How AV and Services Have Transformed the Typical Hotel Stay

May 24, 2023

By Rob Voorhees, Business Development Manager – CTS, CTNS, CTP, Dante Exertis Almo Admittedly, I don’t remember much when it comes to traveling as a child. As a family of six, we absolutely enjoyed family vacations, but I get the feeling we would cut costs on the hotels/motels in exchange for a better experience OUTSIDE […]

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PPDS Announces the Philips MediaSuite with Android TV OS

June 27, 2022

PPDS (aka: Philips displays) has announced the latest in its hospitality TV range. The Philips MediaSuite with Android TV OS includes the new Philips MediaSuite 6214U series and the MediaSuite 5214U family.   Promoted as an all-in-one hotel TV entertainment solution, the Philips MediaSuite TVs have Chromecast built-in and are Netflix-ready, allowing guests to cast their […]

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Tripleplay Intros PLAY3R-P1 4K Media Player

December 2, 2019

Tripleplay has debuted its second media player, the PLAY3R-P1, which is an entry-level 4K, interactive IPTV portal set-top-box. It’s compatible with Tripleplay’s hospitality solution, with full RF or IR remote control optimized for use in hotel and accommodation, senior living communities and guest room entertainment environments. Some key features of the PLAY3R-P1 include: Tripleplay interactive […]

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LG Launches UT770H Nanocell Smart TVs for Hospitality

October 14, 2019

LG Business Solutions USA has launched the first 4K Ultra TVs designed specifically for the hospitality market with NanoCell display technology. LG’s UT770H series of Pro:Centric smart hospitality TVs brings LG’s LCD TV display technology from the consumer market into the hotel room for the first time. These new hotel TVs leverage the power of […]

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Almo ProAV Enters Exclusive Distribution Partnership with Nonstop

November 13, 2018

Almo ProAV today announced its dedicated Hospitality Division has entered an exclusive distribution partnership with Nonstop, manufacturer of customizable wireless charging products for hotel properties. As a result of the partnership, Nonstop’s designer-like Station W and Station C alarm clock/wireless charging solutions are now available through Almo. Here’s a Nonstop Blog, which focuses on educational […]

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Hospitality Market Booming, According to AVIXA

October 1, 2018

With the consumer shift from spending money on possessions to spending on experiences, the hospitality market is thriving. The U.S. accommodations sector alone comprises 4.2 million U.S. jobs and generates $293 billion in revenue. Understanding the need to differentiate their offerings to stay competitive, hospitality companies are investing in audiovisual solutions, with plans to spend […]

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AVIXA Joins International Hotel Technology Forum to Promote Audiovisual Solutions in Hospitality

April 9, 2018

AVIXA has announced its participation in the International Hotel Technology Forum (IHTF). The event, taking place May 15-17 in Mallorca, Spain, aims to tackle the most pressing issues facing the industry with a lineup of interactive experiences, workshops, debates, roundtables, case studies, and interviews. As part of its strategic effort to increase awareness of audiovisual solutions in a variety of […]

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LG Debuts Pro:Centric Direct Hospitality Management System

August 1, 2017

LG Electronics is launching an advanced new content management system for hotels called Pro:Centric Direct that features an authoring tool using drag and drop widgets as well as a new Internet video streaming and casting service. The new Pro:Centric Direct platform allows system integrators unlimited design options for guest user interfaces while providing them access to new streaming services in partnership with system […]

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LG Launches Pro:Centric Direct for Hospitality TVs

June 29, 2017

LG Electronics USA Business Solutions is launching an advanced new content management system for hotels called Pro:Centric Direct that features an authoring tool using drag and drop widgets as well as new over-the-top Internet video streaming and casting services. The upgraded Pro:Centric Direct platform allows system integrators virtually unlimited design options for guest user interfaces while providing them access […]

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LG Unveils World’s Thinnest Hotel TV

June 27, 2017

LG Electronics USA Business Solutions today unveiled the LG OLED “Wallpaper” Hotel TV. The world’s first 65-inch class OLED Wallpaper Hotel TV (model 65EV960H) combines LG’s hotel TV technology with the sleek aesthetic of the LG SIGNATURE OLED TV W, now available on the consumer market. At just 3.86 millimeters (0.15 inches) thick, the 65EV960H can be installed in luxury […]

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Peerless-AV Intros New Wall Arm Mount With Set Top Box for Hospitality

May 17, 2017

Peerless-AV has announced the launch of its Hospitality Wall Arm Mount with Set Top Box (STB) Enclosure (HA746-STB), ideal for hospitality settings, including lobbies and hotel rooms. Compatible with 43″ to 55″ hospitality TVs, the wall mount conceals the STB or cable box with a vented, secure cover that provides a clean finish, hiding electrical […]

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The Hospitality Industry Grows More Hospitable to Music — and Pro AV

July 24, 2016

By Dan Daley Special to InfoComm International Hotels have been a stalwart of event production for decades, hosting trade shows, conferences and everything in between. They’re also no strangers to live music: The hotel lounge bar has long been the setting for a wide variety of acts — cheesy and otherwise. But a cohort of […]

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Four Places to Look for Interactive Tabletops

January 26, 2015

By David McCracken President, Livewire Digital Pizza Hut is probably the last place in the world I’d expect to be wowed by technology. Don’t get me wrong, I love sinking my choppers into a stuffed crust as much as the next guy, but there’s not much about the restaurant chain that screams “on the cutting […]

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Control4 Launches New Hospitality Focused Control System

June 25, 2014

Control4 Hospitality OS 2.5.3 adds support for the company’s Wireless Music Bridge, which allows guests to stream music from their smartphones, tablets, or other portable devices via Bluetooth. Wireless Music Bridge gives listeners access to their private music libraries as well as streaming music from services like Pandora, Spotify, and Rdio. This seamless solution does […]

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Tripleplay Provides STB-less Solution on Philips Hospitality TVs

November 13, 2013

Tripleplay is one of the first hospitality TV solution developers to implement a hotel user portal solution without a set-top box (STB) onto Philips’ range of hospitality smart TVs. Functioning as an IP-only system, this solution combines Tripleplay’s user experience with Philips TVs to provide an STB-less environment without losing any quality of service. Tripleplay’s […]

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Panasonic to Debut New LED-Lit LCD Digital Signage Series of Displays at InfoComm

June 5, 2013

Panasonic will launch a a new line of high definition LED LCDs for hospitality and digital signage, the LRU60 Series. Available in 32”, 39”, 42”, 50” and 65”, Panasonic’s new LED line will be aimed at the hospitality, digital signage and meeting room markets. Panasonic designed the Energy Star-rated LRU60 Series with functions that reduce […]

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