2012 Winner: Quadriga Worldwide Personal Media Network™
Quadriga’s Personal Media Network™ app helps hotels optimize their HSIA/WiFi network infrastructure and enable guests to more efficiently stream content to the in-room TV. This provides hotels with a means of reducing the costs mobile devices and streaming place on the hotel’s network infrastructure in order to meet guest content streaming demands. PMN pairs the TV, phone, pad and laptop, and makes content stored on the guest device or VOD system portable throughout the hotel WiFi area. This enables movies, videos, photos, music, and TV programming to be viewed across all visual appliances from anywhere within the hotel WiFi area.
2012 First Runner-Up: Enseo HD4000 Cable Solution
The HD4000®, Enseo’s CableCARD™ product, enables hotels to eliminate expensive head-end equipment and offer a full channel lineup. Similar to a residential cable box, the HD4000 allows a direct encrypted cable feed to the hotel room. Whether a property has 50 rooms or 1,000+, HD content is delivered to the guest room without the cost of transcryption equipment typically required in hotels. There is no longer a cost per channel. Better than a residential cable box, the HD4000 provides Enseo’s hospitality features and compatibility that hoteliers expect, like TV control, one remote, and a hotel-branded IPG and Welcome Page. Smart. Scalable. Practical.
2012 Second Runner-Up: OpenWays Mobile Key Trio
OpenWays MOBILE KEY TRIO with Triple Play Reader combines CAC™ (Crypto Acoustic Credential), Pure NFC™ and RFID card reading capabilities enabling hoteliers to upgrade their existing locking systems with a triple play reader gaining the benefit of the unparalleled, line-busting front desk bypass solution – Mobile Key – for guests and Mobile Master Key for staff. When hotels choose to refresh their existing locks with the MOBILE KEY TRIO with Triple Play Reader they are investing in a truly deployable, secure, mobile-based room key solution that is 100% compatible with all mobile phones, 100% future proof, and 0% mobile carrier dependent.