Marriott to launch new shower door canvas
Marriott Hotels will help guests capture moments of inspiration with the launch of a new ‘smart’ shower door.
Dubbed the Splash of Brilliance, guests start their shower as usual, and as steam builds up it creates a canvas on the door. As the guests’ creativity starts flowing, they simply use their finger to write or draw whatever comes to mind – name of the next hit song, idea for an app or the framework for a new design – using the steam. Touch-sensitive technology built into the shower door then sends the fresh idea to the guest’s email, where they can share it via email or social to enable further brainstorming.
Marriott Hotels shot a demonstration video with social influencer artists to debut the technology, which can be viewed on Marriott Hotels’ YouTube channel here.
Matthew Carroll, vice president and global brand manager, Marriott Hotels says, “Marriott Hotels promises to embrace the pace of change. We are constantly looking for new ways to use technology to enhance our guest experience. Our M Beta hotel in Charlotte started our journey of testing and trying and this shower door technology pushes the limit of our thinking in an imaginative and fun way.”
The new shower door will debut at the Marriott Irvine, an inventive hotel in the heart of Orange County that was designed with the tech-savvy traveler in mind. Marriott will determine any further rollout based on usage, feedback and satisfaction scores from guests staying in the Splash of Brilliance room.