A smart hotel showcase jointly developed WeChat and internet-of-things (IoT) solution provider Ayla Networks was premiered at The LINQ Hotel & Casino during the international Consumer Electronics Show 2015.
Similar to the smart office solution previously unveiled by WeChat and Ayla, the WeChat public account for a suite will automatically be added to a user’s WeChat after scanning the relevant QR code. The guest can then control the suite’s connected devices, including dimmable lights, blinds and curtains, thermostats, door locks and plugs, via WeChat.
Headquartered in Silicon Valley, Ayla Networks established its China office in the first half of 2014, in Shenzhen, China’s smart hardware manufacturing hub, and soon began developing WeChat-based smart office systems. At both Ayla China and WeChat there are offices where users can enter a room by scanning a QRcode and control the connected devices, from projector to air conditioner, via WeChat.