At the Fiturtech, the International Tourism Trade Fair, in Madrid the new concept 'ITH Room Xperience' has been presented. This prototype hotelroom has multi-touch transparant wallscreens which can be controlled via a smartphone or microsoft tablet. The room further has interactive floors and mirrors and a fingerprint payment system. The ultimate guest experience according to the architects, Serrona Brothers. Check out the Xperience is this movie.
Picture this; just before dessert, the waiter dimms the lights and serves a brown pyramid, the chocolate starts to melt slowly and a led lights appears. Sweden-based designer Alexander Lervik created this chocolate lamp with the help of Scandinavian LED specialists SAAS Instruments.
This handmade out of solid oak 'Linger a little longer' table designed by Jay Watson reacts to heat. The table is covered with a black thermochromic coating which allows people to leave a temporary mark. The surface responds to heat from a body part or a any warm dish or cup and becomes transparent to reveal the wood beneath.
The magazine DER FEINSCHMECKER launched a new restaurant app with the best restaurants of Germany. The app is always actual: openings, closings and for example the switches of chefs are updated daily.
If you're looking for a job in the hospitality branch in the Netherlands, download the app from 'Werkenindehoreca.nl' and receive all jobs on your mobile phone. Available for iPhone and Android.
After a alcohol black-out Dhairya Dand from the MIT Media Lab has developed ice cubes that react to the music and drinking speed. The LED ice cubes changes color from green, orange to red if the drinking speed is to high. The chip inside the cubes is even able to send text messages to friends if the drinking continues.
In 2007 we spotted pay by text message and the app MyOrder. This year the app developed more options for the consumer and the entrepreneur. The app becomes a digital wallet for consumers and a new sales channel for the entrepreneur. Through your mobile you can open the menu card, order and pay directly. Rabobank works together with MyOrder. The app introduced lots of new features, for more information take a look at the website MyOrder.nl or the campaign movie from Rabobank look here.
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