Carnival Corporation & & plc announced that it has been named a CES® 2019 Innovation Awards Honoree for the OceanMedallion ™, the revolutionary wearable gadget that powers the breakthrough guest experience platform behind MedallionClass holidays.
The prominent CES Development Awards honor impressive style and engineering in consumer technology products and are judged by a preeminent panel of independent commercial designers, engineers and members of the trade media based upon style, performance, customer appeal, engineering and how the products compare to competitors.
Initially unveiled by Arnold Donald, CEO of Carnival Corporation, and championed by Gary Shapiro, CEO of the Consumer Innovation Association (CTA)™, at CES 2017, the MedallionTM gadget constantly connects a cruise visitor’s unique digital identity with a smart shipboard Experience Web of Things (xIoTTM) ecosystem to boost guest-crew interactions and provide a high level of tailored service on a big scale. The device allows all aspects of a raised visitor getaway including hassle-free payment, keyless, personalized stateroom gain access to, smooth embarkation, on-demand services and more.
“Few distinctions are as distinguished as the CES Innovation Awards and we are incredibly honored to get this recognition for game-changing development,” stated John Padgett, primary experience and innovation officer for Carnival Corporation. “Rarer is for the travel market to be driving the pinnacle of used innovation in the IoT space. This award assists to further validate that technology, particularly IoT, has limitless application in the travel company to transform and make the most of customers’ precious trip time.”
The OceanMedallion and the business’s xIoT currently are changing getaways for all visitors sailing on Caribbean Princess from Princess Cruises, one of Carnival Corporation’s 9 world-leading cruise line brand names. Visitors are delighting in an extensive portfolio of OceanMedallion-enabled functions, particularly created to improve the trip experience, including:
The CES Development Awards are sponsored by CTA, owner and manufacturer of CES, the world’s largest and most prominent technology occasion. CTA has been acknowledging accomplishments in item design and engineering since 1976.
Carnival Corporation’s OceanMedallion ™ will be on screen in the Innovation Awards Showcase at the upcoming CES 2019, which will run January 8-11, 2019 in Las Vegas. The complete list of CES 2019 Development Honorees, consisting of item descriptions and images, can be discovered at CES.tech/ Innovation.