At the Vista After Hours events we had lots of questions from companies looking to incorporate Media Centers and Home Servers etc into properties. This is a big growth area for us and as we look to expand our offerings and provide amazing home experiences with the ultimate digital lifestyles we are of course working with our Partners to scale this opportunity out.
First what are the benefits for these type of businesses by basing their solutions on the Microsoft Digital Life Platform?
Benefits for CE Installers
- Delight customers
- Windows Media Center gives your client the ultimate high-end entertainment system. Now your customers can enjoy their favorite digital content in high definition quality on every TV in their home. One simple menu on the TV screen provides instant access to the music, movies, photos and TV programming they want-including top entertainment like Comedy Central, Fox Sports, and Vongo-all with the simple click of a remote control!
High Definition entertainment
Simple interface in every room
All in one place entertainment
Recorded TV, music, Photos, and videos
Access/view online media
- Scalable entertainment
- Windows Media Center is the ideal entertainment backbone for your client’s home-recording TV, storing personal digital media, and connecting to the Internet from one central location. Easily scale the solution to every room in the home by providing an IP home network and a Media Center Extender at each TV location.
Easy scale through Extenders
Flexible design options
IP-based home networking
- Better for business
- Drive new business opportunities with custom installation packages featuring Windows Media Center and Media Center Extenders. Combine high consumer value with simple installation and create a great recipe for strong margins. Increase average job revenue by selling the ultimate entertainment experience into every room, and drive business growth through a community of delighted customers.
High consumer value
Low deployment costs
Recognize revenue for every room
Happy customers drive referrals
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