February 14, 2018

Smart hotel rooms are almost here


The era of the smart home is upon us. But how far are we from the era of the smart hotel?

Technology companies and hotel brands alike are working to crack the various problems that come with bringing innovations like voice control into the hospitality environment at scale.

There are many challenges, like meeting the needs of hotel owners and grappling with the limitations of consumer technology, that are still being worked out. Guest privacy, as well, looms large as an uncertain aspect of this technology revolution.

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