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Airwave News

Welcome to the Airwave Europe news blog with all the latest news about one of the UK’s leading suppliers, installers and integrators of digital television and audio visual equipment. Airwave offer Hotel Mode TV’s, Hospital Televisons, Information Channels and Digital Signage throughout the Hospitality and Commercial sectors . We also offer Hollywood Movies, TV and Audio Content for Hotels, Ships, Rigs and Prisons. Our blog will provide an interesting insight into our company.

Thursday, 17 February 2011

Movies for Ships and Rigs: Airwave Entertains the Crew onboard Ocean Rig Corcovado

Workers on board the brand new exploratory vessel, the Ocean Rig Corcovado will be able to relax in their cabins and enjoy Blockbuster Hollywood Movies; thanks to Airwave and their marine partner Snap TV. This venture comes hot on the heals of another IPTV installations board two North Link Ships in Aberdeen. Dennis Garrison, Director of Content at Airwave commented “Our content distribution business which is traditionally within the hospitality and healthcare sector, is enjoying tremendous growth internationally. We now service customers in 17 countries worldwide, with movies also supplied in French, Italian, German, Spanish and of course English. We are very pleased to be able to support our new partner, Snap TV, who are experts in provision of IPTV systems to the marine sector, with movie content supply to the Corcovado.”

Thursday, 3 February 2011

Philips Hospitality LCD TV's for 100 Room 4* Luxury Casa Hotel Chesterfield

The new 100 room Casa Hotel in Chesterfield has been fully kitted out with 32 inch Philips Hotel LCD TVs with clocks installed in specially constructed recesses. The TVs are also connected up to bathroom speakers and the most luxurious rooms also enjoy 17 inch bathroom TVs, thanks to a joint effort by Airwave and the internet and telecoms specialists, TMB. Airwave installed the full AV network, and the bar area also sports 42 inch screens displaying Sky HD.

Custom Touchscreen Remote Controls for Center Parcs Treehouses:The Ultimate Experience

Airwave is pleased to have completed the AV systems in the new two storey Treehouses at Center Parcs, Sherwood Forest. These 2 storey luxury Treehouses are designed for families or friends who want the ultimate Center Parcs experience. From the main accommodation a wooden walkway takes guests to an Octagonal Games Den, complete with a stunning Philips Aurea LED TV connected to Sky HD, Bluray, Nintendo Wii and a Philips surround sound system. The whole experience is controlled by a touch screen Philips Pronto console, which has been specially branded and configured for Center Parcs. Both the Games Den and Lounge TVs benefit from Sky HD with up to 50 HD channels including movies and sports. If that’s not enough, a Naturecam, set up to focus on local wildlife, can also be viewed from any TV in the Treehouse.

Commercial Display Screens: New Sky Millbank Studios goes to air with Airwave

When Sky News required high-end Commercial Display screens for their latest state of the art Central London Millbank Studio they approached Airwave. Julian Arnold, Commercial Director at Airwave commented “We were able to understand Sky’s requirements and drew up a shortlist of the most appropriate products from leading suppliers. Much of our installation work was completed out of hours, and we are pleased to have installed over 100 screens ranging from 19 to 85 inch from companies such as LG, Sharp and Panasonic.”

image courtesy of Sky

NorthLink Ferries set sail with Airwave IPTV System ( Video On Demand )

Passengers travelling on two NorthLink ferries vessels, MV Hjaltland and MV Hrossey will now be able to enjoy a great choice of movies in their cabins thanks to Airwave. The ships, which provide a vital lifeline between Aberdeen, Orkney and the Shetland Isles, have been equipped with the latest Exterity Video-on-Demand IPTV system from Airwave. Gary Snell, Installation and Maintenance Manager at Airwave explained “The installation was made during the ships normal docking at Aberdeen, and Airwave engineers were on a tight deadline to finish the installation before the ships set sail again.”