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Australian Hotel Tricks Out Elevator so Music Matches Number of People Inside

Excerpt from Hotels Magazine

Sep 03, 2013 1:26 am

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This Sydney hotel is known for its funky design and cool ambiance making it the perfect to spot to test such a concept. It’d likely find fewer amused guests in a more traditional property.

— Samantha Shankman

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QT Sydney has installed software on its elevators to match the number of occupants inside.

Upon entering one of the hotel’s five elevators, custom designed software senses how many guests are occupying the space at any one time, and selects specific songs from rotating playlists to “match” the number of passengers, time of day and proposed mood.

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