Kitchen Study Highlights 5 Future Trends

Kitchen of the Future | KitchAnn style

The Cosentino Group, working with industry experts, have published their 2017 Global Kitchen Study which predicts the characteristics of the kitchen of the future.

The annual study took information from interviews with 17 kitchen and food experts and a survey of 842 kitchen and bath retailers from Australia, Brazil, Italy, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, the United Kingdom, and the United States. Here are the five main findings. Continue reading “Kitchen Study Highlights 5 Future Trends”

GE Adds Voice Control With Amazon Alexa

GE Geneva Amazon Dot | KitchAnn Style

If you don’t have an Amazon Echo you might not know that the virtual assistant Alexa has “skills.” Think of it as third-party apps that tap into the power of Alexa without ever needing native support.

Geneva communicates wit Alexa | KitchAnn Style

General Electric has introduced another step toward the fully connected home with the launch of Geneva, an Alexa “skill” that allows users to control WiFi-enabled GE Monogram, Café and Profile appliances with their voice, using an Amazon Echo, Dot or other device that runs Amazon’s Alexa virtual assistant. Continue reading “GE Adds Voice Control With Amazon Alexa”