NEW YORK, Nov. 7 LodgeNet InteractiveCorporation (Nasdaq: LNET) and Control4, the leader in IP-based controlsystems, today announced the ultimate personalized guest experience in thehotel room. Through a single advanced remote control, guests will have theability to access and control the television, video on demand, music, smartlighting, window treatments, temperature, concierge, security and more.
"Hoteliers are increasingly focused on managing costs and energyefficiencies while seeking new ways to enhance the guest experience," saidScott E. Young, President of Hospitality and Chief Marketing Officer atLodgeNet. "We've addressed this need with the hotel industry's firstintegrated interactive video and room control solution. This new affordableoffering demonstrates LodgeNet's industry leadership and our ability tointegrate with partners in developing custom solutions for our hotelcustomers."
LodgeNet and Control4 have jointly developed a seamless integrated HD andIP-based solution. The backwards compatible solution works with LodgeNet's HDAdvanced offering so both new and existing hotel properties can install andtake advantage of the automation solutions offered by Control4. Additionally,hoteliers can now save money through advanced energy management and reduceconstruction 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 keepthem connected, informed and entertained," said Jim Gist, Vice President ofGlobal Hospitality. "We look forward to continuing our LodgeNet collaborationas we deploy the Control4(R) platform enabling hoteliers across the world totransform their guest rooms into ultimate state-of-the-art digital roomexperiences."
Control4 is the platform for today's digital life. The company makeseveryday life easier by providing one-touch control of both new and existingelectronic systems for homes and hotels. By allowing leading consumerelectronics products and home systems to easily work together, Control4provides effortless entertainment, comfort, convenience and peace of mind toowners everywhere. Control4's affordable and easy-to-use software and hardwareproducts enable home theater and television control, multi-room music, smartlighting, temperature control and security integration, through a range ofon-site and over-the-web remote control technology. The company delivers bothwired and wireless solutions that can be installed in existing properties aswell as in new construction. Visit http://www.control4.com for moreinformation.
About LodgeNet Interactive
LodgeNet Interactive Corporation is the leading provider of media andconnectivity solutions designed to meet the unique needs of hospitality,healthcare and other guest-based businesses. LodgeNet Interactive serves morethan 1.9 million hotel rooms representing 10,000 hotel properties worldwide inaddition to healthcare facilities throughout the United States. The company'sservices include: Interactive Television Solutions, Broadband InternetSolutions, Content Solutions, Professional Solutions and Advertising MediaSolutions. LodgeNet Interactive Corporation owns and operates businessesunder the industry leading brands: LodgeNet, LodgeNetRX, and The HotelNetworks. LodgeNet Interactive is listed on NASDAQ and trades under thesymbol 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.
SOURCE LodgeNet Interactive Corporation