Kohler Drives Kitchen and Bathroom into the Future at 2019 CEDIA Tradeshow
KOHLER, Wis. – Sept. 10, 2019 – Kohler Co., a global lifestyle brand, sets the stage for smart kitchen and bathroom innovation at this year’s CEDIA tradeshow. Held this year in Denver, Colorado, CEDIA is a leading event in connected technology that draws more than 20,000 home tech pros.
Creating a Smart Home is the idea of using integrated technologies to make daily life more comfortable, convenient, and gracious. The brand’s smart home collection, including the KOHLER Konnect platform and suite of products, have driven a myriad of conversations about the future of the bathroom by bringing a new level of convenience and connectivity to the bathroom and kitchen that consumers have not experienced before.
Kohler’s collection of smart and connected kitchen and bathroom products allow professionals to customize the space and experience for their clients. Kohler’s recently launched KOHLER Pro Toolbox, all-in-one resource site, helps professionals navigate the smart home arena, along with all other kitchen and bathroom categories, through news, product training, specification tools and more.
Verdera Voice Lighted Mirror: Verdera Voice Lighted Mirror with Amazon Alexa is available for purchase now. Verdera Voice with Amazon Alexa is a first-to-market model, providing seamless integration of voice control into the bathroom space. The Verdera Voice is a thoughtfully designed and functional centerpiece of the smart bathroom featuring a high-quality grooming mirror, efficient adjustable LED lights for precision routines like makeup application and skin care, a motion-activated wayfinding nightlight, and hermetically sealed speakers that maximize stereo sound quality – all built-in to help reduce clutter and optimize user experiences.
Sensate kitchen faucet
with KOHLER Konnect: The
Sensate kitchen faucet with KOHLER Konnect allows homeowners to turn the water
on and off or dispense water to a measured volume with simple voice-commands or
touchless motion-based interactions. Consumers can fill an eight-ounce cup of
water or a large pot with hands-free voice control. Water metering is also
available through the KOHLER Konnect App to track water usage.
DTV+ Shower System: Using the DTV+ system with KOHLER Konnect, consumers can create presets for sound, water, steam and lighting, delivering the ultimate customized spa-like showering experience, placing it in a category all its own. Use voice, or a wall-mounted interface to access presets, make adjustments, and use the system’s eco settings to control water usage. Consumers who already have DTV+ systems in their homes can upgrade by having a bridge module installed to their existing systems.
Intelligent Toilets: Kohler offers a wide array of intelligent toilets and cleansing seats to help enhance personal hygiene and overall toileting experience. The collection covers all design styles and price points, offering a solution for all bathrooms. Utilizing concealed technologies, these products seamlessly integrate technology into the bathroom space, giving homeowners access to enhanced personal hygiene and more control over the toilet experience. (showcased through the Numi Intelligent Toilet in Honed Black)
Heated Toilet Seat: The
PureWarmth heated toilet seat offers a slim design with three warm temperature
settings for comfort and an integrated adjustable nightlight to enhance the
user’s experience. The PureWarmth heated toilet seat can be controlled using
the KOHLER Konnect app to adjust temperature, timing of the heat, as well as
lighting duration and ambiance.
KOHLER Konnect is part of the KOHLER Smart Home offering that features innovative kitchen and bath products using voice commands, hands-free motion control, and personalized presets managed through the KOHLER Konnect application for iOS and Android devices. Powered by the trusted and global-scale Microsoft Azure cloud platform and Azure IoT services, KOHLER Konnect offers support in select products for Amazon Alexa, the Google Assistant, and Apple HomeKit.
About Kohler Co.
Founded in 1873 and headquartered in Kohler, Wisconsin, Kohler Co. is one of America’s oldest and largest privately held companies comprised of nearly 35,000 associates. With more than 50 manufacturing locations worldwide, Kohler is a global leader in the manufacture of kitchen and bath products; engines and power systems; premier cabinetry and tile; and owner/operator of two of the world’s finest five-star hospitality and golf resort destinations in Kohler, Wisconsin, and St. Andrews, Scotland.
As homes become increasingly connected, Kohler is focused on making everyday moments better through thoughtful design and smart technology. Kohler approaches smart bathroom design with the same dedication, precision, and care that has built the brand’s global presence for well over a century.
Vicki Valdez Hafenstein
Kohler Public Relations
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