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Steve Wozniak opens the door with the help of iPhone [Video]
Steve Wozniak showed how the system works “smart” door locks hotel chains Starwood Hotels. Master class from the co-founder of Apple Company published on YouTube. The video Woz just brings iPhone to the castle starts the application SPG and gets to his room.
Interaction with “smart” locks Starwood through Bluetooth. Locks operate on its own batteries and do not depend on a central computer system. Staff institution receives automatic notifications when the battery is running out, the company says.
With the mobile application you can not just open the door, but also book and pay for your stay. It is expected that next year’s key role will also be available for smart hours Apple Watch. In the meantime, this is an excellent illustration of how the use of modern technology can make life easier and save time.
Starwood Hotels plans to equip all 123 of the hotel are included in this network, similar locks the end of next year. Specifying the time that many restaurants of the chain actually belong to different owners, only using brand Starwood, CEO Wang Pashin assured that the investment needed for such a minor modernization, and Starwood will take the brunt of the costs.
Will there be an opportunity to use the Android-smartphone instead of a key, is still unknown. Perhaps guide Starwood Hotels will pay attention to a large number of users of the platform and release a standalone application.
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