has been selected as a preferred vendor of IPTV for Omni Hotels & Resorts. Launched with iBAHN's largest IPTV installation in North America in Omni's property, the 1,001-room Omni Dallas Hotel, guests at the new hotel can experience an expansive roster of HD channels on any television in their room, including the HD screen embedded in their bathroom mirror. iBAHN completed the installation in less than 90 days and continues to support the property with ETVi, its IPTV service.
Guest room technology includes LCD HDTVs as well as TV monitors within the bathroom mirrors, all powered by iBAHN's ETVi platform. ETVi delivers IPTV programming, including 82 channels – with a majority in high definition - premium programming and on-demand videos. The proprietary iMEDIA platform further expands entertainment options, allowing guests to access the nearly limitless content of the Internet, delivered in high definition to the television. In addition to providing a vast array of entertainment options, iBAHN's platform integrates with the property management system and allows for a truly interactive experience between the guest and the hotel. Through ETVi, guests can access property restaurants and activities, make reservations, and request services such as spa appointments.
Connected to the Dallas Convention Center, the Omni Dallas Hotel opened on 11/11/11 as Dallas' premiere luxury hotel and one of the biggest hospitality projects to open in 2011. The Omni Dallas Hotel offers a luxurious, warm and sophisticated design, which reflects the essence of Dallas with a contemporary, reflective glass exterior, native textures, art and other materials enriching the interior. The hotel was recently awarded a Gold LEED certified NC rating for its green initiatives during the construction of the property. For its creative design, the hotel was recently recognized with the Peoples' Choice Award in the Lodging Hospitality Design Awards Poll.