Even features that seems small -- such as lights turning on automatically -- can make a big impact for users.
A close-up of the bedside room automation control panel. In setting the alarm clock, I was able to tell the system to turn on the TV on a certain channel, turn on the lamp, open the curtains, and -- oh yeah -- what time to wake me up.
Master controls were mounted next to the hotel room door so I could turn off and close everything at once on my way out of the room. And who needs a Do Not Disturb sign when you can press the "Privacy" button?