Angie Hospitality’s Michael Cohen to serve as industry expert in panel discussion exploring how voice control technology is impacting the hotel industry.
San Jose, CA – November 7, 2018 – Angie Hospitality, creator of Angie, the world’s first 24-hour interactive guest room assistant, Wi-Fi and room control technology solution built for hotels and resorts, has been selected to participate in a panel discussion at this year’s HX: the Hotel Experience, taking place November 11-12 at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City. Angie Hospitality’s head of business development, Michael Cohen, will serve as a key panelist in the session entitled, “Alexa—what does voice technology mean for hotels,” to be held on November 11 at 10:45 a.m. in Room 1E08.
The hour-long session, moderated by Lodging Magazine editor, Kate Hughes, will dive into how voice technology has impacted different—and sometimes unexpected—areas of the hospitality industry, from security to loyalty. The experts on the panel will also weigh in on how voice technology will shape hospitality in both the near and distant future.
“Emerging and maturing voice technology is a topic that is commanding a great deal of attention in the global hotel market right now,” says Cohen. “I look forward to joining my colleagues in the industry to explore its significant potential and future impacts on hotel operational efficiency, revenue and guest satisfaction.”
Angie Hospitality is the developer of Angie, the world’s first cloud-managed, enterprise-class, voice- and touch screen-based guest room assistant and integrated room control device, which also serves as a secure, in-room Wi-Fi access point and guest room telephone, among other functionalities. Angie responds to a variety of guest requests using her advanced, multilingual voice- and high-resolution touch screen interfaces. Guests have the option of making requests via simple voice commands, or through Angie’s interactive touch screen to request hotel services or amenities. Angie also allows guests to instantly connect multiple devices to Wi-Fi, set alarms, play music, make phone calls, and make or confirm reservations.
In addition to maximizing the hotel stay experience for guests, Angie also offers a plethora of operational efficiencies for hotel management and staff. With her ability to recognize unoccupied rooms through the use of occupancy-sensing technology, Angie can adjust temperature or lighting to help lower utility costs and help meet sustainability and efficiency goals. Her digital display screen can promote on-site amenities, such as restaurants, spas and retail outlets to further increase hotel revenue opportunities. Hotels can also offer event organizers a way to engage and communicate with conference and meeting attendees, using a new interactive in-room medium.
For more information on Angie’s full suite of capabilities, please visit www.angie.ai.