The multimedia solution contains a full set of modern software tools, such as HTML5, Java and CSS and others, designed to customize hotel TVs according to the needs of potential customers.
Company LG introduced the system in 2011 at its stand during the HITEC conferense (Hospitality Industry Technology Conference and Exposition), along with a list of television devices that support the Pro: Centric platform. Many positive feedbacks have been received due to the simplicity of the solution developed and the significant expansion of end-user functionality. As a result of lengthy tests and feedback, the user was offered two types of Pro software: Centric Smart TV and Pro: Centric V, which were respectively used depending on the type of RF or IP telecommunication signal. The software was installed on a dedicated PSB100 server that switched to a TV broadcast network. LG was constantly updating its solution and the software had several versions, which remained always up-to-date and met the current requirements of the hotel market.
Currently, Pro:Centric Direct (IP-protocol) and Pro:Centric V (coax version) solutions are offered to potential customers with modern architecture, advanced features, a simple user interface and a built-in content editor.
Advanced functional features
The system supports the display of personalized information:
Welcome message / video
Account verification (subject to PMS switching of the hotel system)
and many other features.
Built-in Templates & Pages
You can choose from 4 basic page templates or create your own page design to help emphasize the unique atmosphere of your hotel with a built-in editor. The system supports the creation of up to 8 separate sections of the main me up to 40 information pages in each.
User services are simple tools that allow you to create and edit your own content. The interface of the system is intuitively simple and easy to use by service personnel.
Support for multilingualism
The system quickly adapts its user interface depending on the requirements of potential guests. At this time, the platform can support 39 languages including Hebrew, Persian and Arabic, making your stay at the establishment more comfortable.
Create and manage your own content
The system supports the broadcast of 8 TV channels of your own content, where you can place advertising messages and a list of services.
Remote device monitoring and control
With a variety of remote controls, hotel owners and staff can save significant time and resources on setting up and checking hotel TVs in rooms and offices.
Easy to customize
The system allows hotel owners to create personalized functionality and select apps to help make your stay even more comfortable and memorable.
Maximum number of services with minimal cost
The Pro: Centric platform, along with hotel TVs, allows guests to take advantage of the vast array of applications and services, and the software automatically deletes user activity histories, ensuring increased security and privacy.
Third-party application support
The system has a list of Internet services such as support for Netflix, YouTube and many other popular applications.
Development of additional functions
1-click servise allows you to create additional features specific to your hospitality facility.Введіть Ваш текст тут
Pro:Centric server is a unified device that can be used on both coaxial and Ethernet networks. Simple in design, it has a height of 1U and is mounted on a server infrastructure with minimum operating requirements and an external power supply at 19 W / 2.2 A. The server is easily and quickly configured by professional service personnel using specially designed software developed on the basis of Linux OS. In general, the device can support any number of subscribers, but as practice has shown comfortable work within up to 300 subscribers. The undeniable advantage of such a solution is its reliability in the course of further exploitation of potential customers. The ability to remotely control the device makes it convenient in everyday work and allows you to instantly respond to all requirements of potential visitors to hotel establishments. The additional software includes a list of service tools that help service personnel to constantly monitor the status of television devices, update software and receive date in real-time .
The powerful software complex product contains the intuitively convenient interface and will essentially expand the list and quality of services of your establishment and will become the convenient assistant in development of your business. The product is a basic component of the entire professional line of hotel TVs LG Electronics and does not require switching with external set-top boxes. Using the modern achievements of the telecommunications space, the solution provides rapid integration into the structures of various types of distribution networks and significantly reduces the operating costs of the owner.
The presence of a large list of functionalities makes the system convenient for daily use with the ability to quickly edit content. It offers a large number of basic application services that can quickly adapt to customer requirements: Weather, Terrain Map, Ad units, Personal Messages, Radio, Account Check, TV Guide, Voice Prompts, Voice Recognition, Flight Schedule, Virtual Guide and many, many other useful features that will be relevant in a hotel establishment. And using special functions such as "1-click service" you can create your own unique functions that can become a source of additional profit for the owner of a hotel establishment. The system supports a list of Internet services: Netflix, YouTube and many other popular applications*.
The ability to remotely monitor performs a number of convenient functions that can be performed centrally without significant time spent by service personnel, such as: checking the status of the device, software updates, blocking TV settings and others.
Now the hotel broadcasting system is not only an item of additional expenses, but also a source of additional income. You can promptly inform guests about the services of your hotel, place advertising messages from other companies, inform about the establishments that are located in the hotel, such as a restaurant, a gym, SPА and others. And the absence of monthly licensing costs for the operation of the Pro:Centric software solution provides an additional opportunity to quickly grow your business.
With a built-in powerful unified multimedia editor, you can quickly create and edit system information pages. If necessary, it is possible to create your own template that will match the design and atmosphere of your institution.
Depending on the capabilities of powerful software, the system can create and edit individual sections containing up to 40 separate information pages (15 pages per section). A separate section has been specially developed that can manage and edit the list of TV channels broadcast by the system. Additionally, the hotel system can create and broadcast up to 20 TV channels of its own content.
A significant advantage of the system is the ability to distribute functionality to individual groups, giving preference to different types of rooms depending on external factors such as room status, group accommodation and more.
The system can be easily integrated into different types of facilities with different cable infrastructures. Minimal financial costs make the system a universal and convenient tool for improving the quality of services in the institution. The hotel TV system has two separate versions Pro:Centric Direct (IP protocol) and Pro:Centric V (coaxial network).
At the service of the latest technological developments in the field in the form of support for Voice Recognition and Internet of Things (Iot).
The solution is an indispensable assistant staff. Now there is a list of useful features, such as remotely limiting the volume of an individual TV device, editing the list of TV channels, blocking access to individual TV ports and many other useful functions.
The ability to coordinate work with the hotel's local PMS system makes it possible to create personal functions, such as: sending personal messages, checking the account and others*.
The system can support 39 languages, including Hebrew, Farsi and Arabic, which will make your stay more comfortable.
* Optional feature, which can be purchased additionally
* some functions may not be available depending on the type of solution (Pro:Centric Direct / Pro:Centric V)