• Hilton smart hotel rooms with mobile control arrive next year

    5 days ago - By SlashGear

    Hilton plans to introduce smart rooms in its hotel properties next year, a move that will follow a beta it currently has in progress. The company calls this “Connected Room,” and it involves various connected devices, as well as “engagements and experiences” you've likely never had in a hotel room before. Control over certain room elements, such as lighting and...
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  • Hilton is adding smart home features to its hotel rooms

    Hilton is adding smart home features to its hotel rooms

    5 days ago - By The Verge

    Hilton is planning to roll out a connected room experience to its hotels beginning in 2018. Currently in beta testing in only one hotel, the new integrated tech will let guests personalize and control aspects of their room like lighting and temperature from the mobile Hilton Honors app.
    Hilton's app already allows members to control portions of their stay, like checking in and opening a door, but these new capabilities will more closely mirror some controls people are already used to with smart home devices. Hilton says the app will also act as a remote, light switch, and thermostat...
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  • Hilton plans to offer a smart hotel room system next year

    Hilton plans to offer a smart hotel room system next year

    5 days ago - By Engadget

    From a Watson-powered concierge to in-room VR porn, hotels are getting more and more tech-savvy and connected. There's an Amazon Echo in every room when you stay at Wynn's Las Vegas hotel, and more destinations are adding ways to watch your own Netfl...
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