What can SVL do for hotels?
At SVL we understand the competitive world of hospitality in Kenya and how your business is about providing best in class service. We know that it is important that your hotel or guest house offers every guest the best visitor experience. More than ever before technology plays a major part in making sure your guests receive this experience and that your 24/7 business operation runs smoothly and efficiently.
We offer advice, design, and consultancy for hotels to achieve an intelligent building, built on a converged network. We install your hotels converged wired and wireless network and we implement your intelligent hotel building with integrated IP technology.
The SVL team are experienced and equipped to deliver any size of project with our team delivering structured cabling, fibre optics, Wi-Fi, hotel communication systems, hotel entertainment systems, security systems and intelligent technology integration. The SVL team also offer the industry’s most comprehensive technical support and maintenance with SVL Care.
Some of our intelligent building technologies and integrations for hotels are detailed below.
- Wi-Fi for Hotels
A recent survey by hotels.com showed us that hotel guests would rather have free reliable and fast Wi-Fi than a free breakfast. The mobile device boom has influenced this massively, meaning that free reliable Wi-Fi is an absolutely necessity for business travellers, tourists and all of your guests with a growing number of wireless devices.
The hospitality sector offers an ideal environment for installing wireless hotspots. Whether in a hotel room, bar or coffee shop, guests expect reliable and fast Wi-Fi as standard. Providing reliable and fast Wi-Fi access in the hospitality sector can give you the edge and be the deciding factor if a guest returns. You can increase revenues through free targeted marketing that in turn will increase recommendations and repeat business. No hotel building or business is the same, so the SVL team can provide expert advice in supplying your hotel with a Wi-Fi solution that suits your organisation.
- IP TV for Hotels
High Definition IP TV allows you to inform, promote and entertain your hotel guests.
With a SVL high definition IP TV and in-room entertainment systems, it has never been easier to distribute HD multimedia entertainment services to multiple network HD TV’s over your hotels converged network. In today’s competitive hospitality industry it is important that your hotel differentiates from others and creates an impact to your customers with your on screen entertainment experience.
A wide range of TV, radio channels, on demand movies and programmes can be distributed to many TV’s from a single server.
IP HD television is often used in hotel rooms, reception areas, common areas, bars and restaurants. You can increase revenues through free targeted marketing and additional in room entertainment services. No hotel building or business is the same, so the SVL team can provide expert advice in supplying your hotel with an IP HD television solution that suits your organisation.
- IP Telephone Systems for Hotels
IP Telephone systems mean your calls will be routed over your converged local area network (LAN) and the internet, which means there is no need for separate cabling. Your phones can utilise your SVL converged wired and wireless networks throughout your hotel.
A major benefit of IP phone systems is your hotel will save on monthly call costs using SIP trunks, VoIP providers or Skype Connect! As many hotel guest that stay in your establishment are international, it is good for any hotel to reduce bills and offer much cheaper calls abroad.
With a comprehensive portfolio of industry-leading IP phone endpoint solutions, SVL has IP phone solutions for all hotels and guest houses of all sizes.
These IP phones also support new modes of collaboration for management and staff, such as: integrated high-definition voice, video, and conferencing; instant messaging and presence; instant access to cloud services; USB peripherals for extensibility; and Bluetooth.
No hotel building or business is the same, so the SVL team can provide expert advice in supplying your hotel with IP network based telephone solution that suits your organisation.
- IP Digital Signage for Hotels
Communicate, engage and captivate your guests with SVL IP Digital signage.
By using a digital signage solution from SVL for your hotel, it allows you to communicate to your target audience and guests in an innovative and impactful manner. Create sleek and modern advertising campaigns or information boards remotely or from anywhere within your hotel using your converged IP network. Digital signage software is easy to use and intuitive for you to create new advertisements, information boards, menus, special offers, local events and seating plans. No hotel building or business is the same, so the SVL team can provide expert advice in supplying your hotel with an IP Digital signage solution that suits your organisation.
- High Definition CCTV for Hotels
High Definition IP CCTV can provide high clarity and detailed images from 1 Megapixel up to 7K (30 Megapixel), high definition cameras can be ideal for monitoring hotel car parks, hotel lobbies, corridors, bars, tills and reception areas. HD CCTV can be used in hotels for security and management overview and combined with intelligent video analytics can alert reception or security when there is activity in an unusual area of the grounds. IP CCTV with SVL integration services can be integrated with tills to compare receipt rolls with CCTV footage. Your next network based High Definition CCTV system can offer clear images, be Intelligent, Intuitive and easy to use.
Easy Migration Path from Analogue – Video encoders are the most cost effective way to migrate your existing legacy analogue system to an IP network based system. Using your existing analogue cameras you will get the benefits of an IP system without wasting investment in your current analogue system, allowing you to migrate your complete CCTV system to HD when you’re ready.
- Access Control for Hotels
Locks and keys allow you to lock and secure your hotel building, but when keys are lost or stolen it can be a real pain and expensive to replace locks and re-issue keys.
Physical Access Control Systems (PACS) are critical to ensuring safety, security and preparing for an emergency within your hotel. If it’s a single access control door solution or a fully integrated access control system across multiple buildings and hotel bedrooms, SVL can utilise your IP wired and wireless network to provide you with an access control solution for your hotel.
Access control keys can be used for other billable services such as vending machines, car parking, mini bars and gym areas. No hotel building or business is the same, so the SVL team can provide experts advice in supplying your hotel with an access control solution that suits your organisation.
- LPR for Hotels
Licence plate recognition (LPR) systems offers many benefits for hotel management and security.
SVL provide LPR software and specialist LPR camera hardware that reads licence plates and links this information with HD video. Our Licence plate recognition software will compare recognised number plates with pre-defined lists and initiate automatic actions such as opening a gate, notifying reception that a guest has arrived or alarming when an unwanted licence plate enters the premises.
A SVL LPR system sits on the hotels converged IP network. No hotel building or business is the same, so the SVL team can provide experts advice in supplying your hotel with a licence plate recognition solution that suits your organisation.
- IP Audio for Hotels
SVL Intelligent audio devices (IP Speakers, IP Induction Loops and IP Audio Gateways), when combined with intelligent rules based audio management software provide a highly effective Public address and audio entertainment system for Hotels. Playing music and making public announcements over your converged IP network has never been easier and more accessible with a network based audio solution. Hotels can now have IP speakers anywhere there is a network connection. No hotel building or business is the same, so the SVL team can provide experts advice in supplying your hotel with an IP audio solution that suits your organisation.
- Converged Networks for Hotels
SVL Network convergence for the hospitality sector refers to the provision of Telephone, Wi-Fi, Video and data communication services and intelligent IP systems such as IP CCTV, IP Access Control, IP Audio and other integrated solutions within a single intelligent network. In other words, one pipe is used to deliver all forms of communication services throughout your hotel. Our main goal of such integration is to deliver better services and lower overall costs to our clients.
Wouldn’t it be more cost-efficient to have just one network for all intelligent IP devices within your hotel? That’s the promise of SVL converged networking: one highly scalable, high-performance network with consistent management tools that can handle Ethernet, storage, security and entertainment network traffic.