After the launch on the Italian market, IdeaHub, the 3-in-1 technology for smart working, is eager to reach the most important hotels in the beautiful country and offer bleisure guests all the comfort and efficiency of the workstation.
The partnership between AGS and Huawei dates back long ago, so deep it was formalized in a MoU (acronym for Memorandum of Understanding), signed during the fourth edition of the prestigious and exclusive Huawei Eco Connect Europe, an annual conference organized by the Chinese giant to communicate corporate strategies in the Old Continent. During this event, held in Paris from 4 to 5 November 2019, Stefano Padrin, CEO of AGS, signed a memorandum of understanding for the joint development of Artificial Intelligence solutions in the Finance, Telco, GDO and Pharma sectors.
In the last two years, this synergy has expanded into other areas, from photovoltaics to IT products dedicated to the B2B world, among which IdeaHub stands out, distributed exclusively in Italy by AGS which has enriched its functionality.
Interactive multimedia whiteboard, projector with screen and integrated audio all the same as a professional tool for online meetings, webinars and video calls: these represent merely a couple of the use cases of IdeaHub. The global version unveiled on March 17, 2021 amid the live streaming Huawei Intelligent Collaboration New Product Launch, has been sharply adjusted to the Italian market, with the ultimate goal of proposing our customers a product that’s prone to responding to specific and hands-on needs. Hence, in addition to the dual Android and Windows operating systems and the most renowned video conferencing systems, such as Zoom and Webex, already installed and geared up to be tested, AGS IdeaHub comes with supplementary applications. On request, quickly becomes feasible to develop ad hoc solutions: AGS IdeaHub may also turn into a totem at the entrance to a store, a touchpoint enabling networking at trade fairs or a valid receptionist in a stand.
With its essential classy shapes, IdeaHub's design blends with the interiors of a modern office besides of suiting perfectly in a historic residence, rich in frescoes and stuccos. Versatility marks its distinctive character, even in mobility: it can be hanged on the wall as a picture or a TV as well can be moved by means of the wheeled support.
This device, awarded for the best user experience at the Red Dot Design Award 2020 and the iF Design Award 2021, is the perfect response to meet the needs of tech-savvy customers as well as those less digitized, thanks to its immediacy.
"The hospitality world has been hit hard. Since last summer, a rumour of a new trend has come up: the workstation: combination of holiday relaxation with work. The very concept of the hotel is evolving: no longer a mere facility to stay overnight nevertheless a place, for daytime use, to work. Lots of customers hustling in the hotel industry switched to co-working to make the most of empty spaces and IdeaHub is the absolute product to recreate flexible meeting rooms even outdoors, in the garden or in the hotel gazebo, or to involve an external audience and remotely interested in following an event in the hotel whether it is a wedding or a conference” says Fabio Leoni, CEO of AGS Smart Living. The data collected by the Gabetti Research Department, in collaboration with Federalberghi and the patronage of ENIT (National Agency for Tourism), Assoimmobiliare and the Cà Foscari University Foundation, and collected in the report "The Hospitality of the future: trends, hotel sector in Italy” speak clearly: only from 2024/2025 onwards will tourist flows resume their natural evolution. Moreover the dossier also notes the trends that will change the current scenario of accommodation facilities: the hotel will no longer be used only to stay overnight or for a meeting, but will also act as a place capable of offering innovative and qualified services such as spaces and services thought for the smart working . Last but not the least, will represent an unconventional transformable- multifunctional areas for events.