In the coming month DISH will be updating it’s EVOLVE devices in hotels for Netflix Support so guest can enjoy the latest Netflix original or late night office binge after a long day. Users will be able to use their own Netflix accounts as oppose to a generic shared one. This is an industry first in the hotel device industry.
“Integrating Netflix on EVOLVE is a win-win for hotel operators and guests alike,” – Alistair Chatwin VP DISH Business
So how does this work? Let me explain.
Guests staying in hotels powered by EVOLVE can subscribe to Netflix or sign into their existing account by accessing the Netflix app via the on-screen TV menu. EVOLVE features Chromecast built-in, so guests can also cast their Netflix content from their mobile devices to their hotel room TV. When the guest checks out of the room, their Netflix user credentials will automatically be removed from the system.
Simple in theory and should be secure. As a precaution casting won’t expose your credentials if you’re worried the hotel won’t sign your account out after leaving.