CinemaNext Strengthens Arts Alliance Media Partnership with Lifeguard Hardware Management System

CinemaNext has added AAM's Lifeguard Hardware Management System to their portfolio of solutions
Liège-Barchon, Belgium ( June 18, 2024 ) -

CinemaNext, the largest cinema exhibition services company in Europe, the US, the Middle East, and Africa, has strengthened their reseller partnership with Arts Alliance Media (AAM), the global leader in digital cinema software and support, by adding AAM’s Lifeguard Hardware Management System to their esteemed portfolio of solutions.

Offering a wide range of services, including consulting, installation, equipment sales and financing, and maintenance and support, CinemaNext are renowned industry-wide for delivering smart, comprehensive solutions, with over 9,500 European screens enrolled in service contracts.

Having been an essential outlet for Screenwriter, the world’s most powerful, widely deployed Theatre Management System (TMS), throughout Europe since 2013, CinemaNext are set to reinforce the partnership by offering Lifeguard to their network of clients. Lifeguard, a cloud-based device monitoring tool, provides exhibitors with critical information to optimise hardware, reduce the cost of operations, and resolve issues with precision.

“Supplying our exhibitor network with leading services and solutions is our sole mission,” explained Georges Garic, CEO of CinemaNext. “We’re proud to add Lifeguard, an exceptional tool that will help exhibitors to augment the monitoring and management of their sites’ equipment and devices, to our suite of leading software solutions.”

Catering to a global market, AAM offer a wide range of solutions that help exhibitors to reduce costs, increase efficiency, and elevate the cinematic experience for their staff and audiences. With Lifeguard, exhibitors can harness over 40 intelligence reports, proactive equipment maintenance, technician scheduling functions, and automated lamp alerts to refine daily operations from one central hub.

David Ong, Chief Commercial Officer at Arts Alliance Media, added, “CinemaNext is a crucial partner for our operations in Europe, and we are thrilled to enhance this strong collaboration. By integrating Lifeguard into their AAM offering, CinemaNext clients will benefit from a reliable tool that has been proven to enhance NOC operations.”

About Arts Alliance Media
Arts Alliance Media (AAM) is the global leader in digital cinema software and services, offering a wide range of solutions which help exhibitors to reduce costs, increase efficiency, and improve the cinematic experience for their customers.

AAM’s extensive portfolio, including Producer, Screenwriter, Screenlighter, Lifeguard, MX4D, and HeyLED, touches over 45,000 screens worldwide, while their network operations centre (NOC) supports several thousand screens.

AAM is part of the Rio-Tech Group, the world’s foremost cinema technologies provider.

About CinemaNext
CinemaNext is the largest cinema exhibition services company in EMEA and the US, providing smart, comprehensive solutions across the board, from projection equipment, audio systems, central systems, premium cinema solutions, cinema outfitting, content management, 3D projection systems & glasses, TMS, digital signage, screens to consulting services. Clients enjoy the highest level of reliability and lowest cost of ownership through our various services: consulting, design & project management, equipment sales and financing, installation, maintenance, support (NOC), online monitoring, content management, spare and consumables, service agreements and supply chain & logistics. 13,000 screens have been installed by our technicians to date. 9,500 screens in Europe currently avail of service contracts with our company.

CinemaNext's main office is located in Liège-Barchon (Belgium). Regional offices can be found in 24 countries across Europe, Africa, the Middle East and North America.

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