The AAA four-diamond luxury Hyatt Union Square Hotel New York upgraded its in-room sound systems to KS clocks from Kube Systems. The Bluetooth-streaming KS clock is displayed at the bedside, and features the ability to charge up to six mobile devices with built-in Apple Lightning cable, Apple 30-pin cable, and micro USB flip out cables suitable for Androids, Blackberrys and virtually every smartphone and tablet on the market. The KS Clock also features two auto-sensing USB ports and optional Qi wireless on top of the intuitive alarm clock.
“We chose the Kube products to replace our existing in-room sound systems for three reasons,” said General Manager David McManus. “First, we were impressed by the unit’s Bluetooth capabilities that seamlessly adapt to the different operating systems used by travelers. Second, the sleek design of the KS Clock is the perfect complement to our sleek modern rooms. Third, the multi-functional charging capabilities provide a level of convenience for our guests who travel with many different gadgets.”
In addition to the adaptability and design of the KS Clock, staff at the Hyatt Union Square Hotel also appreciate the unit’s Android app room programmer that enables hotel engineers to set daylight savings time (automatically adjust +1 or -1 hour during the respective DST switch), display brightness (day time/night time LED clock face brightness level), alarm tone (one of three alarm tone types can be selected), and audio volume (sets the maximum audio playback volume/volume limiter) with a touch. A Bluetooth ID can be assigned to each KS clock giving each Kube a unique room number to prevent unauthorized pairing.
The Kube also features a Bluetooth clear cache interval setting that specifies how long a mobile device will remain in memory so the guest does not have to hit the pair button again on KS Clock™ upon re-entering the room after leaving for a time.
Each KS Clock comes with replaceable and upgradeable modular cables that keep the unit from becoming obsolete. As global charging standards change, the hardware is fully upgradable, making the Kube future proof and extending the life of the hotel’s CAPEX investment. The KS Clock is also equipped with optional Qi technology for wireless charging.