iOS 17 was presented in June last year at WWDC23 and almost a year later there are some functions that have not yet been released by Apple. Among them is AirPlay in hotels either AirPlay in hotels in its English translation that allows users use hotel televisions to stream with your devices, without having to own that television. Apple has announced that this feature has already arrived in a select selection of hotels in the United States, Canada and Mexico.

Late, but coming: AirPlay in iOS 17 hotels now available

We had our eye on one of the most interesting features that Apple presented at WWDC23 for months. It was about AirPlay in hotels which allowed the user to use hotel TVs as a streaming screen with which to play all the content on our devices using AirPlay. Almost a year later, Apple has announced through a press release that The feature is becoming available at select hotels in a small selection of countries:

Starting today, guests staying at select IHG Hotels & Resorts properties, including Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants, Hotel Indigo, Candlewood Suites and InterContinental Hotels & Resorts, can use AirPlay to privately and securely stream their shows and movies favorites on Apple TV+ and other popular streaming services, listen to personal playlists on Apple Music or other platforms, view vacation photos, practice a presentation, play fun games on Apple Arcade, or exercise or meditate with Apple Fitness+ on the big screen of their rooms.

The operating mechanism is very simple. Through a QR that will appear on television The user will be able to log in to the hotel's Wi-Fi in addition to connecting to the compatible television. From that moment on, the screen will be paired until the user checks out of the hotel in question. In addition, each user can pair multiple devices without problem.

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Apple assured at the opening of WWDC23 that these data They are completely anonymous and private and each session that is started is not stored anywhere, to prevent hotel employees or future guests in the same room from accessing any type of information.