May 01, 2007

Internet terminals in hotel rooms for guests

Seaport hotel has installed thin clients made by Igel Technology Inc. in 85 of its 426 rooms, with plans calling for the devices to be added to the rest of the rooms over the next 12 months. The thin clients are integrated into 17-in. flat-panel monitors with touch-screen capabilities.

There are no moving parts in the Web portals, which run an embedded version of Windows XP, support applications such as Adobe Acrobat and include a wireless keyboard. The unit operates as internet kiosk and also support VOiP for the hotel.

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Posted by staff at May 1, 2007 01:43 PM