Hotel Industry Providers Partner to Create Technology Think Tank
Las Vegas, NV, June 13, 2012 – Crestron is “all in” when it comes to its commitment to the hospitality market. Crestron is among 20+ hotel industry technology providers that have partnered with Microsoft® to create the first of its kind technology think tank. It brings together leaders from all sectors of the global hospitality market in a collaboration center where solutions can be developed and demonstrated. Located in Las Vegas, the LINQ360 Innovation Center, Powered by Microsoft, is a technology showroom for potential customers to see countless hospitality products under one roof, as a well as a catalyst for future hospitality technology advances. Crestron will be sponsoring a LINQ360 Innovation Center tour during InfoComm® 2012 in Las Vegas.
“The LINQ360 Innovation Center enables hospitality executives to experience everything in one place to make their decisions easier,” says Scott Garrison, LINQ360 President. “It's really the ideal way to convey the benefits of a truly integrated set of technology solutions.”
From convention centers to casino floors, sports books, boardrooms and guest rooms, the LINQ360 Innovation Center explores room-by-room, hands-on, cutting-edge technology that wows hoteliers and property managers. Crestron hospitality solutions, including distributed digital audio and video, lighting, HVAC, room scheduling, and mobile control are among the best-in-class solutions in the fully immersive space. You can see hands on how Crestron integrates with other third-party technologies. Showcased in the Innovation Center is the integration with SuiteLinq® to manage a full “suite” of in-room, on-site, and hand-held digital amenities designed to engage guests in the hotel's brand experience, with the touch of a button.
“The modern hotel standard presents new challenges for technology management and integration, so Crestron provides a solution that brings all systems together on one platform with a simple user interface,” said Chad Hollander, Crestron Hospitality & Gaming Market Development Manager. “This collaboration allows us to present our solutions to global visitors in a world-class space.”