Explore the top 10 Technology innovations featured in Kitchen & Bath Business Online. Upgrade the technology of your kitchens and bathrooms, improve your quality of life.
1 – Kohler’s New Veil Lightning Collection
Kohler’s Veil Lighted Collection uses built-in, intelligent lighting to enhance your everyday bathroom experiences. Motion-activated technology turns the collection on simultaneously while intuitively selecting the ideal color temperature that mimics nature to best support sleep and wellness. The Veil Lighted collection gives the power of personalization directly to the user and is adjustable with voice, motion-control, a physical remote controller or the KOHLER Konnect app. The collection embodies a beautiful modern design aesthetic and currently works with Amazon Alexa and the Google Assistant.
2 – Omigo SL High-Tech Toilet Seat
The Omigo SL is a new, high-tech toilet seat that cleanses bottoms with a spritz of water and dries them with a breeze of warm air. Years of research, tech, and testing went into building this ingenious little life-hack that just snaps onto your toilet. You don’t have to care about the marvel of engineering you’re sitting on— just press the remote and enjoy being washed and dried. It’s the only way to truly get clean after the bathroom, outside hopping into the shower.
3 – ThermaTouch Plus Controls
ThermaSol‘s new controller, the ThermaTouch Plus offers the most advanced in-shower steam control. It offers an innovative design that has a bigger, brighter and better screen than any others. ThermaTouch gives you complete control over your home spa experience. With the Serenity Light, Sound Rain Head, you can set the steam, lights and music to your exact specifications.
4 – Moen Water Monitoring System
Moen has partnered with Flo Technologies, a company whose mission is to help prevent water damage in homes, to launch Flo by Moen. Protect Your Home from Water Damage & Leaks with this revolutionary product. The Device runs daily tests to ensure your home plumbing network is running efficiently. Continuously checks for leaks and potential vulnerabilities in your pipes. Automatically shuts off water to your home in the event of catastrophic failure. Along with it has connected phone app that provides real-time data that can monitor your daily usage and report problems as soon as it is discovered.
5 – KitchenAid Smart Display with Google Assisant
The new KitchenAid Smart Display for home cooks is a multi-functional smart display with the Google Assistant. This android powered device is tailor-made for a cook’s countertop, with features such as step-by-step recipe cooking and IPX-5 water-resistance rating. The KitchenAid Smart Display also has exclusive extra cooking content courtesy of the Whirlpool-owned app . You’ll be able to open Yummly with a voice command to the display, then you’ll see personalized recipe recommendations based on your prior use of the app. Pick one, and Yummly can walk you through the cooking steps.
6 – LG Smart Double-Wall Oven
LG has expanded its portfolio of Wi-Fi enabled kitchen appliances with LG’s first-ever smart combination double wall ovens (models LWC3063BD andLWC3063ST) that offer cooking speeds up to four times faster than conventional ovens. Cook two meals at once – Allows you to cook different dishes at different temperatures all at the same time. Gives you room for everything you’d need for a holiday dinner. With LG EasyClean® it brings you fast and easy oven-cleaning yet, just spray the oven interior with water then start the process, just after 10 minutes wipe away leftover grime.
7 – Mockett Pop-up Power Receptacles
Designers can ditch those wall plates that ruin a custom backsplash with Mockett‘s new pop-up power receptacles. Added to the countertop for easy access when needed, the pop-up receptacles can be pressed down to hide away when not in use. These sleek and handy outlets are not only limited to kitchens but work in any potential wet area.
8 – Ortal Tunnel Fireplaces
With exposure and visibility from both sides, Tunnel fireplaces from Ortal are encased in walls or columns, dividing living spaces with contemporary style and modern efficiency. Displaying a see-through design, which creates and emits warmth and beauty in two separate areas, the Tunnel fireplace series acts as a perfect dual interior/exterior solution. The decorative interior media include a number of wood styles: Charred Oak Clay Logs, Split Oak Ceramic Fiber Logs, Driftwood Logs and a mix of long and short branches. Ceramic Fiber Stones are offered in either gray or white and Polished Ceramic Glass is offered in amber, black, blue or clear.
9 – Thermador Home Connect App
Thermador has launched the Connected Experience by Home Connect, which takes consumers on a journey by connecting them to exclusive content, partnerships and customized product guidance. With features such as Remote Start, mobile notifications and access to user manuals, the Thermador Connected Experience is also compatible with other smart devices used in the home. When products are paired with Home Connect, coffee is personalized with preparation suggestions, wine pairing recipes help enhance the culinary experience, and the perfect steak is discovered through smart tools, recipes and expert knowledge that helps cooks reach their culinary goals.
10 – MTI Baths Microbubbles Technology
MTI Baths introduces a new sensory therapy that uses the power of tiny bubbles to gently cleanse and exfoliate the skin. Microbubbles technology super-saturates the water with up to 50 percent more dissolved oxygen than regular water, turning the bath water a milky white through the infusion of billions of tiny oxygen-rich bubbles the size of the head of a pin. The result is a warm, relaxing soak that improves the skin and soothes mind and body. This new sensory therapy option is available on most of MTI‘s Designer drop-in or Sculpted Finish soaking or air bath tubs.