Profile: NTN Buzztime Inc (NTN)
24 Mar 2017
NTN Buzztime, Inc., formerly Alroy Industries, incorporated on April 13, 1984, delivers entertainment and dining technology to bars and restaurants in North America. The Company provides an entertainment and marketing services platform for hospitality venues that offers games, events, and entertainment experiences to their customers. Its customers offer guests trivia, card, sports and arcade games, nationwide competitions, and self-service dining features, including dynamic menus, touchscreen ordering and secure payment by licensing the Company's customizable solution. Its platform improves operating efficiencies and creates connections among the players and venues.
The Company's entertainment system enables players to interact at the venue, and it also enables competition between venues, referred to as multiplayer gaming. The Company generates revenue by charging subscription fees for its service to its network subscribers, by leasing equipment, including tablets used in the Company's BEOND platform and the cases and charging trays for the tablets to certain network subscribers, by hosting live trivia events, by selling advertising aired on in-venue screens and as part of customized games. The Company also offers pay-to-play content to certain customers through its BEOND tablet platform, such as paid arcade.
The Company owns a range of trademarks, which include the Buzztime, Playmaker, Mobile Playmaker, BEOND Powered by Buzztime and Play Along. Approximately 2,960 venues in the United States and Canada subscribe to the Company's entertainment network. It has over nine million player registrations. Its customers range from independently operated bars and restaurants to bars and restaurants operated by a range of chains. Its network subscriber venues are related to national and regional restaurant brands, including Buffalo Wild Wings, Old Chicago, Beef O'Brady's, Aroogas, Buffalo Wings & Rings, Native New Yorker and Boston Pizza.
The Company competes with E la Carte, Inc., Ziosk and Touchtunes Interactive Networks.
NTN Buzztime Inc
2231 Rutherford Rd
CARLSBAD CA 92008-8811