With 70,000 employees and 60 industrial sites and development centers worldwide, Whirlpool Corp., international leader in home appliances, bet on innovation as early as 1901 with the development of the very first washing machine and was this year’s CES sensation as they, alone, “grabbed” six awards. “The CES is the world’s biggest showcase for technology. Each new edition gives us the opportunity to show our designers’ and engineers’ know-how”, explained Brett Dibkey, Vice President & General Manager of Integrated Business Units for Whirlpool Corporation.
The new Whirlpool® HybridCare™ clothes dryer with Hybrid Heat Pump technology was particularly noticed. This time the firm promises a 73% decrease in energy consumption in Eco dry mode while keeping drying cycles short; a true innovation on the Internet of Things’ highly competitive market. Unlike classic dryers –solely based on hot air circulation- this clothes dryer, with a 10kg capacity, regenerates energy during the drying cycles using a cooling system that dries the air and recycles it.
Connected kitchen: the Socially Networked Kitchen, more 2015 flagship products developed by Whirlpool -an interactive backsplash and cooktop with personalized touch screens. This conceptual cooking environment with a touch-sensitive pad, a cooking assistant and induction cooktop connects digital life to real life. ”Whirlpool’s ambition has always been to simplify, as much as possible, the daily lives of users”, explained Yan Martial, Brands and Communications Director.
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