A live streaming platform for heavy music.

01 Hotel Radio

The team at Ikius have not only proved an invaluable resource for both guiding us through the process of the build for our site and advising on best practice for user experience, but have seen to it that every aspect of our commerce website is honed to perfection and able to execute on any deliverable required, no matter the complexity.

None of what we do, and the capacity at which we are able to do it, would be possible without Ikius. We are truly grateful to them for their help in turning our live streaming ambition into reality. Thank you Team Ikius. We owe you a multitude of the finest beers the world has to offer!

Aaron Hazan

Director at Hotel Radio Ltd.

What we did

Web app for live streaming

We built a custom web app for hosting existing archived content and delivering on set live streams.

UI & UX

UI design for the livestreaming page, live chat and on stream donations. Optimizing user journeys and payment conversions through UX.

Payment logic

Custom payment logic with Stripe for virtual live stream tickets with debit and credit cards.

Live streams

On set live streams with live chat, donations, merchandise and more for a true digital Hotel Radio experience.

An app for 2020

Designing and developing a custom live streaming app during the 2020 pandemic presented an unique challenge for our designers and developers. We had to iterate quickly and deliver a full live streaming experience for thousands of heavy music fans, right in the middle of the pandemic.

Pay per view live streams

We worked together to bring Hotel Radio live shows to a centralized web app to create an innovative experience for live streaming.

Hot Rad paywall

Taking shows online

Having a digital platform for live streaming became especially relevant during the 2020 pandemic, when many live events had to be held without a physical audience.

Hotel Radio live streaming gear

User experience

A dedicated platform for live streaming has enabled a high-class user experience for Hotel Radio. Interactive streams with a custom live chat for a true live streaming experience.

hotel radio stream view

Custom design

Carefully crafted custom icons and UI design to match the high expectations for the Hotel Radio brand. Careful design allowed us to craft an unmatched experience for live streaming.

Technologies

Gatsby

A blazing fast static site generator for modern front end development

Netlify

A modern hosting platform for content delivery and continous integration.

Stripe

Payment processing, handling and customer management.

Auth0

User authentication and management as a service, integrated to the platform.

Node GraphQL

GraphQL backend, acting as an API for supporting services and database connection.

Max Ikäheimo
Founder and CEO

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