For the next several years there’s going to be a continual debate about the types of technology and how much of it we want in our home.
Kitchen designers used to only have to worry about incorporating a television in a kitchen and a knee space for the “cookbook area” often called the lady’s desk. Open floor plans and personal devices have eliminated much need for the a kitchen television. Continue reading “Virtual User Experience Technology (VUX)”
It’s hard to believe back in 2009 I was writing about Moen’s ioDigital app controlled shower.
This next-generation WiFi/cloud-based digital shower experience is born from the partnership between Moen and Grid Connect.
U by Moen offers homeowners the option to create their ideal showering experience using an app. Continue reading “U by Moen WiFi Shower”
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.
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”