DENVER, Dec. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- On Command Video Corporation, a leading provider of in-room interactive entertainment for the hotel industry and its guests announced that it has combined its engineering, manufacturing and quality assurance operations under one roof in Denver. This move will include the creation of 22 new engineering, quality control and other technical jobs in Denver.
On Command's latest technology platform for delivering video on demand services to the hospitality industry was developed by its Denver engineering team, and is currently installed in more than 30,000 hotel rooms throughout the U.S. The facility expansion includes more than 40,000 square feet dedicated to technology labs for software and hardware development.
"I am confident that these changes will streamline On Command's delivery of new technology to our hotel partners and guests," said Chris Sophinos, president and chief executive officer of On Command. "By positioning engineering, manufacturing and quality assurance in the same facility, On Command will be able to improve on our position as the technology leader and innovator of new VOD services for the hospitality industry."
Tom Lambrecht will continue to lead the engineering operations in Denver. David Simpson will serve as chief technical officer and continue to oversee research and development.
About On Command
On Command Video Corporation (www.oncommand.com) is a leading provider of in-room entertainment technology to the lodging and cruise ship industries. On Command is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Liberty Media Corporation (NYSE:L) (NYSE:LMCB) . On Command entertainment services include: on-demand movies; television Internet services using high-speed broadband connectivity; television email; short form television features covering drama, comedy, news and sports; video games; and music-on-demand services through Instant Media Network, a majority-owned subsidiary of On Command and the leading provider of digital on-demand music services to the hotel industry. All On Command products are connected to guest rooms and managed by leading edge video-on-demand navigational controls and a state-of-the art guest user interface system. The guest menu system can be customized by hotel properties to create a robust platform that services the needs of On Command hotel partners and the traveling public. On Command and its distribution network services more than 1,000,000 guest rooms, which touch more than 300 million guests annually.
On Command's direct served hotel properties are located in the United States, Canada, Mexico and Spain. On Command distributors serve cruise ships operating under the Royal Caribbean, Costa and Carnival flags. On Command hotel properties include more than 100 of the most prestigious hotel chains and operators in the lodging industry including, Accor, Adam's Mark Hotels & Resorts, Fairmont, Four Seasons, Gaylord Hotels (Gaylord Palms, Gaylord Texan, Gaylord Opryland and Gaylord Hotel at Opryland), Hilton Hotels Corporation, Hyatt, Intercontinental Hotels Group (Inter-Continental, InterContinental Buckhead, Crowne Plaza and Holiday Inn), Loews, Marriott (Courtyard, Renaissance, Fairfield Inn and Residence Inn), New York Palace Hotel, Radisson, Ramada, Starwood Hotels & Resorts (Westin, Sheraton, W Hotels and Four Points), and Wyndham Hotels & Resorts.
Source: On Command Video Corporation
Web site: http://www.oncommand.com/