SiteMinder’s Prophet, a real-time market intelligence solution, enables users to analyze their competitive set in one consolidated screen and respond to demand up to a year in advance. The notifications feature sends an email alert based on pre-defined rules on market fluctuations.
Available in Q3 2016, Nomadix Inc.’s Nomadix Service Engine (NSE) version 8.7 offers new bandwidth management and security features for its AG 2400, AG 5600, AG 5800 and AG 5900 bandwidth management and access gateways. Version 8.7 adds support for distribution of unused bandwidth and utilizes weighted fair queuing (WFQ) together with class based queuing (CBQ), according to the company.
Landscape Forms collaborated with Legrand for Outdoor Power, a family of mobile device charging stations for the outdoor environment. The stations support connectivity with three models: a 48.5-in. charging station with LED area light; a 46.5-in. station with accent light; and a 34-in. high-power pedestal. All three models are offered in black, bronze and silver standard finishes.
Currently in pilot stage with several brands and independents, Maidbot’s Rosie is a smart robot created to assist hotel room attendants with housekeeping tasks. Rosie cleans the floors of bedrooms, bathrooms, hallways and public areas. According to the company, Rosie will lower the cost of cleaning and decrease injury rates; the robot is not meant to replace room attendants, but rather, allow them to focus on larger tasks.
Crave Interactive’s T-mini tablet is designed to make in-room tablets affordable for midscale and economy hotels. The 8-in. tablet has a quad-core processor, 1280 x 800 touchscreen and 5GHz as well as 2.4GHz WiFi. It has no camera or external data inputs.
Travelytix Inc.’s Guestfriend BOH (Back of House) offers preventative maintenance, project management, asset management, housekeeping supervision and response-dispatch coordination. Guestfriend is designed as an end-to-end solution with guest-facing iOS and Android apps.