the wire (december 2009)
Barfly from TouchTunes
Barfly helps increase revenue by building customer loyalty and repeat business and enhancing the customer experience. Barfly displays custom bar messages on TV screens, without interrupting the regular TV broadcast. It converts existing television screens into interactive entertainment systems and allows you to customize digital messages to promote food and drink specials, live music, events and more. Barfly also uses SMS texting technology to enable customers to play games and interact with TVs.
For more information, visit www.touchtunes.com/barfly.html or call (847) 419-3300.
Hammered Water Pitchers
American Metalcraft’s new pitchers are ideal for serving water, lemonade, iced tea and Sangrias. Hammered Bell Water Pitchers are available in 68-ounce and 100-ounce sizes, and the Hammered Tall Water Pitcher holds 68 ounces and measures 6.75 inches by 12 inches. Each of these three pitchers is individually hammered with a ball peen hammer. Two Satin Finish Pitchers, available in 33-ounce and 67-ounce capacities, feature uniquely styled handles to give the pitchers a more contemporary flair.
For more information, visit www.amnow.com.
The Ice Jacket provides a new format for spirits promotion and bottle service applications. The multi-part assembly encases a bottle in ice for service and presentation purposes. Continuously cooling a spirit once it’s removed from the freezer, the Ice Jacket creates a functional ice sculpture featuring the trademark of your choice and is ideal for use in consumer loyalty campaigns. It is available in custom finishes, shapes and sizes.
For more information, visit www.icejacket.com.