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The State of Voice for 2019

Angie | February 4, 2019

Did you know that voice technology has been adopted faster than nearly any other technology in history? Over the last year, we've seen a tremendous increase in voice technology adoption in the home: 53% of U.S. Adults actively use a voice assistant each month, 57.8 million adults use smart speakers, and the number of households with smart speakers in the U.S. has increased 78% in the last year.4 It's no surprise that the most rapidly growing digital communication method is also the oldest. Voice is shaking up industries from retail to healthcare, and hospitality is no different. Hospitality Voice Technology Guests enjoy their ho...

Synergy Global Housing Brings Volara-Powered Voice Assistants to New York Residences

Synergy Global Housing | January 16, 2019

Volara enters the temporary housing market at Synergy Chelsea; Voice-based engagement technology will enable guests to speak commands that will personalize their live/work/play experiences New York — January 16, 2019 — Synergy Global Housing, a subsidiary of The Ascott Limited and premier provider of furnished temporary accommodations for business and relocation stays, is voice enabling their new exclusive property in New York City with Volara-powered voice assistants. Synergy Chelsea, a smart apartment concept designed to deliver a premier guest experience through customer service and technology, will be the first furnished...

Angie Hospitality Leverages Natural Speech Technology to Maximize Comfort, Convenience and Accuracy in Guest Room Voice Control

Angie Hospitality | January 15, 2019

Voice-activated hotel guest room virtual assistant programmed to respond to queries using natural language with no need for specific commands. San Jose, CA – January 15, 2019 – As the developer of the industry's first 24-hour interactive guest room assistant purpose-built for the hotel environment, Angie Hospitality is leading efforts to ensure that guests have the ability to communicate and make requests using natural speech, with no need to learn specific, pre-set voice commands that may be unknown or unnatural for them. Angie's advanced voice recognition technology was specifically developed using robust language processi...

Hotel Internet Services Unveils New Research Report on Trends in Guestroom Entertainment and Voice Control Technology

Hotel Internet Services, Inc. | October 31, 2018

Newly released white paper guides hoteliers on best practices for implementing revenue-enhancing guestroom amenities, based on today's guest preferences for online content streaming and instant access to hotel information Clearwater, Florida — October 31, 2018 — Hotel Internet Services (HIS), a full-service provider of internet services and solutions for the hospitality industry, has announced the release of a comprehensive new white paper examining how mainstream technology, such as online streaming and voice-activated assistants, are having a profound effect on guest behavior and their evolving hotel stay expectations. Le...

DigiValet Accelerates In-Room Hotel Innovation, Pioneers the Interface Between Voice and Service as Part of Its “Uber-Luxury Experience”

DigiValet | August 9, 2018

Wake up to Morning Coffee with Alexa New York (August 9, 2018) — DigiValet, the company that is transforming the guest experience at luxury hotels around the world, has teamed with Amazon Alexa to add an expanded suite of voice commands to its in-room suite of services to delight and surprise guests. With the new Alexa integration, DigiValet offers guests the ability to change thermostats, lighting controls, TVs, and other in-room features simply with their voice. Guests can even brew a cup of coffee through the in-room coffee machine just by asking Alexa. DigiValet is not new to voice activated solutions. They first broke barrie...

Angie Hospitality to Participate in Industry Expert Tech Panel at NoVacancy Expo in Sydney

Angie Hospitality | July 10, 2018

Angie's Michael Vargosko to join other hospitality industry thought leaders in panel discussion on the state of hotel technology and what the future holds SYDNEY – July 10, 2018 – Angie Hospitality, developer of the world's first enterprise-class, cloud-managed interactive guest room assistant, built specifically for the hospitality environment, announces that its Head of Global Sales, Michael Vargosko, will participate in a "Tech Panel" educational session at the NoVacancy Accommodation Expo, taking place July 17th and 18th at the ICC Sydney Exhibition Centre in Australia. The presentation, entitled "What's New, What's Hot,...

Alexa for Hotels – The Good, The Bad and The Creepy

Alan E. Young | June 27, 2018

By Alan E. Young This past week marked another successful HITEC, the culmination of which left hospitality experts with a lot to think about as it relates to industry-wide innovations positioned to make major waves in 2018. One of the more notable discussion points is the mainstream integration of voice-powered assistants (AI technology) into hotels. In fact, Amazon.com Inc recently announced that it has partnered with Marriott International Inc to help increase guest access to amenities with Alexa, through its voice-controlled device Echo, in an attempt to expand its presence in the hospitality industry. This is an exciting prospect fo...

Is Your Hotel Ready for Today’s ‘Age of Assistance’?

Thomas Grundner | April 20, 2018

By Thomas Grundner A common scenario in 2021: A weary business traveler walks into a hotel in Dubai, one that she's booked effortlessly a few days before using her smartphone. She bypasses the check-in desk and heads straight to her room. The door opens without the need for a keycard. The room is on her preferred side of the hotel and she is pleased because she didn't specifically request it. Lighting and temperature have been set too to her preferences, remembered from her previous visit. Tired after a long flight, she orders her favorite beverage to be brought up, without even opening her mouth. The drink is brought in just a couple o...

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