This is the sixth episode in the SmartHotel360 series, which was used in the keynotes and general sessions at Connect() last November, and is available on GitHub.
In this episode, Brady Gaster talks with Mikkel Hegnhoj from the Azure Service Fabric team about how SmartHotel360 modernized an existing, internal application, by moving it into Azure Service Fabric.
SmartHotel360 is a fictitious smart hospitality company showcasing the future of connected travel:
- The heart of this application is Azure and the code is built using a microservice oriented architecture orchestrated with multiple Docker containers.
- The public website is where hotel guests can book a room, smart conference rooms, and even include their accompanying family travelers and their pets!
- SmartHotel360 offers a fully-native cross-device mobile app for guests and business travelers built with Xamarin. Guests and business travelers can book rooms and smart conference rooms as well as customize room temperature and lighting settings.
- Travelers need quick access to their rooms. We included NFC access from the SmartHotel360 traveler application and we also created a digital door application to check-in and open your room.
- Mixed reality apps provide hotel management the ability to visualize data and review proposed changes to the hotel lobby by using both HoloLens and the latest in immersive headsets.
Episodes in this series:
- Web site and Azure Function
- Mobile and desktop apps
- Containers and backend microservices
- Mixed reality
- Modernizing Existing Apps (this episode)
- SmartHotel360 in GitHub
- Visual Studio blog
- Connect() keynote demos
- Connect() keynotes, sessions, on demand videos