Watch Steve Wozniak use iPhone 6 to magically unlock a hotel room


Woz shows how the iPhone makes hotel keys obsolete. Photo: SPG

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak is about to become a reality TV star. If you’re curious to see what watching The Woz might be like when it airs, Starwood Hotels just shot a quick video of Woz demonstrating their SPG app to magically unlock his hotel room at the W in Hollywood.

The SPG app seeks makes hotel keys obsolete by giving visitors a Bluetooth key upon checkin within the app, allowing  you to skip the front desk altogether and unlock your room with the iPhone 6’s new NFC chip. The new SPG keyless entry system has only been around for a month, but Woz says its so easy to use, you don’t even need someone to teach you what to do.

Watch Woz demo the keyless entry app in the video below:

Starwood Hotels launched the keyless entry system at 10 hotels in New York, Hong Kong, LA, Berlin, and Doha last month. The hotel chain plans to bring SPG keyless to more than 150 Aloft, Element, and W hotels around the world by early 2015.


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