Articles tagged “ces 2018”

Smart Speakers and Hotel Rooms Aren’t an Easy Fit

Smart Speakers and Hotel Rooms Aren’t an Easy Fit

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Technology companies are embedding smart speakers into all kinds of household devices, ranging from toothbrushes to refrigerators. A strong use case for hospitality, however, has yet to emerge.

6 months ago

Virtual Reality Was Everywhere at CES but Adoption Remains Limited

Virtual Reality Was Everywhere at CES but Adoption Remains Limited

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Virtual reality continues to evolve as a media format. Vendors and developers are making new concessions based on how consumers use the technology, and the high costs associated with creating 360-degree content.

6 months ago

CES 2018 Dispatch: Transition to 5G Mobile Will Be Transformative for Hotels

CES 2018 Dispatch: Transition to 5G Mobile Will Be Transformative for Hotels

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

5G mobile technology isn't here yet. But once it does emerge, smart hotels will be wise to provide access to the data network at their properties.

6 months ago

Smart Robots at CES Have a Lot to Learn Before Hotels End Up Using Them

Smart Robots at CES Have a Lot to Learn Before Hotels End Up Using Them

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Despite some progress, it doesn't seem like robotics will disrupt travel and hospitality any time soon. The human element is too important for hotels, and travelers don't need unnecessary equipment to make their trips even more complicated.

6 months ago