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3 Multi-Family Industry Concerns and How to Solve Them

Multi-family properties are increasing in popularity amongst young and older people alike. Affordable housing, on-site parking, and accessible amenities are just some of the reasons why people are flocking to apartment complexes. With the influx of residents, multi-family properties need to ensure they are on top of common MDU concerns like those outlined below. Cellular Boosting and Surveillance On-site covered parking is a huge amenity for MDU residents. However, safety is a big concern in

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Customer Service for Senior Living – Why It’s Important

Baby Boomers have changed senior care forever. The most technologically savvy group of seniors, today’s senior care residents need technology to continue living their healthy lifestyles. Senior care communities need to adopt a connectivity platform that takes care of residents with customer service. WCI eases the transition, providing television programming and internet connectivity for senior living facilities. World Cinema’s customer service mentality extends to the senior living space to improve technology adoption rates. Customized Programming

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WorldVue Invites Hotels to Create Unique Technology Solutions

It is important that hotels adapt their technology portfolio to accommodate guests’ changing needs. While it is crucial to differentiate between properties, there are budget restrictions for chain hotels and locally-owned/managed motels and lodges. WorldVue by World Cinema provides creative solutions at a budget-friendly price. Through our alliance partnership with Four Winds Interactive, we upgrade properties to boutique-level displays. Read on to hear about some creative solutions hotels have created through technology to enhance the

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The Rise of the Staycation: Short-Term Trips with Long-Term Memories

In 2022, we are embracing the Staycation. WCI defines staycation as a trip that is close to home, with minimized expenses and a maximized experience. Today, travelers are looking for an adventure closer to home. Boutique hotels are the perfect location for those looking to relax and unwind for a few nights. Because they’re saving money on travel expenses, staycationers are willing to indulge in other services like an exceptional spa experience and dining at

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Improving Employee Retention in Senior Living with Technology

Senior living facilities around the nation are asking: How can we recruit and retain talent? The answer: Technology. Today, WCI supports senior living staff with smart technology solutions like remote surveillance monitoring, alert systems, and advanced sensor leak detectors. When staff isn’t held back by mundane duties, they can invest their full attention to satisfy residents’ needs and provide care. Likewise, it is increasingly important for senior living facilities to provide the right amount of

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WCI Technologies Partners with DISH to Market 5G for Enterprises

WCI Technologies announces a partnership with DISH Wireless to market 5G services to enterprises. This collaboration expands upon a longstanding business relationship between WCI and DISH. WCI has worked with DISH for over 25 years, providing sales and marketing expertise focusing on the hospitality industry. WCI is the largest commercial authorized DISH dealer, having connected over 610,000 hotel rooms with DISH TV nationwide. We are excited to advance our legacy partnership to include private wireless

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World Cinema Delivers GRE to Springhill Suites, TownePlace Suites

The Springhill Suites and TownePlace Suites Orlando at FLAMINGO CROSSINGS® Town Center/Western Entrance encourage action-packed vacations with guest-room entertainment (GRE) by WCI that continues the adventure in the hotel room through popular internet TV streaming sites. World Cinema delivers GRE to Marriott branded hotels across North America. World Cinema is the preferred guest room entertainment provider for Marriott hotels. In-room entertainment is increasingly important for today’s guests, especially those visiting family-friendly accommodations. Marriott hotels maintain

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What to Expect in 2030: The Future of Hotels

What does the future hold for hotels? The influx of guest-centric technology empowers hoteliers to provide superior customer service. WorldVue handles the behind-the-scenes tasks and gives hotel staff the time to make meaningful connections with customers. The Resurgence of Guest-Centric Interaction The key to personalization is creating a memorable experience. Today, the hospitality industry can provide thoughtful, meaningful connections with guests instead of simply following a tired, mundane script. Through thoughtful technology solutions like curated

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Hotels can now Provide On-Demand Programming for Wellness-Centric Guests

This year, travelers are focused on wellness initiatives like purposeful mindfulness and meditation. With World Cinema, hotels across North America are providing accessible wellness solutions to increase guest satisfaction. Also, wellness travel is growing in popularity, and hotels need to ensure their technology is up for the challenge. In-Room Entertainment WCI partners with DISH Programming to bring hotels in-room entertainment solutions and customizable television channel line-ups. Guests report they feel more at home when they

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World Cinema Guest Room Entertainment (GRE for Hotels)

For over 40 years, World Cinema has partnered with leading hotel brands to provide the premiere technology in guest room entertainment (GRE for hotels). Bring the latest innovation in 4K, HD, Casting, and Streaming to your hotel today with World Cinema. World Cinema leads the Hotel GRE industry in: TV with App-titude- fully customizable access to all major apps and property highlights Internet with Intellect– delivering future needs now, faster than ever Voice That’s Heard- unmatched

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How to Know if it’s Time to Advance Your Surveillance – MDU

MDU security systems have advanced far beyond simple surveillance cameras that record spotty videos with limited control and access. Today’s MDU systems are adaptive and comprehensive, with real-time reports and reliable insights. As information moves into the cloud, it’s imperative that MDU management teams upgrade their systems. ImpruviX Surveillance by Eagle Eye Networks enhances traditional MDU surveillance systems by providing real-time information and comprehensive analytic reports. Advanced Capabilities It is important to keep your MDU

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Using Technology to Blend Hospitality and Senior Living

Senior living communities are adopting a resort-style hospitality approach to accommodate changing resident needs. This change in practice is largely a result of the technologically savvy baby boomer generation. Because of this, owners need to provide an engaging community experience in addition to medical care. There are clear benefits to a hospitality-centered approach for senior living communities. At its core, hospitality strives to provide comfort, privacy, and a high level of customer service to guests. Likewise, it is important to provide these same

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Top New York City Hotels to Visit for the Holidays

New York City hotels are as unique as the city itself. An American staple, NYC knows how to celebrate the holiday season in style. Stay with a World Cinema hotel partner to experience all the amenities and comfort of home when you return from ice-skating at Rockefeller or recreating iconic movie scenes downtown. **Please note that COVID-19 guidelines change daily. Please perform the necessary research to ensure you can travel safely and effectively within the

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Geoverse Partners with WCI Technologies on Private 5G Deployments for the Enterprise

Effective system integration and availability of both shared and licensed cellular spectrum are differentiators for key verticals like energy and industrial Bellevue, WA – December 7, 2021 – Geoverse, a leading provider of private cellular solutions for property owners and enterprises, has announced its partnership with WCI Technologies, a market leader in the design and delivery of technology and connectivity platforms for some of the largest energy, industrial, and hospitality brands in the world. The

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Luxury Hotels – Investing in Experience and Privacy

There is a delicate line between exceptional customer service and intrusive interruptions. It is important to balance exceptional service with the privacy and peace many hoteliers are looking to escape to. Here’s how WorldVue by World Cinema helps luxury hotels balance experience and privacy. The Housekeeping Portal by WorldVue The Housekeeping Portal by WorldVue works with a property’s existing PMS to coordinate cleaning times and sanitation schedules that work with each guest’s unique profile. WCI

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3 Senior Living Technology Updates to Support Staff

Today, there is a new demand for senior living technology systems. As staffing shortages persist in our market, it is essential for employers to supply adequate systems to ease operations. Here’s how we’re helping advance technology systems for senior living communities. Encouraging exceptional care experiences ImpruviX provides high-performance networks for a seamless technology experience. ImpruviX ensures residents and staff are constantly connected through reliable connectivity and smart room technology. Furthermore, we focus not only on

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