Hug this bot: Internet of Caring coming to a hotel near you?
While the Internet of Things continues to heat up both imaginations and balance sheets – to the tune of $3.2 billion for Nest – there’s a new buzzword brewing in the contextual cauldron – the Internet of Caring.
This trend, brought to us in full by the prescient people at Trend Watching, has some extremely likely applications in the hospitality space.
Especially as hotel brands focus on health and wellness, new technologies that allow for greater care of the guest will likely quickly gain traction. The rise of cloud computing and cheaper processors also adds to this inevitability, as it becomes cheaper to create and integrate various IoT technologies in hospitality.
With Cisco projecting 50 billion objects by 2020, connected hotels will be the reality that guests come to expect.
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