Hospitality Industry First: State-of-the-Art Remote Enables Access to All
Entertainment and Room Settings
NEW YORK, Nov. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- LodgeNet Interactive Corporation (Nasdaq: LNET) and Control4, the leader in IP-based control systems, today announced the ultimate personalized guest experience in the hotel room. Through a single advanced remote control, guests will have the ability to access and control the television, video on demand, music, smart lighting, window treatments, temperature, concierge, security and more.
"Hoteliers are increasingly focused on managing costs and energy efficiencies while seeking new ways to enhance the guest experience," said Scott E. Young, President of Hospitality and Chief Marketing Officer at LodgeNet. "We've addressed this need with the hotel industry's first integrated interactive video and room control solution. This new affordable offering demonstrates LodgeNet's industry leadership and our ability to integrate with partners in developing custom solutions for our hotel customers."
LodgeNet and Control4 have jointly developed a seamless integrated HD and IP-based solution. The backwards compatible solution works with LodgeNet's HD Advanced offering so both new and existing hotel properties can install and take advantage of the automation solutions offered by Control4. Additionally, hoteliers can now save money through advanced energy management and reduce construction and upgrade costs by eliminating nearly all low voltage wiring, while significantly enhancing the guest experience.
"We are pleased to partner with a hospitality leader such as LodgeNet. Together we are offering hotel guests interactive experiences that will keep them connected, informed and entertained," said Jim Gist, Vice President of Global Hospitality. "We look forward to continuing our LodgeNet collaboration as we deploy the Control4(R) platform enabling hoteliers across the world to transform their guest rooms into ultimate state-of-the-art digital room experiences."
Control4 is the platform for today's digital life. The company makes everyday life easier by providing one-touch control of both new and existing electronic systems for homes and hotels. By allowing leading consumer electronics products and home systems to easily work together, Control4 provides effortless entertainment, comfort, convenience and peace of mind to owners everywhere. Control4's affordable and easy-to-use software and hardware products enable home theater and television control, multi-room music, smart lighting, temperature control and security integration, through a range of on-site and over-the-web remote control technology. The company delivers both wired and wireless solutions that can be installed in existing properties as well as in new construction. Visit http://www.control4.com for more information.
About LodgeNet Interactive
LodgeNet Interactive Corporation is the leading provider of media and connectivity solutions designed to meet the unique needs of hospitality, healthcare and other guest-based businesses. LodgeNet Interactive serves more than 1.9 million hotel rooms representing 10,000 hotel properties worldwide in addition to healthcare facilities throughout the United States. The company's services include: Interactive Television Solutions, Broadband Internet Solutions, Content Solutions, Professional Solutions and Advertising Media Solutions. LodgeNet Interactive Corporation owns and operates businesses under the industry leading brands: LodgeNet, LodgeNetRX, and The Hotel Networks. LodgeNet Interactive is listed on NASDAQ and trades under the symbol LNET. For more information, please visit http://www.lodgenet.com.
LodgeNet is a registered trademark of LodgeNet Interactive Corporation. Other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.
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