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Virtual Reality:
Enhancing the Experience

By |2019-05-22T07:46:30-05:00May 22nd, 2019|Apps, Customer Success, Future-proofing, Guest Satisfaction, In-room entertainment, technology, Virtual Reality|

Technologies have advanced in ways originally only thought possible in the movies. The Matrix and Avatar completely blew our minds with the ability to live in a world without being in that world. Today, that is reality. Well, virtual reality. In its basic form, virtual reality (VR) is an experience that takes place within simulated

Why Hoteliers Should Focus on
Internet Services More than Ever

By |2019-04-11T15:21:43-05:00April 11th, 2019|4k casting, Amazon, Apps, Customer Success, Future-proofing, Guest Satisfaction, In-room entertainment, Streaming, technology|

It’s no secret, almost everyone uses the internet at some point every day. In fact, internet usage among the hotel guest demographic of 18-64 year-olds averaged 94 percent. Of this group, most are either constantly accessing the internet or at least doing so on a daily basis, according to Statista.com Just what is driving this

Will Virtual Assistants Boost Hotel Guest Experience?

By |2019-01-29T14:29:58-05:00January 16th, 2019|Amazon, Apps, Customer Success, Future-proofing, Guest Satisfaction, Hotel, technology|

A great experience for guests is about creating a high level of convenience and making travelers feel right at home. As a result, more operators are equipping their rooms with voice-controlled virtual assistants such as Amazon's Alexa. Sensing the growing marketplace for such an amenity, Amazon earlier this year released its Alexa for Hospitality product. Accordingly,

Millennials Bring a New Edge
to In-Room Entertainment

By |2018-10-11T13:55:25-05:00October 11th, 2018|4k casting, Apps, Customer Success, Future-proofing, Guest Satisfaction, In-room entertainment, Millennials, Streaming|

Some days it may seem like it's the millennials' world and we're all just living in it. Well, there are reasons for that. Since 2016 millennials have been the largest generation in the U.S. labor force, according to an analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data conducted by the Pew Research Center. Also, they are projected

TechCrunch:
Streaming Services Up 58%

By |2018-08-23T11:10:48-05:00August 20th, 2018|Apps, Future-proofing, Guest Satisfaction, Hotel, In-room entertainment, Streaming|

The number of U.S. households watching streaming TV services – those that deliver cable TV-like programming over the internet – has grown a remarkable 58% over last year, according to new data from comScore. However, these services still account for a small portion of the overall market, as only 5 percent (4.9 million) of U.S.

Streaming: How Did Hotel TV Get Here? And Where Is It Going?

By |2018-08-16T11:49:07-05:00August 16th, 2018|Apps, Future-proofing, Guest Satisfaction, Hotel, Netflix, SHOWTIME HOTEL APP, Streaming|

For some it's hard to comprehend how drastically the ways we consume music, TV and movies has changed. Baby boomers and even some Gen X'ers can recall a time when most homes had only one television set. And viewing options were limited to what was on at that moment on the three major networks. Eventually

World Cinema Announces Sales Partnership for the New SHOWTIME Hotel App

By |2018-07-11T13:59:16-05:00June 12th, 2018|Apps, Future-proofing, Guest Satisfaction, Hotel, In-room entertainment, News, SHOWTIME HOTEL APP, Streaming|

Hotel Guests Can Stream Via the New SHOWTIME App for Free During Their Stays, Without a Login or Password Today, World Cinema, the leading innovator of in-room entertainment technologies, announced a sales partnership with SHOWTIME for distribution sales of the SHOWTIME Hotel App, included with the WorldVue Platform. Through the app, hotels are now able to provide free access to the