|Page (1) of 1 - 07/11/12||email article||print page|
Introducing Warranty Hotel -- the Simple Cloud and Mobile Solution for Storing, Managing and Redeeming Consumer Product WarrantiesWarranty Hotel Android Smartphone App Available Today Is First in Suite of Consumer, Retail, and e-Commerce Solutions (July 11, 2012)
NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 07/11/12 -- Warranty Hotel (www.warrantyhotel.com), a leading developer of innovative technologies for product warranty storage and management, today announced the introduction and general availability of Warranty Hotel, a mobile and cloud-based software solution for product warranty management for consumers and retailers worldwide. Warranty Hotel's mission is to streamline and simplify life for consumers, while enhancing retailers' customer service capabilities and dramatically improving their warranty and extended warranty programs. The company also announced today the general availability of its Android app, the first in a series of smartphone apps for consumers designed to drastically simplify the storage, redemption, and transfer of any warranties, including manufacturers' warranties and extended warranties. Effective today, the Warranty Hotel Android app is available for download at Google Play.
The storage, record keeping and management of warranties and related receipts and proofs of purchase are oftentimes neglected by consumers, despite the fact that misplaced warranties and related transactions can represent hundreds or even thousands of dollars in unplanned costs. Warranty Hotel solves this, and other related problems with a cloud-based service platform for quickly and conveniently managing warranty documentation and processes.
"In today's ever-changing, technology-centric lifestyle where consumerism is an unavoidable part of life for most of us, warranty documentation and related receipts can be incredibly valuable assets when product issues arise, yet most of us tend to file them unsystematically, if at all," said Henrik Peter Reisby Nielsen, CEO and Founder of Warranty Hotel. "Today we are pleased to introduce the Warranty Hotel platform to both consumers and retailers around the globe, and we are confident this new cloud-based service and our associated mobile apps will be an invaluable service to our customers and will dramatically benefit the way consumers store and activate their product warranties."
Consumers can create a free online account at www.warrantyhotel.com/create-account/ or by downloading the Warranty Hotel app from Google Play. Once the account is created, users can scan or photograph an unlimited number of warranties and receipts, and then upload these critical documents to their secure Warranty Hotel account. Consumers can also add warranty expiration dates, notes, keywords and tags to key documents to simplify locating them in the future.
The Warranty Hotel app for Android devices, provides anytime, anywhere access to the user's warranties and online account. Key features of the new Android app include:
- Store all warranties -- upload an unlimited number of warranties free of charge with the smartphone's camera
- Easily search and locate existing warranty certificates, receipts and proofs-of-purchase
- E-mail or share warranties for gifts, or transfer warranties to secondary purchasers
- Save extra information with warranties, such as insurance information, serial numbers, repair and redemption details, contact information, and more
- Add notes and comments to warranties to streamline searching
- Easily locate approved warranty repair centers/providers nearby
- Easy one-touch dialing to repair facilities, when the warranty is send from a retailer.
The company is also working with leading retailers and e-commerce providers around the world to easily integrate the Warranty Hotel API with Point-of-Sale (POS) systems to simplify warranty management processes, including automatically transferring warranties and receipts to consumers' Warranty Hotel online account with QR or activation codes.
Pricing and Availability
Warranty Hotel app for Android is available effective today for $0.99 for devices running Android 2.1 and higher. To download the app please visit Google Play. To create a free Warranty Hotel account, please visit www.warrantyhotel.com/create-account. Warranty Hotel for iOS devices will be available in August 2012 with apps for iPhone and iPad devices.
About Warranty Hotel
With offices in Denmark and New York City, Warranty Hotel is leading a dramatic change in the way consumers, retailers, and e-commerce providers store, share, and manage warranty-related documentation and associated processes with a suite of mobile apps and cloud-based online services. Its smartphone apps and convenient online services streamline and simplify life for consumers by placing critical warranty information at the touch of a finger, while enhancing retailers' customer service capabilities and dramatically improving their warranty and extended warranty programs. To learn more please visit www.warrantyhotel.com.
Copyright @ Marketwire
Related Keywords: warranty management, warranty certificates, warranty storage, warranty app, Android, mobile app, Camera, Digital Media Software, Communications, Digital Audio, Web, Smart Phone, iPods, iphone, iPad, Search, Google, Insurance, Storage, Internet, Business Issues, Services, Software, Misc, Search, Search Engines, Management, CEO/CFO, Post/Production, Management, Camera/Film, Prosumer/Consumer, Handheld PC/PDA, Denmark, Marketwire, Apple Computer, Lifestyle, Other,