TechOvation Previous Winners

2017 Winner: Angie by Angie Hospitality 

Angie is the world's first voice-based guestroom assistant and integrated room-control device, featuring a highly intuitive multi-lingual voice interface that responds to guest/staff requests, and route via SMS/email, call or directly into existing hotel systems. Angie integrates with lighting, thermostat, telephone, TV systems, room service, housekeeping amenities, provides local information and much more. Using robust in-room access points, Angie provides secure, customizable in-room Wi-Fi, allowing all guest devices to seamlessly interoperate.


2016 Winner: Interel Water Management System 

Interel’s WMS (Water Management System) is the world’s first, TCP-IP based hospitality guestroom water management solution which includes; the WMS Water Control Unit: which allows the WMS solution to be online and control single or groups of guestroom basin and shower water temperatures and flows as well as monitor water consumption to optimize guest experience and water usage/savings. The WMS Electromechanical Valves which delivers precise, intuitive and attractively designed capacitive touch, icon-based guestroom basin and shower control panels.

2015 Winner: Interel connectBsmart

The Interel connectBsmart solution is an online, beacon-as-infrastructure hospitality solution. This framework is built into the proven Interel technology platform and the first generation of powered, networked Bluetooth beacons. The fleet of beacons is now manageable and future-proof through upgrades and re-configurations, both critical for maintaining cross-platform compatibility. Communication to mobile devices is broadcast dynamically, with highest performance and without battery life limitations, enhancing communication between guest and hotel. For more information, view our press release.

2013 Winner: InnSpire Guest Media Streaming


InnSpire's Guest Media Streaming lets your hotel guests stream their movies, photos and music to the TV in their hotel room. All wirelessly, natively and hassle free, through the InnSpire box. InnSpire supports iOS, Miracast and DLNA, which means smooth, easy and setup-free streaming for the guests. It's so easy – guests simply click on the Stream-icon on the TV in the room to activate the function, then wirelessly connect their own iPhone, iPad, Android phone, Windows phone, etc, choose their content and stream! No downloads, no setup, just pure entertainment! For more information, view our press release.


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. For more information, view our press release.