on- demand (VoD), has announced that Australian cancer treatment and research facility Chris O’Brien Lifehouse has deployed Anevia’s Flamingo suite as part of a comprehensive multiscreen project.

Opened on Tuesday, 5 November 2013 in the presence of Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott, the Chris O’Brien Lifehouse is a world-class cancer treatment and research facility based in Sydney, Australia. For such a modern facility being at the very forefront of technology, allowing patients to stay connected with friends, family, health information, education and live TV via tablet devices is essential for improving patient care and comfort. This is why the Chris O’Brien Lifehouse selected Oneview Healthcare, one of the leading global providers of innovative technology and patient engagement solutions for the healthcare sector and Anevia to roll out a cutting-edge infotainment solution.

As part of a comprehensive multiscreen service platform, Anevia and Oneview Healthcare joined forces to make it happen leveraging Anevia’s Flamingo MT: this easy-to-use, feature-rich multiscreen transcoder turns IPTV streams into multiscreen format so that live TV becomes available on tablets. Using Anevia’s multiscreen technology also meant that the new service would seamlessly adapt to existing Wi-Fi settings and bandwidth constraints. As a result patients can now access up to 17 live TV channels through 45 Android tablets running on Window 8 Professional.

“Anevia’s multiscreen expertise was crucial in meeting the functional requirements and overcoming the technological challenges at stake…not to mention how impressed we were with the scalability and wealth of innovative features offered by Flamingo MT,” says Mark McCloskey, President and Founder of Oneview Healthcare.

Vincent Meddour, Sales Director Hospitality & Corporate at Anevia went on to comment: “Multiscreen delivered to the patient bedside: this is a major first for healthcare, and certainly one to inspire many more. We look forward to pioneering multiscreen with more healthcare facilities.”

About Anevia Hospitality

Anevia provides video solutions and service infrastructure for the delivery of live TV and video on demand (VoD) services to TV, PC, Internet-connected and mobile devices. With over 1,000 deployments in 100 countries, representing millions of users and over 25,000 live channels, Anevia is a leader in delivering video solutions to telecom operators, broadcast service providers and the hospitality market.

Anevia Hospitality, a business unit of Anevia, delivers solutions to hotels, cruise ships, aircraft, educational facilities, government bureaus, and corporations looking to deploy advanced live and on demand video over IP streaming services.

For more information on Anevia Hospitality please visit: www.anevia-hospitality.com

About Oneview Healthcare

Oneview Healthcare designs and delivers innovative technology solutions that seamlessly integrate healthcare IT systems, customised clinical applications as well as patient care and entertainment services onto a secure high performance technology platform, which is then accessible from fixed and mobile devices. This capability allows hospitals to significantly improve clinical outcomes, cost management, risk management, workflow efficiencies and patient satisfaction.

The Oneview Healthcare Solution optimises clinical performance and workflow efficiencies by providing interactive access to patient information, clinical applications and communications capability at the point of care. Oneview improves patient outcomes, safety and satisfaction by providing patients with tailored pre and post-operative education, world class entertainment and communication services.

Visit www.oneviewhealthcare.com for more information about Oneview Healthcare

About Chris O’Brien Lifehouse

Chris O’Brien Lifehouse is a world-class cancer treatment and research facility providing integrated care to patients and carers, building on the services provided at the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital – Sydney University precinct at Camperdown, Sydney.

A centre of excellence, Chris O’Brien Lifehouse integrates clinical care, research and education creating opportunities for innovative discoveries, compassionate holistic care and better outcomes for patients.

A charity, Lifehouse is a not-for-profit Public Benevolent institution. Income will be re-invested to continually innovate and improve services treating both public and private patients and will focus on the delivery of cancer care and research for the benefit of all Australians and the education of the next generation of clinicians and researchers.

Cancer kills 43,000 Australians each year, the single largest cause of premature death. Earlier diagnosis and better treatments have already saved thousands of lives but have also created a need for support and assistance for survivors of cancer.

Visit www.mylifehouse.org.au for more information about Lifehouse.

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