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Fonekey Wins Microsoft Award “Heroes Happen Here”


FoneKey’s unique custom solution allowing a hotel guest to remotely check-in, check-out and make payments for hotel bill using his own cell phone wins Microsoft Award.

Monday January 14, 2009, Farmingdale, NY- FoneKey, Inc. is pleased to announce it’s winning of the 2008 Microsoft Corporation award “Heroes Happen Here”. The global contest was aimed at celebrating the contribution of technologists, including IT professionals and developers, to the business success of companies. The contest honored Rizwan Ahmed, of FoneKey Inc., USA as one such IT professional and his work on FoneKey.

Commenting on Heroes Happen Here, Doug Hauger, chief operating officer, Microsoft India said, “Over the last few years, IT professionals and developers have evolved from mere facilitators to frontline business contributors and helping companies do their business better. The contest ’Heroes Happen Here’, was aimed at acknowledging their contribution and it is overwhelming to see the initiatives being undertaken by India’s technologists towards their organizations as well as society at large.”
“Today’s launch is a milestone in our commitment to businesses, developers and IT professionals and heralds the new era of enterprise technologies. We are positive that our customers in India will benefit tremendously from Microsoft’s new infrastructure and application platform, thereby allowing them to improve their business continuity,” Mr. Hauger added further.

“We are very proud to be one of the winners of such a prestigious award and look forward to integrating other Microsoft solutions into our technology”. This award in conjunction with our Guest Room 2010 award which we obtained as part of our HITECH debut in June of 2006 has further proven that our cutting edge technology will be the standard of excellence in the near future” commented Donald Mossman, President of Fonekey Inc.

About FoneKey Inc.
FoneKey has revolutionized the hospitality industry, making it easier for guests to get in and out of the hotels and to be more comfortable in their room during their stay at a hotel. FoneKey uses its proprietary software and networking infrastructure to integrate a guest’s own cell phone and off-the-shelf electronic door locks as well as guest room amenities (climate control, lighting, mini-fridges, safe, window blinds, TVs) from numerous manufacturers. As a result of deploying FK Hospitality Suite a hotel guest will enjoy the unique convenience of checking in/out remotely, managing hotel amenities and even paying the hotel bill through their existing mobile phone. The FoneKey technology also allows, as a result of its deployment, the ability of a hotel chain to globally interact with its loyalty program members on a regular and instantaneous basis.

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