tests an App that generates digital keys
12/13/2016|6:07:22 PM|Tnooz

Expedia Inc’s online travel agency brand is testing a mobile app that will let guests check in and check out — and generate electronic room keys — at partner hotels.

The prototype was demonstrated at a customer conference in Las Vegas on Wednesday.’s president Johan Svanstrom says “quite a few hotel chains” have expressed interested in trialing the technology. He anticipates real world uses launching by March 2017.

The first target market will be Europe, with a bit of the US. is partnering with Zaplox, a third-party vendor based in Sweden whose software layer interacts with its hardware installations at more than hotels.

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