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Fri, 10 May 2019

Angie Hospitality Completes Roxy Acquisition

Angie Hospitality has completed its acquisition of Roxy, a competing provider of speech-enabled virtual assistant technology for the hospitality industry.

As part of the agreement, Angie Hospitality will assume management and support of all existing Roxy installations and customers worldwide.

"Both Roxy and Angie Hospitality have shared a founding principle of providing hoteliers with innovative solutions needed to keep pace with the rapid technological advancements taking place in consumers' homes, but taking it even further by tailoring experiences that meet the unique needs of the hotel environment," said Ted Helvey, CEO of Angie Hospitality. "The best part about this acquisition is that nothing changes for current Roxy customers. Properties equipped with Roxy devices can rest assured that they can rely on the full resources and expertise of Angie Hospitality during this transition."

Angie Hospitality has completed its acquisition of Roxy, a competing provider of speech-enabled virtual assistant technology for the hospitality industry. Click to enlarge.

Under Angie's ownership, hotels with Roxy installations can continue using the same hardware and software. In addition to current capabilities.

"We are very happy that Roxy has found a new home with Angie and a team that is prepared to service and support our customers as well as continuing to build the Roxy technology we've created," said Cam Urban, former CEO of Roxy. "Angie shares Roxy's vision of developing purpose-built voice solutions for hotels, and we believe they will be a great organization to continue developing the Roxy product in a positive direction."

Designed specifically for the hospitality environment, Angie is recognized as a comprehensive solution built to streamline hotel operations. The modular platform allows it to serve as a complete stand-alone system or, through seamless integration with leading hotel technology system providers, the solution offers a variety of configurations to replace the guest room telephone, and include room automation features, energy management and more.

In addition to its Wi-Fi, touch screen and natural voice recognition capabilities, Angie also allows guests to play their own music through built-in Bluetooth speakers, make hands-free calls, access hotel amenities and information, and charge devices.

Based on an enterprise-class, cloud-managed platform with scalable architecture, Angie has the ability to self-configure for each property and room as soon as the device is plugged in.

Details of the acquisition have not been disclosed.

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