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Tech Spotlight: Virtual Reality in Hospitality

Tech Spotlight: Virtual Reality in Hospitality Virtual Reality - or VR for short - is one of the fastest growing technology trends. The convergent technology utilises images, sounds, and sometimes even physical sensations to allow users to immerse themselves in a virtual world. With the help of 360 viewer headsets and increasingly-intuitive controls, users can…
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Mi-Room to bring AI-powered predictions to hotels

Mi-Room to bring AI-powered predictions to hotels   Partnership marks the first public roll-out of Fetch.AI autonomous economic agents   wi-Q Technologies, the leading experts in mobile ordering in the hospitality sector, has announced a new partnership with Cambridge-based Fetch.AI, the world’s first adaptive, self-organising ‘smart ledger’. Fetch, whose founders include original scientists and investors…
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What is Li-Fi, and what can it do for hospitality?

With the advent of 5G and Superfast Broadband, consumers expect an easier connection and ever faster internet speed. However, the newest innovation in this connectivity race might just surprise you. Li-Fi, much like Wi-Fi, supplies your internet, but unlike Wi-Fi, operates through your light bulb. More specifically it is a Visible Light Communications system that…
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Dog-Friendly Hospitality Experiences by Pet-Fi

Image Credits: Taken by A. Four for Pet-Fi at Cliveden House Paws for Thought with Dog-friendly Hospitality Sharing and reporting on the best dog-friendly venues worldwide, Pet-Fi has been developed by a select group of animal-loving experts, offering its community exceptional experiences for you and your four-legged-friend, from travel and design, to care and welfare.…
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Mi-Room integrates with Amadeus PMS

Mi-Room are delighted to confirm that its vendor partner listing is now live on the Amadeus Hospitality Partner Marketplace. Amadeus operate in over 190 different countries and are the preferred technology provider and partner of the world’s leading companies. These include British Airways, Qantas, Finnair, Iberia, AMEX, Siemens, IBM, and Lufthansa. Part of its extensive…
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Mi-Room adds support for cryptocurrency payments

wi-Q Technologies has announced that its web-based digital engagement platform, Mi-Room, will now support payments via global bitcoin payment service provider, BitPay. Mi-Room delivers solutions for the full spectrum of hotel guest services including in-room ordering, booking spa treatments, guest loyalty and even housekeeping requests. In addition to cash, debit or credit card, PayPal and…
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Mi-Room to attend Seamless Middle East 2018

Seamless Middle East, organised by Terrapinn Events, will take place from 15th to 16th April 2018 at the Dubai International Convention & Exhibition Centre in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Seamless Middle East is three conferences in one, with three separate agendas covering the sectors of Payments, E-Commerce, and Retail. The conferences have line-ups of experts…
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Mi-Room partners with Aircharge

We are delighted to announce our partnership with fellow British technology company, Aircharge, aimed at boosting digital guest engagement through wireless charging. Together, we are exploring using wireless chargers in hospitality venues – and hotels in particular – as access points or triggers for seamless access to device‐based ordering. The dual solution will allow hospitality…
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Waldorf Astoria Dubai Launches wi-Q

Guests at the 5-star Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah hotel can now browse, order and pay for poolside food and drinks via a web-based menu on their own device - without downloading an app. The menu, which can be displayed in a variety of languages, even allows guests to charge items to their rooms.
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Mobile ordering at the innovative FORM Hotel, UAE

wi-Q Technologies will be implementing its web-based mobile ordering and payment solution, Mi-Room, for the FORM Hotel’s guest services. The technology will allow guests within the hotel to order and pay for room service, experiences and amenities, via their own mobile device
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Mi-Room on Show at Hotelympia 2018

Mi-Room will be exhibiting at Hotelympia 2018 in the 'Hospitality Tech Show' section. Our newly redesigned stand will include some exciting new features and will allow exhibition attendees to try out Mi-Room's web-based mobile ordering for themselves.
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Marriott’s “IoT-Inspired” Guestroom Lab

Teaming up with Samsung and Legrand, Marriott has unveiled a Guestroom LAB that embraces the Internet of Things to the fullest extent. As a guestroom with guest personalisation at its heart, some of its features include a digital photo frame that showcases the guest’s own pictures, as well as sophisticated voice control technology
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