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February 19, 2019

Element Hotel, a new 460-room extended stay hotel in Philadelphia, PA, announced today, plans to install Evolve Controls’ wireless room controls system into all 460 rooms of the property, currently undergoing construction.

Developed by Vine Street Matthews, owned by Chestlen Development, and managed by Starwood Hotels/Marriott, the LEED-certified hotel selected Evolve Controls for room control. “We chose Evolve for its sleek design and seamless installation process. However, it’s not just about the system, it’s the superior service we have received in creating a custom solution for us to support our new hotel,” said Project Manager, Rich Gibson, of McCrae-Gordon Group Electric Joint Venture, LLC.

June 21, 2018

Each year, Hospitality Upgrade recognizes innovators in technology, awarded to companies that make continued impact in the hospitality industry.

At HITEC Houston, Hospitality Upgraded presented Evolve Controls with the award for Innovative Technology.

“We’re honored to have been recognized by Hospitality Upgrade,” said CEO of Evolve Controls, Kristin Miller. “We continually strive to provide our customers and their guests with the most innovative technology for a superior guest experience. This accolade is a testament to the amount of work and dedication our team has put in to Evolve Guest Interface (eGI). ”

June 21, 2018

Evolve Controls, today announced the launch of Evolve Guest Interface (eGI), the hospitality industry’s first multi-protocol gateway built into a touch-screen interface device.

A first of its kind, the eGI device will interface with Z-Wave, Zigbee, Bluetooth and Wi-Fi.

“With the multiple options for connecting IoT solutions in today’s fragmented technology industry, any product for the hospitality industry isn’t complete without multiple radio frequency connectivity options that include Wifi, Zigbee, Bluetooth, and Z-Wave,” according to Armand Rabinowitz, Senior Director of Strategy and Workgroups at Hospitality Technology Next Generation (HTNG). “These options enable operators to choose the most reliable standard for uniquely noisy RF environments.”

By addressing the need for multiple protocols, Evolve offers hotels greater flexibility and compatibility for integrations with existing technologies.

June 6, 2018

Evolve Controls announced that it will launch the “Evolve Guest Interface (eGI)”, the world’s newest innovation in guest-facing technology, on June 18 at HITEC Houston.

During the event, attendees will learn about eGI – a Windows/Intel-based gateway device that includes a simple and intuitive touch-screen user interface, allowing guests to control in-room climate, lighting, shading and drapery, as well as other functions to increase efficiencies for both guests and staff.

May 30, 2018

Evolve Controls, a wireless in-room control and management solutions provider, announced today the addition of voice controls on Amazon Alexa, in partnership with Volara—the hospitality industry’s premier voice-based engagement software. The integration of Evolve Controls with Amazon Alexa powered by Volara allows hotel guests to adjust the climate, lighting, drapes and sheers just by speaking in their room, while similarly accessing other services of the hotel through the same voice interface.

December 6, 2016

The Umstead Hotel and Spa, a 5-star property located just outside Raleigh, North Carolina, has selected Evolve Controls and Intelity to deploy a fully integrated wireless room control and guest services solution through hotel tablets. This innovative approach is designed to enhance each guest’s stay at the property by combining the power of in-room control features with convenient access to hotel services and information through tablets provided to each guest room.

June 16, 2016

Caesars Entertainment Corporation, a leader in the hospitality industry and one of the world’s most diversified casino-entertainment providers, is always looking for new ways to enhance the guest experience. Today’s customers have high expectations when it comes to personalized services and functionality at the hotel and in their room.

June 5, 2015

Evolve Guest Controls LLC announced yesterday that the Board of Directors has appointed Kristin Miller as President, Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Board of Directors effective immediately. Ms. Miller will succeed Len Horowitz, Founder of Evolve. Len will remain with the company in his new role focusing on strategic development and global customer relations, and also continue to serve on the board of directors as Vice Chairman.

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