Crave and Control4® team up to put hotel guests in control

Crave Interactive Ltd, a leader in Hotel in-room tablets and mobile Apps, today announces the integration of Control4® Hospitality Solutions room automation solutions into its guest services platform.

Los Angeles, California 24 June 2014

The resultant solution provides hotel guests with the ability to access an extensive range of guest services together with Control4® room controls from either an in-room tablet or their own devices.

This integration is being demonstrated by Control4 on booth #1334 at HITEC in Los Angeles 23-26 June 2014.

"Hotels are looking for simple and reliable guest-facing solutions to provide a range of services and we're delighted to be partnering with Control4" commented Tim Butterworth, Crave Vice President Sales and Marketing. "The emergence of tablets and smartphones is revolutionising guest service and the combination of Crave and Control4® technology creates an elegant and simple solution that will delight guests and increase hotel profits."

"Control4 have long been experts in room automation and by teaming up with Crave's guest service capabilities, we are now able to offer hotels sleek and comprehensive tablet and App solutions that truly enhance the guest experience." added Fred Owens of Control4 Hospitality Solutions.

Crave's leading cloud based services are available on in-room tablets or guests own mobile devices to deliver the following hotel services:

*Guest welcome with PMS Integration.
*Promotion of Hotel Facilities.
*Rooms Service Ordering with POS integration.
*Spa & Restaurant Booking.
*Interactive Local City Guides.
*Digital Guest Directory.
*World News.
*Local Transport Information.
*Integrated Social Media Links.
*Third Party Apps including Catch up TV, Games, Streaming Media, Radio.
*Control4 Integrated services.

The Crave software delivers additional revenue for a hotel from additional sales and in room advertising whilst reducing the traditional costs of printed collateral and improving guest communication.

The Control4® Hospitality Solution enables 4- and 5- star properties - retrofit or new construction - to transform the guest experience and enhance hotel operational efficiency, creating a win for the property manager and a very special stay for the traveller.

Please make a note in your diaries to visit the Control4 booth whilst you are in Los Angeles visiting HITEC 2014.

Notes to Editors:

About Crave Interactive

Crave Interactive's mission is to provide the very best in-room tablet and App solutions to the hospitality industry - solutions that delight hotel guests and increase hotel profits. With its Head Office in the UK and its development centre in the Netherlands, Crave is a leader in innovative guest service software.

Crave's services are powered by Crave Cloud, a sophisticated software platform that delivers great guest services via any device. To date, currently over 950,000 items have been ordered via Crave.
Crave in-room tablets help increase revenues for hotels of in-house services, such as spa treatments, restaurant bookings, and merchandise sales, whilst also promoting events and conferences. Over 90% of guests engage with Crave in-room tablets viewing over 65 pages per guest night.

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About Control4

Control4 (CTRL) is a leading provider of automation systems for homes and businesses, offering personalized control of lighting, music, video, temperature, security, communications and similar functionalities into a unified home automation solution that enhances the daily lives of its customers. Control4 unlocks the potential of connected devices, making entertainment systems easier to use, homes more comfortable and energy efficient, and families more secure. More than 75% of Control4's consumers have integrated two or more functionalities with Control4's solution, which is available through more than 3,000 custom integrators, retail outlets, and distributors in over 80 countries. By delivering insightfully simple control solutions that enhance the lives of individuals and families, Control4 is the automation platform of choice for consumers, major consumer electronics companies, hotels, and businesses around the world.

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