Tastypie based RESTAPI Platform for Interactive Entertainment Agency - HashedIn Technologies

Tastypie based RESTAPI Platform for Interactive Entertainment Agency


The replacement of Buzztime’s SOAP Platform with REST Solution resulted in an increased analytical ability of the tool that paved way for more detailed insights and saved 10x of Buzztime’s average productive time/day.

Client Overview

NTN Buzztime is an interactive entertainment and innovative dining technology to bars and restaurants in North America. Buzztime’s customizable solution was introduced to differentiate themselves via competitive fun by offering guests trivia, card, sports and arcade games, nationwide competitions, personalized menus and self-service dining features.

Business Challenges

Buzztime was looking to replace their legacy SOAP platform with a high performing robust REST solution.

Solution Approach

HashedIn built ‘Cheerios’ platform that is in Python Django REST. It aimed to replace the existing SOAP platform. We also integrated this with Business Intelligence tools for better analytics.


  • Python

Results Delivered

The new Cheerios platform that was built by us transformed the way Buzztime application connected to third parties. The following features were made available.

  • We were able to get this platform live in minimal time with zero defects
  • The third party integration for tablets were made quick with the new REST platform
  • Robust integration with Sportradar to display Live scores instantaneously in Buzztime tabletop tablets
  • Cheerios served over 1M requests to around 40K Buzztime tablets placed in restaurants across the US per day with a 2x response time during NFL 2016

Client Testimonial

“The HashedIn team has played an instrumental role in modernizing our API platform, the new API platform not only enabled access to food menus across 40K tablets deployed in our customer’s venues, but also reduced third-party calls by 83%.”

Andy Platter

VP of Engineering

NTN Buzztime, Inc

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