Denver Startup To Install Flatscreens In Chairlift Safety Bars and Advertise

Denver Startup To Install Flatscreens In Chairlift Safety Bars and Advertise

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Denver Startup To Install Flatscreens In Chairlift Safety Bars and Advertise

How would you feel about a flatscreen monitor embedded into the safety bar as you ride up a chairlift at your favorite resort? Well this futuristic advertising platform maybe headed to a hill near you.

Businessden.com  is reporting, Alpine Media Technology, a Colorado startup making chairlift panels with digital screens, has raised $150,000 to get their business off the ground. Alpine Media Technology has already penned agreements with Winter Park Resort and Wachusett Mountain Ski Area in Massachusetts for the 2017/2018 season . Next year, Alpine hopes to install 4,000 to 6,000 displays at 10 resorts.

HERE IS THEIR PITCH:

Each panel contains a power source, 4-8 video displays, WiFi, and the option for wireless cell phone charging.  The panel is rapidly charged with each pass of the bullwheel and stores enough energy to power the displays for up to 20 minutes.​

HERE IS AN EXAMPLE OF THE CONTENT THEY WOULD PLAY ON THE SAFETY BAR FLATSCREENS:

Our system can then be used for a variety of applications including, but not limited to:

  • Trail maps with real-time GPS

  • Clock

  • Local weather information

  • Emergency broadcast notifications from ski patrol (i.e. lost skiers, closed lifts, etc.)

  • Video safety briefing (i.e. skier code of conduct, weather preparation, etc.)

  • Information about local amenities, resort discounts, etc.

  • Advertising (local or national level)

  • Integration with various social media platforms

  • much more…

Collectively, our platform can:

  • Enhance the experience for all patrons

  • Improve safety at the ski area through education and increased use of the safety bar offering the potential to reduce general liability insurance premiums

  • Drive traffic to local amenities / attractions

  • much more…

READ ENTIRE ARTICLE BY BUSINESSDEN.COM HERE

 

 

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