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Ten Semi-finalists Advance in 2017 HTNG TechOvation Award

Hotel Technology Next Generation (HTNG) announced the ten products to advance to the next round of the 2017 HTNG TechOvation Award. The TechOvation Award recognizes and rewards new products and services within the hospitality technology industry.
Sixteen contestants entered the competition by submitting a video of their innovative solution. These videos, hosted on HTNG’s YouTube channel, have garnered more than 66,000 views and 12,200 “likes” collectively from 76 countries across the globe. HTNG members, as well as the general public, selected three of the semi-finalists by “liking” the videos. In addition, a judging panel comprised of more than 25 industry leaders voted to select the seven remaining semi-finalists.
2017 HTNG TechOvation Award semi-finalists:
  • Angie, Angie Hospitality
  • DigiValet-Voice Activated Room Controls, DigiValet
  • Honeywell Hospitality Voice Control Solution, Inncom International, Inc.
  • HotSOS, Amadeus
  • Proximity Identity Manager V2, Proxce
  • REVConnect Connectivity System, Belden Inc.
  • Revenue Plus, JointWisdom Information Technology Inc.
  • SoniCast, SONIFI Solutions
  • TraknProtect, TraknProtect
  • Volara – Voice-based guest engagement, Volara

The ten semi-finalists move on to present live at HT-NEXT on Tuesday, April 11, 2017 in Orlando, Fla. In this round, judges will select three finalists followed by a live audience vote to determine the winner of the 2017 HTNG TechOvation Award.
Sponsored by Datatrend Technologies, the HT-NEXT Awards will also include Hospitality Technology’s Hotel Visionary Awards.
“We help bring next-generation technologies to market friction-free, working with hoteliers and solution providers to develop and deploy innovative applications ranging from guest experience to operational efficiencies. So, this awards program is a perfect complement to Datatrend’s role in hospitality technology innovation," said Charlie Cox, President, Datatrend Technologies.

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