LG Electronics and Control4 last week announced that they are joining forces to develop an automation system for hotels, which will allow guests to control all aspects of their room experience, including lighting, room temperature, and in-room entertainment systems.

The technology will integrate Control 4’s operating system and LG’s hospitality HDTVs.

“With the inroads Control4 has made in the lodging industry, we believe this is the right time to collaborate on an integrated solution that will deliver a superior guest experience, with more features and convenience than a set-top box approach,” LG’s senior vice president of technology for R&D, Richard Lewis, said in a statement. “We look forward to working with Control4 to extend the use and functionality of flat-panel HDTVs beyond entertainment into control and automation for hotel guests.”

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