29.07.2019

feratel webcams now new in stores

Live, quick and free weather activity information via app
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feratel has been impressing mobile users for years now with the free feratel webcams app. The popular mobile app has undergone a complete relaunch and now scores points for its themespecific channels, individually selectable favorite channel and fresh design. It is currently available free in stores.

The popular webcam app has recorded 140,000 app downloads. Those unsure about weather forecasts will be convinced with the on-site weather situation. And those planning a trip or vacation will also find information via the feratel weather app. The reasons users have for using it are just as diverse as the locations: mountains, ski slopes, beaches, cities, lakeshores. Supplemented with weather information and forecasts, panorama videos from 800 cameras across Europe provide authentic impressions of the on-site weather situation.

78 million queries daily

Up to 78 million queries of video streams and panorama images per day highlight the strong demand for weather content on thousands of websites, Smartphone and connected TV apps as well as the digital voice assistant Alexa and Co. During the entire 2018 year, 28.2 million users viewed panorama videos of feratel online according to Austrian Web Analysis (ÖWA). In addition, there are 17 public and private TV stations to which the technology company supplies the panorama images, thus serving millions more people.

11.07.2019

1.1 million panorama images and over 1 terrabyte of data daily

More than 1 terabyte of data is received daily on feratel media technologies AG servers. These data are sent from 800 camera systems worldwide directly to the Pfarrwerfen in the Salzburger Land location, converted and made available again via the web server. Users make 78 million queries daily.
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78 million queries daily

Up to 78 million queries of video streams and panorama images per day highlight the strong demand for weather content on thousands of websites, Smartphone and connected TV apps as well as the digital voice assistant Alexa and Co. During the entire 2018 year, 28.2 million users viewed panorama videos of feratel online according to Austrian Web Analysis (ÖWA). In addition, there are 17 public and private TV stations to which the technology company supplies the panorama images, thus serving millions more people.

Investment in infrastructure

This requires a stable and efficient infrastructure. feratel media technologies AG invests six-figure amounts each year to ensure the security and quality of the data. Numerous experts from the field of telecommunications ensure the smooth process of data transfer.

17.06.2019

Participation of feratel in the cross media agency pixelpoint

feratel media technologies AG is expanding its offer in the digital sector. feratel has acquired 50 percent of pixelpoint multimedia werbe GmbH. The crossmedia agency from Carinthia specializes in web design, data management and digital marketing.
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"With the development of successful products such as "feratel Deskline" or "feratel CardSystem” as well as innovative solutions such as the progressive Web App "PIA - Personal Interests’ Assistant", feratel has impressively demonstrated its competence in recent decades in the field of destination management systems.", Markus Schröcksnadel, CEO of feratel media technologies AG states. "We think the online specialization and the approaches of pixelpoint multimedia werbe GmbH in connec-tion with our hardware and software solutions as well as distribution channels are very promising for our customers and therefore we strive for close cooperation."

"We are partnering because, in the future, we will be able to efficiently enhance our product portfo-lio beyond the technical component (website development, e-commerce solutions, smartphone apps, user experience, communication, advertising line, digital marketing). Furthermore we want to especially develop the website and to advise (potential) customers more effectively on the destina-tion management solutions we have on the market, support them in concrete realization whilst ac-companying them, and consequently further and substantially expand our market presence."

feratel strives for an all-round expertise with the participation

The know-how transfer between technology leader feratel and the cross media agency pixelpoint is expected to lead to new and above all innovative sales solutions. The 40 people strong team of the new feratel group member is headquartered in Klagenfurt on lake Wörthersee. The agency, which has been on the market successfully for almost two decades, focuses in e-commerce solutions, tour-ist web portals as well as web apps, data management, creation and design as well as digital market-ing. "Pixelpoint is a modern Internet agency that sets standards in its work by combining excellent customer experience with strong sales," says CEO Markus Schröcksnadel. "pixelpoint will deliver fur-ther digital expertise with highly innovative and creative approaches and a high level of technological expertise", Schröcksnadel continues.

"The partnership with feratel is of course a significant milestone in our company history. Our goal is to offer our mutual customers, from now on, a comprehensive digital service portfolio starting with the strategic alignment and conception of the brand appearance to the support of the digital com-munication channels up to a complete, transparent billing and evaluation system. We have found the ideal partner in feratel to work out new and above all tailor-made solutions for companies. The en-tire team is looking forward to the future tasks and is motivated to execute exciting projects" ex-plains pixelpoint Managing Director Bernhard Winkler.

For further questions please contact:

feratel media technologies AG, Gabriela Huter, Maria-Theresien-Strasse 8, A-6020 Innsbruck,
Ph.: +43 512 7280 1407, www.feratel.com, E-Mail: gabriela.huter@feratel.com

pixelpoint multimedia werbe GmbH, Franziska Sussitz-Habich, Rosentaler Strasse 150, A-9020 Klagenfurt, Tel .: +43 463 500 777 - 601, www.pixelpoint.at, E-Mail: habich@pixelpoint.at

 

 

15.12.2017

ONLIM Deskline® Edition feeds Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant

“Voice-controlled digital assistants provide new opportunities for tourism companies regarding guest services and are an essential trend of the future,” Markus Schröcksnadel, CEO with feratel media technologies AG, is convinced of feratel’s participation in Firma ONLIM GmbH a few months ago. Now they have launched their first common product on the market: ONLIM Deskline® Edition, making, for instance, relevant tourism information about the destination available on Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant in natural voice.
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ONLIM Deskline® Edition is a software platform, which facilitates the automated creation, administration and distribution of contents to chatbots and intelligent personal assistants (IPAs). Tourism-related data, such as points of interest, events, infrastructure and weather or hotel information are made readable for voice recognition via the platform right from the feratel Deskline® Content Pool.

First movers like Seefeld, Mayrhofen Hippach or Wilder Kaiser are using this product and are now in the position to offer both automated and personalised communication 24 hours a day.  “This software not only increases the communication efficiency but also saves time and costs and also opens new digital sales channels,” Schröcksnadel points to the advantages.

“Developments in this sector are very important for the tourism at home as well as abroad.  More and more people use voice-controlled devices to organise their holidays and leisure time. With ONLIM Deskline® Edition we are launching a product that refines chatbots and IPAs with valuable information for the tourism sector; it will considerably form service and dynamic of the client communication“, says Alexander Wahler, CEO with Onlim GmbH.

The software will be offered as Widget for websites, as Facebook Messenger Bot as well as link to Amazon Alexa. As of the beginning of 2018 it will also be available for Google Assistant.

feratel is a well-established technology provider for the tourism sector. Around 4,000 destinations in Europe are working with Deskline®, the destination management system by feratel. Onlim is the specialist for automated client communication via social media, chatbots and artificial assistants.