Support software by OPTIMA awarded Annual Multimedia Award 2021

Date: 04.02.2021Source: Optima Packaging

With the ‘Remote Assist’ software solution Optima has found the right answer to today’s challenges. This was the conclusion of the jury for the digital creative competition ‘The Annual Multimedia Award’, who conferred a silver award on the support software. Optima’s software experts developed the application in cooperation with the Crailsheim-based digital agency Stoll von Gáti, and they nominated the innovative product for the Annual Multimedia Award. The Annual Multimedia Award is one of the digital industry’s most important prizes.

On-site service assignments have become more difficult due to the pandemic; machines have to be set up or serviced. With the ‘Remote Assist’ software solution, Optima has found the right solution for the current situation. The Annual Multimedia Award’s expert jury also thinks so. The support software received the Silver Award in the category ‘Best Use of Creative Technology/Digital Services’.

The software simply, quickly and securely establishes an audio and video link between the customer and Optima Support. It also features a chat function, a practical drawing function and the ability to send data. The intuitive application is complemented by encrypted communication and external hosting. Optima uses Remote Assist on laptops, tablets and smartphones as well as with augmented reality glasses. The digital service is part of the OPTIMA Total Care life cycle management program. With this program, Optima provides its customers with support throughout the entire machine life cycle.

Says Dr.-Ing. Benjamin Haefner, Group Leader Industrial IT at Optima: “We are delighted that our digitalisation strategy is paying off and being honoured with this important digital award. We would like to thank our partners at Stoll von Gáti, who have made a major contribution to Remote Assist’s success.” 

In an online session, and after extensive discussions, the Annual Multimedia Awards jury awarded a total of 42 prizes to outstanding projects in digital communication and creation: 11 Gold, 25 Silver and 6 Digital Talents. This is one of the digital industry’s most prestigious awards. For more visit optima-packaging.com

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