The success of iOS devices is not to be dismissed out of hand, which is also the remarkable hotels worldwide. An alarm clock with dock connector is in American lodging no longer a rarity. The Starwood hotel brings the iOS compatibility to a new level.
New hotel in Cupertino randomly exactly near the legendary Infinity Loop, where Apple has its headquarters has the Apple shiny box in their guest rooms. The supervisors have now announced that all its rooms are equipped with a 42 inch television, including Apple TV. Guests can choose when moving their store and then use all the services, such as AirPlay, Netflix, iTunes. The hotel has 123 rooms by the way.
“Showcasing many of the brand’s newest technologies, Aloft Cupertino is the first Aloft hotel to feature Apple TV in all its guestrooms. Guests can choose among thousands of movies and TV shows from iTunes, connect to Netflix for films, Hulu for television shows, MLB.com for sports, and much more. Apple TV’s Airplay feature will also let guests play video, show off photos, and enjoy music from any iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch – right on their 42-inch LCD in-room TV.”
To what extent other hotels will follow suit is anyone’s guess. Apple opens up in a new market. If only 1 percent of all concrete block would integrate Apple TVs, we’re talking about millions of sales. [CNet]