The purpose of this article is to analyze the effects of home technologies on guestroom technologies. After analyzing the evolution of home technological innovations and the flow of these technologies into hotel guestrooms, the technologies featured in the Microsoft Home of the Future will be examined and their likelihood of making the transition into hospitality industry will be discussed. The Microsoft Home of the Future uses the latest in current and futuristic software and hardware including Radio Frequency Identification (RFID), electronic wallboard, light projection devices, and voice recognition.
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Food Science