TechOvation 2018 Videos

Below are 90-second videos from our 2018 TechOvation contestants. From these videos, the three most "liked" videos by the public and the seven videos selected by the judges will advance as semi-finalists.

At HT-NEXT, the ten semi-finalists will present live and one will be named the 2018 TechOvation Award Winner!

Watch and "like" your favorite videos on HTNG's YouTube Channel before the voting period ends on February 2.

RoomKeyPMS Profile Match & Merge

“Profile Match and Merge” allows RoomKeyPMS users to immediately harness the power of unified guest data from multiple guest stays into single, rich, complete guest profiles. This feature uses cloud-based AI technology to find common profiles using various matching patterns (i.e. misspellings, common elements) to recommend combinations that would otherwise be lost. This allows hotels to Make guest information a #1 priority, improve marketing results, and create better guest experiences.

BeHive

BeHive is a mobile, cloud and desktop based Hospitality real-time messaging application that provides Back & Front of House employees with Enhanced Push to Talk, Group Chat, Work Space with Message History (Recordings),Task Management & Hotel CRM integration support (HotSOS, Guestware, Salesforce, Servicenow,etc.), E911 notifications, LMR Interop and employee panic alert support. The BeHive platform is IoT ready to leverage the emerging Connect Hotel or Room for Beacon(Panic Alert) support for location accuracy.

TELUS Channel On Demand

Allow guests to add their own favourite channels with Channel on Demand. Exclusive to TELUS Optik TV® for Business, Channel on Demand allows them to rent channels not included in the free-to-guest lineup. Rental options include 2, 7, or 28 day packages.

InnCable

The InnCable is really a "computer in a cable". This sleek Android device, makes any TV smart and connected, by just plugging one end into a network-socket, and the other into the HDMI-port of the TV. An Android solution has probably never been smaller, sleeker or easier to fit anywhere. The award-winning InnSpire features - with all the Sales, Entertainment and Analytics - become instantly available for guests to enjoy their experience even more.

STAYmyway (Formerly Lock Up)

STAYmyway is your key to digital guest engagement. STAYmyway is the mobile key solution that works with your existing locks. It is a complete Cloud solution that makes mobile key adoption affordable and easy to implement. Independent hotels can use the STAYmyway app or hotel groups can build our mobile into their app. In addition to BLE for mobile, it works with RFID keys. STAYmyway facilitates mobile check in, and it enables chat and more direct bookings.

Gustaffo

Gustaffo is a digital concierge. Whilst competitors are focusing to increase their app downloads we put the content of the hotel into the preferred messengers of the guest (like facebook messenger, whatsapp, wechat). Besides that we integrate amazon alexa and offer web check-In & check-Out, room access & digital guestfolder.

VINN Cockpit

VINN Cockpit offers the most modern mobile services on the market such as mobile access to the room with a smartphone, mobile payments without waiting times and many other services. Controlling the TV and streaming content from the mobile device to the TV via VINNcast, as well as many other options of room control and services. Our revolutionary and unique interface configuration automatically adapts the software on the guest’s smartphone to all new technical conditions.

SpriteGuard

SpriteGuard is a game-changing, automated WiFi Security and Analytics System that continually scans and records all wireless activity in and around your premises.

  • Protects against attacks and hacks
  • The only patented protection against 'Evil Twin' attacks
  • Real-time WiFi performance monitoring & reporting
  • Sophisticated customer analytics

protel.IO — The Enterprise Hospitality Framework

protel.IO solves today's biggest hospitality tech industry challenge. Delivering open and performant data integration, it's vendor-neutral by design. This robust framework is able to move any data in any format through any number of destinations, using standard HTNG messaging. Real-time data from touch-points across the hotel ecosystem can be subscribed/contributed to, surfacing actionable business insights from real guest preferences. One-off interface certification saves development costs, and ensures a lively best-of-breed #hoteltech marketplace!

SalesBoost, LLC

SalesBoost, LLC, has developed a SaaS-based training technology solution for hotel sales professionals that improves performance and increases results. This web-based, on-demand sales development tool provides unlimited sales scenario simulation and immediate feedback using voice analysis software to improve sales effectiveness. The training is self-paced and designed in a micro-learning format, delivering role-based content in short, easily-digestible, segments allowing sales professionals to retain information and put new skills into action immediately.

Intelity Voice Request

Say Hello to the voice of guest service. Intelity is excited to offer hotels Intelity Voice Request, the newest tool for hotels to enhance the in-room experience or meeting offerings. Utilizing Amazon's Alexa, hotel guests can talk to their room with voice-activated commands. Intelity Voice Request acts as a virtual concierge and is effortless, allowing guests to make requests, adjust room controls and more all with just a few simple voice commands.

Beekeeper

Beekeeper is a digital workplace app where operational systems and communication channels live within one secure, intuitive platform. Beekeeper connects desk and non-desk employees across locations and departments in real time via mobile or desktop, and includes an intelligent dashboard to help companies improve internal communication and streamline business processes.

XMPie by Xerox - Variable Data Software

XMPie, the leading provider of software for cross-media, variable data one-to-one marketing, offers solutions to help businesses create and manage highly effective direct marketing and cross-media campaigns.

Ask Blue

BigParser Voice provides a digital concierge service for hotels to create the ultimate guest experience. We keep you connected; simply “Ask Blue” for services and information about your hotel and businesses nearby. Blue can also generate innovative revenue streams, streamline workflows, and improve internal communications. The cross-platform design allows you to keep The Blue Experience wherever you go – from hotel to sightseeing – you’re connected.