Chargifi, the market leading cloud-managed wireless charging provider has set up a Technology and Business Development hub in Belfast, in a £3.6 million investment that will create 41 jobs.
Wireless charging is here. With 85% of all phones sold this year to be wireless charging enabled, it is set to become, as The Wire predicts, ‘as uncontroversial and universally embraced as Wi-Fi’. Just as Wi-Fi was a sea-change in the hospitality industry over a decade ago, wireless charging - as a service for guests and as operational technology for businesses - is making waves in hotels.
Belkin, the connected things division within newly merged Belkin International and Foxconn Interconnect Technology (FIT) entity, today presents its connectivity and power solutions designed to simplify multimedia connection and optimize workspace functionality. Belkin will be exhibiting its USB-CTM Multimedia Hub, ThunderboltTM 3 Cable, and Thunderbolt 3TM Dock Mini, along with a live demonstration of its collaboration with Chargifi to integrate smart technology into wireless charging products at its InfoComm Booth 5181.
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In recent years, hospitality technology has developed at an exciting rate, and today’s guests are quick to expect the latest tech product or service. Disruptors within the industry such as Airbnb or Marriott, with its “room of the future”, have been quick to deliver it but, crucially, they grasp that the key to its success is that it should enhance rather than replace the human interaction in customer service.