Novotel reveals “hotel room of the future”

Virtual room uses Microsoft-designed technologies

The hotel company Accor is offering people to stay in a virtual hotel “room of the future” created and brought to life by Novotel and Microsoft. The room contains “the best of new technologies” in an “outside-of-the-box architectural concept”. Novotel says that this new type of room makes a break with traditional hotel thinking by redefining the use of space and adding futuristic technologies and amenities.
Guests can try out the pilot room for the next three months. All of the equipment is functional and the hotel chain claims that it could be deployed throughout the Novotel network in the near future. Among other things, Microsoft came up with the integration of the Xbox 360 console and Kinect sensor, which uses body gesture and voice recognition to control games and entertainment.
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