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Global Eagle Entertainment, UIEvolution team on end-to-end cruise solution

Global Eagle Entertainment, UIEvolution team on end-to-end cruise solution
Global Eagle Entertainment and UIEvolution formed a strategic partnership that combines GEE's video on demand and live content, connectivity and digital media solutions with UIEvolution's ExperienceManager, a platform designed to manage VOD, live TV, music, ship services and over-the-top apps.

Together the companies will deliver a comprehensive solution to the maritime industry that includes connectivity, engaging in-room experiences, digital media solutions, content and sponsorships.

'With UIEvolution's industry-leading in-cabin experience, combined with GEE's portfolio of products and services, we believe this partnership provides the maritime market with a unique and powerful end-to-end solution,' said Walé Adepoju, chief commercial officer, GEE.

'The partnership with GEE will enable UIEvolution to further enhance UIE ExperienceManager and the on-board experience by adding compelling content and previously unheard of digital media experiences,' said Travis Beaven, UIEvolution's chief product officer.

'Our collaboration will bring next generation digital and interactive experiences while providing truly innovative and exciting guest experiences,' Beaven added.

GEE is a leading media and connectivity company for the travel industry. Based in Los Angeles with office and teams around the world, supports airlines and other travel industry sectors with a wide range of connectivity, content, digital media and operations data solutions with a portfolio that includes Wi-Fi, movies, television, music and wireless entertainment and digital media solutions. GEE serves more than 150 airlines worldwide and the maritime industry.

Seattle-based UIEvolution is a vertical cloud software-as-a-service provider specializing in highly scalable connected device software and solutions across a broad range of markets.